Aboriginal communities

Beagle Bay: Store burned down

Beagle Bay’s only store has burned down.

DFESThere are no supplies available.

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Friday, October 3rd, 2014 Business and finance Comments Off

One Arm Point wins Tidy Towns

One Arm Point community has taken out this year’s Tidy Towns award for the Kimberley.

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Friday, September 12th, 2014 Environment, Government Comments Off

Warmun: Flood rescuers’ bravery recognised

This years Australian Bravery Awards recognised nine people for their part in the 2011 flood rescues.

Christopher Churchill and Senior Constable Donald Couper received Commendations for Brave Conduct.

A group bravery citation went to Kathleen and Rodney Burnby, the late Christopher Clare, Tanya Couper, Cecil Mosquito, Julie Echo and Leon Pinday.

The West Australian [read this story]

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Monday, August 18th, 2014 Police and courts Comments Off

IHHP – Beagle Bay Kings

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Sunday, August 3rd, 2014 People Comments Off

Lombardina: Bushfire advice

DFES says a bushfire is burning near Cape Leveque Road, about 15 km south of Lombardina.

DFESYou can read DFES’s advice here:

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Friday, July 25th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Bidyadanga gets problem gambling grant

The State Government has granted Bidyadanga community $194,000 to help problem gamblers.

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Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 Business and finance, Government Comments Off

Cars roll in two locations

An ambulance has been sent to attend an accident at Cherrabun Road.

Police say a car with five passengers rolled early this afternoon.

In a separate accident this morning, a car with seven passengers rolled at Halls Creek’s Mardiwah Loop.

Only one passenger needed treatment.

PerthNow [read this story]


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Saturday, May 24th, 2014 Halls Creek, Police and courts Comments Off

Cane toad ‘buffer zone’ considered

Government and other agencies are considering establishing a “buffer zone” to stop cane toads entering the Pilbara.

It would depend on keeping toads away from water points in the arid country south of Broome.

ABC [read this story]

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Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 Environment Comments Off
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