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“Land and sea, where the red earth meets high tide”

“See the beauty of the colours collide”

“Slide into Broome time watch the sunset over cable beach”

“Home is where the heart is”

The Broome community has embraced the power of song and dance to pay tribute to local people, the environment and community groups that help make the town a wonderful and inclusive place to live.

Funded through Water Corporation’s Kimberley Community Grants Scheme, more than 200 Broome community members were involved in making the upbeat music clip and song, titled, ‘Home is Where the Heart is’.

Launched last night by Goolarri Media, (17 February) the music clip, which aims to spread the uplifting message of love where you live, took more than 150 hours to film, record and produce.

Shot at iconic local locations including Cable Beach and Gantheaume Point, the five-minute clip makes reference to camping on the beach under stars and eating a signature Broome mango.

Water Corporation North West Regional Manager Sharon Broad said it was a privilege to support a project that encouraged respect and collaboration across the wider community.

“One of the aims of the Kimberley Community Grants Scheme is to foster community involvement and wellbeing, and ‘Home is Where the Heart Is’ is a fantastic example of using music and the arts to form positive connections,” Mrs Broad said.

“We have no doubt people both near and far will be humming the tune of this catchy song for years to come, reminding them about the importance of celebrating community.”

Local Goolarri Media Music Development Officer Tania McKenna said she was proud of the empowering song and film clip the not-for-profit organisation produced thanks to the $8,000 community grant. 

“We wanted to bring the community together along every step of the creative journey, from writing the lyrics to singing in the studio and performing in the upbeat music video clip,” she said.

“We used the power of music and dance to connect people and groups in our community and it was exciting to see new friendships formed and strong connections made as a result of the project.

“When I told some people they had to sing and dance on camera they were terrified, however they still gave it 100 per cent and I think everyone will be very happy with the end result – we certainly are.”

The song is dedicated to the late Mr Stephen ‘Baamba’ Albert, an inspiring Broome artist and musician and founding member and chairperson of Goolarri Media who was an advocate for using music as a tool to bring community together.

To listen to the song and view the music video clip, visit:

Home is where the heart is - Broome

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