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If you're on the hunt for a new job, we are looking for an energetic Media Coordinator and a talented Media Officer - Digital Content & Design to join our team. To find out more about these positions visit our website http://ow.ly/T3MWs 
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As wildfires burn out of control across the Kimberley and a total fire ban is declared, the KLC has called for increased fire prevention and prescribed burning. Kimberley ranger groups, including the Nyikina Mangala Rangers have been called in to help battle wildfires near Derby, Warmun, Bidyadanga and across the Dampier Peninsula in the past week. Read more on our website http://ow.ly/SSokN 
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2015-10-01
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This endangered & elusive black-footed rock wallaby was captured on camera while conducting biodiversity surveys at the Edgar Ranges. Known for being highly agile, the black-footed rock wallaby can expertly bound across the rocky escarpments, gorges, cliffs and caves where it lives. In the Kimberley, the Karajarri and Nyikina Mangala Rangers look after the entire population of this endangered animal.
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2015-09-30
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Breaking news! The Recognition of #Aboriginal People Bill, tabled by #JosieFarrer - Member for #Kimberley, has passed through the #WA state parliament. The bill received bipartisan support and will now be forwarded to the governor for royal assent.

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“How do we expect to see growth, development and independence in the #Aboriginal community if they are not part of how resources are being expended?” #NoelPearson responds to the #Abbott government’s overhaul of #Indigenous spending after +The Australian published a comprehensive analysis of where the Indigenous Advancement Strategy money is going.

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In honour of ‪Threatened Species Day (September 7), this week we highlight the #NorthernQuoll (Dasyurus hallucatus), an #endangered native species common to the #Kimberley region which is facing dramatic declines in population due to its taste for highly toxic #CaneToads . The #Dambimangari Rangers captured this shot of a Northern Quoll during #biodiversity surveys of #GlenelgRiver last year.
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"It's our history, it's our #culture , that we belong to this area." KLC Chairman Anthony Watson features in this short documentary from +Al Jazeera English about the issues surrounding potential closure of remote #Aboriginal communities in the #Kimberley .

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"In many cases, the White Paper suggests, #nativetitle does not currently provide a secure asset that promotes investment, unlike other Australians who can borrow against freehold title in their own home or business." Stronger native title rights could help #closethegap , writes Jon Altman, #CAEPR Foundation Director at #AustralianNationalUniversity.

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Congratulations to the #Jurruru people of the Southwest #Pilbara region who – after a 15-year wait – have received #nativetitle recognition over 10,500 square kilometres of land stretching between the Shires of Ashburton and Upper #Gascoyne.

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With eyes larger than most #snakes, the Common Tree Snake (Dendrelaphis punctulata) might look intimidating, but it is non-venomous and harmless. The #Kija Rangers recorded this specimen during #biodiversity surveys of Violet Valley in the East #Kimberley. #WildlifeWednesday  
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