Tuesday, May 29, 2012

The History of Land Use in the area of James Price Point

ABC Rural | Bush Telegraph will be covering this aspect of the James Price Point Story today.  We're going to Broome where the WA government thinks it's a great idea to build a natural gas plant. Not everyone agrees. What do you think about the James Price Point development?

The History of  Land Use in the area of James Price Point, from its recommendation as a National Park fifty years ago, to the current listed land use as a Reserve for Conservation and Aboriginal Heritage, as endorsed by the Broome Shire and WA State Cabinet.
• 1962 Australian Academy of Science and National Parks Board of WA proposal for a National Park on Dampier Peninsula
• 1971-1980 EPA review of conservation areas on the Dampier Peninsula
• 1991 Dept of Conservation & Land Managementrecommendation for National Park on Dampier Peninsula
• 1993 EPA endorsement of National Park on Dampier Peninsula
• 2000 Waterbank Structure Plan: Broome Shire, Dept of Land Administration & WA State Cabinet endorsement of Regional Strategic Plan including Reserve for Conservationand Aboriginal Heritage on Dampier Peninsula\
• 2000 Broome Planning Steering Committee recommends implementation of coastal reserves on Lurujarri Trail

JPP Protected Area Draft May -4

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