A massive East Kimberley storm that flipped planes over like toys has been described as a ‘horrible blow’ for the local tourism industry still struggling with the affects of COVID-19.
The life-threatening infections can now be tested for in a matter of minutes after an extensive research roll out across remote Kimberley communities.
While a shock diagnosis means she has had to give up some of her harder bush walks, Mary Durack feels a “great privilege” in being able to enjoy the dazzling landscapes.
It wasn’t the race round punters expected at the beginning of the year, but the absence of horses didn’t make Kununurra Race Club’s 2020 COVID Cup any less memorable.
Elise Van Aken
The Shire of Derby-West Kimberley president said knowing he would have to step away from the shire made the decision difficult.
A 36-year-old man will face a string of charges for his role in a car crash that killed another man and injured three others.
The president of the WA Children’s Court has blamed the father of a 12-year-old boy for the death of 11-year-old girl Abbey Forrest — who was killed when the boy crashed a car in WA’s north last year.
An ‘idiot abroad’ whose dream holiday around Australia with his girlfriend turned into a nightmare after he was caught importing party drugs in the mail to his Kununurra hostel has been jailed.
East Kimberley folk of all sexualities flocked to the Ord River Sports Club on September 5 for KNQ’s second annual Pride event, Rainbow Moon.
The State Government has invested $18.3 million to bring forward the sealing of a major transport infrastructure route, connecting the East Kimberley to the Northern Territory.
Oria Orchards owner-operator Dianne Robinson, said the community had shown a great amount of support to stallholders in the past 10 weeks.
Cafe owner Rick Dyson has since found a person to fill some of his former barista’s shifts, but others in the region have not been so lucky.
Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence Minister Simone McGurk announced more than $5 million in funding towards a package of initiatives in wake of Kimberley Magistrate’s call to politicians.
A Kununurra mother who reached out to the community hoping to connect her children with surrogate grandparents has been overwhelmed by the response.
The Halls Creek Hawks have won back-to-back premierships after a seesawing grand final against the Kururrungku Roos.
There is much to do with and so many things to see in just a single day.
By Tyrhys Wilson, from his recent assignment with us as one of this year's Young Travel Writer competition winners
Police camera footage will soon be able to be used as evidence in court to convict domestic violence offenders currently escaping punishment because their victims are being pressured not to testify.
In the last few weeks Kimberley Vet have seen a huge surge in parvovirus cases, at least two cases every single day.
An empowering workshop for local Indigenous girls was a big success, with an alumna from the program employed to facilitate the annual event for the first time.
The picturesque Ord Valley was awash with fluffy white cotton and bright sunflower crops ready for this year’s harvest, but onlookers have been urged by farmers not to trespass in the fields.
A Kununurra man has been fined more than $1300 for lighting a fire along Victoria Highway, near where the town’s devastating 2018 bushfires which threatened homes originated.
Committing to study and signing up to student debt are big decisions. Consumer Protection are urging prospective students to only use a nationally recognised and accredited private college or TAFE.
A collective of Balgo women have gone back to work on a variety of entrepreneurial opportunities, after pandemic restrictions put a pause on their plans.
Family Violence Minister Simone McGurk admits the Government’s response to the scourge of domestic violence ‘isn’t working’ in the State’s Kimberley region.
Caitlyn Rintoul, Jenna Clarke and Charlotte Elton
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