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The power of culture in the Kimberley to turn around young lives
Walmajarri man Peter Murray has a vision: he wants to see Kimberley communities that are crime free, culturally connected, proud...
Dianne Bortoletto 19 Feb 2024
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
Laneway Festival's Yiriman Project pumps cultural beats through Indigenous youth
Renowned for its annual showcase of alternative music's best new acts and established talent, the national St Jerome's Laneway F...
David Prestipino 8 Feb 2024
Breaking: Darlngunaya Community into second day with no water supply
A remote Indigenous community in the Fitzroy Valley, in WA's far north, has gone into day two of having no water supply, locals...
Giovanni Torre 5 Feb 2024
Fitzroy Crossing suffers phone blackout as "kids run amok"
Fitzroy Crossing residents in Western Australia's Kimberley region have been unable to call police - or anyone else - during a f...
Giovanni Torre 29 Jan 2024
Four new homes completed in Fitzroy Crossing as flood recovery continues

Four new homes were completed in Fitzroy Crossing this week as the rebuilding and recovery from the major floods in January 2023 continues.On Thursday, Western Australian Housing M...

Giovanni Torre Jan 18, 2024
Local focus in new plan to aid Fitzroy Crossing flood recovery

A new plan for locally-led flood recovery efforts has been unveiled by the WA government, a year after the Kimberley floods devastated communities across the region. The Kimberley...

David Prestipino Jan 11, 2024
Temporary housing for flood-affected Fitzroy Valley families ready for Christmas

A program to install family-friendly temporary accommodation for flood-affected Fitzroy Valley communities in Western Australia’s Kimberley region achieved a significant recovery m...

Giovanni Torre Dec 22, 2023
New sealed runway for Warmun airstrip means year-round air access for remote community

Year-round air access to the community of Warmun will now be possible thanks to a major upgrade of the remote Kimberley town’s airstrip in far north Western Australia.   The rece...

Giovanni Torre Dec 21, 2023
EXCLUSIVE: 93% of major flood relief fund not used 11 months after disaster, local Shire calls roll out "timely"

Less than seven per cent of a $12.5million relief fund has been distributed to flood victims, almost one year on from the natural disaster in WA’s Kimberley region.Despite the pace...

Giovanni Torre Dec 8, 2023
Police push for widespread alcohol bans across regional Western Australia

WA Police are pursuing liquor sale restrictions across regional Western Australia in response to a spike in alcohol-related violence.The ABC reports that Deputy Police Commissioner...

Giovanni Torre Dec 5, 2023
Temporary housing relief as Kimberley families face first wet season since floods

With summer on the horizon, things are finally looking up for families in towns and remote communities across the vast Kimberley ravaged by January's once-in-a-year flood.  Busine...

David Prestipino Nov 23, 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-Indigenous Australians alike. He revealed a deep sadness at...

Jess Whaler Nov 19, 2023
Kicking goals in food education at Kimberley 9s

The Kimberley 9s beach football carnival organised by the Fremantle Dockers charity arm included a tasty new addition when it was recently held in Broome. In partnership with the...

Dianne Bortoletto Nov 6, 2023
Traditional Owners welcome commitment to protect Martuwarra Fitzroy River from large-scale irrigation

The WA Government committed to protecting the Martuwarra Fitzroy River from large-scale irrigation, releasing a policy position paper this week announcing no surface water will be...

Giovanni Torre Oct 24, 2023
WA and federal governments commit to ongoing support for Kimberley Indigenous groups recovering from floods

Seven Prescribed Body Corporates impacted by the "once in a century" flooding in Western Australia’s Kimberley region earlier this year will receive government support to continue...

Giovanni Torre Oct 4, 2023
Changes urged to boost commercial access for Aboriginal fishing businesses

Commercial fishing opportunities could soon open up for Aboriginal businesses keen to hook a slice of WA's $900 million export market. The state's current Aboriginal Community Com...

David Prestipino Sep 29, 2023
Oz's top tour guide says people crave Indigenous culture... but she needs help

The desire of tourists for a deep dive into Indigenous culture and experiences has never been more evident, according to Australia's 'top tourist guide'. Rosanna Angus is a proud...

David Prestipino Sep 27, 2023
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