Four of the vehicles lost to the tide over the weekend should not have been on the beach in the first place. The drivers have paid a high price for ignoring the warnings
A peak Kimberley representative body is urging the State and Commonwealth governments to form consistent messaging in relation to border management to ensure the stability of the region’s economy.
The court was told about 9.15pm on April 15, Surprise was travelling in a Ford Falcon on Guy Street with three passengers, when police flashed their lights and signalled for him to stop
A Broome man charged with bestiality and child pornography could have his charges lessened in the coming weeks as investigations into his alleged offences continue.
Three vehicles have been written off in the space of four days after becoming stranded by monster tides at Broome’s iconic beach.
Round 11 of the West Kimberley Women’s Football League kicked off over the weekend after a holiday break, with an even mix of close games and smashing defeats.
Round six of the Broome Turf Club races saw tradies take over, with a special round dedicated to the blokes on Friday July 23.
In a tight, tense finish, the grey, driven to the line by cups king jockey Peter Hall, got up to win by a short neck.
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
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.
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
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.
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