Kimberley Flood Response

Flooding generated by Ex-Tropical Cyclone Ellie in December 2022 and January 2023 caused significant damage to the sections of Great Northern Highway at Willare Crossing and Fitzroy Crossing in the Kimberley.

If you're planning a trip to the Kimberley region, please visit our Travel Map or call on 138 138 before you set off.

 Latest News 

  • A two-lane low-level crossing across the Fitzroy River at Fitzroy Crossing is now open!
  • This crossing is open to all vehicles, including road-trains and oversize vehicles, at all times.
  • The sealed crossing is part of a temporary detour of Great Northern Highway around the bridge site and will operate this dry season while the new bridge is being constructed.
  • For further information please refer to HVS Update 18-2023

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