Tag Archives: Kimberley

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.

Woodside Decision a Great Outcome

The abandonment of plans for a gas hub at James Price Point (Walmadan) is an enormous win for the heritage and environment of the area, the community of Broome, and all of the Kimberley.

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.


ABC TV’s Four Corners returns to the Kimberley gas issue as the focus of their episode airing this Monday.  Please see the show’s brief below. Rush to Riches Reporter Debbie Whitmont goes to the north-west coast of Western Australia to talk to the people at the centre of a bitter dispute over the location of […]

Premier's plans "fatally flawed"

SAVE THE KIMBERLEY predicts huge national and international opposition to the “indecent haste” of the WA Premier, Colin Barnett’s development plans for Australia’s Kimberley. Describing the Premier’s determination to bring Browse Basin gas onshore as “fatally flawed on many fronts”, chairperson of Save the Kimberley, Peter Tucker, described today’s progress report on his discussions with […]

Walmadany concert for heritage says it in song

On Friday night 5,200 people gathered at Male Oval, Broome to hear from some of Australia’s most highly regarded musicians and the cream of local talent join together to say no to industrial development in the Kimberley.

Save The Kimberley meeting in Sydney "Electric"

The first Save The Kimberley public meeting on the east coast of Australia was attended by around 100 people who filled the room and spilled out into adjoining corridors. People from across the Northern Beaches who have visited or lived in the Kimberley and some who had travelled from as far as Wollongong, 150 kms […]

Save The Kimberley public meeting Avalon, Sydney March 15

Please click on the title and send the link to this page to everyone you know in the Sydney area. The push to awaken the East Coast to the threat imposed by heavy industrial development in the Kimberley starts on March 15.


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Traditional owners left out of negotiations

Traditional owners of Kimberley land, selected for a gas hub, say they have been left out of negotiations facilitated by the Federal Government. The Djabera Djabera people of Beagle Bay are locked in a long-running native title claim for land that includes the site at James Price Point. The site has been selected by the […]