Campaign News

Fitzroy Traditional Owners call for caution on irrigation development

The Martuwarra Fitzroy River Council, representing Traditional Owner Groups of the Fitzroy River (Martuwarra), has called for caution on irrigation development and urged for more research on how the river already generates value for local...

Aboriginal Enterprise could hold Key to Fitzroy River Future

A new report released today has found that Aboriginal enterprises that are bringing the cultural and environmental heritage of the Kimberley to a diverse range of markets could hold the future for economic development in...

Fitzroy Breakthrough

The McGowan Government has agreed to consider protecting the Fitzroy River's surface waters and floodplains. 

New Fitzroy Dams Threat

This summer we have seen the devastating impacts of taking water from the Darling River. Millions of fish have died while cotton crops are kept green.

2018 achievements

It's been a big year working to support the delivery of the Government’s election commitments — to create a marine park around the thousand islands of the Buccaneer Archipelago and the long-term protection of the mighty Fitzroy...

Independent chair elected for Fitzroy River Management Plan

The Kimberley Like Nowhere Else Alliance has today welcomed the appointment of an independent chair to lead a process to ensure the delivery of the 2017 election commitment to protecting the Fitzroy River.

Sawfish Stories in Broome

We recently brought our popular 'Sawfish Stories' event to Broome where it was met with keen interest from the local community!

Adele Island included in Buccaneer Marine Park

At the 2017 state election, the incoming Labor Government committed to extending the Great Kimberley Marine Park to include the thousand islands of the Buccaneer Archipelago and the fringing coral reefs that surround them.

"Precious Fitzroy River should be Protected"

"Kimberley pipe-dreaming — again" by Martin Pritchard. Op Ed featured in The West Australian, pg 64 Opinion, September 28, 2018 

Rigorous EPA assessment set for the Gogo dam

The Environmental Protection Authority has decided to do a comprehensive assessment of a proposed 50 billion litre dam and irrigation project at Gogo Station, citing strong community concerns as a reason. 

Threatened Fitzroy Species

In recognition of National Threatened Species Day, let's learn about some of the threatened species of the Fitzroy region.

Industrial Agriculture & Dams Push for the Fitzroy

WA’s mighty Fitzroy River faces its biggest threat in decades. An extreme new plan has been released that would turn the National Heritage listed river into a massive Murray-Darling style industrial agriculture hub.

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