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Grey nomads a strain on health services

Doctors say health services in small northern towns are not set up to deal with retired caravaners.

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Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 Uncategorized Comments Off

KimberleyPage turns five

KimberleyPage is five years old this week.

We will celebrate in days to come by linking to stories from five years ago.

Friday, May 16th, 2014 Uncategorized Comments Off

Kununurra: Writers festival cancelled

Wyndham-East Kimberley shire has cancelled this year’s Kimberley Writers Festival due to lack of funding.

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Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 Uncategorized Comments Off

Buru’s free community advertising service

Buru Buru has a free community advertising service.

You can access it using a facebook site if you click here.

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Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 Uncategorized Comments Off

East Kimberley to split football league

The East Kimberley Football League plans to run two “divisions” this season.

Under the plan, the northern and southern divisions are to compete in separate competitions.

A new team, the Bow River Blues, will compete in the southern division.

The EKFL now has 12 member teams.

Kimberley Echo http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/regional/north-west/a/21695522/new-team-for-east-kimberley-football-league/

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Sunday, March 2nd, 2014 Uncategorized Comments Off

Martian surface portion named Kimberley

NASA scientists have named a portion of Mars’s surface “Kimberley”.

The Hindu Business Line says this alludes to its “very old rocks”.

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Saturday, March 1st, 2014 Uncategorized Comments Off

The Koombana tragedy – a new book

In 1912 a cyclone sunk a ship carrying 156 people, the Koombana.

The wreck has never been found.

Author Annie Boyd will be launching her new book on the mystery next month.

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Sunday, February 23rd, 2014 Uncategorized Comments Off

Bush-trained doctors return to the country

Placing medical students in the country for part of their training gives them a taste for country life.

A university study shows once they qualify as doctors, these students are three times more likely to return to work in the country than city trained colleagues.

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Friday, January 31st, 2014 Uncategorized Comments Off
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