Derby: Youth forum this month

Emama Nguda Aboriginal corporation is holding a youth forum later this month.

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Thursday, October 9th, 2014 Aboriginal, Derby Comments Off

IHHP – Beagle Bay Kings

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Sunday, August 3rd, 2014 People Comments Off

Parents need to enrol Year 6 kids now

Year 7 will students will be studying at high schools from next year.

The Deputy Director General of Schools said this means parents of Year 6 kids have just a fortnight to enrol them for high school.

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Friday, July 11th, 2014 Government Comments Off

Kimberley dancers head for California

Fitzroy Crossing’s Lyndi Bradshaw and Jadaja Torres from Broome are heading for America.

The girls are part of the Presbyterian Ladies College Gorna Liyarn Indigenous program.

Seven of them will be dancing at events in Utah and California.

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Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 Aboriginal Comments Off

Broome: Federal police discuss cyber-crime with schoolkids

A Federal Police Commander is visiting Broome today to talk to schoolkids.

According to a statement, topics were to include cyber bullying, sexting, online grooming and social media reputation management.

“Students engaged in open and honest discussion about respecting culture in the digital world and were encouraged to ‘think before you post’,” the statement says.

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Monday, June 30th, 2014 Broome, Police and courts Comments Off

Broome: Kids’ sporting goods donated

Broome Shire has received donations of kid’s sporting equipment on behalf of local clubs.

Broome shire officeShire of Broome Club Development Officer, Mike Doyle, said the equipment was donated by members of the community and also sourced from the Fair Game collection centre in Perth.

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Thursday, May 15th, 2014 Broome Comments Off

Royal Commission to hold private sessions

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse reminds readers it is conducting private interview sessions.

“It invites abuse victims to meet with Royal Commission staff in Kununurra or Broome in the week beginning Monday 19 May.”

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Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 Broome, Kununurra, Police and courts Comments Off

Kimberley Girl funding axed

The State Government says it will stop funding Kimberley Girl this year.

The grooming, deportment and personal development program for young women is in its 10th year.

Local MP Josey Farrer has written to minister Peter Collier asking for funding to continue.

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Monday, April 28th, 2014 Aboriginal, Broome, Government Comments Off
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