James Price Point

WGAR News: 200 Aboriginal Maralinga victims denied compensation: Gerry Georgatos, Indymedia

Newsletter date: 21 January 2013


* Gerry Georgatos, Indymedia Australia: 200 Aboriginal Maralinga victims denied compensation
* Background to Justice for Aboriginal victims of Maralinga nuclear tests

* Gerry Georgatos, Indymedia Australia: Goolarabooloo Law Bosses lift the ante in battle with Woodside over gas hub
* Background to Walmadan Tent Embassy, James Price Point, north of Broome, Kimberley Region, WA

* Gerry Georgatos, Indymedia Australia: Lobby restaurant incident - January 26, 2012 - Will Prime Minister Gillard finally admit the truth and apologise?

WGAR News: Woodside given go-ahead to destroy Aboriginal sites at James Price Point: Robin Chapple

Newsletter date: 19 January 2013


* Robin Chapple MLC: Woodside given go-ahead to destroy Aboriginal sites at James Price Point
* Greens leader Senator Christine Milne: Burke must intervene as Barnett rubber stamps destruction of Aboriginal heritage at James Price Point
* The Wilderness Society: Woodside given permission to drill in Kimberley
* News re Woodside and James Price Point, Kimberley Region, WA
* Background to Walmadan Tent Embassy, James Price Point, north of Broome, Kimberley Region, WA

* Other articles


WGAR News: Wilderness Society takes WA EPA to Court [over proposed Kimberley gas hub]

Newsletter date: 22 December 2012


* The Wilderness Society: Wilderness Society takes WA EPA to Court
* ABC AM: Wilderness Society launches legal action against JPP gas hub environmental approval
* SBS World News Video: WA government taken to court over gas hub approval
* Greens MP Chapple calls on EPA Chief to resign
* Hands Off Country: EPA's Deception of Community
* Law Below the Top Soil, by Dr. Peter Botsman - a concise history of the flawed proposal to develop Browse Gas at James Price Point
* News re legal action against environmental approval of JPP gas hub

WGAR News: Premier’s approach ostracising all in the push to develop James Price Point: Greens

Newsletter date: 16 December 2012


* Greens Senator Rachel Siewert: Premier’s approach ostracising all in the push to develop James Price Point
* The West: Wide-ranging rally [in opposition to the gas hub at James Price Point]
* Background to the Save The Kimberley Campaign - James Price Point, north of Broome, WA

* SBS World News: [National Indigenous Television] NITV goes free to air

* SBS World News Video: National strategy launched to reduce Indigenous suicide rates

* SBS World News Video: Indigenous Aussies 'should vote for their own senators'

WGAR News: "Government remains deaf to the data on income management"

Newsletter date: 13 December 2012


* Eva Cox, The Conversation: Government remains deaf to the data on income management
* Paddy Gibson, Overland literary journal: Income management in the Northern Territory: racism is still the issue
* Background to 'Stronger Futures' new NT Intervention laws
* Background to the Northern Territory (NT) Intervention

* Allyson Horn, ABC: NT Labor draws line in sand on nuclear waste dump
* Background to the proposed Muckaty nuclear waste dump

Cultural heritage signs In country March 2012 James Price Point

In order to ensure that Woodside and all its contractors cannot claim ignorance as a defense to prosecution, the Goolarabooloo people in association with the Walmadan Protectors and the Broome Community NO Gas Campaign have erected Cultural Welcoming to Country and Informational Signs throughout Country.


More on the Walmadan anti-gas hub campaign

Melbourne supporters of the campaign against the Woodside gas hub project at Walmadan/James Price Point in WA have continued their activities: on Saturday September 24 there was the second Community Gathering at Northcote Uniting Church, organised by Walmadan is Calling (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Walmadan-Country-is-Calling/14653525208854...), and on September 27 there was a candlelight vigil at the Victorian Parliament House, organised by United Peoples of Australia (http://www.facebook.com/United.Peoples.of.Australia?sk=info).


Walmadan Country calling - community awareness gathering in Northcote, 27 August 2011

Following on from the very successful ‘Keep the Kimberley’ rally on August 14th, campaigners in Melbourne organised on Saturday what is planned to be the first of a series of awareness raising gatherings. See the Walmadan Country is Calling Facebook page for details and other reports, including photos, and a slideshow of photos on Melbourne Protests:



'Keep the Kimberley' - rally at State Library, Melbourne, 14 August 2011

Organisers estimated up to a thousand people answered the call for Melbourne solidarity with the campaign to stop industrialisation of the still-pristine Kimberley - many of them wearing red 'to represent the Pindan (red dirt) of the region's remarkable terrain, the blood of this country'.

The callout was posted to this site:

Help stop the Gas Plant at Walmadan (James Price Point) and protect the Kimberley!