Irrigation trial set for expansion

Written on the 15 March 2016

Irrigation trial set for expansion A 55,000 hectare Aboriginal-controlled pastoral lease about 15kms from Derby has been offered freehold tenure to expand its irrigated agriculture in a move set to create jobs and economic sustainability within its community.

The Mowanjum Aboriginal Corporation can now progress the development of an irrigation precinct, feedlot and related infrastructure with the freehold option at Mowanjum Station following agreement by the State Government.


Source: Broome Advertiser

Image: The irrigation cattle feed crop trial at the Mowanjum pastoral lease, near Derby. Picture: Department of Water.

Upcoming Events

Latest news

Matso's Acquired by Gage Roads Brewing

The Peirson-Jones family are delighted to announce that we have agreed to sell Matso's Broome Brewery (Matso's) to Gage Roads Brewing Co (ASX:GRB), one of Australia's leading independent craft brewers. The agreement will see the Matso's range become an integral part of Gage Roads' portfolio of well-known craft beers an...

Read More

Articles via RSS rss

Sign Up for the latest news & events

Does your business attract, recruit and retain staff by offering employment or work experience to young Aboriginal employees?
CLICK HERE to become a Working Together Employer of Choice.



We are located at:

6 Napier Tce
(behind the Westpac bank)
WA 6725

Chamber office hours

Monday: 10am - 3pm
Tuesday: 10am - 2pm
Wednesday: 10am - 3pm
Thursday: 10am - 2pm
Friday: 10am - 2pm

Please ring for an appointment


(08) 9193 5553

After Hours

0410 967 509