Welcome to our interactive website. Viewing the site is easy with a complete product listing by category. Using the products link in the main menu, select the products you wish to view and order online. We will phone all new customers to organize payment.
Happy 2013, a Year of New Beginnings, Unity & Community
Hidden Valley's shop is open 10-4, Monday to Friday. We also have a market stall at the Broome Courthouse Markets every Saturday, and on Sundays until late September. However, we can't carry our whole stock range to the markets, just the essentials. If you are in Broome and can't make it to our shop during the week, we can bring your order to the markets if you phone before Friday afternoon (08 91937036).
What's New in Broome?
It's a Bran Nu Dae in Broome - Many celebrations, and the gradual lifting of the heavy weight of anxiety as locals breathe again after Woodside's recent announcement - the LNG processing plant WILL NOT BE LOCATED AT JAMES PRICE POINT!
Naturally some folks are disappointed, and a few have lost jobs, but now the process of healing wounds and divisions can begin. Bright new visions of a sustainable economic future are arising. The recent WA election, while swinging to the conservatives in the rest of the state, resulted in the largest swing in Broome to the (Nogas) Greens ever recorded in Australia. The local candidate narrowly missed out on a lower house Kimberley seat by 150 votes.
Unfortunately we can't relax, as pressures build elsewhere - eg. fracking pressures for the huge reserves of shale gas throughout the Canning Basin & Fitzroy River areas. And numerous other mining exploration leases dotting the Kimberley. The Premier still wants a port to ship these and other mineral exports out of the Kimberley.
However, there are now wonderful structures and communications networks in place for citizens to participate directly in future Kimberley developments. Good websites for current information include http://www.broomenogas.org/, also their Facebook site https://www.facebook.com/BroomeNoGas, Environs Kimberley, Save the Kimberley, Goolarabooloo and the Handsoff Country blogspot, and their facebook pages.
Hidden Valley Handcrafts would like to take this opportunity to thank our many supporters who helped publicize this issue throughout Australia, and who sent their well wishes, signed petitions, shared internet information, and much more. Thank you, and may the Kimberley remain Wild and Free, an amazing unique asset for all Australians.