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James Price Point


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James Price Point is a headland in the Kimberley Region of Western Australia. It is 52 kilometres (32 mi) north of Broome.

James Price Point was the proposed location for the now cancelled Browse LNG project.

.The location is believed to be named after James Price, Minister for Works in Western Australia who died in May 1910. In 1909 a tour of north-west ports in the SS Koombana was undertaken including Price, and the premier Sir Newton Moore. It is possible that the place was named during this tour.

The indigenous name given by the Jabirr Jabirr and Goolarabooloo people is Walmadany.

The aborigines take the fossilised footprints on the beach for the footprints of Emu- man, their ancestor In the "dream time". In 19 August 2013, the Supreme Court of Western Australia overruled Western Australian Environment Minister and the Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority and blocked Browse LNG plant at James Price Point after successful lobbying by the Wilderness Society.




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