Songs for the Kimberley - Save Walmadan (James Price Point)

A family-friendly fundraising event organised by Melbourne supporters of the Goolarabooloo Community of Broome, northern Western Australia. Proceeds will go to their Legal Fighting Fund toward financing the significant legal and travel costs for their campaign against the WA Government’s proposal to compulsorarily acquire 3600 hectares of their country at James Price Point, 50 kms north up the coast from Broome, in the Kimberley.

Location: J-Studios, 100 Barkly St., North Fitzroy
Saturday November 20th 2010 - 1:00pm-10:00pm
Stalls, bars, food stalls and roaming performing artists

Event Details: J-Studios, 100 Barkly St., North Fitzroy (an art community place comprising many studio spaces, and including theatre and art gallery space, and large enclosed courtyard. Courtyard and theatre space will provide 2 music venues, while gallery space will provide area for art, campaign information, Broome DVD screenings etc. While throughout the day around the site there will be information stalls, bars, food stalls and roaming performing artists. Date: Saturday November 20th 2010 Time: 1pm-10pm

The venue is mainly outdoors, so bring picnic rugs, hats, sunscreen, raincoats and/or warm clothes depending on the weather.
Please - No BYO alcohol, delicious food (meat, vegan and veg options) and beverages available for purchase.
Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult. Dogs are welcome!

    Goolarabooloo lawman Joseph Roe - YouTube Video

Mr Roe, whose Goolarabooloo community are claimants to the area around James Price Point, said Mr Bergman from Kimberley Land Council, was wrong to claim that a majority of the Jabir Jabir group supported the development. He vowed to stop the plant, blaming Mr Bergman for what he claims is bitter feuding over the issue within Kimberley communities. "My own family members are drawing lines between me and the gas plant and I blame the man who is supposed to be representing me,"
"This is not a bluff. I'm talking about my country, my culture, my heritage, my spirituality. "Generations before my grandfather had the body of knowledge to carry on the culture. "I was told to look after it in the best way I can and I will never let that (gas plant) happen."

  Kerrianne Cox, speaking about proposed LNG Hub planned for her country - YouTube Video

  Goolarabooloo say NO TO GAS - YouTube Video

  Eulogy For A Black Man - Kev Carmody and the Pigram Brothers - YouTube Video

Comments

Amazing event

What an amazing fundraising event this was and a cause worth fighting for. I drove 520kms for the event and was so glad i did. Thank you to the Goolarabooloo mob, all the musos and those who attended. Thank you Jeanne and Andy and the other organisers. Phil Counsel Mallacoota

Poster - including Band List

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