The Department of Health has warned Pilbara and Kimberley residents to take additional precautions to avoid mosquito bites following continued detection of Murray Valley Encephalitis virus.
East Kimberley sporting leagues on the cusp of their 2020 seasons have been forced to cancel, postpone fixtures and put training on hold because of government restrictions in response to COVID-19.
Elise Van Aken
Save the Children Kimberley regional manager Callan Hatchman on the important role the Kununurra Early Years Network plays in connecting our community.
Revive Resource Recovery site leader Paige McLachlan gives her advice on how to be eco-friendly in the East Kimberley.
The 36-year-old Perth man will reside at Kalbarri Backpackers after illegally entering Broome when the Kimberley borders were shut
The worked was said to have had a history of intrastate travel but had been taking all precuations.
The man, 36, was denied entry into the region but was located in a suburban premises last night.
Jangeb Yarrenkoo!, which translates as “Let’s Eat!” in Miriwoong, is the latest publication from the Mirima Dawang Woorlab-gerring Language and Culture Centre.
Questions answered regarding housing and accommodation, goods and services, events and travel.
Body bags — including those for children — have been sent into remote indigenous communities to prepare for the worst-case pandemic scenarios.
Lanai Scarr & Annabel Hennessy
The WA border closed from 1.30pm on Tuesday, but since 31 vehicles have come through the Victoria Highway checkpoint near Kununurra.
A “homeless” man has been allowed entry into WA from the Northern Territory after the border was closed, despite not having any fixed travel plans or a place to stay.
A handful of people who crossed the border told the Kimberley Echo they had been forced to cut trips or family visits short.
The company said today it had made the difficult decision to place the facility on care and maintenance because of travel restrictions and the serious health threat.
The Broome Turf Club made the announcement on its Facebook page this evening.
The four Shires across the region have called on the State Government to enforce a travel ban to the Kimberley.
East Kimberley towns have taken proactive steps to curb indigenous suicide, with locals participating in mental health first aid workshops.
Halls Creek beauty Darrilyn Gordon to take part in her first major pageant.
Two little Kununurra girls have helped bring smiles to the faces of sick kids around WA as the faces of an annual fundraiser.
A Kimberley family has been placed into mandatory self-isolation after returning from an overseas holiday, but have decided to use their time at home to take on a new challenge.
Pensioners in the State’s north-west will get a little extra help with costs after the income threshold was raised for public housing in the region.
The Ord Valley Muster 20th Anniversary event has been deferred until 2021 and will not be taking place in May 2020 as planned.
Around 300 people gathered at the Kununurra Leisure Centre last Saturday night to raise money for the St Joseph’s School.
A flagship mental health initiative will open in the East Kimberley this year, reducing pressure on the emergency department while revolutionising responses to mental health crises.
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