Tag Archives: Kimberley environment development conservation

What Compulsory Acquisition Really Means

An open letter explains that despite Premier Barnett’s latest rhetoric, his compulsory acquisition leaves very little chance for development at James Price Point.

“Law Below the Top Soil” – Just Released

Dr. Peter Botsman’s concise history of the flawed proposal to develop Browse Gas at James Price Point is now available publicly for the first time. Download it here.

Earth Choice Launches Bold TV Ad for the Kimberley

Save The Kimberley teams up with Nature’s Organics to spread our message: the Kimberley is too precious to plunder – there are alternatives to on-shore gas processing in the unique Kimberley.

New Report by Curtin Uni recommends tourism not gas development for the Kimberley

A new study by the Curtin University Sustainable Tourism Centre identifies plans for a massive polluting LNG industrial site near Broome as a serious threat to the Kimberley’s unique and globally-recognised tourism ‘brand’. The report entitled “Kimberley Whale Coast Tourism: A review of opportunities and threats” by Dr Michael Hughes and colleagues from Curtin University […]

Save The Kimberley – On Tour With the John Butler Trio

Save The Kimberley is proud to be joining the John Butler Trio (JBT) for their Australian Tour beginning in Perth on the 29th August and culminating in the Kimberley (Broome) 27th September 2010.

Shell backs environmentalists against Kimberley onshore gas plant

THE SHELL OIL COMPANY has heavily backed environmentalists criticism of its Browse Basin partner, Woodside’s plants to build an LNG Facility onshore on the Kimberley Coast’s James Price Point, just north of Broome. Save The Kimberley spokesman, Kevin Blatchford, said the just released Shell draft environmental impact statement on its proposed Prelude Floating LNG Plant […]

Minister's report vindicates STK position

The following report, released today, vindicates the position of Save The Kimberley, underlining the long term benefits to the nation – including jobs and revenue – when we conserve regions of outstanding national and global significance. Save The Kimberley calls for World Heritage status for the Kimberley, not turning large areas of this magnificent region […]

Law Boss says "No Deal"

If you listen to WA Premier Barnett and those sections of the media which are cheering his proposals on, you might think that the recent signing on James Price Point had any real substance or was the end of the matter. “Not so” says Joseph Roe: Traditional Owner and Custodian for the protection of the […]

WA government signs off Broome gas hub

The Kimberley Land Council (KLC) has signed off on an in-principle agreement to develop a liquefied natural gas (LNG) precinct near Broome. In a ceremony at the James Price Point site, 60km north of the tourist centre, federal Resources Minister Martin Ferguson joined West Australian Premier Colin Barnett, Woodside chief Don Voelte and KLC chief […]

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 […]