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  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Kimberley Ports Authority has appointed York Civil Pty Ltd to design and build the $24.15 million extension to Broome’s wharf, Transport Minister Dean Nalder has announced. “The Port of Broome is the main deepwater port servicing the Kimberley and makes a significant contribution to the region’s economy, creating jobs for local residents,” Mr Nalder said. […]

  • 6 May 2011

      Woodside welcomes the decision by the Goolarabooloo Jabirr Jabirr native title claim group to approve a proposal for a Native Title Agreement, which will enable the Western Australian Government to establish an LNG Precinct at James Price Point, 60 km north of Broome. This decision is a key step to securing land for the […]

  • 20 September 2012

    Legislation to ensure the Browse LNG Precinct is the only site for processing Browse Basin gas on the Kimberley coast was today introduced into State Parliament. The Bill also ensures the precinct is used solely for LNG production. WA Premier and State Development Minister Colin Barnett said the Browse (Land) Agreement Bill 2012 would ratify […]

  • 20 June 2013

    The State Government will press ahead with the acquisition of the land for a gas precinct near James Price Point to encourage the development of nearby gas fields. Premier and State Development Minister Colin Barnett said the acquisition of the land was necessary to establish the precinct as a project-ready site to foster the efficient […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian State Government will press ahead with the acquisition of the land for a gas precinct near James Price Point to encourage the development of nearby gas fields. Premier and State Development Minister Colin Barnett said the acquisition of the land was necessary to establish the precinct as a project-ready site to foster the […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Kimberley community is set to benefit from a $24.15million investment to refurbish and repair the Broome wharf. The State Government today approved funding for the Broome Wharf Extension of Life Project at Broome Port. Transport Minister Troy Buswell said the Broome wharf, operated by the Broome Port Authority, serviced the only deepwater port in […]

  • 10 August 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Board of Liquefied Natural Gas Limited is pleased to advise that the Company has entered into a Strategic Alliance Agreement with Oil Basins Limited to jointly investigate the development of an LNG project in North Western Australia (Kimberley LNG Project). The Kimberley LNG Project is based on utilising the potential large resources of conventional […]

  • 30 June 2011

    Woodside announced that a Native Title Agreement has been executed to enable the establishment of the Browse LNG Precinct near James Price Point, 60 km north of Broome in Western Australia. The Agreement, between Woodside, the State of Western Australia and the Goolarabooloo Jabirr Jabirr native title claim group, secures the land required for the […]

  • 7 December 2011

    Australian LNG giant Woodside Petroleum Ltd., said its Browse LNG project will not be delayed by a court ruling that land acquisition notices were illegal. “We do not believe that this result will impact on the project schedule,” Woodside said in a statement. Yesterday, Supreme Court of Western Australia, ruled that the State Government’s plan […]

  • 6 March 2017

    Shipping operations have been resumed in Port of Darwin, northern Australia, following the passing of a tropical low, GAC informed.   The tropical low was expected to develop into a tropical cyclone, affecting Darwin and Wyndham ports. On March 4, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology  (BOM) said that the cyclone warning was extended to coastal areas of […]

  • 4 August 2011

    The federal government should support national heritage listing for the Kimberley to balance out a planned gas hub near Broome, the council… (skynews) [mappress] Source: skynews, August 4, 2011;

  • 20 July 2010

    A parliamentary committee has been told that disputes over the site of the Kimberley gas hub need to be resolved by April 2011. Woodside and… [mappress] Source: yahoo news, July 20, 2010;

  • 9 August 2011

    A proposal to build one of the world’s largest tidal power plants is back on the agenda for the Kimberley region of Western Australia, eight years after the project was abandoned because of cost blowouts. Tidal Energy Australia has reapplied for environmental approval for a project which it says would cost around $400 million. Managing […]

  • 22 September 2011

    The Western Australian Government has spent $16 million on the proposed Kimberley gas hub, before the project has been signed off by the… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, September 22, 2011

  • 13 December 2010

    A $30 billion gas hub project in Western Australia’s environmentally sensitive Kimberley region has been recommended to proceed by the state… (yahoo news) [mappress] Source: yahoo news, December 13, 2010;

  • 6 October 2011

    Environmentalists risk losing sight of the bigger issues affecting the Kimberley by focusing on a “tiny plot of land” near Broome planned…   (ninemsn) [mappress] Source: ninemsn, October 6, 2011

  • 2 August 2013

    Resources Minister Gary Gray announced his decision to vary conditions on five Browse retention leases, paving the way for the earliest possible commercialisation of the Browse hydrocarbons field. “The decision to vary the Browse retention leases was taken to ensure the timely development of these gas resources for the benefit of the Australian, Western Australian […]

  • 17 October 2017

    The Port of Broome in Western Australia has received funds for channel and turning basin works that will help the port to benefit from increased cruise vessel visits from 2019, Kimberley Ports Authority informed. Funds amounting to AUD 7 million (USD 5.5 million) have come from State Government agencies including Tourism WA, Department of Primary Industries […]

  • 21 October 2011

    A Protester has tied himself to a communications tower near a proposed gas hub site in the Kimberley… ( [mappress] Source:, October 21, 2011

  • 13 December 2012

    The Australian Greens say the blinkered vision of the WA Government in seeking to develop James Price Point is undermining the project by ostracising Aboriginal people, community members and Joint Venture partners alike. “BHP’s sale of its Browse stake is another sign of the toll this flawed project is taking on all those involved,” Senator […]

  • 31 August 2011

    Woodside Petroleum has accepted the federal government’s heritage listing of parts of the west Kimberley but downplayed the heritage value o… (thewest) [mappress] Source: thewest, August 31, 2011;

  • 10 April 2013

    Woodside and Colin Barnett’s plan to wreck James Price Point is looking increasingly obsessive as leading companies turn their backs on obsolete onshore processing, the Greens said today. Speaking from Broome today Greens Senator for Western Australia Scott Ludlam said “Shell and Exxon Mobil are pursuing floating LNG projects while Woodside clings to its plan […]