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The Kimberley, 1990

Join us on a time-travelling adventure to the Kimberley region of Western Australia. This distinctive and unique landscape has a rich Aboriginal history that goes back tens of thousands of years and continues today. Click on the images below for photos, videos and more information. Suitable for years 3 to 6.

Did you know?

The Kimberley has a tropical monsoon climate, with a dry season and a wet season?

Did you know?

The saltwater crocodile is the world’s largest reptile? It can grow up to five-metres long and weigh up to a tonne.

Did you know?

Jandamarra's story is kept alive in songs, dances, books and plays? He is now recognised by many as an Aboriginal hero.

Quiz

How much do you know about the Kimberley region? Check out the images and captions above, then see how many answers you can get right!

Start the Kimberley online quiz

Watch the videos

Experience the rugged beauty and diverse wildlife of Western Australia’s remote Kimberley region.

Beauty of the Kimberley 3:06

Australian Geographic Society

'The old stockman days' on the ABC Kimberley website
Indigenous artist Mervyn Street revisits Louisa Downs station, near Fitzroy Crossing. Duration: 6:09.

'Jandamarra story set for Sydney Opera House debut' on ABC News website
7.30 story with Bunuba man Emmanuel James Brown and playwright Steve Hawke at Windjina Gorge. Duration: 5:39.

'Bunuba Country' on YouTube
Kimberley Tourism video with Bunuba man Dillon Andrews introducing significant local sites. Duration: 5:46.

'Geikie Gorge (Darngku)' on YouTube
Indigenous ranger Anthony Aiken tours Geikie Gorge, explaining its importance to Bunuba people. Duration: 3:12.

Additional resources

Online features

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