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Listening to the Martuwarra
Professor Anne Poelina brought the Martuwarra spirit to the Biodiversity Conference 2023 - Listening to Country, which commenced...
Rhiannon Clarke 11 Oct 2023
Bunuba National Park creation a key step in protecting Martuwarra Fitzroy River
Bunuba Traditional Owners are celebrating the creation of a new national park that will protect part of the Martuwarra Fitzroy R...
Giovanni Torre 23 Aug 2023
More than 27,000 people urge WA government to protect Martuwarra Fitzroy River
Kimberley Traditional Owners and conservation groups have delivered a petition signed by 27,632 Australians calling for the Mart...
Giovanni Torre 10 May 2023
Calls for action on Fitzroy River crossing after second man drowns
Story updated at 4:30pm Monday 27 February.A 20 year-old man has drowned in Martuwarra/Fitzroy River after attempting to swim ac...
Giovanni Torre 27 Feb 2023
Martuwarra Fitzroy River campaign finds new place at WA Maritime Museum
The boss of the Kimberley Land Council has urged the public to keep up the pressure on the WA Government to prevent the Martuwar...
Tom Zaunmayr 6 Oct 2022
Revival of Kimberley coal mining ambitions not on the table, WA Environment Minister says

WA's Environment Minister has poured cold water on the prospect of reviving coal mining ambitions in the Kimberley's Fitzroy Valley. Traditional Owners have long held concern ov...

Tom Zaunmayr Sep 18, 2022
With the future of the Fitzroy River at a crossroads, calls grow louder on both sides for change

Kimberley Traditional Owners have again called for the national heritage-listed Fitzroy River to be protected from irrigation proposals at the Fitzroy River Film Festival held in B...

Guest Author Jun 13, 2022
Final pitch to protect wild Kimberley river as draft water deal looms

Opponents to plans to unlock the Martuwarra Fitzroy River's vast water resource for intensive agriculture have rallied on a remote Kimberley bridge as the release of a draft catchm...

Giovanni Torre Mar 29, 2022
Fresh report outlays economic benefits of protecting the Fitzroy River

A new report has revealed tourism spending could increase by up to $43 million in the Fitzroy Valley if the region’s natural and cultural values are protected. The report, Asses...

Giovanni Torre Feb 23, 2022
Fight for the Martuwarra continues

More than 43,000 people have urged the State Government to listen to Traditional Owners and protect the Martuwarra Fitzroy River in a petition in response to the Government’s discu...

Giovanni Torre Oct 21, 2021
Docuseries tells powerful stories of Martuwarra/Fitzroy River

Award-winning documentary series Voices Of The River is telling powerful stories of the Traditional Owners of the Martuwarra/Fitzroy River in Western Australia's Kimberley region....

Giovanni Torre Jul 30, 2021
Martuwarra/Fitzroy River advocates claim Traditional Owners' voices ignored

Concerned stakeholders will have more time to give feedback on the future of the Martuwarra/Fitzroy River catchment in the Kimberley, but advocates say what’s really needed is reso...

Sarah Smit Jun 3, 2021
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