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Halls Creek: Shire to present Tanami track upgrade business case

Halls Creek shire is about to present its case to the body that advises governments on infrastructure developments.

The Tanami Track in the wet season

The Tanami Track in the wet season

The shire has been lobbying for many years to have the Tanami Road upgraded to bitumen.

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Saturday, August 2nd, 2014 Business and finance, Government, Halls Creek, Local Government Comments Off

Halls Creek crash: Tourist badly hurt

A young Irish tourist was hurt badly when the van he was in rolled on the Tanami Road yesterday morning.

Courtesy Tanami Action Group

Courtesy Tanami Action Group

The driver was not hurt but two passengers in the back had broken bones.

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Saturday, June 14th, 2014 Halls Creek, Police and courts Comments Off

Prescribed burn today

DPaW is burning off at a point 50km east of Kununurra today.

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Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 Environment, Kununurra Comments Off

Prescribed burns

DPaW is continuing prescribed burns at three Kimberley locations:

• 200km north-west of Kununurra

• 250km south of Kununurra

• 250km north-east of Derby, Prince Regent National Park

Drivers are advised to watch out for smoke.

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Friday, April 25th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Minnie Bridge: Truckie charged after head-on collision

A truck driver has been charged with dangerous driving causing bodily harm.

He was in a head-on collision with another truck at Minnie Bridge, on the Great Northern Highway near Derby, last July.

Emergency workers had to close the single-lane bridge for 12 hours, and cattle on one truck had to be destroyed.

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Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 Derby, Police and courts Comments Off

Bushfire advice

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

DFESYou can read DFES’s advice here:

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Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Controlled burning starts

DFES has started controlled burns of roadsides and station country.

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Flooding closes Tanami Road

The Tanami Track is closed from the NT border to Yuendemu.

The Tanami Track in the wet season

The Tanami Track in the wet season

Yesterdays severe storms have caused local flooding in remote areas east of Balgo.

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Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 Environment, Government Comments Off
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