Sunday, April 20th, 2014

People: Vinka Barunga

Vinka Barunga is a participant in Miss NAIDOC Perth.

PerthNow [read this story]

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Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Take a photo and post it today

If you are in the Kimberley, Chis Maher invites you to contribute to an online album of Kimberley scenes.

Chris Maher

Chris Maher

He would like you to take a photo of a local scene and post it on social media with the hashtag #KimberleyEaster14

You can read his message here:

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Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Prescribed burn

Parks and Wildlife is burning off today at a location 170 kilometres east-northeast of Derby.

Drivers are advised to watch out for smoke on the road.

You can read a media release here:

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Saturday, April 19th, 2014

People: Marlikka Perdrisat

Marlikka Perdrisat was a finalist at Australian Indigenous Fashion Week in Sydney earlier this month.

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Friday, April 18th, 2014

Windjana Gorge: Burning completed for Easter

Parks and Wildlife has completed prescribed burning at Windjana Gorge national park, in time for the Easter holidays.

You can read a media release here: more »

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Friday, April 18th, 2014

People: Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse

Gina Williams

Gina Williams

Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse are performing at the National Folk Festival in Canberra this weekend.

Guy Ghouse

Guy Ghouse

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Friday, April 18th, 2014

Gibb River Road: Prescribed burns

DPaW is burning off in two locations today.

They are described as 170km east-north-east of Derby, and 250km north-east of Derby.

You can read a media release here:

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Friday, April 18th, 2014

Dinosaur tracks are disappearing

A scientist says all the Broome Sandstone dinosaur tracks documented in the 1960s have disappeared.

Dinosaur expert Dr Steve Salisbury said the sandstone has many layers, and surf naturally erodes each layer, destroying tracks but exposing new ones underneath.

He is leading a team that will be mapping dinosaur tracks for the next three years.

Science Network [read this story]

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