The Western Australian Supreme Court declared the proposed James Price Point (JPP) gas plant illegal on Monday after it found that the WA Environment Minister and the WA Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) had acted illegally in the assessment and approval of the massive project. In April, Woodside Petroleum announced it was dumping its $45 billion LNG...
Western Australia is one of the last remaining frontiers of the indigenous Australians. Land grabs over the years have pushed them to this territory and now even their ancestral graveyards have to go. Western Australian Indigenous Affairs Minister Peter Collier granted Woodside Petroleum permission to start bulldozing Aboriginal heritage sites, including the sand dunes area at James Price Point, in...
Western Australia (WA) is set to defy all opposition to chase its dream to turn Broome into a key tourist destination – including a court’s injunction order to stop gas giant, Woodside Petroleum, from drilling at a site in James Price Point. With Woodside offering big bucks to finance WA’s tourism promos, the State Government could not back down. North West Australian Tourism was pleased to announce...
The dream of Western Australia to transform Broome into a dazzling New Dubai faces no paved road. The multi-billion Woodside Petroleum’s gas hub has ignited intermittent tensions between local residents and the police. The State Government dispatched a strong 140-200 police to James Price Point this week alerting Green activists nationwide to join forces with Broome residents...
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