Cape Leveque

Cape Leveque Road: Call to protect animals

A Commonwealth department wants Main Roads to submit a fauna protection plan for Cape Leveque Road.

Main Roads has funding to bitumenise another 77 kilometres of the road, but the Department of Environment is concerned about the impact this will have on rare animals.

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Sunday, February 16th, 2014 Environment, Government Comments Off

Cape Leveque: Prepare for flooding

DFES urges people in Cape Leveque and remote West Kimberley communities to expect flooding tomorrow and Monday.

DFESYou can read the alert here:

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Saturday, February 8th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Cape Leveque: Bushfire advice

A bushfire is burning at the Kooljaman area near Cape Leveque.

DFESWhile there is no longer a threat to lives and property, it is important to stay alert in case the situation changes.

You can read DFES statement here:

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Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 Environment Comments Off

Cape Leveque: Bushfire emergency warning

A bushfire is burning around Kooljaman near Cape Leveque.

DFESThe area is being evacuated.

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Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 Environment Comments Off

Cape Leveque: Charter plane clips trees, bushes

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A charter plane clipped trees and bushes before aborting its takeoff at Cape Leveque late last month.

The pilot and five passengers were not injured.

The transport safety bureau is investigating.

The West Australian [read this story]

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Monday, January 14th, 2013 Business and finance Comments Off

Dampier Peninsula: Flood warnings

FESAPeople on the Dampier Peninsula are urged to continue flood preparations.

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Friday, January 27th, 2012 Environment Comments Off

Cape Leveque: Flood warning

FESACape Leveque people are warned to prepare for minor flooding.

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Thursday, January 26th, 2012 Environment Comments Off

Cyclone update

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Click on the map to see a larger image.

The tropical low-pressure system may form a cyclone today if it passes over open water.

It is currently on a track to pass over King Sound in the direction of Cape Leveque.

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Monday, April 4th, 2011 Environment 150 Comments
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