KHS Links - History Research Links for some useful information to help get you started.
WA/NT Border determinations from the Anniversaries History page as well as in a news article corrected by KHS and illustrated with images from the KHS archive. The article was found on the wonderful, "Trove" (National Library of Australia's history search engine). Read the KHS version of the 1921 WA/NT Border Determinations article, interwoven with photographs from the Hambidge Collection as well as with entries from MP Durack's diary.
1941 - Carlton Reach experimental station was set up by Kimberley Michael Durack, with support of the WA Department of Agriculture and the Public Works Department. Read some interesting history about the 1st industrial pump engine on the Ord, from - Carlton Reach Pump Engine - a KHS Research page.
Also see Carlton Reach Set (on Flickr) to read Bill Durack's accounts of his experiences assisting his brother in the early 1940s, at what was the very beginnings of the Ord River Irrigation Area.
1942 - On March 20th 1942, a 12 Squadron Wirraway, A20-62, was force landed on the coastal saltmarsh near the WA/NT border, after engine failure over the Joseph Bonaparte Gulf. Read about the "Wirraway - Challenge" permanent exhibit at the Kununurra Museum which details the story of their survival and rescue by four Aboriginal stockmen and Charlie Pretlove. The exhibit has the salvaged cockpit canopy and some of the few parts from the plane, that survived after 62 years on the saltmarsh. A DVD in eight parts, which details the stories of pilots, Lew Dwyer and Warwick Carmody, is also available to view at the Museum.
1959-1961 - Research into the process of Naming Kununurra - Correspondence on how the town of Kununurra got its name!
1961 - Kununurra Townsite Proclamation or read articles researched for the Kimberley Echo newspaper "Looking Back" history column.
1963 - See some KHS research on the 1963 Royal Tour and the RAAF Convair A96-353 - VIP Transport Aircraft that brought the Royal Tour party from Darwin to Kununurra then returned to Darwin, from where the Royal tour continued onboard HMS Brittania to Fremantle via Broome and Geraldton.