Great Northern Highway

West Kimberley: Five bushfires burning

Broome and Derby-West Kimberley shires have a total of five bushfires burning at present.

They are at:

  • Great Northern Highway north-east of Willare Bridge Roadhouse
  • Cape Leveque Road 15 kilometres south of Lombadina
  •  five kilometres south of Roebuck Plains Roadhouse
  • 90 kilometres east of Roebuck Roadhouse
  • Great Northern Highway between Bidyadanga Road and Fraser Downs Road.

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Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 Broome, Derby, Environment Comments Off

Roebuck Plains: Bushfire advice

A bushfire is burning on both sides of Great Norther Highway about 35km south of Roebuck Plains.

DFESDFES warns drivers to be careful.

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Friday, July 11th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Bushfire ‘all clear’

DFES has issued an “all clear” notice for a fire that burned along Great Northern Highway, 50km north of Sandfire.

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Saturday, June 28th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Roebuck Plains: Bushfire all clear

DFES has issued an “all clear” notice for a bushfire at Roebuck Plains.

DFESThe fire is burning away to the north of the main road, and no longer causing thick smoke on the road.

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Monday, June 2nd, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Bushfire advice

A bushfire is burning along Great Northern Highway about 100 kilometres east of Broome.

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Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Bungle Bungle bush burn today

DPaW is conducting prescribed burns at Purnululu National Park today.

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Drivers are warned to watch out for smoke on Great Northern Highway.

You can read a DFES notice here:

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Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Missing Kiwi men found bogged

Police have found two young New Zealanders reported missing on a Sunday trip from Halls Creek to Broome.

Their Land Cruiser was bogged.

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Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 Broome, Fitzroy Crossing, Halls Creek, Police and courts Comments Off

Fitzroy Crossing: Two men missing

Police say two New Zealand men and their white Toyota Land Cruiser are missing.

They were traveling from Halls Creek to Broome on Sunday, but were last seen at Fitzroy Crossing around 11:30am.

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Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 Broome, Fitzroy Crossing, Halls Creek, Police and courts Comments Off
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