Being a regular visitor to Broome does nothing to overcome the very real sense of isolation & remoteness that one feels during the descent into Broome after the two hour plus flight north from Perth.
There is certainly no shortage of real estate going begging in this region. In fact quite a few European countries would fit comfortably into all the empty space around Broome.
Blessed with significant natural resources including oil and gas as well as being a stone's throw from Indonesia, Broome is right in the middle of a very interesting geographical and economic region.
Tomorrow I'll report on the ideas and viewpoints of politicians and business leaders as they attempt to articulate a future vision for Broome and the Kimberleys at the C2030 summit.