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Halls Creek: Water supply increased 30 percent

Water minister Mia Davies says four new bores have increased Halls Creek’s water supply by 30 percent.

You can read her media release here:

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Saturday, August 9th, 2014 Government, Halls Creek Comments Off

Halls Creek: Backpacker charged with concealing birth

An Irish backpacker has been charged with concealing a birth.

Police say she had a baby secretly in Halls Creek.

The Daily Mail [read this story]

It is not clear from the reports whether the baby died before or after the birth.

ABC [read this story]

Friday, August 8th, 2014 Halls Creek, Police and courts Comments Off

Halls Creek: Shire to present Tanami track upgrade business case

Halls Creek shire is about to present its case to the body that advises governments on infrastructure developments.

The Tanami Track in the wet season

The Tanami Track in the wet season

The shire has been lobbying for many years to have the Tanami Road upgraded to bitumen.

Farm Weekly [read this story]

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Saturday, August 2nd, 2014 Business and finance, Government, Halls Creek, Local Government Comments Off

People: Sam Petrevski-Seton

Halls Creek midfielder Sam Petrevski-Seton scored the Kevin Sheehan Medal for best player in the AFL under-16s championships.

The West Australian [read this story]

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Sunday, July 13th, 2014 Halls Creek, People Comments Off

Halls Creek NAIDOC events

Halls Creek NAIDOC Week organisers have sent this timetable of events kicking off at 2:00pm today.

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Monday, July 7th, 2014 Aboriginal, Halls Creek Comments Off

Workshops lead to new Aboriginal businesses

Morrgul says it has mentored 12 new Aboriginal business across the Kimberley, which are about to launch.

The Woodside-funded company says 55 people attended workshops in Kununurra, Halls Creek, Fitzroy Crossing, Derby and Broome.

East Kimberley hills were once mountains

Scientists say the Carr-Boyd Ranges and Bob Black Hills were once as high as the Swiss Alps.

Halls Creek airportThe mountain range formed when one tectonic plate collided with another.

Pressure forced the eastern plate down, under the western plate, pushing up the mountains.

This happened so long ago the mountains have now eroded down to their present height.

Science Network [read this story]


Saturday, June 14th, 2014 Environment, Halls Creek, Kununurra Comments Off

Halls Creek crash: Tourist badly hurt

A young Irish tourist was hurt badly when the van he was in rolled on the Tanami Road yesterday morning.

Courtesy Tanami Action Group

Courtesy Tanami Action Group

The driver was not hurt but two passengers in the back had broken bones.

The Age [read this story]

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Saturday, June 14th, 2014 Halls Creek, Police and courts Comments Off
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