The direct flight trail between Kununurra and Melbourne has been deferred to 2021 in response to coronavirus travel restrictions, the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley have announced.
Premier Mark McGowan made the announcement at a press conference this afternoon.
Peter De Kruijff and Carly Laden
The invasive fall armyworm has been found in Kununurra, threatening cotton, sorghum, fruit and vegetable crops.
An East Kimberley business leader has praised local Telstra workers for going above and beyond to fix a major outage in the East Kimberley region
Elise Van Aken
The Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley has frozen rates for the third consecutive year in a bid to lessen the financial blow the coronavirus is expected to deal the local economy.
More popular East Kimberley sporting events have bitten the dust after further government restrictions on gatherings forced their cancellations.
Your old pens, felt tips, highlighters, markers, correction tape, mechanical pens, correction fluid pots, fountain pens and pen ink cartridges can now be recycled locally.
A cornerstone East Kimberley business has teamed up with a local boutique brand to fill the gap in an essential market during the global pandemic.
The Tramulla Strong Women’s Group Op Shop in Kalumburu has now been in operation for one year, selling donated clothes to the community of just over 400 people.
The East Kimberley’s animal rescue and veterinary clinic has been able to stay open as an essential service.
The entire East Kimberley events calendar has been called off or postponed this year, but the beloved Kununurra Agricultural Show still hangs in the balance.
COVID-19 cases in the Kimberley have doubled today, with the first two people in the East Kimberley testing positive for the virus.
East Kimberley businesses need local support now more than ever and have called on residents to shop local, pulling out all the stops to make sure they can still run during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Department of Health has warned Pilbara and Kimberley residents to take additional precautions to avoid mosquito bites following continued detection of Murray Valley Encephalitis virus.
East Kimberley sporting leagues on the cusp of their 2020 seasons have been forced to cancel, postpone fixtures and put training on hold because of government restrictions in response to COVID-19.
Save the Children Kimberley regional manager Callan Hatchman on the important role the Kununurra Early Years Network plays in connecting our community.
Revive Resource Recovery site leader Paige McLachlan gives her advice on how to be eco-friendly in the East Kimberley.
The 36-year-old Perth man will reside at Kalbarri Backpackers after illegally entering Broome when the Kimberley borders were shut
The worked was said to have had a history of intrastate travel but had been taking all precuations.
The man, 36, was denied entry into the region but was located in a suburban premises last night.
Jangeb Yarrenkoo!, which translates as “Let’s Eat!” in Miriwoong, is the latest publication from the Mirima Dawang Woorlab-gerring Language and Culture Centre.
Questions answered regarding housing and accommodation, goods and services, events and travel.
Body bags — including those for children — have been sent into remote indigenous communities to prepare for the worst-case pandemic scenarios.
Lanai Scarr & Annabel Hennessy
The WA border closed from 1.30pm on Tuesday, but since 31 vehicles have come through the Victoria Highway checkpoint near Kununurra.
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