Thursday, October 16, 2008

Premier Barnett put on notice tonight

1971 - Woodside discovers Scott Reef gas field in the Browse Basin 

1979 - Woodside discovers Brecknock gas field

2000 - Woodside discovers Brecknock South gas field 

2005 - Woodside announces Quandong Point as a possible site for its Browse Basin LNG

2006 - Inpex investigates possible Kimberley sites for its Browse Basin (Icthys) LNG plant

2007 - WA Labor Government establishes Northern Development Taskforce (NDT) to
investigate potential LNG processing precinct sites in the Kimberley.
2007 – Save the Kimberley formed
2008 - Strategic Assessment Agreement signed by WA and Australian Federal Governments 2008 - September – Colin Barnett elected Premier
2008 - October – Hands Off Country blog commences following the first banner protest in

Within hours of the announcement of HIS preferred site for the gas hub proposal, Premier Barnett was given a clear message tonight. Installed on the major roundabout coming into Broome, Kimberley, Western Australia and illuminated by an eerie generator light, Premier Barnett is put on notice. We will not give away the Kimberley without a fight.


  1. Woow i love it !!!

  2. Barnett has declared war on the Kimberley and war it will be.The gloves are off. If he wants to ignore and destroy a resource (wilderness and eco tourism) to concentrate on a resource(gas)that is finite, he deserves a fight to end all fights.

  3. this has to be a fight on all fronts ..............
    Send submissions to:
    “Site Evaluation Submissions”
    Northern Development Taskforce
    Department of Industry and Resources
    100 Plain Street, East Perth. WA. 6004
    Submissions close on 11 November 2008 and you have 26 days to do it