Pilbara reels from scourge of methamphetamines

When Alfred Barker was a teenager, his uncle was fatally struck by a car while wandering drunk through the streets of Port Hedland. In his grief Mr Barker wanted to be useful, so he helped renovate an abandoned house in the West Australian iron-ore town and turned it into a sobering-up shelter. The cottage in Edgar...

Ancient Aboriginal sites at risk in the Pilbara

Forty-two years ago, the first heritage law in Australia designed to protect Aboriginal sites was declared in Western Australia. It was a landmark move by a state government facing its first major resource boom. Mining was precisely the reason why a new Aboriginal Heritage Act (1972) was needed, then minister for community welfare Bill Willesee...
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