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Chickens were stashed in a luxury cabin and helmet-wearing home owners crawled into their bathtubs for another weekend of weather madness in Western Australia's remote north. Tropical Cyclone Marcus became the fourth cyclone to hit the Kimberley since Christmas when it crossed the coast near ...
O'Neil told Guardian Australia that Aboriginal people in the Kimberley had raised concerns that part of the budget for the evaluation project had been spent ... The Greens senator for WA, Rachel Siewert, said mental health services in Australia lagged behind the reported rates of mental health concerns and ...

Photograph: Wa Department of Parks and Wildlife ... The toads have moved steadily westwards and first arrived in Western Australia's Kimberley region last year. They are predicted ... The WA government has already started delivering taste aversion sausages to northern quoll populations in the Kimberley.
It features nine cruise operators with availability for 2018 and 2019 departures—APT Kimberley Cruises, Coral Expeditions, Kimberley Pearl Charters, Kimberley Quest, Ocean Dream Charters, Ponant, Silversea Expeditions, The Great Escape Charter Company and True North Adventure Cruises. It points ...
March 2018 marks the debut of Tourism Western Australia's first-ever expedition cruise line collective, Kimberley Expedition Cruising, introducing one of the world's last true wilderness areas, the Kimberley region in Australia's North West. In partnership with Down Under Answers, Qantas Vacations and ...
Tropical Cyclone Marcus has weakened to a category one cyclone but is still bringing roaring winds and heavy rain to Western Australia's Kimberley coast. People are being warned to remain in shelter as a cyclone red alert remains for coastal and island communities from and including Kalumburu to ...

In partnership with Down Under Answers, Qantas Vacations and Southern World, nine cruise operators are represented in one brochure to showcase expedition cruise travel in the Kimberley. Western Australia's immersive Kimberley region sprawls across the top of the State, where dry and wet seasons ...
Australian Medical Association president Omar Khorshid said Aboriginal people in the north had been failed. "It's really sad that we've actually had and outbreak of syphilis that started in north Queensland that's gone right across the north of Australia, through the Northern Territory and into the Kimberley ...
But Ukraine's Ambassador to Australia, Mykola Kulinich, told The West Australian that Ukraine has the technical expertise, supply chain and a long history in the global space race to back its offer. “This proposal is very realistic,” he said. “Ukraine could launch tomorrow morning if we had a site. We offer our ...
A tropical cyclone is expected to form off Australia's north today and move above Western Australia's Kimberley region over the weekend. The system, currently a tropical low, ... The Bureau of Meteorology's Neil Bennett said the WA office was closely monitoring the situation. "We're working in very close ...
A flood warning has been issued for Western Australia's Kimberley region, with residents told to prepare for possible evacuation. ... Authorities have urged people in the north and west Kimberley catchments to pack a relocation and emergency kit as fast flowing waters threaten to rise quickly on Saturday.
“I lived in Derby until I was six years old, so when I heard there was an opportunity to visit the Kimberley, I just jumped on it. “It will be nice to visit Broome and be back in the Kimberley.” The former WA young Australian of the year will share what Australia Day means to him with the Broome community as ...
Australia Day in the East Kimberley will be notable for the events which are happening and the ones which are not. The observance ... Although WA Premier Mark McGowan is in favour of keeping the date, Member for Kimberley Josie Farrer told the ABC her view was different from her party. “There's a time ...
A global miner hoping to revive the Kimberley diamond industry has made a significant discovery, only 50km east of the old Ellendale mine that once produced half the world's rare fancy yellow diamonds. Only a few weeks after Lucapa Diamond Company began drilling for lamproite on its Brooking project, ...
Cyclone Joyce is expected to fully cross the coast of Western Australia today as a significantly weaker system than predicted. While the worst danger may be over for the Kimberley, Perth could feel the impact of the weather system next week with up to 50 millimetres of rain forecast to fall if the system tracks ...
The Miles Kennedy-led Lucapa Diamond Co appears to have made a breakthrough discovery in Western Australia's Kimberley, stoking hopes that the ... Any breakthrough at Brooking could be significant for WA's diamond industry, given Ellendale was shut in 2015 and Rio Tinto's big but ageing Argyle ...
Broome police are advising residents not to hold "cyclone parties" as Western Australia's north brace for its second tropical cyclone in a fortnight. A tropical low brewing off the Kimberley coast is likely to develop into a cyclone — to be named Joyce — this morning, with the possibility of a category three ...

A severe tropical cyclone could lash Western Australia's north in the next day or two, as a tropical low continues to brew off the state's Kimberley coast. A cyclone blue alert was issued on Monday, a day after a thunderstorm hit the town of Derby, 220 kilometres east of Broome, damaging a home and flipping ...
The name Joyce would be given to the storm upon reaching tropical cyclone status. Regardless of development, the tropical low is expected to return downpours to northern Western Australia. "There is a very good chance for heavy rain and flooding across the Kimberley coast, including Broome, through ...
Although the Kimberley is among Australia's most iconic outback landscapes, the region is missing Australia's iconic animal, the kangaroo — specifically the red kangaroo. Graham Cobby, a geologist from Perth, noticed this phenomenon while working in the Pilbara and Kimberley. He asked Curious ...
Changes to laws in NSW are also expected to dramatically increase rates of clearing there and Australia's richest graziers are eyeing the pristine Kimberley region of WA as the next frontier to strip of native vegetation. Thirteen companies that paid no tax in 2015-16 made $1.7m in political donations to the ...
They come as law changes in New South Wales take hold, which are expected to dramatically increase rates of clearing there, and as Australia's richest graziers eye off the pristine Kimberley region of Western Australia as the next frontier to strip of native vegetation. In 2016 and 2017, the NT government ...
The report tracks the time it would take first-time buyers to save a deposit for a home in 421 local government areas across Australia in the five years to ... Real Estate Industry of WA chairman Tony Hutchinson said prices in Broome, Derby and the West Kimberley were the cheapest they had been in 10 ...
“(Australia) has the worst extinction rate in the world and there is one little bit of Australia that has had no extinctions, and it's along this Kimberley coast,” Mr Fleming said. “It's a bit of a lost world, with a whole range of different habitats — from the beaches with sea turtles to rainforest pockets, to vast ...
The Canning Basin in Australia's west had the third-highest rate of depletion in the world. But the Great Artesian Basin in the east was among the healthiest. Photo: Adam Kerezsy. "This would initially deliver gas into the Kimberley region and the Perth metropolitan market in the longer term. "The state has ...
Labor and the Greens have already said they will oppose the planned expansion of the card into the Goldfields region of Western Australia and ... the expansion and said the cost of administering the card, which at the two trial sites of the East Kimberley in WA and Ceduna in South Australia, came to about ...
Ord River Dart Club stalwart Edwina Dryden defended her 25-and-under Darts Australia Championships title with confidence and class. ... Dryden played in several other formats during the event for WA but her only other win was in the fours where her side was undefeated and carved up the competition.
But it's early summer down under, and they are dealing with volatile summer weather. And that means cyclones (or hurricanes.) The amazing video from Geoff Green – above – is a rainy-season electrical storm over Kimberley, Western Australia, on December 2. Tropical Cyclone Dahlia was over the coast ...
A rarely seen electrical storm lighting up the sky over the Kimberley in Western Australia has been captured on film. In the video, the lightning ... Brittain said a low pressure trough across the Kimberley helps the air to rise and creates the circulation needed to create lightning to develop. "In the northern parts ...
A community survey by the Australian Hotels Association WA found 52 per cent of respondents were against the restrictions while 48 per cent were in favour. ... to change the restrictions, a concerted effort was needed to bring about sustainable change in alcohol consumption and abuse in the Kimberley.
We've teamed up with John Hughes Hyundai to bring you five of the best summer road trip destinations in Western Australia, some close to Perth and some a ... Winding its way through the heart of the Kimberley region, the Gibb River Road is a must for travellers seeking an unspoiled outback adventure.
Since 2011, the number of Kimberley stations owned by individuals has dropped from 19 to 11. There has also been an increase in overseas ownership. Of Western Australia's 454 station leases, seven per cent are in foreign hands, up from two per cent in 2011. Chairman of the Kimberley Pilbara ...
The amazing striped 'beehive' hills of the Bungle Bungles are one of Australia's most spectacular landmarks, and a popular tourist destination in the East Kimberley, but where did their unusual name come from? It's a question posed to Curious Kimberley by former Kimberley resident David Quin.
The spectacularly gruesome footage was recorded after a tourist cruise boat spotted a massive object floating in the sea north of the remote Montgomery Reef, off Australia's north-west coast. Skipper of the Great Escape luxury charter boat, Jeremy Tucker, could not believe his eyes and his nose as he ...
Wildlife Officials Find Evidence of Rare Australian Bird ... they have photographed one of the birds in the Kimberley area of Western Australia.
... make a difference one mango at a time in WA's remote Kimberley ... in a small mango packing shed in Western Australia's remote Kimberley, ...
The first crocodile safety campaign in Western Australia is being rolled out ... Parks and Wildlife Service Kimberley district manager Daryl Moncrieff ... a rapid increase in the number and size of estuarine animals in WA's north, ...
Regional Development Australia Kimberley expressed its support for a ... national park in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia.
An early morning cruise past Cape Londonderry, the northernmost point of mainland Western Australia, to Glycosmis Falls, where water ...
Around 11,000 tonnes of corn from Western Australia's Ord Irrigation Scheme is bound for South Korea, after being loaded at the remote Kimberley port of Wyndham last week. It's the second year a new export deal has seen Ord corn shipped out of the region, destined to end up on consumers' tables in the ...
With the end of the mining boom, WA has become the cheapest place to live of Australia's mainland States and Perth has gone from the 10th most ... capital cities across Australia, counter to the popular perception of Western Australia being one of the most expensive places in the country to live,” he said.
Cuts to the Kimberley's Green Army Indigenous rangers will result in 36 jobs losses in a region with an unemployment rate higher than national average. One of those to be affected is Selena Stumpagee, an Indigenous ranger, who has worked in land management and conservation on the Dampier ...
McGowan affirms Kimberley commitment ... said that would increase the attractiveness of the town and WA, for inclusion in cruise itineraries.
WA man whose brutal assault left ex-partner feeding through a tube could ... who was savagely assaulted by her ex-partner in WA's Kimberley region. ... Figures provided to WAtoday show convictions in Western Australia for ...
El Questro is synonymous with just about every Australian's bucket list, ... El Questro is located in the heart of the Kimberley region in WA.
Kimberley native title claimants fear island will be handed to fish farmer ... Traditional owners in the Kimberley are appealing to the Western Australian government to ... If the WA government grants a crown lease over Barnicoat to MPA to ... Land rights · Western Australian politics · Western Australia · news.
But that's exactly why fishing enthusiasts journey to the Kimberley in the northernmost reaches of Western Australia. It's one of the best places ...
The first Pilbara site to be part of an Australian-first tourist program which ... as the inaugural Pilbara site for Tourism WA's Camping with Custodians program, ... Riwi Mimbi campgrounds, both in the Kimberley, in the past year.
... the history of Western Australia's Kimberley region is documented in a ... and memorabilia that has been donated to the State Library of WA.
The four peak Aboriginal organisations in the Kimberley have called on the Australian and WA governments for change in key areas, from ...


 

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