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The Kimberley Institute Limited is based in Broome Western Australia and is a not-for-profit organisation limited by guarantee.

As an independent, social innovation establishment, The Kimberley Institute is contributing to the vision of building an inclusive regional society; and transforming the relationship between the people of the Kimberley and the Australian nation.

The key priority areas for The Kimberley Institute are:

  • Facilitating strategic research & innovative policy development.
  • Enabling forums promoting wider discussion to support political engagement & economic development.
  • Engaging in people to people dialogues at regional, national & international levels.
  • Supporting the protection & enhancement of Native Title interests in the Kimberley.
  • Linking communities with a focus on social, cultural, economic & environmental sustainability.
  • Identifying business & economic development opportunities.


The Kimberley Institute’s commitment to building an inclusive Kimberley society is guided by the critical principles of:

  • Mutual respect for the culture and ways of life of all people in the Kimberley.
  • Recognition of the value, strength and effectiveness of community-generated solutions.
  • Opportunities for economic and social participation by all people in the Kimberley.
  • Kimberley people participating in policies and industry development proposals relevant to the region and to the immediate north.
  • Accountability and transparency in governance and strategy.


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