Latest News

Save the date for Christmas in Chinatown
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Planning is underway for this year’s community Christmas celebrations in Chinatown with the event scheduled for Fri 7 Dec from 4pm-8.30pm. The Shire of Broome is organising the Christmas Trails and Carols by Candlelight event and looking for community partners, sponsors and volunteers to come on board.
Citizen of the Year Award nominations close soon
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Time is running out to recognise some of the outstanding contributors in the Broome community, with nominations for the prestigious Community Citizen of the Year Awards closing on Wed 31 Oct. Each year individuals and groups are recognised as part of Australia Day celebrations, with Phil Leach and the Broome Netball Club the winners in 2018.
Minyirr Buru Conservation Park plan released
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Minyirr Buru Conservation Park areas are popular spaces that are integrated into the urban landscape of Broome. A Management Plan for the Park was launched by joint managers the Yawuru PBC and the Shire of Broome.
Carnarvon and Dampier construction work commencing Mon 8 Oct
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The Chinatown Revitalisation Project has entered its next exciting stage, with construction starting on major streetscape upgrades to Carnarvon St and Dampier Tce. From Mon 8 Oct until 22 Dec, roadworks, servicing and footpath construction will be undertaken.
Free pre-cyclone household drop-off at waste facility
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This year, the annual pre-cyclone waste disposal weekends will be held on 27-28 Oct and 3-4 Nov and is available to residents of Broome. The weekend is in addition to the six free waste passes each year to ratepayers. There will be no kerbside collection.

Upcoming Events

Garage Sale Trail 2018
Broome households, schools and community groups are set to join over 400,000 people across the country on Saturday 20 October and Sunday 21 October as a part of the eighth annual Garage Sale Trail.
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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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Ordinary Meeting of Council
An Ordinary Meeting of Council is held on the fourth Thursday of each month starting at 5pm. Members of the public are welcome to attend, and Public Question Time will be held at the start of the meeting.
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Dash 'n' Splash at BRAC
The Dash 'n' Splash is back for a Short Series in 2018 with a short course of a 2km run with a 200m swim and a long course of a 4km run with 400m swim, with options for men, women, juniors and duos.
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Christmas Trails and Carols by Candlelight
Planning is underway for this year’s community Christmas celebrations in Chinatown with the event scheduled for Fri 7 Dec from 4pm-8.30pm. The Shire of Broome is organising the Christmas Trails and Carols by Candlelight event and looking for community partners, sponsors and volunteers to come on board.
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Have My Say

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Draft Local Planning Policy – Coastal Planning
The draft Local Planning Policy – Coastal Planning was adopted by Council for advertising at the August Ordinary Meeting. Submissions on the proposed policy may be made in writing and lodged to the Chief Executive Officer, PO Box 44 Broome WA 6725 on or before 4pm on 30 November 2018.