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Roebourne Regional Prison cells still without air-conditioning in extreme heat
Inmates in Roebourne regional prison are still in cells without air conditioning in extreme heat, the Aboriginal Legal Service o...
Giovanni Torre 5 Feb 2024
Family renew call for help to find Indigenous man missing for one year
On the one-year anniversary of his disappearance, the family of Indigenous man Clinton Lockyer, and the WA Police Missing Person...
Giovanni Torre 31 Oct 2023
Ocean the inspirational catch for Pilbara artist Wendy Warrie
When First Nations people were forced to move to Roebourne in 1975, a group of Elders decided they would camp in the old wool sh...
David Prestipino 17 Oct 2023
Local First Nations partnership provides services and training to Pilbara community
The First Nations community of Ieramugadu (Roebourne) has been empowered to overcome social and economic barriers through a long...
David Prestipino 6 Jul 2023
Songs For Freedom album and concert tour urges an end to incarceration of Indigenous youth
Leading arts and social change organisation Big hART and The Freedom Collective launched a new album, Songs for Freedom, on Frid...
Rhiannon Clarke 19 Feb 2023
Record employment and training results for Roebourne community through Aboriginal-led program

The Ngarluma and Yindjibarndi Foundation Ltd (NYFL) has achieved record employment and training results for the Ieramagadu/Roebourne community in 2022. Over 18 Aboriginal people...

Giovanni Torre Dec 24, 2022
Pride turning public perception for Pilbara town once described as a "war zone"

It may be hard to believe for outsiders conditioned by years of negative national headlines, but Sean-Paul Stephens is adamant the Pilbara town of Ieramagadu (Roebourne) is one of...

Tom Zaunmayr Nov 1, 2022
Ieramugadu is telling its truth through song, and it is empowering a community battered from the outside

When Yindjibarndi Elder Allery Sandy stands on stage on the banks of the Ngurin (Harding River) on Saturday night, she will be doing so alongside her grandchildren in an ongoing ca...

Tom Zaunmayr Sep 16, 2022
'Social supermarket' experiment slashes grocery bills in Pilbara town as costs skyrocket

In a small, historic and largely Indigenous town 1500km from its nearest major city the steep rises in the cost of groceries is not an issue. There are no local farms - the near...

Tom Zaunmayr Jun 28, 2022
Crowded houses, sorry business spur COVID concern in Pilbara town

The rapid spread of a COVID-19 Omicron cluster in Western Australia's Pilbara region comes as no surprise, according to the chief executive of a local health service. In the his...

Jarred Cross Mar 24, 2022
Decorated Ngarluma filmmaker to launch Indigenous streaming platform

An Indigenous-focused premium streaming service to be created by a multi-award winning Ngarluma filmmaker is slated to be live by the end of the year. IndigiFlix is the brainchi...

Tom Zaunmayr Mar 8, 2022
Roebourne prison “does not meet the standard” of humane treatment

Record high temperatures in Roebourne have led to renewed calls for the town’s ageing prison to be replaced, or at least air conditioned. Mervyn Eades, head of prisoner support...

Giovanni Torre Jan 20, 2022
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