Warmun: Flood rescuers’ bravery recognised

This years Australian Bravery Awards recognised nine people for their part in the 2011 flood rescues.

Christopher Churchill and Senior Constable Donald Couper received Commendations for Brave Conduct.

A group bravery citation went to Kathleen and Rodney Burnby, the late Christopher Clare, Tanya Couper, Cecil Mosquito, Julie Echo and Leon Pinday.

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Monday, August 18th, 2014 Police and courts Comments Off

Warmun: Minor flooding expected

DFES says minor flooding is expected today at Warmun.

DFESYou can read DFES’ advice here:

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Sunday, February 16th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

People: Sister Clare Ahern and Sister Theresa Morellini

Two Josephite nuns talk to the ABC about Warmun school’s early years in the 1970s.

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Saturday, February 8th, 2014 People Comments Off

Government grants for airstrip upgrades

The commonwealth has approved $1.5 million for airstrip upgrades in the Durack electorate, mostly in the Kimberley.

Local member Melissa Price says the facilities include Warmun, Kundat Djaru (Ringers Soak), Halls Creek, Noonkanbah and two others.

You can read her statement here:

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Saturday, February 1st, 2014 Business and finance, Government, Halls Creek Comments Off

Warmun: Truck accident releases dangerous chemical

Police closed the main road for 10 hours on Friday after truck rollover near Warmun spilled ammonium nitrate.

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This dangerous chemical is used as a fertilizer, but can also be used to make explosives.

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Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 Police and courts Comments Off

Warmun: School yet to be rebuilt

Warmun primary school is yet to be rebuilt, two and a half years after flood waters destroyed it.

Children are being taught in two temporary demountables.

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Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 Government Comments Off

Warmun: Truckie survives rollover

A truck driver survived a rollover on Great Northern Highway near Warmun on Thursday.

Police say his three-dog rig rolled after he swerved to avoid a car and trailer heading towards him.

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Saturday, November 30th, 2013 Police and courts Comments Off

Kickett brings electrical safety message

AFL legend Dale Kicket visited schools at Warmun and Halls Creek this week.

Horizon PowerHe was there on behalf of Horizon Power with electrical safety messages.

You can read a media release here:

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Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 Halls Creek Comments Off
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