Tag Archives: Industry

Increasing Dissent Among Joint Venture Partners for Choosing JPP

This week’s article in the Australian Financial Review points to the Browse LNG Joint Venture partners’ increasing preference towards piping the gas to the existing Pilbara infrastructure, in spite of major stakeholder Woodside being more intent than ever to create a greenfield site at James Price Point. Why build anew when the Pilbara’s NW Shelf […]

ABC Stateline reports: Pilgrimage to JPP and Geoffrey Cousins joins the fight

A group of photographers from around WA recently spent several days at James Price Point photographing what Premier Barnett has previously referred to as an “unremarkable” piece of coastline.  The photographers are hoping to raise awareness about the importance of the area, in light of the gas hub proposed at the site.  Dunsborough based collaborating […]


On its June 4th program, prestigious American ABC TV program, Nightline questions potential industrial development in the Kimberley. In a six-minute Kimberley focused segment called, “The Most Beautiful Place on Earth,” journalist Dan Harris likens the Kimberley to “the Amazon you’ve never heard of“. To watch the piece, go to the link below: http://abcnews.go.com/Nightline/video/beautiful-place-earth-10833119?&clipId=10833119&playlistId=10833119&cid=siteplayer

Kimberley LNG hub talks hit snag as Aboriginals walk out

Negotiations over the State Government’s plans for a liquefied natural gas processing hub to be built at James Price Point in the Kimberley have hit an 11th-hour snag after Aboriginal representatives walked out of a meeting. The West Australian understands representatives of the site’s traditional owners abandoned the meeting last week after talks reached a […]

The $Value$ of a Land Worth Visiting

Some of those who are so greatly concerned about Australia’s economy have a major flaw in their thinking when it comes to their plans to exploit the northwest for her natural resources. The vehemently pro-industry lobby should consider the value in today’s — and future — dollars that those same natural areas can provide alternative […]