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Broome crocodile too close for comfort

Broome residents have been warned to be alert for a three metre estuarine crocodile spotted twice in shallow waters between Port Jetty and Entrance Point Boat Ramps.

'I won't be travelling too far from Broome': Bob Brown

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Rania Spooner The iconic Greens senator on the proposal for a $35 billion gas hub at James Price Point, retirement and turning into a grey nomad.

Pilot dies in Broome plane crash

Cessna 206.

Aleisha Orr Investigators from Perth will head to Broome today to examine the site where a 27-year-old pilot died in a plane crash at Cable Beach last night.

Broome crash pilot 'very experienced'

Adam Gaffney

Anne-Louise Brown The pilot who died in a Broome plane crash was an experienced pilot who had flown the route numerous times before, according to the directors of Golden Eagle Airlines.

Trying to cash in on Broome horseplay, hurt by human blockades

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Jenna Clarke Tourism and business operators in Broome are growing frustrated with protest action against the proposed gas hub off James Price Point.

Concerns for man missing in WA's north

Missing man, Geoffrey Channing.

Police are concerned for a missing man who has not been seen since he left Broome early Monday morning.

Clive Palmer picks WA candidates

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Clive Palmer's political party has selected all of its federal candidates for Western Australia, including former Fremantle Dockers footballer Des Headland.

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Asylum seeker boat spotted in Pilbara

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Aleisha Orr Customs officers are on their way to the Dampier area where a suspected asylum seeker boat was spotted by workers on an oil and gas rig off the West Australian coast.

Fight looms for Browse supply base plan

James Price Point

A conservation group has vowed to fight in the courts any attempts to industrialise Western Australia's Kimberley region, including the premier's plans to establish a gas sector supply base at James...

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WA baby death crash driver fails in appeal

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A woman who claimed she was not technically driving a car when it rolled on a remote West Australian road, killing a 17 month-old baby, has failed in her legal bid for an acquittal.

He's not a hero, he's an idiot: Kimberley residents' anger over croc man rescue

Ryan Blair New Zealander chased by a crocodile.

Leanne Nicholson North Kimberley residents have branded a Victorian man who put himself on a small island in crocodile-infested waters 'an idiot' and no 'hero', saying he could have placed locals' lives in danger.

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Kimberley crocodile rescue one of many

Moments after ferrying a Kiwi kayaker who had been stalked by a giant crocodile on a remote Australian island to safety, local Don MacLeod went to the rescue of another hapless adventurer.

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Three boats intercepted near Christmas Island

Three boats carrying a total of 208 suspected asylum seekers have been intercepted in a 24-hour period near Christmas Island, including one close enough to be spotted by police on the island.

'No trust, no love' in Rayney marriage

Ernest Da Silva, Corryn Rayney's father.

Anne-Louise Brown In his own words, Ernest Da Silva shared a 'very close' relationship with his eldest daughter, Corryn Rayney.

Kimberley MP lashes gas hub protesters

Carol Martin said the 200 people on the news did not represent the 17,000 people who lived in the area.

The first indigenous woman elected to an Australian parliament has come out swinging against Browse gas hub opponents, saying the Broome community is not divided over the proposal and it's only a...

Cyclone Rusty could hit WA coast with 100-kilometre wide eye and 200km/h winds

Eye of cyclone Rusty.

Aleisha Orr Cyclone Rusty could have a 100-kilometre wide eye and feature winds of more than 200km\h by the time its full force is felt on WA's North West coastline late on Wednesday.

Tiny Pilbara community dodges Rusty bullet

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Rolling coverage of tropical cyclone Rusty as parts of WA's North West prepare for destructive winds and flooding.

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Fatal end to search for missing teen

A woman was held at knifepoint for her Audi R8 convertible.

Aleisha Orr An intellectually disabled teenager has been found dead in a remote part of the state's north after not being seen for a day and a half.

'They chose to create a future for their grandchildren': $1.5b native title deal

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Courtney Trenwith The most significant native title agreement in Australian history - worth $1.5 billion - would set-up the Kimberley Indigenous population for generations to come, according to the head of the...

Drunk man takes on Fatso the crocodile

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Aja Styles A drunk man has been bitten on the leg after trying to ride a 5m saltwater croc named Fatso.

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