One Arm Point: Dead man had stab wound

A 20-year-old man has died of an apparent stab wound.

A 44-year-old woman is helping detectives with their inquiries.

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Monday, March 31st, 2014 Police and courts Comments Off

Cockatoo Island to Hedland: Cyclone advice

Communities from Cockatoo Island to Port Hedland are advised to prepare for a possible cyclone.

DFESThe tropical low that has been causing record flooding is expected to move over open water and possibly form a cyclone by Monday or Tuesday.

You can see the cyclone track map if you click here.

You can read DFES’ advice here:

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Saturday, February 8th, 2014 Broome, Environment Comments Off

Dampier Peninsula: Consumer protection to visit

Dampier Peninsula community residents are invited to come forth with complaints and queries about things they have bought.

Senior Regional Officer for Consumer Protection Annetta Bellingeri

Senior Regional Officer for Consumer Protection Annetta Bellingeri

Senior Regional Officer for the Kimberley Annetta Bellingeri plans to visit Beagle Bay, Lombadina, Djarindjin and One Arm Point between 22nd and 26thApril 2013.

She says she will concentrate on raising awareness of scams that target Aboriginal consumers as well providing information and advice about consumer and tenancy law.

“Request for money scams target all Western Australians however there are some versions which are particularly aimed at Aboriginal consumers and I hope that raising awareness through education can prevent people becoming victims,” she said.

You can read her media release here:

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Monday, April 15th, 2013 Business and finance Comments Off

Dampier Peninsula: Flood alert

Dampier Peninsula residents and visitors are advised to prepare for flooding.

DFESNo roads are closed at the moment, but Cyclone Rusty is expected to bring heavy rains over the next few days.

You an read a DFES alert here:

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Sunday, February 24th, 2013 Environment Comments Off

Kununurra, One Arm Point, Broome: Waste grants

The state government has awarded grants to three Kimberley waste management projects.

They are:

  • Ardyaloon Inc. – $20,000 for a project to replace the use of plastic shopping bags in a remote Kimberley community
  • Nirumbuk Aboriginal Corporation – $20,000 for baling equipment to recycle drink containers from a community near Broome
  • Waringarri Aboriginal Corporation – $9,795 for equipment to crush waste glass in Kununurra for use in community art projects.
  • You can read a media release from environment minister Bill Marmion here:

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    Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 Aboriginal, Business and finance, Environment, Government, Kununurra Comments Off

    Lombadina: Timor-Lest soldiers with construction corps

    Some of the soldiers working with the army construction corps at Lombadina were from Timor-Leste.

    They were involved in an annual exercise whereby soldiers build up their construction skills by helping remote communities.

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    Sunday, October 28th, 2012 Aboriginal Comments Off

    One Arm Point: Army concert

    Australian Army musicians performed a concert at One Arm Point on Saturday.

    They also gave a presentation about careers in music.

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    Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 Aboriginal Comments Off

    One Arm Point: Thieves break into aquaculture centre

    Unknown offenders broke into Ardyaloon community aquaculture centre, killing and injuring fish.

    Dampier Peninsula police say eight fish were killed and a further 20 injured.

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    Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 Police and courts Comments Off
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