MY WEST KIMBERLEY PHOTO ALBUM

In September 2014, I moved across the top of Australia, to Broome. It looks and feels very different to far north Queensland – dry tropics instead of wet, and the country has very different stories to tell. Enjoy some pictures of the west Kimberley from […]

TIME FOR AUSTRALIA TO END THE NORTH-SOUTH CULTURE WAR

It happens at least once a week, sometimes more often, and it usually makes me cranky. I’m listening to radio news, and someone makes a pronouncement about the future of “northern Australia”. More often than not, the view comes from someone who lives deep in […]

A NEW APPROACH TO INDIGENOUS HOUSING IN THE WA KIMBERLEY REGION

It’s expensive to build and maintain houses in remote parts of Australia, the cost steadily increasing with distance from capital cities and regional centres. The rigours of our tropical climates require a determined approach to maintenance & repair – none of it cheap, all of […]