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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...
Giovanni Torre 24 Oct 2023
First segment of new Martuwarra Fitzroy River bridge deck launched, nine months on from devastating floods
The WA and federal governments announced on Thursday that first segment of a new Martuwarra Fitzroy River bridge deck has been l...
Giovanni Torre 7 Sep 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
Rio Tinto to give $2million for Fitzroy Valley flood relief, and match all donations by company employees
Rio Tinto will give $2million towards flood relief and recovery efforts in the Fitzroy Valley and surrounds after the worst stat...
Giovanni Torre 11 Jan 2023
Leedal Foundation launch community flood relief fundraiser

Indigenous business organisation Leedal Foundation are raising funds for locally-led flood recovery efforts.Donations can be submitted online here.WA authorities have warned it may...

Giovanni Torre Jan 10, 2023
Defence forces deployed to evacuate Fitzroy Crossing as floods rage in the Kimberley

The federal government has confirmed the Australian Defence Force will help evacuate residents from Fitzroy Crossing and other central Kimberley communities as the impact of ex-Tro...

Giovanni Torre Jan 4, 2023
Flood emergency declared as Fitzroy Valley hit by flooding

UPDATE: A flood emergency has been declared in the KimberleyCommunities in Fitzroy Valley, in Western Australia’s north, are concerned about food, power and other vital supplies as...

Giovanni Torre Jan 3, 2023
Protect the Martuwarra

As a young Aboriginal woman, it’s my responsibility to ensure that my country and my culture is there for future generations after me. It feels strange to say that because the trut...

Sara Bergmann Dec 6, 2022
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 Martuwarra (Fitzroy River) suffering the same fate as the Mu...

Tom Zaunmayr Oct 6, 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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