May

26

2016

Sea turtles and their reproduction

6 SWhiting turtlesDr Scott Whiting, Principal Research Scientist with Parks and Wildlife together with a Yawuru Ranger, will share their knowledge about the turtles of Roebuck Bay and the Kimberley coast and their reproduction.

Sea Turtles: Iconic ambassadors linking marine habitats… University of Notre Dame Multipurpose Hall, Wednesday, June 8 at 6pm.

Free event: Gold coin donations welcome.

Science on Broome Coast is sponsored by Inspiring Australia, Yawuru Land and Sea Unit, WA Marine Science Institution, University of Notre Dame,  Department of Parks and Wildlife, Rangelands NRM through funding from the Federal Government Landcare Program.

This innovative science series is put on by Roebuck Bay Working Group and the Yawuru Land and Sea Unit.

May

6

2016

Free Roebuck Bay Film Fest Sat May 21

MSFF BNorthDue to popular demand, the short films made for the inaugural 2015 MUD AND SALTwater SHORT FILM FEST, will be shown at Tanami Park, Broome North on Saturday May 21, 2016.

The FREE event starts at 5.00pm, so bring a picnic and rug and enjoy sitting under the stars and watching 17 outstanding short films made by Indigenous, Professional and local filmmakers about Broome’s saltwater country. The Azuki food van will be there for people who wish to purchase a meal. The event starts with a Yawuru Welcome to Country and smoking ceremony, following by a series of outstanding photos of Broome’s coastal waters, then the short films.

The Roebuck Bay MUD & SALTwater SHORT FILM FEST is funded by Rangelands NRM through the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program, LandCorp and Inspiring Australia.

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Apr

13

2016

Marine stingers in Broome waters

Secrets of stingers Wed May 4As the discoverer of the Kimberley’s two Irukandji species and author of STUNG, Dr Lisa Gershwin knows Broome’s jellies better than anyone.  Read about the presentation on Science Network WA »

Secrets of marine stingers Notre Dame Multipurpose Hall, Wednesday, May 4 at 6pm.

Science on Broome Coast is sponsored by Inspiring Australia, Yawuru Land and Sea Unit, WA Marine Science Institution, University of Notre Dame,  Department of Parks and Wildlife, Rangelands NRM through funding from the Federal Government Landcare Program.

This innovative science series is put on by Roebuck Bay Working Group and the Yawuru Land and Sea Unit.

Apr

1

2016

FREE Presentation on Kimberley Coast

4) Values SOBC posterThe beautiful Kimberley coast is the topic for the first Science on Broome Coast presentation for 2016 – Wednesday April 6. This presentation will be provided by an outstanding team of scientists, at The University of Notre Dame’s Graduation Square at 6pm.

The Science on Broome Coast series is sponsored by Inspiring Australia, Yawuru Land and Sea Unit, Western Australia Marine Science Institution, The University of Notre Dame Broome, Department of Parks and Wildlife and Rangelands NRM.

Science on the Broome Coast is put on by Roebuck Bay Working Group and the Yawuru Land and Sea Unit.

Mar

22

2016

Shorebird’s flight across the world

Both of these events will be wonderful, can’t recommend them enough, come, come and learn about and then see these amazing shorebirds take off after months of preparation on their annual migration to breed in the northern hemisphere.Migration-Watch-Poster

Mar

15

2016

Bag your daily beach walk

IMG_9311 - CopyWith these big tides, great to take a bag on your daily walk on Cable Beach to collect plastic debris that accumulates at the high tide mark. Amazing what you see, cute hermit crabs and unusual sealife. © Kandy Curran

Mar

15

2016

Temporary closure of port walkway

REC105485-2_2016 Temporary Closure of the Port of Broome Public Walkway(1)Temporary closure of Port of Broome Public Walkway.

Mar

4

2016

Superb film for saltwater country

Gardens for Broome’s saltwater country is a new short film that focuses on the remarkable life in Roebuck Bay. THis wonderful film also sends a positive message about what our community can do to keep these coastal waters productive and clean so all life can thrive. The film was premiered at the inaugural 2015 MUD AND SALTwater SHORT FILM FEST in Broome during the Shinju Matsuri Festival. The film was made by Mark Jones, with aerial footage by Shayne Thomson for the Roebuck Bay Working Group. Viewers are warned that the film has images and voices of a deceased person. Thank you Rangelands NRM for funding this outstanding short film through funding from the Federal Government Landcare Programme.

Gardens for Broome’s saltwater country from Roebuck Bay Working Group on Vimeo.

Feb

29

2016

Presentation on wastewater treatment plant

WCorp InviteWater Corp invites you to a community update on the contamination issues at Broome South Waste Water Treatment Plant and the Broome Golf Course, on Tues March 1, 2016. Water Corp General Manager Rino Triolo will provide the presentation which will focus on projects to reduce flows at the the Broome South Waste Water Treatment Plant to reduce the likelihood of treated wastewater seeping from the ponds and progress of environmental investigations being undertaken by Water Corp and the Department of Environment Regulation.

Please RSVP Sandy Hooft »

Feb

23

2016

Town Beach cleanup on Sunday

Clean Up Australia DayBroome’s coast is magnificent, however it gets loved to death and needs TLC!  Come along and help clean up this Sunday – March 6, from 7-9am.  Conservation Volunteers Australia are running the event. broome@cva.org.au 9192 6198