Kiwirrkurra Flood Documentary Project on NITV

TweetA while ago I wrote about the Kiwirrkurra Flood Documentary Project For those lucky enough to receive NITV (National Indigenous TV) it will be on Saturday evening 20th Feb 8pm AEST. In March 2001, the isolated community of Kiwirrkurra, located 1200 km to the east of Port Headland and 750 km west of Alice Springs, … Continue reading Kiwirrkurra Flood Documentary Project on NITV

Worrying for Kiwirrkurra

TweetKiwirrkurra suffered tremendous floods in March 2001. I wrote about the significant social dislocation and harm to the community members after they were evacuated. Remember this is a mob whose last inhabitants only walked in from a traditional way of life in 1984. Since then the disaster planners have made regular trips to Kiwirrkurra and … Continue reading Worrying for Kiwirrkurra

Kiwirrkurra – the most remote community in Australia

TweetThe last desert wanderers were seen by members of the Kiwirrkurra community. Well, not seen as you and I would see them, but their tracks were seen and destination determined. Members of the community waited for them near a water supply and gave them clothes to wear before bringing them into the community so they … Continue reading Kiwirrkurra – the most remote community in Australia

Kiwirrkurra Flood Documentary Project

TweetIn March 2001, the isolated community of Kiwirrkurra, located 1200 km to the east of Port Headland and 750 km west of Alice Springs, was inundated with floodwaters. The floodwaters caused essential services to fail, putting people’s health and safety at risk. All 170 residents were evacuated, first to the neighbouring community of Kintore, then … Continue reading Kiwirrkurra Flood Documentary Project

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