"We have won and it is over - the project is dead":
Hands off Country on the Kimberley
Newsletter date: 18 April 2013
This newsletter: http://indymedia.org.au/2013/04/18/wgar-news-we-have-won-and-it-is-over-the-project-is-dead-hands-off-country-on-the-kimberl
* Hands off Country: "We have won and it is over - the project is dead"
* Respect and Listen: NIT - A Kimberley victory
* Greens Senator Rachel Siewert: Barnett can't walk away from important Kimberley investments
* Ryan Emery, NITV: James Price Point gas hub too expensive: Woodside
* SBS Radionews Audio: Woodside abandons James Price Point gas hub
* SBS Radionews Audio: Reaction to scrapping of WA gas hub plan
* NIRS: New designs for James Price Point to be explored
* YouTube: Woodside JPP Pullout
* Peter Robertson, New Matilda: 'How We Stopped James Price Point Gas Hub'
* Zebedee Parkes, Green Left: No Gas campaign bags a win
* Greens Leader Christine Milne: Greens congratulate James Price Point campaigners
* Greens MPs: The Kimberley - Too Precious To Lose
* Rebecca LeMay, Herald Sun: Has Kimberley environment dodged a bullet?
* Graham Lloyd, The Australian: Sense prevails as economic reality bites
* Susan Gourvenec, The Conversation: Without James Price Point, what now for Browse Basin gas?
* ABC: Indigenous gas deal should be honoured: Bergmann
* The West: Aboriginal benefits deal turns to dust
* ABC AM Audio: Traditional owners anger at Woodside decision
* The Stringer: Premier Barnett apologises to Kimberley’s Aboriginal peoples
* WA Greens MLC, Robin Chapple: Barnett to strip Woodside Browse lease
* Australian Mining: Barnett apologises to traditional owners and warns Woodside may lose state gas lease
* ABC Video: Government urged to abandon gas land acquisition
* SBS Living Black Audio Interview: James Price Point Not Appropriate For Development
* Save The Kimberley Video: The Kimberley
* Background to the Save The Kimberley Campaign - James Price Point, north of Broome, WA
* HANDS OFF COUNTRY:
"WE HAVE WON AND IT IS OVER - THE PROJECT IS DEAD"
- OpinonHands off Country:
"We have won and it is over - the project is dead"
17 Apr 13: "Goolarabooloo is very happy to inform you that
we have finally had a briefing from our Lawyers and they
have said "WE HAVE WON AND IT IS OVER
- THE PROJECT IS DEAD"
... The Goolarabooloo and the Broome Community would like
to express that these sacred and highly significant areas
north of Broome will always be protected by us ...
The lesson is there to be learn't, where we have areas of
great significance and great concerns this needs to be
understood and accepted by the government before pressuring
commercial development to use these areas."* RESPECT AND LISTEN:
NIT - A KIMBERLEY VICTORY
- NIT Editorial Analysis / OpinionRespect and Listen:
NIT - A Kimberley victory - Issue 307 Vol 12 - 17 April 2013http://www.respectandlisten.org/kimberley/news.html
17 Apr 13: " ... incredible strength of character and
determination of Traditional Owners such as the Roe and
Hunter families and all the Goolarabooloo and Jabirr Jabirr
peoples who stood ... in opposition to the project. In the
years to come we hope the rest of Australia comes to
acknowledge the sacrifices these people have made opposing
this gas hub project. We believe their courage, their
sacrifices, their amazing fortitude to be a shining example
of what it means to protect Country. ... It is sadly ironic
the "compensation" proposed was to provide the basic
services any other community and certainly what EVERY white
community receives from government anyway ... "
* GREENS SENATOR RACHEL SIEWERT:
BARNETT CAN'T WALK AWAY FROM IMPORTANT KIMBERLEY INVESTMENTS
- Media ReleaseGreens Senator Rachel Siewert:
Barnett can’t walk away from important Kimberley investments
13 Apr 13: "The Australian Greens said today that WA
Premier Colin Barnett cannot walk away from investing in
Aboriginal communities in the Kimberley simply because of
Woodside’s decision to cancel development the James Price
Point LNG precinct.
"The Greens have been staunch opponents of this proposed
gas hub and the fact that it was tied so closely to the
provision of better services and supports for Aboriginal
communities in the Kimberley," Senator Siewert said today.
"We completely agree that communities in the Kimberley need strong investment and support, but we have maintained that support should not be made conditional on external factors such as resource development. ... " [said Senator Siewert] "
See: WGAR News: Woodside pulls out of Kimberley gas hub:
The Wilderness Society
(13 Apr 13)http://indymedia.org.au/2013/04/13/wgar-news-woodside-pulls-out-of-kimberley-gas-hub-the-wilderness-society
* RYAN EMERY, NITV:
JAMES PRICE POINT GAS HUB TOO EXPENSIVE: WOODSIDE
- VideoSBS World News:
James Price Point gas hub too expensive: Woodside
Source: Ryan Emery, NITV
15 Apr 13: "Woodside Petroleum has denied that the
decision to abandon the Broome gas hub had anything to do
with the Indigenous and environmental opposition. Instead,
Woodside announced on Friday that the James Price Point
gas hub proposal was too expensive, saying it would not
look at developing it for several years. Some of the local
traditional owners NITV spoke to are in favour of the gas
hub and its economic benefits, but didn't want to appear
on camera. Others called for greater community
consultation."* SBS RADIONEWS AUDIO:
WOODSIDE ABANDONS JAMES PRICE POINT GAS HUB
- AudioSBS Radionews Podcasts:
Woodside abandons James Price Point gas hub
By Amanda Cavillhttp://www.sbs.com.au/podcasts/Podcasts/radionews/episode/262316/Woodside-abandons-James-Price-Point-gas-hub
12 Apr 13: "Woodside Petroleum has announced it will scrap
its proposed 45 billion-dollar gas processing hub at James
Price Point in the Browse Basin north of Broome in Western
Australia. ... The project had been expected to have
employed thousands of Australian construction workers and
engaged local manufacturing industries for years. But the
company says the project as it stands is not economically
viable. Amanda Cavill reports. ... There's been trenchant
opposition to the Browse project from environmentalists,
residents and businesses, as well as some traditional
- Related AudioCentral Australian Aboriginal Media Association:
15 Apr 13: "Mixed reactions to last weeks decision by
Woodside Petroleum to shelve a $45 billion gas plant in the
Kimberley with West Australian Premier Colin Barnett saying
he is disappointed for the traditional owners who had
negotiated a native title deal in excess of a $1 billion."
* SBS RADIONEWS AUDIO:
REACTION TO SCRAPPING OF WA GAS HUB PLAN
- AudioSBS Radionews Podcasts:
Reaction to scrapping of WA gas hub plan
By Ryan Emery
16 Apr 13: "There's been celebration in the Kimberley town
of Broome in Western Australia. Opponents of a proposed gas
hub at James Price Point, which was abandoned by Woodside
on Friday, say it's a victory for people power. Their
campaign ran for years and attracted protesters from around
Australia and the world. But as Ryan Emery reports, there
are some in the town who believe it was a lost opportunity
to help the local people."
NEW DESIGNS FOR JAMES PRICE POINT TO BE EXPLORED
- AudioNational Indigenous Radio Service:
New designs for James Price Point to be exploredhttp://www.nirs.org.au/blog/NEWS/article/29035/New-designs-for-James-Price-Point-to-be-explored.html
15 Apr 13: "Culture researcher Anne Poelina, from Madjulla
Inc, says she believes pressure from some traditional
owners and environmentalists against the project led to
Woodside’s decision. Dr. Poelina says the original gas hub
design wouldn’t have been beneficial for Broome."* YOUTUBE:
WOODSIDE JPP PULLOUT
- VideoYouTube: Woodside JPP Pullout - bamboowade
Hands off Country: [scroll down page] http://handsoffcountry.blogspot.com.au/
15 Apr 13: "Friday 12th April; the pristine Kimberley coast
is saved from the development of the worlds 2nd largest LNG
processing precinct. After Woodside and JVPs announce the
development of the Premirers prefered site is too
expensive. The battle is far from over as the Premiere
tries to push ahead but nothing will dampen the spirit of
the Kimberley Protectors this day."
- Related VideoNITV News - 12 April part 1http://www.sbs.com.au/ondemand/video/25923139881/NITV-News-12-April-part-1
* PETER ROBERTSON, NEW MATILDA:
'HOW WE STOPPED JAMES PRICE POINT GAS HUB'
- Analysis / OpinionNew Matilda:
'How We Stopped James Price Point Gas Hub'
15 Apr 13: "Woodside Energy has dumped its Kimberley gas
project after copping some hefty reputational costs. It’s a
win for campaigners like Peter Robertson who sought to
expose a sham approvals process. People power has
prevented a massive environmental, social and economic
disaster in the Kimberley – the proposed James Price
Point gas processing plant. Corporate spin doctors and
media peddle the notion that the decision by Woodside
Energy to dump their onshore LNG project was an economic
one, but the facts suggest otherwise." Peter Robertson* ZEBEDEE PARKES, GREEN LEFT:
NO GAS CAMPAIGN BAGS A WIN
- Analysis / OpinionGreen Left: No Gas campaign bags a win
13 Apr 13: "The Broome community and environmentalists
around Australia are celebrating an important victory. Oil
and gas producer Woodside Petroleum said it would not go
ahead with a gas hub at James Price Point in the Kimberley.
Long-time Broome resident Nik Weavers told Green Left
Weekly: "We've got rid of the one big thing we set out to
do, which was to stop the project, so I feel really
excited about that." Weavers, a member of the Broome No Gas
group, said: "I feel really warmed that so many other
people have gathered [in Broome] and are feeling really
good." Zebedee Parkes* GREENS LEADER CHRISTINE MILNE:
GREENS CONGRATULATE JAMES PRICE POINT CAMPAIGNERS
- Media ReleaseGreens Leader Christine Milne:
Greens congratulate James Price Point campaigners
12 Apr 13: "Greens Leader Christine Milne congratulated
campaigners around Australia who forced Woodside to
reconsider its gas hub at James Price Point.
"I congratulate all the campaigners in the Kimberley and
around the country, and especially Chris Maher, Greens
candidate for the Kimberley, West Australian MLC Robin
Chapple and our Federal Senators Rachel Siewert and Scott
Ludlam on the outstanding leadership they've contributed
to this campaign," Christine Milne said.
"Now that Woodside is reconsidering its project, it's
important that everyone steps up their efforts to prevent
them from carrying out any construction at James Price
"Now they're on the run, it's time to make sure they are
gone forever and James Price Point is safe from
industrialisation. ... "* GREENS MPS:
THE KIMBERLEY - TOO PRECIOUS TO LOSE
- UpdateGreens MPs: The Kimberley - Too Precious To Losehttp://greensmps.org.au/kimberley
"A phenomenal campaign has shelved the plans for a massive
gas hub on James Price Point - for now at least.
Brilliant news! And congratulations to everyone involved.
We're happy to have been part of the campaign every step of
the way. Here's a little bit about what we've fought
together to save:
James Price Point is a spectacular part of the Kimberley.
It is home to a large number of threatened and endangered
species, a whale nursery and the world's largest dinosaur
footprints. It is also the only place in the world where
Aboriginal culture incorporates the remnants of dinosaurs.
Its cultural and heritage value for Aboriginal people is
unique and significant. ... "* REBECCA LEMAY, HERALD SUN:
HAS KIMBERLEY ENVIRONMENT DODGED A BULLET?
- Analysis / OpinionHerald Sun: Has Kimberley environment dodged a bullet?http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/breaking-news/has-kimberley-environment-dodged-a-bullet/story-e6frf7kf-1226619466268
12 Apr 13: "ONE thing the Browse gas project has
inadvertently brought about, without even getting off the
ground, is a greater understanding of the Kimberley
region's environmental significance.
... Initially, it was only a handful of locals and greenies
who opposed the project, some 60km north of Broome in
Western Australia's far north. Before too long, however,
the threat of industrialising the unique coastline - just
like the Pilbara to the south - became big news. Musicians
such as John Butler ... " Rebecca LeMay, AAP* GRAHAM LLOYD, THE AUSTRALIAN:
SENSE PREVAILS AS ECONOMIC REALITY BITES
- Analysis / OpinionAustralian: Sense prevails as economic reality bites
Broome Community No Gas Campaign: http://www.broomenogas.org/read-an-excellent-summary-of-woodsides-pull-out-by-graham-lloyd-from-the-australian/
13 Apr 13: "BY closing the chapter on James Price Point,
Woodside has pulled back from the brink of a final
confrontation with traditional owners and environmentalists,
bowing instead to economic reality and community good sense.
Riot squad police had reportedly begun assembling in Broome
in preparation for Woodside's last remaining task, to drill
in the sand dunes at Walmadan." Graham Lloyd* SUSAN GOURVENEC, THE CONVERSATION:
WITHOUT JAMES PRICE POINT, WHAT NOW FOR BROWSE BASIN GAS?
- Analysis / OpinionThe Conversation:
Without James Price Point, what now for Browse Basin gas?http://theconversation.com/without-james-price-point-what-now-for-browse-basin-gas-13496
16 Apr 13: "Last Friday, Woodside announced it would no
longer be developing a gas processing plant at James Price
Point in Western Australia. The announcement was greeted
with enthusiasm by environmental groups. But this is by no
means the death knell for gas development in the Browse
Basin. Peter Coleman, CEO and Managing Director or Woodside,
has reinforced the value of the Browse Development and
Woodside’s continued commitment to develop resources in the
area." Susan Gourvenec, Professor,
Offshore Geomechanics at University of Western Australia
- Related NewsnewsTracker: No guarantee' of offshore Browse projecthttp://tracker.org.au/2013/04/no-guarantee-of-offshore-browse-project/
16 Apr 13: "There are no guarantees that Woodside will get
approval for a gas processing facility off the Kimberley
coast, West Australian Premier Colin Barnett says. Woodside
last week shelved plans for an onshore gas hub at James
Price Point, north of Broome, which was estimated by
analysts to cost $45 billion, due to cost pressures.
Alternatives are now being considered, including floating
LNG technology or a smaller onshore hub. But Mr Barnett
remains opposed to the offshore option and said Woodside
and its joint venture partners should not make any
assumptions."ABC: WA Premier fires off warning over gas approvalshttp://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-04-15/barnett-warns-companies-over-offshore-processing/4630206
15 Apr 13: "The West Australian Premier Colin Barnett is
warning the companies involved in the shelved Kimberley gas
hub he is not giving any guarantees when it comes to new
proposals to develop the Browse basin. Woodside last week
confirmed it is walking away from plans for a $45 billion
hub at James Price Point, north of Broome, citing cost
pressures. The company says it is still looking at other
ways of developing the Browse field such as floating LNG
technology. Mr Barnett has been staunchly opposed to the
idea of moving the project offshore ... "* ABC:
INDIGENOUS GAS DEAL SHOULD BE HONOURED: BERGMANN
ABC: Indigenous gas deal should be honoured: Bergmannhttp://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-04-15/bergmann-says-browse-deal-should-be-honoured/4629938
15 Apr 13: "It may be the definition of wishful thinking
but Wayne Bergmann believes Woodside and the WA Government
should pay a $1.5 billion benefits package tied to the
development of the Browse gas hub. Even though the gas hub
won't be built, not in its proposed large-scale form
anyway. Mr Bergmann has stated that social and cultural
impacts will still be felt in the Kimberley region if gas
is processed offshore, and Indigenous people will be
affected." By David Weber
- Related NewsAustralian: Woodside 'obliged' over $1.5bn social dealhttp://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/woodside-obliged-over-15bn-social-deal/story-fn59niix-1226620335631
15 Apr 13: "WOODSIDE, its joint-venture partners and the
Barnett government are "morally obliged" to pay out a $1.5
billion social benefits package attached to the aborted
plan for a gas hub north of Broome. Former head of the
Kimberley Land Council Wayne Bergmann, who was central to
the deal, has described the agreement that traditional
owners signed for the James Price Point gas hub as a
once-in-a-lifetime chance to move beyond welfare and create
real jobs and opportunities for indigenous people."
Paige Taylor* THE WEST:
ABORIGINAL BENEFITS DEAL TURNS TO DUST
- NewsThe West: Aboriginal benefits deal turns to dust
14 Apr 13: "Woodside's decision to pull out of the James
Price Point LNG processing plant has created waves of
bittersweet emotions in Broome. Waardi Ltd - the
administrative body for the Goolarabooloo and Jabirr Jabirr
native title claim group - said millions of dollars
supporting indigenous custodians had turned to dust. ...
But anti-gas hub protesters and Goolarabooloo lawman
Phillip Roe united outside the Woodside office in Broome
yesterday, claiming victory and the area could now be left
in peace." Glenn Cordingley, Nicola Kalmar, and agencies,
The West Australian
- Related NewsNational Indigenous Radio Service:
Negoiator disappointed for pro-gas hub traditional owners
16 Apr 13: "A key negotiator for the Kimberley traditional
owners who were set to gain from a benefits package from
the James Price Point gas hub says he’s disappointed the
project has been dropped."
National Indigenous Radio Service:
Groups need to heal from gas hub dispute: Pat Dodsonhttp://www.nirs.org.au/blog/NEWS/article/29036/Groups-need-to-heal-from-gas-hub-dispute%3A--Pat-Dodson.html
15 Apr 13: "The Chair of the Broome-based Kimberley
Institute in Western Australia says he hopes healing can
take place between traditional owners in conflict over the
James Price Point gas hub."
The West: Browse gas hub fallout gets bitterhttp://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/newshome/16727996/browse-gas-hub-fallout-gets-bitter/
15 Apr 13: "The fallout from Woodside abandoning the
Kimberley LNG hub descended into bitter recriminations
yesterday. Aboriginal elders complained of betrayal, the
State Government blamed unions and industry warned of
higher domestic gas prices. Jabirr Jabirr traditional owner
Rita Augustine, who became the face of Aboriginal support
for the $40 billion project, said she was "really hurt" by
the gas giant's decision to walk away for commercial
reasons. "I also feel let down by some of my people here in
Broome and the outsiders who came in to protest against us,"
... " Daniel Emerson and Glenn Cordingley, The West AustralianThe West: Hopes die with gas hub decision
15 Apr 13: "A highly respected Aboriginal woman who became
the face of the pro-James Price Point gas hub lobby feels
betrayed by Woodside, her own people and protesters who
waged war on the project. Jabirr Jabirr elder Rita
Augustine, 78, was in tears yesterday as she spoke of
feeling let down and deeply saddened that $1.5 billion in
benefits from the project appeared lost to her people. In
2011, Ms Augustine became an indigenous figurehead for the
development when she signed an agreement on behalf of
traditional owners with the State Government and Woodside
after years of talks." Glenn Cordingley, The West Australian
- Related VideoSBS On Demand: TV and Online Video:
Indigenous residents divided on Woodside withdrawal
15 Apr 13: "There's been a weekend of celebrations in
Broome. Opponents of the now-abandoned gas hub at James
Price Point say it's a victory for people power. But as
SBS's Ryan Emery found, there are some in town who believe
it was a lost opportunity to help the local mob."
* ABC AM AUDIO:
TRADITIONAL OWNERS ANGER AT WOODSIDE DECISION
- AudioABC AM: Traditional owners anger at Woodside decisionhttp://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2013/s3736299.htm
13 Apr 13: "Traditional owners in the Kimberley say they're
angry and disappointed by Woodside's decision to shelve
plans for a multi-billion dollar gas project in the region.
The proposed gas hub at James Price Point, north of Broome,
was set to deliver more than $1 billion in compensation to
the Indigenous people for the use of their land. Woodside
says even though the project has now been shelved,
Aboriginal communities have still benefited. But some
traditional owners say the decision is a serious setback
for Aborigines. Miriam Hall reports."
[Includes comments by Frank Parriman, Nolan Hunter,
Peter Coleman and Phillip Roe.]* THE STRINGER:
PREMIER BARNETT APOLOGISES TO KIMBERLEY'S ABORIGINAL PEOPLES
- Analysis / OpinionThe Stringer:
Premier Barnett apologises to Kimberley’s Aboriginal peopleshttp://thestringer.com.au/premier-barnett-apologises-to-kimberleys-aboriginal-peoples/
16 Apr 13: "WA Premier Barnett is smarting over Woodside
Petroleum’s decision to dump the $40 billion gas hub
precinct project. He has come out swinging that there will
be no $1.5 billion benefits package for the Jabirr Jabirr
and Goolarabooloo peoples, many who remain abjectly poor.
He has apologised to the Kimberley Elders for the loss of
what he believed would have been a once in a life time
opportunity to turn around the fortunes of their people."
* WA GREENS MLC, ROBIN CHAPPLE:
BARNETT TO STRIP WOODSIDE BROWSE LEASE
- NewsWA Greens MLC, Robin Chapple:
Barnett to strip Woodside Browse leasehttp://www.robinchapple.com/barnett-strip-woodside-browse-lease
16 Apr 13: "Browse Gas now up for Grabs and Local
Aboriginals Sidelined? ... Greens WA Member for the Mining
and Pastoral Region, Robin Chapple MLC, today expressed
amazement at the inconsistency revealed in the Premier’s
threat to strip Woodside of their Browse gas leases. ...
"The big losers here are the local Aboriginal people, as Mr
Barnett and Mr Buswell back away from their financial
commitments as fast as they possibly can. "Hearts will
surely be broken, but the Premier needs to look closer to
home for laying the blame. ... "* AUSTRALIAN MINING:
BARNETT APOLOGISES TO TRADITIONAL OWNERS
AND WARNS WOODSIDE MAY LOSE STATE GAS LEASE
- NewsAustralian Mining:
Barnett apologises to traditional owners
and warns Woodside may lose state gas leasehttp://www.miningaustralia.com.au/news/barnett-apologises-to-traditional-owners-and-warns
16 Apr 13: "The Western Australian government has
suggested Woodside and its partners may lose their lease
over the one-third of Browse gas located in WA waters and
has apologised to the traditional indigenous owners of
James Price Point. Premier Colin Barnett said yesterday
that the $1.5 billion benefits package negotiated with
traditional owners would only be delivered if the Browse
joint venture partners were to bring gas onshore for
processing at James Price Point, The West Australian
reported. On Friday Woodside announced it would be looking
at alternatives ... "
- Related NewsThe West: Barnett threat to Browse lease
16 Apr 13: "Colin Barnett has apologised to the traditional
Aboriginal owners of James Price Point while hinting that
the State Government could strip Woodside and its partners
of their lease over the one-third of Browse gas in WA
waters. The Premier said yesterday that the $1.5 billion
benefits package negotiated with traditional owners would
not go ahead if the Browse joint venture partners did not
bring gas onshore for processing at James Price Point.
"There won't be the benefits package and I hate to say
that, but it's the reality," Mr Barnett said."
Gareth Parker State Political Editor, The West Australian* ABC VIDEO:
GOVERNMENT URGED TO ABANDON GAS LAND ACQUISITION
- VideoABC: Government urged to abandon gas land acquisitionhttp://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-04-16/government-urged-to-abandon-browse-land-acquisition/4631740?section=wa
16 Apr 13: "The West Australian Government is being urged
to abandon its plan to take over land north of Broome that
was set aside for the Kimberley gas hub. The land agreement
between Aboriginal families and the Government means the
state retains control of the land at James Price Point for
at least ten years despite Woodside pulling the pin on the
gas precinct last week. If no development occurs on the
land in that time, it will revert back to unallocated crown
land. The Premier's office has confirmed it is also
persevering with plans to compulsorily acquire the site."* SBS LIVING BLACK AUDIO INTERVIEW:
JAMES PRICE POINT NOT APPROPRIATE FOR DEVELOPMENT
- Audio InterviewSBS Living Black:
James Price Point Not Appropriate For Developmenthttp://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/aboriginal/highlight/page/id/263002/t/James-Price-Point-Not-Appropriate-For-Development/in/english
17 Apr 13: "Greens Senator says the area is too important
nationally to develop. ... As traditional owners watch
closely the WA Premier's next steps for James Price Point.
A Greens Senator says the Premier's insistence to push for
a smaller scale development is another attempt to begin the
industrialisation of the Kimberley. Senator Rachel Siewert
is the Greens Spokesperson for Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander issues. ... Senator Siewert tells Marc Tong the
Premier needs to realise, that James Price Point simply
isn't an appropriate site."* SAVE THE KIMBERLEY VIDEO:
- VideoSave The Kimberley: The Kimberley
26 Mar 13: "The Kimberley region of Western Australia is as
inhospitable and remote as it is breathtaking and diverse.
From the fringes of vast deserts to wild rivers, deep
gorges, mountain ranges of mythical proportions and
coastline lashed by cyclones and gigantic tides, it is a
land that has weathered the ravages of time. The Kimberley
is one of the oldest land masses on the planet, untouched
for over 800 million years, a land that has escaped the
heavy hand of man and remained as it always has been, a
wilderness."* BACKGROUND TO THE SAVE THE KIMBERLEY CAMPAIGN
- JAMES PRICE POINT, NORTH OF BROOME, WA
Last updated: 13 April 2013http://indymedia.org.au/2012/11/22/wgar-news-background-to-the-save-the-kimberley-campaign-james-price-point-north-of-broome
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