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Shire seeks to improve support for small business

As part of a push to increase its support for local small business, the Shire of Broome is seeking accreditation under the Small Business Friendly Local Governments initiative. Developed by the Small Business Development Corporation, the Small Business Friendly Local Governments initiative recognises WA local governments that are committed to actively supporting small businesses in their area.
Broome joins the Garage Sale Trail in 2018

Broome households, schools and community groups are set to join over 400,000 people across the country on 20-21 October as a part of the eighth annual Garage Sale Trail.
New round of community funding now open

Broome community groups and events that would benefit from funding help are encouraged to apply for the latest round of community sponsorship grants. Applications open on 15 August for the latest funding round and will be accepted until 14 September 2018.
Apprentice partnership getting results

A young Beagle Bay man employed at the Shire of Broome as an apprentice Light Vehicle Mechanic has graduated with flying colours. The apprenticeship was funded by Rio Tinto through an apprentice incubation program.
Accolade for Councillor’s lifetime of service

The outstanding community service of Broome Shire Councillor, Chris Mitchell, has been recognised with WA Local Government Association Life Membership as part of the 2018 Local Government Honours Program. Cr Mitchell received the award particularly for his advocacy both for his region and in emergency management.

Upcoming Events

Vietnam Veterans Day 2018 and Norforce March Out Parade
Vietnam Veterans Day is commemorated on 18 August every year. The day was originally known as Long Tan Day, chosen to commemorate the men of D Company, 6RAR who fought in the battle of Long Tan in 1966.
Kimberley Collection Fine Art Exhibition
The Kimberley Collection Fine Art Exhibition has been showcasing the creative work of professional practicing artists from around the region since 2016 and is back at the Broome Civic Centre from 10-18 August 2018.
Broome Race Round 2018
The Broome Turf Club is carved out of bushland at picturesque Gantheaume Point, just a stone's throw from world famous Cable Beach.
Small Voices Louder at Broome Civic Centre
Following highly acclaimed seasons around Australia, including at the 2018 Commonwealth Games with their show Future Postal Service, Maybe ( ) Together is teaming up again with Performing Lines WA for a new regional tour of Small Voices Louder, a stunning immersive children’s performance.
Staircase to the Moon and Thursday Night Markets
The Staircase Markets are held at Lions Pioneer Park at Town Beach on the first two nights of the Staircase to the Moon from April to October. From June to September there are weekly Thursday Night Markets.

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