Kimberley on show as Joondalup hosts Kimberley Short Film Festival


Champions of the Kimberley Michelle Kwok and organiser Monique Barker.
Picture: Martin Kennealey        www.communitypix.com.au   d464970
Champions of the Kimberley Michelle Kwok and organiser Monique Barker. Picture: Martin Kennealey        www.communitypix.com.au d464970

THE beauty and uniqueness of WA’s Kimberley region is being showcased in a Joondalup film festival next weekend.

The Kimberley Like Nowhere Else, an alliance of conservation groups, is hosting the free Kimberley Short Film Festival at The Bailey Bar and Bistro on Saturday, February 18, from 6.30pm.

It features a line-up of short films highlighting the region’s natural beauty, stunning wildlife and culture.

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Organiser Monique Barker said the event aimed to show people why the area needed to be protected.

“Over the past eight years significant efforts have been made to protect the Kimberley coast, the world’s last pristine tropical coastline,” she said.

“Five new marine parks, seven new indigenous protected areas and new national parks have helped to secure the future of the area, but the job is not finished.”

Local political candidates will share their policies for protection of the region.

There will be a licensed bar available.

Tickets are free but essential from tinyurl.com/gl8of8r.