Broome Protestor, George Bishop locks Woodside out 2nd October 2012 – Broome and the Kimberley interviewed Tegan Mossop regarding the latest lock-on by George Bishop who is attached to a 10 metre pole outside the Woodside Building in Broome. “We are dealing with a company, Woodside, who is corrupt. Some members of the Broome community …

The following are interviews I conducted with ordinary people doing extraordinary things for the No Gas Campaign. Many of these people have been vilified by the press, the Police and other community members as tree hugging “hippies”. In my eyes they are “hereos” and I think that history will find them as such too! Many …

Browse LNG Project <img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-2181" title="James Price Point" src="https://www.broomeandthekimberley.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/JPP-300×201.jpg" alt="James Price Point" width="300" height="201" srcset="https://www.broomeandthekimberley.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/JPP-300×201.jpg 300w, http://www.broomeandthekimberley.com YOURURL.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/JPP.jpg 700w” sizes=”(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px” />23rd December – An interesting article in The Punch by Lyndon Schneiders .. “The gas project born in a cross-fire hurricane” Australia’s biggest proposed industrial development is looking on increasingly …

Compulsory Acquisition challenged! 6th December – Compulsory Acquisition of James Price Point by the WA Government Challenged and Won! Today a landmark ruling for Traditional Owners, Phillip Roe, (Goolarabooloo) and Jabbir Jabbir man, Neil McKenzie was handed down in the WA Supreme Court by Chief Justice, Wayne Martin. James Price Point, site of the proposed …

Gas Hub Protestor, Scott Daines perched 30 m up a coms tower 21st October – A big day for defenders of country. Scott Daines, a NSW man has scaled a 30 metre communications tower near James Price Point early this morning in protest over the proposed gas hub at James Price Point. Police efforts to …

Broome councillor vows to fight the Gas Hub 16th October, 2011 – Great News for a town that has been accused of being “racist” with the newly elected Aboriginal Councillors, Mark Manado and Anne Poelina who ran under the flag of “Nowhere Else but Here” and Philip Matsumo for the Dampier Ward. Elated Councillor, Mark …

Save Our Water – No Gas Hub 21st September, 2011 – At 6.00 am this morning a protector of country, has perched themselves atop an 8 metre bamboo pole, effectively blocking access to the drill pad’s road at the Woodside compound and has stopped woodside’s work today. A banner from the pole reads, “Save our …

Palaeontologists from North America to examine dinosaur footprints 16th September – Two leading palaeontologists will be flown in from North America to examine the dinosaur footprints found at the site of the proposed Browse Basin gas hub near Broome. The ancient footprints run along part of the Dampier Peninsula and have been found on the …

No Gas Campaign celebrates day 100 of the Manari Road Blockade 14th September, 2011 – Yawning, smiling faces were present this morning at the Manari Road Blockade to celebrate the 100th day of the blockade! It seems the people of Broome will not give up without a fight to protect James Price Point and the …

Heritage Listing for the Kimberley 1st September – Tony Burke, Minister for the Environment has announced the Heritage Listing for the Kimberley yesterday. Almost 20 million hectares of the West Kimberley will be heritage listed, but the area around the James Price Point gas processing hub has been excluded. The area to be placed on …

Marion Lester protests Woodside LNG Gas Hub in Broome 30th August, 2011 – A 58 year old Broome woman, Marion Lester, pleaded guilty yesterday to breaching a move on order, but Magistrate Colin Roberts said she had suffered enough by spending the weekend in custody and no conviction was recorded. The Broome Magistrates Court was …

26th August, 2011 – At 2:00am this morning, a community roadblock stopped the progress of a large convoy of Woodside’s vehicles, including land-clearing and drilling machinery as they tried to return to James Price Point. Woodside are at present unable to move forwards nor backwards due to 4 lock ons. Two are on the Manari …

8th August – BILBY’S FOUND AT JAMES PRICE POINT! – Today in a media release by Environs Kimberley, information regarding a Bilby population found in an area slated for bulldozing by Woodside Petroleum. Conservationists are calling on the Federal Environment Minister to intervene to stop the bulldozing of the site and undertake investigations into the …

7th August– Broome the next Dubai? Front page of the Australian this weekend, the dispute over Woodside Petroleum’s $35 billion James Price Point gas hub project is fueling the pending Federal Government decision to potentially declare West Kimberley, Australia’s biggest National Heritage Area and an environmental standoff reminiscent of Tasmania’s Franklin Dam Blockade is brewing …

Broome Gas Hub Protestor locks on 1st August – A 41 year old broome man has been arrested after locking himself to a vehicle and is charged with obstructing Police. Police eventually freed the man after 6 hours by removing the axle. Shaun Clark, a fellow protester, recently resigned from his job as a ranger …

10th July – Today over 200 locals gathered to send a message to the world via a webcam set up on Zanders Restaurant over looking the famous Cable Beach. The first sequence of letters read “NO GAS” and as pictured left, the second message read “AT JPP” (at James Price Point) the proposed site for …

5th July – Black Tuesday Woodside’s day of shame in the Kimberley – A sad day today! Summed up nicely by our Community Email Extraordinaire! “I never thought I would see a day like today in my life in this country. Since when did we become a police state working at the behest of big …

Monday 4th July – Day 26! People are gathering at the Blockade, preparing themselves for a showdown! Environs Kimberley have summed it up nicely, “Channel 9, Channel 7, ABC Perth are all in town. Police were photographed this morning practicing moving protestors in the police station. Everyone was standing nearby after Shane Hughes’ court case …

Sunday 26th June – Off to the blockade on this beautiful sunny morning to stand strong in country. It seems some people are under the misapprehension that the blockade is just a bunch of tree hugging hippies and a few disgruntled aboriginals but nothing could be further from the truth. The blockade is being run …

Apologies to my readers Unfortunately I do not have the time to maintain, everyday news for Broome and the Kimberley.  From time to time I will post something of particular importance, thanks for understanding!  PS I run this blog for LOVE! Kimberley Traditional Owners reject fracking as part of oil production deal – 20th April, …

Friday 10th June, 2011 Media attention has been drawn to a 3 day blockade of the road to James Price Point, the proposed location of a $30 billion LNG gas processing hub. The proposed site is just 60 km north of Broome in the heart of some of the most spectacular country along the coast. …

Wednesday 8th June, 2011 More than 500 members of prominent Broome families have voiced their disapproval of the State Government’s proposed $30 billion gas hub at James Price Point. As part of Broome’s peaceful NO GAS campaign, family members, young and old were lined up to sign a petition against the development and a letter …

Broome locals say NO GAS! Wednesday 8th June, 2011 More than 500 members of prominent Broome families have voiced their disapproval of the State Government’s proposed $30 billion gas hub at James Price Point. Family members, young and old were lined up to sign a petition against the development and a letter to Federal Environment …

Due to COVID many of the communities and accommodation maybe closed, please check with the individual places Dampier Peninsula .. Broome’s best kept secret 4WDriving up the unsealed Cape Leveque Road is a great adventure if you don’t mind the corrugations and potholes because once you arrive, you will be glad you did! The Dampier …