Ralph Addis is now Director General of the department in charge of Royalties for Regions funding.
Mr Addis has been CEO of Wunan Foundation and Chair of the Kimberley Development Corporation.
PSnews [read this story]
Northern cattle industry members have launched a class action against the government for suspending live exports to Indonesia.
They filed the case in the Federal Court on Monday.
In 2011 the Gillard government’s agriculture minister Joe Ludwig abruptly banned live cattle exports due to animal cruelty concerns.
The Australian [read this story]
The PGA urges its members to attend a briefing in Broome next month.
The organisation’s solicitor will answer questions and note concerns about the forthcoming new pastoral lease.
Division president Peter Camp said the solicitor will go through the document, line by line, to explain it to the meeting.
Farm Weekly [read this story]
A veterinarian has found helicopter shooting to be the most humane and effective way to cull wild camels.
The government wound up an aerial culling project in desert areas last year.
Science Network [read this story]
Josey Farrer MLA is opening her new Halls Creek electoral office this Friday at 12:30 pm.
The address is lot 79, office 2, Great Northern Highway.
Former local member Barry Haase has been appointed Christmas Island’s administrator.
He takes up his post next month.
Sydney Morning Herald [read this story]
One Arm Point community has taken out this year’s Tidy Towns award for the Kimberley.
You can read a media release here:
Fisheries minister Ken Baston says the government has declared a new aquaculture zone at Cone Bay.
You can read his statement here: