Halls Creek identity Ronnie Sianipar has posted a twilight aerial video of Halls Creek, accompanied by one of his original songs.
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.
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Cr Jenny Bloom has resigned from her position on Broome Shire Council.
She has been a councillor for five years, and had one year left of her term of office.
You can read a shire media release here:
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.
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A Kimberley documentary has featured at the Environmental Film Festival in Melbourne.
“Secrets of the Kimberley” features the photographic art of marine creatures by Broome Photographer Peter Strain.
He describes it as “a different way of seeing nature: anthropomorphic and art values featuring small marine creatures from the remote Kimberley shoreline”. [go to website]
The thirty minute documentary follows a journey to remote Kimberley reefs as Broome Photographer combines expressionistic pohotography of marine creatures with the work of a science team examining the extraordinary coral reefs of remote onshore reefs.
Art meets science. The photos featured in this documentary went on to become a major museum exhibition – “Line of Sight – Art meets Science on Australia’s Kimberley coast”.
A portrait of bushfire survivor Turia Pitt is a finalist in the prestigious Black Swan portraiture prize.
A bushfire trapped her and other competitors in the 2011 Racing the Planet marathon at El Questro.
Ms Pitt, who was then an engineer at Argyle, had burns to much of her face and body.
She has continued to compete in various events as part of her rehabilitation.
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