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.

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The Kimberley - Too Precious to Lose

03 Oct 2012

James Price Point is a spectacular part of the Kimberley. It is home to a large number of threatened and endangered species, a whale nursery and the world's largest dinosaur footprints. It is also the only place in the world where Aboriginal culture incorporates the remnants of dinosaurs. It's cultural and heritage value for Aboriginal people is unique and significant.

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WA Govt must ensure social, cultural impact of JPP development is examined

05 Sep 2012

Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert says the WA Government needs to properly assess the social and cultural impacts of developing a gas hub at James Price Point.

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Saving the Kimberley's dinosaur treasures

22 Aug 2012

Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert speaks about the 130 million year old dinosaur prints that are being threatened by the development of an LNG hub at James Price Point.

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Senate misses chance to protect Kimberley dinosaur prints

22 Aug 2012

The Senate has today turned its back on the opportunity to support calls for the protection of 130 million year old dinosaur footprints at James Price Point

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Dinosaurs on the Dampier Peninsula

22 Aug 2012

I  rise  tonight  to speak about the imminent threat posed to a unique part of Australia. It is a stretch of the pristine Kimberley coastline, which tells the story of our planet and our country from 130 million years ago. It has a record of our planet that was formed at a time when Australia, Antarctica  and  New  Zealand  formed  a  single  land mass. 

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The right to a peaceful JPP protest must be respected

15 Aug 2012

The Australian Greens have called for the police and WA Government to respect the right of people to peacefully protest Woodside’s actions at James Price Point.

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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

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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.

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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.

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