Diving in Kimberley waters is not for the faint hearted; saltwater crocodiles and sharks cruise these tropical waters, and strong tides and currents can take unwary divers by surprise. However, determined to explore an island he hadn’t previously visited, Broome based naturalist Richard Costin packed his swag on the roof of his dinghy and set off on a 500km round … Read More
Caught between two cyclones on a ten day wet season photographic expedition on the Kimberley coast toTalbot Bay, Dugong Bay and Montgomery Reef.
IN 2007 after much planning, fellow photographer Richard Costin and I embarked on a three month expedition up the Kimberley coast to photograph whales and other marine life in Camden Sound. Wending our way down the coast towards Derby at the end of the trip, we moored our houseboat on a sandbank in Talbot Bay, near Turtle Reef, to co-incide … Read More
Huge rains in the Fitzroy and Ord River catchments have led to flooding in the east and west Kimberley. The Aboriginal community of Warmun has been destroyed, leading Liberal Party Senator Alan Eggleston to suggest that the community may need to be rebuilt on higher ground. Pricless artworks by deceased artists were amongst the belongings lost to the floods. Guests … Read More