A wildfire mitigation program incorporating traditional principles and modern technologies on country has seen a 70 per cent drop in damaging fires which ravage wildlife habitats and cultural sites.
Footage of long queues of caravans at Sandfire Roadhouse between Port Hedland and Broome shot by blogger We Xplore Travel went viral on social media this month
A total of 21 country town’s will be involves including the Pilbara communities of Port Hedland, Karratha, Newman, Onslow and Paraburdoo as well as those in the Kimberley.
The 29th annual Cossack Art Awards saw more than $80,000 in prize money awarded across nine categories, with more than 270 artworks admired by the crowds.
This love for the country, particularly his current Port Hedland postcode, features in his first book Red Earth Diaries: A Migrant Couple’s Backpacking Adventure in Australia.
Meaning side-by-side in Yindjibarndi language, Ngardamarri brings together senior and emerging artists to shine a light on the stories, talent and artistic diversity in this dynamic community.
The 11-year-old took inspiration from the Dolly’s Dream initiative to prevent bullying and raise awareness of the impacts following the death of 14-year-old Dolly Everett by suicide in 2018.
The BDR program has now been progressed to a hard rollout for two years and Scantek has been asked to build an app which is expected to be available in the Kimberley and Pilbara by October
The road from the 26th parallel to the WA-NT border is long and breathtaking, and there are plenty of great scones to enjoy on the way
A lack of available staff and high turnover in child care has led to the establishment of a not-for-profit organisation’s FIFO childcare program in the North West
Trainer Brian Rogers and jockey Andrew Castle combined for two victories at the Port Hedland Turf Club’s Ladies Day on Saturday
The brothers, along with four other regional students, crafted a Bill titled Maintaining and Raising Regional Population and created a regional home buyers grant scheme
Inaccuracy in front of goal cost the Wickham Wolves, kicking 17 behinds for only five goals as they lost to the Port Hedland Rovers 7.8 (50) to 5.17 (47) at Colin Matheson Oval on Saturday
Simon Bartlett won the motocross senior lites division for the second time this season, at round three of Port Hedland Motorcycle Club’s club points round on Sunday
Newman hosted its first burnout competition on Saturday at the Hillview Speedway Club, and the event’s success has led to organisers already planning for bigger and better things next year
Volunteers at Lisa’s Kangaroo Retreat are grateful to have their cuddly and cute joeys back in safe hands after an ordeal with one of Australia’s deadliest snakes.
A local Aboriginal organisation has lauded to development of a men’s Breathing Space in South Hedland to address violence against women and stresses the model needs to cater to local issues.
It is estimated the reinsurance pool would reduce insurance premiums across northern Australia by more than $1.5 billion for households and businesses over 10 years
The CME’s annual economic fact sheets provide more granular insights into the way mining and resources supports local communities, writes Paul Everingham
Port Hedland’s hockey players will have an eye towards the North West Championships against Karratha in August after wrapping up the season on June 28.
Port Hedland’s golfers grabbed their clubs and put on their best collared pink shirts for Pink Ribbon Day at the Hedland Golf Club on Saturday
Frankie Pickett was the hero of the night with a last-minute winning goal to give the South Hedland Swans the 7.13 (55) to 8.5 (53) victory over cross-town rivals the Port Hedland Rovers
Proud parents cheered from the crowd as future stars and entertainers showcased their skills at the grand final of Hedland’s Got Talent on Thursday at South Hedland Town Square.
A Port Hedland councillor has called for the introduction of night patrols and a rethink of the way the Pilbara town deals with youth crime.
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