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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JPP gas hub threatens newly listed endangered ecological community

04 Mar 2013

The Australian Greens said today that Woodside’s proposed massive gas hub at James Price Point will destroy areas of endangered ecological communities just listed by the Federal Government.

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Premier’s approach ostracising all in the push to develop James Price Point

12 Dec 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.

 

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Greens say Barnett should abandon compulsory acquisition

10 Dec 2012

The Australian Greens say the WA Government should abandon any further attempts to compulsorily acquire land at James Price Point.

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JPP protection relies on Minister Burke as the WA Government greases the wheels of industrialisation

16 Nov 2012

The WA Government's predictable approval of the James Price Point LNG development means final responsibility for protecting the area's future sits squarely with Environment Minister Tony Burke, the Australian Greens said today.

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Dinosaur Tracks and Dinosaur Politics

07 Nov 2012 | 7:30 pm

Senator Rachel Siewert will join Greens for North Metro candidate Cameron Poustie for a conversation about the impact the Government's proposed gas hub will have on the future of the Kimberley.

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Obligation now lies with Burke to protect James Price Point - Greens

30 Oct 2012

The Australian Greens say the obligation to protect James Price Point now lies with Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke, after the WA Government accepted the findings of the Appeals Committee’s report which found in favour of the original, tainted EPA assessment of the proposed LNG Hub and industrial gateway.

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Greens encourage MPs to tune in as Kimberley dino footprints come to prime time

04 Oct 2012

Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert urges all state and federal MPs should watch tonight’s episode of Catalyst on ABC to better understand the importance of the dinosaur track ways under threat by development at James Price Point.

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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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