The latest incident occurred on Saturday morning south of the surf lifesaving club as the tides rose to 8.8 metres, well short of the 10-plus metre tides experienced in the region.
A wildfire mitigation program incorporating traditional principles and modern technologies on country has seen a 70 per cent drop in damaging fires which ravage wildlife habitats and cultural sites.
A prominent Kimberley Aboriginal corporation has a new board less than two months after their chief executive resigned.
Under-fire Labor Minister Bill Johnston made a personal apology to a regional shire president who he claimed was ‘too busy fishing’ to meet, when he was actually by his sick wife’s side.
Footage of long queues of caravans at Sandfire Roadhouse between Port Hedland and Broome shot by blogger We Xplore Travel went viral on social media this month
Reports of shoppers being unable to pay for groceries or take money out from ATMs flooded community social media pages from Broome to Kununurra
The Shire wrote to the Department of Local Government seeking a 400 per cent increase in rates in the dollar to account for a drop in UV rural residential land values
There are calls for Minister Bill Johnston to resign after he claimed a Shire president who was on leave to be by his sick wife’s side was ‘too busy fishing’ to meet over a controversial prison plan.
The Kununurra Water Ski Club held its first food markets as the sun set over Lake Kununurra with hundreds of residents and visitors turning out for the special occasion.
Watson started the design with the traditional Claremont blue sash, making it more wavy to represent journey lines and rivers and having two circles representing communities
Broome youngsters are encouraged to put their hand up to join a local youth body aimed at helping the stars of tomorrow become more involved in the future of the town.
A new film documents the birth of the giant Wandjina beamed across the world at the Sydney 2000 Olympics and Yorna’s mission to refresh the sacred cave painting it was modelled on; Namarali.
It pales in comparison to the Pilbara, where iron ore companies, oil and gas projects and smaller miners pumped $1.8 billion into the region’s economy last financial year.
The Shire of Broome last year endorsed plans for the $77.7m Entrance Point Harbour, which was soon followed by a $35m State Government commitment to the plan, which has been decades in the making
The 2021 Corrugated Lines: A Festival of Words will be held from July 30 to August 1, celebrating Broome and the wider region’s wealth of talent in authors, illustrators and storytellers.
The BDR program has now been progressed to a hard rollout for two years and Scantek has been asked to build an app which is expected to be available in the Kimberley and Pilbara by October
The road from the 26th parallel to the WA-NT border is long and breathtaking, and there are plenty of great scones to enjoy on the way
A spate of overnight car thefts in Kununurra has Police asking for CCTV and dash-cam footage to help apprehend the offenders after they escaped into farmlands.
Shaun Manado has been sentenced to four years jail, had his license disqualified for almost four years and fined more than $2000 after embarking on a reckless car chase through the streets of Broome.
Held at the stunning Broome Golf Club on July 16, more than 20 teams teed off on the sunny Friday afternoon
The Conti Foreshore shared path project will see a 1.3km safe path installed from Town Beach to Carnarvon Street near Matso’s Brewery
Mr Casley started Ships of the Desert camel tours in Broome in 1981 and is credited as the father of the sunset camel walks which are now one of Broome’s most famous tourism drawcards
Oakley slotted two goals for the only game of the weekend in the men’s competition. Sienna Carstairs (seven goals), Katelyn Parriman (four goals) and Stefanie Faraone led from the front for the women
Horse trainers, who are crucial to the success of a meeting supported the occasion with larger fields than ever, and the Cup field itself was was the largest in decades.
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