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Locals rally for an end to domestic violence in the Kimberley
The Ochre Ribbon March was held in Broome over the weekend to raise awareness of the high rates of family and domestic violence...
Giovanni Torre 19 Feb 2024
Mutiara celebrates unsung history of Broome's gruelling pearling industry
Mutiara, a choreographic narrative, is a powerful depiction that draws inspiration from the tragic and rich history of Broome's...
Rhiannon Clarke 13 Feb 2024
Broome frothing as Spinifex opens Cable Beach brewery
The doors to the Kimberley's biggest hospitality venue in more than 30 years have opened.Broome-based Spinifex Brewing, co-found...
David Prestipino 5 Jan 2024
Kimberley Indigenous not-for-profit group alleges Black-cladding tactic used in childcare development
A Broome Traditional Owner group alleges they were used for "Black-cladding" in a planned joint-venture to operate a childcare c...
Jarred Cross 21 Dec 2023
Ernie Dingo talks culture, racism and the Voice referendum result - "It hurt alot"
National Indigenous Times sat down with Yamatji actor Ernie Dingo, a familiar face to generations of Indigenous and non-Indigeno...
Jess Whaler 19 Nov 2023
EXCLUSIVE: Generator malfunction sees company dump 15,000 litres of diesel near Broome

A spill of 15,000 litres of diesel fuel at a mine accommodation village near Broome has raised concerns for Traditional Owners and environmentalists over the potential impact of co...

Giovanni Torre Sep 22, 2023
Broome locals warn of mine transport plan's social and environmental risk

Broome locals have sounded the alarm over a mine and associated trucking which has also raised the ire of Traditional Owners.No More Trucks spokesperson Brendan Renkin said one of...

Giovanni Torre Sep 8, 2023
Push for Kimberley to back the Voice gathers momentum

One of the nation's most prominent land councils will continue its push for the Voice to Parliament in a region uncertain about its consequences.The Kimberley Land Council has help...

David Prestipino May 5, 2023
Thousands expected to flock to Broome’s Town Beach for larger than life shorebirds

Theatre Kimberley’s The Shorebird Quest has returned to Broome, with thousands of people expected to line the shores of Yawuru Nagulagun / Roebuck Bay for the show. A flock of gia...

Rhiannon Clarke Apr 30, 2023
Local Aboriginal-led organisation to steer key youth program in Broome

Aboriginal community-controlled organisation Broome Youth and Families Hub will lead the Target 120 program in Broome and has been awarded a $750,000 grant to deliver the program u...

Giovanni Torre Apr 28, 2023
Broome "one stop" hub planned to help survivors of family and domestic violence

Western Australia's government has announced a $16.3 million investment to establish a "one-stop" family and domestic violence hub in Broome.The Broome hub will provide a range of...

Giovanni Torre Apr 28, 2023
Great Northern Highway linking Broome and Derby reopened weeks after massive floods cut supply lines

The Great Northern Highway linking Broome and Derby reopened Thursday, on a limited basis, more than one month after massive flooding cut vital supply lines in Western Australia’s...

Giovanni Torre Feb 9, 2023
Broome locals answer the call to support flood-ravaged communities

Broome local Emily Hunter has been stunned by the “huge response” to her drive for donations to help communities hit hard by the Kimberley floods. “I thought the community could do...

Giovanni Torre Jan 17, 2023
Fitzroy Valley flood recovery and rebuild will take months, WA Premier warns

It could take months to restore vital infrastructure to communities devastated by the unprecedented floods in Western Australia’s Kimberley region, the state's premier has warned.M...

Giovanni Torre Jan 10, 2023
The First Nations films coming to Broome's famous Sun Pictures for CinefestOz showcase

A West Australian-first film festival will see First Nations films showcased on one of Australia's most famous big screens in November. CinefestOZ Broome is celebrating First Na...

Rhiannon Clarke Oct 25, 2022
Behind the headdress - the rise and rise of Indigenous creative Sammy Wyborn

Sammy Wyborn has always been drawn to the creative side of life, expressing herself through art, photography, crafting and many other mixed media.  A Djugun, Yawuru and Bardi Ja...

Rhiannon Clarke Jun 27, 2022
Kimberley MP's worrying admission on youth crime

Western Australia's first Aboriginal Upper House MP has revealed for the first time her life she was scared to live in her own Broome home due to youth dysfunction in town. In a...

Tom Zaunmayr Feb 22, 2022
Broome police hospitalised by ram raid three days after local crime conference

Two police officers in Broome were taken to hospital with injuries after being rammed by a stolen 4WD early on Friday morning, just days after a two-day conference in the town on t...

Giovanni Torre Feb 4, 2022
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