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election fall out … Green crash

The final wash-up in the Federal Election where Tony Abbott became the new prime Minister was a disaster for the Greens and Labor. In the seat of Durack, the largest in Australia, the Green vote was just 4729 votes, about … Continue reading

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judgement finds government actions UNLAWFUL …

I have just finished reading, or perhaps glancing through the 83 page Judgement where the State Government and EPA were found to be acting UNLAWFULLY in regards to the Woodside proposal at James Price Point. It makes a case for … Continue reading

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EPA decision UNLAWFUL … James Price Point

The years of protests and Court action against destroying James Price Point pays off. It’s been quiet on the James Price Point front since Woodside pulled out of their damaging proposal. Premier Barnett has doubled down however, still pushing his agenda … Continue reading

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anniversary video …

Last week was the second anniversary of the day Broome’s peace and quiet was disrupted by an invasion of police: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IilWi552_lw&feature=share&list=UUSyoiT__JluAtP9hrx8RCTg The local Broome Community were protesting the destruction of James Price Point for a giant LNG refinery, along with … Continue reading

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“a global environmental asset” …

The wild west? Eyeing the wildest of the west http://www.theaustralian.com.au  As the article requires logging in, I will reproduce it below as it has extra importance in this region: A whale off James Price Point near Broome, where development is … Continue reading

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all gassed up …

Premier Barnett’s true agenda came out this weekend, when he visited the town of Broome. He wants Broome to be the supply base, like Karratha, for a large Industrial and Port complex at James Price Point, like Dampier. This was … Continue reading

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costing Price’s Point …

The costs were prohibitive, but we knew that even before Woodside put a step onto the land at James Price Point. Broome Community No Gas Campaign $80 billion reasons there will never be a gas hub at JPP : “….The … Continue reading

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Premier Barnett warned …

An excellent article in an excellent paper, National Indigenous Times: Roe warns gas hub fight not over Category: Headline News Walmadan Tent Embassy’s Goolarabooloo Senior Law Boss, Phillip Roe has warned West Australian Premier, Colin Barnett remains intent on “industrialising” … Continue reading

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invasion anniversary …

One year ago today, scores of riot police were sent 2,400km to Broome to put down a community protest against the Industrialization of James Price Point. costing the police invasion…   Every policeman is given $25 for lunch and $75 for … Continue reading

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“dirtiest secret” … refugees before aborigines

The ‘moral brigade’ carry on about refugee camps and Manus Island. The conditions are reported as terrible. Great! It may just deter a few from risking their lives to come by boat. There are however plenty of Indigenous people who … Continue reading

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