Tourism

Halls Creek: Charges dropped for concealing birth

Prosecutors have dropped charges against an Irish backpacker accused of concealing a birth.

Caroline Marie Quinn, 25,┬áis said to have hidden her stillborn baby’s body for several days in May.

Prosecutors said it was not in the public interest to pursue the charges.

Caroline Marie Quinn, 25, is understood to now be back in Ireland.

The West Australian [read this story]

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Friday, October 3rd, 2014 Halls Creek, Police and courts Comments Off

Broome: Man arrested for alleged backpacker jobs scam

Police have arrested a man accused of robbing backpackers as he promised to find them work.

They say he charged several people in Broome for boots, swags and camping gear they would need to work on stations.

He has been detained in Roeburne.

The West Australian [read this story]

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Sunday, June 22nd, 2014 Broome, Business and finance, Police and courts Comments Off

Kununurra: Minister visits Ord Valley Muster

Acting tourism minister traveled to Kununurra’s Ord Valley Muster this week.

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Sunday, May 25th, 2014 Government, Kununurra Comments Off

Grey nomads a strain on health services

Doctors say health services in small northern towns are not set up to deal with retired caravaners.

Yahoo.com [read this story]

 

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Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 Uncategorized Comments Off

Broome: Tourism slowly recovers

Visitor numbers in Broome were very low last year.

As parts of the industry recover, business people have various opinions about what should be for the town’s economy.

ABC [read this story]

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Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 Broome, Business and finance Comments Off

Tips to avoid tourist crime

Broome Police offer several useful tips to help tourists avoid being robbed.

ABC [read this story]

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Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 Broome, Kununurra, Police and courts Comments Off

Fewer holiday makers in caravans

Caravan parks are not filling up as quickly as they used to, with fewer Australians taking caravan holidays.

ABC [read this story]

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Monday, April 21st, 2014 Broome, Business and finance Comments Off

Broome: New heritage boutique hotel

Broome’s newest hotel is an extensively renovated 1825 building.

Sydney Morning Herald [read this story]

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Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 Broome, Business and finance Comments Off
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