Two Kimberley not-for-profit programs have been awarded a portion of $1.1 million seized from criminals in WA.
The Stompem Ground music festival will make a triumphant return later this year with famous acts like Midnight Oil, Blekbala Mujik and the Pigram Brothers set to rock the crowds of Broome.
The Kullarri NAIDOC Festival has swept through Broome this week, bringing Indigenous and non-Indigenous people together to celebrate the region’s diverse cultural heritage.
More than $70,000 in grant funding has been awarded to 11 community groups, not-for-profits and schools in Broome thanks to the Water Corporation’s Kimberley Community Grants Scheme.
Beach-goers will again be able to relax and unwind with a free book on Cable Beach courtesy of Broome Public Library’s Beach Books program.
Repeat late-night Qantas flight cancellations have left Broome visitors stranded without accommodation, with locals offering up spare beds to see tourists housed for the night.
A 23-year-old man has faced court after multiple women claimed they were indecently assaulted in the bathroom blocks of two hostels.
Broome have been crowned the best netball town in the North West after taking down Karratha in a nail-biter of a final at the North West Regional Championships.
Three meetings done and dusted at the Broome Turf Club last weekend, and patterns are starting to emerge.
There were some massive defeats in the WKFL over the weekend, with the Peninsula Bombers being smashed by more than 150 points.
It was an upsetting round of netball for Pearlers Old Girls who were forced to forfeit their game with Cable Beach, ridding themselves of a chance at the top spot.
Two rounds of motocross action took place at the Broome motocross track over Saturday and Sunday.
Images of Adelaide’s Shane McAdam flying over the back of childhood friend and fellow Halls Creek product Jy Farrer are again showing why the Kimberley is regarded as ‘the football factory’
Sam Hughes, also known as the Travelling Jackaroo, has raised over $102,000 for charity while travelling around Australia on his tractor.
Government-mandated restrictions on WA’s Remote Aboriginal Communities were lifted last week, and while many welcome the change, some are choosing to keep those rules relating to public access.
The final plans for Spinifex Brewing Co’s Cable Beach alehouse have been unveiled to the community, providing the first look into what Broome’s newest watering hole could provide.
ASIC has revealed they intend to continue their investigation into funeral insurer Youpla, despite fears the inquiries would be withdrawn because of the fund’s recent liquidation.
A formal agreement to investigate groundwater resources on Yawuru country, the first of its kind, has been signed between the Yawuru Prescribed Body Corporate and the WA Government.
A Broome artist has added to the reinvigorated Town Beach precinct with a colourful and eye-catching piece of art that does more than just look pretty.
Staff shortages have reached a crisis point ahead of the July school holidays, with major businesses and restaurants around Broome revealing accommodation is a major contributor.
Cain Andrews and Jane Murphy
A Kimberley organisation has been awarded a $300,000 grant to develop the next generation of female Aboriginal leaders.
Broome has been announced as the new location for the State’s fourth ‘one-stop hub’ for people affected by family and domestic violence.
A previously unknown species of freshwater sponge has been discovered in Wyndham after it was found attacking water treatment infrastructure.
The organisers of the one of the Kimberley’s largest rodeos have made the ‘devastating’ decision to cancel their 2022 event after the intended venue was targeted by vandals last month.
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