The Kimberley & Northern Australia

The Kimberley and Northern Australia are iconic regions under threat from the expansion of unsustainable industries which pose a cultural and environmental threat. The short term gains of exploiting natural resources cannot justify the long term cost of damaging this unique area. We are committed to protecting the region’s wilderness areas, coasts and rivers and to supporting and adequate resourcing of communities.


Environmental Assessment at James Price Point

14 Aug 2012

Senator Siewert's speech following a Question Time enquiry about the enviornmental assesment at James Price Point


Greens call for independent analysis of JPP whale populations

14 Aug 2012

Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert says the Government need to commit to independent scientific analysis of whale populations and other marine species around James Price Point.


James Price Point – too precious to lose to short term gas profits

09 Aug 2012

If we really care for people, for communities, and for the environment which sustains us all, this beautiful area, which serves as a nursery for humpback whales, is too precious to lose to short-term mining profits.


60% of Australians do not support the processing of gas in the Kimberley

17 Jul 2012

Speaking  today at the announcement of the Sea Shepherd’s visit to Broome and the Kimberley Senator Rachel Siewert, said polling release today made it clear that Australians say ‘No’ to the development of a gas hub in the Kimberley.


Australian Greens respond to the release of the EPA recommendations on James Price Point

16 Jul 2012

The Australian Greens have today condemned the release of the EPA’s Report and Recommendations on the proposal to locate the Browse Basin Gas Hub at James Price Point in the Kimberley saying environmental assessment has reached a new low point in WA.


New palaeontology report underscores JPP development risks

30 May 2012

Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert says a report published by Palaeontologist Tony Thulborn further highlights how inappropriate James Price Point is as a site for a gas hub.


Premier resorts to threats in quest for James Price Point

04 May 2012

The Australian Greens say WA Premier Colin Barnett’s threat to use State Agreement Acts to lock in the construction of a LNG hub at James Price Point underline his obsession with development in the Kimberley.


Browse sale strengthens case for alternatives to James Price Point

02 May 2012

The Australian Greens say the sale of a 15% stake in the Browse Basin project to Woodsides’s North West Shelf partners further strengthens the case for processing Browse LNG at a location other than James Price Point.


Wasteful James Price Point development hits another delay

10 Apr 2012

The Australian Greens have called on Woodside and the James Price Point joint venture partners to reassess their choice of location for the LNG hub after the final investment decision on the project was delayed to mid 2013.


WA Government remains obsessed by Kimberley industrialisation

21 Mar 2012

The Australian Greens have criticised the WA Government’s latest attempt to secure the land for the unnecessary development of an LNG hub in the Kimberley.

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