A State care worker who admitted to attempting to force oral sex upon a sleeping five-year-old girl in a Halls Creek State care facility has been sentenced in a Perth court today.
A police officer is in good spirits after being flown to Broome Hospital following a collision with an allegedly stolen 4WD in Fitzroy Crossing.
In an update last week, Panoramic announced CGL was the successful competitive tenderer for a three-year concentrate haulage contract and fuel supply contract.
The Kimberley 9s Carnival welcomed more than 300 primary and secondary students from local and remote schools who had shown strong school attendance and positive social behaviour
The Australian Mangoes Industry Association released its Kununurra forecast this month, upgrading its estimates from last year’s total of 36,000 trays produced.
Fitzroy Crossing is a town broken; both physically by rampant crime, and mentally by the divide over how to help Fitzroy and its residents heal.
State border closures to Victoria and New South Wales have cost one of the East Kimberley’s top tourist attractions $1.5 million in bookings.
After more than two years without a season, Kununurra lawn bowlers have celebrated the return of the sport at the unveiling of the new green at Kununurra’s Sporties Lawn Bowls.
More than 1500 students across 17 remote communities in the Kimberley and Pilbara have taken part in in-term swimming lessons over the past three years, according to new data from Royal Life Saving WA
Dozens of groups have joined forces to form a new advisory group to address workforce shortages and boost local employment in the East Kimberley disability and aged care systems.
The regulations, which come into effect from Saturday, September 18, will limit the quantity and types of liquor which can be legally transported in a vehicle.
Former Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley councillor Keith Wright has begun another bid for a return to local government, five years after he was removed as deputy president.
Mining and Pastoral MLC Neil Thomson says the State Government’s Upper House electoral reform is “a betrayal of trust” for regional residents who voted for the party based on COVID success.
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The Grasshoppers secured the 2021 Kununurra Netball Association A-Grade title in a four-goal grand final victory against 2020 premiers, the Redbacks, on Friday night.
It’s an East Kimberley tourist attraction branded on its pastoral ties, but the next chapter of Home Valley Station will be “more culture, less cowboy” under the management of traditional owners.
An extra $6 million has been injected into the East Kimberley economy thanks to this year’s 20th annual Ord Valley Muster, according to a new report.
East Kimberley College students donned their brightest yellow outfits last Thursday to promote mental health awareness and suicide prevention through the celebration of national R U OK? Day.
Despite border closures blocking the majority of East Coast and international visitors out of the region, more than 16,800 scones had been served at the popular tourist attraction by last Thursday
Fitzroy Crossing officer-in-charge Sen. Sgt Larry Miller said the 15-officer police station was not equipped to deal with the volume of incidents in the town
The new synthetic green was made possible by a $120,000 election commitment from Kimberley MLA Divina D’Anna promised in January, and a $20,000 boost from the Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley
As foreshadowed ahead of this week’s State Budget, Housing Minister John Carey revealed a record $2.1bn social housing investment which would deliver some 275 new homes by mid-2023.
The remote Martu community on the Canning Stock Route 500km east of Marble Bar is home to about 50 people, all of whom have now received one or both doses of the jab.
A fundraiser will be held at the Kimberley Picnic Races in Derby this weekend, with Kimberley School of the Air to donate 50 per cent of their proceeds to help Rocka in his ongoing care.
A $299 cap on one-way flights will apply to those living in the North West, which is classified as zone two of the scheme
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