Topic archives: kimberley

‘Malignant grief’: doctor speaks about his battle against indigenous suicide

September 13, 2016

Murray Chapman works at the centre of a community whose heart and soul is being torn apart by suicide, writes deputy editor of Australian Doctor magazine Paul Smith.

Aboriginal fire scheme a carbon tax repeal victim

Aboriginal fire scheme a carbon tax repeal victim

October 28, 2014 2

An indigenous controlled burn land management program is one of the latest casualties of the repeal of the carbon tax, writes freelance journalist Karen Coombs.

Woodside’s Kimberley: red dirt, pristine coastline … and heavy security

Woodside’s Kimberley: red dirt, pristine coastline … and heavy security

November 29, 2011 2

When West Australian Premier Colin Barnett said last week that he welcomed the announcement of a permanent US military presence in northern Australia), his words are worth considering in a wider context.

Kimberley: jurassic-type thinking on heritage listing that isn’t

September 1, 2011 1

The supposed heritage listing for the West Kimberley has some rather large holes in it, writes Crikey naturalist Lionel Elmore.

The WA ‘precedent’ that opens old native title wounds

October 12, 2010 1

A Federal Court decision that a traditional landowner did not have the legal authority to challenge the Kimberley Land Council is "questionable", according to former Federal Court judge Murray Wilcox QC. It puts the native title issue back on the agenda, writes student journalist Tom McPherson.

Hope and concern jostle as times change for CDEPs

July 1, 2009 1

The East Kimberley CDEP is bracing for the awkward fallout of change, writes Kayt Davies.

Kimberley Diamond looks a gem in the rough

July 20, 2007

What's been happening at the Kimberley Diamond Company, owners of the Ellendale diamond mine in Western Australia and now the recipient of an opportunistic bid from the London-based Gem Diamond?