FROM THE ARCHIVES
15 YEARS AGO May 30, 2002
Reconciliation was the catchcry around Broome this week with a flag-raising ceremony on Monday kicking off Reconciliation Week.
More than 50 community members gathered at Goolarri Media as the Australian, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags were raised.
10 YEARS AGO May 24, 2007
Motorists taking vehicles onto Cable Beach have been granted a temporary reprieve, with traditional owner Joseph Roe agreeing to delay attempts to prosecute drivers.
The section of beach directly north of the rocks below the Cable Beach amphitheatre is part of a registered Aboriginal heritage site known as Billingurru and Mr Roe contends that the volume of traffic now on the beach is interfering with the site.
FIVE YEARS AGO May 24, 2012
Protesters who have camped for weeks at Manari Road, the frontline for demonstrations against the proposed gas hub at James Price Point, packed up and left on Sunday, shifting on to post an emotional silent sentry closer to town.
In the early hours of Thursday morning, Broome Shire rangers gave protesters 24 hours to dismantle their camps and move on, warning that those who did not comply would receive a $100 fine per person per day.