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Broome Speedway Noise Management Plan Public Consultation
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The Shire of Broome is currently seeking public comment regarding the received Broome Speedway Noise Management Plan (NMP) that has been prepared by the Broome Speedway.
New BRAC youth precinct planning underway
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Are you interested in bike tracks, cross training, adventure running or anything that involves physical activity in the great outdoors? The Shire of Broome is developing a masterplan for a youth precinct between the BRAC playing fields and the Boulevard shopping centre and the community is being asked to share ideas on how to make the area as exciting as possible.
Further fogging as Shire manages mosquitoes
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The Shire of Broome is set to undertake further mosquito fogging from this week to reduce mosquito numbers as above-average rainfall continues. The aim of fogging is to kill adult flying mosquitoes and is used as part of a holistic approach to provide temporary relief when mosquito numbers are high, with factors taken into consideration including the impact on the environment, prevalence of disease and weather conditions.
Business owners share ideas to activate Chinatown
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Chinatown business owners have come together to workshop and discuss their visions for activating the town’s CBD. As work progresses on the Chinatown Revitalisation Project, Investment and Development Coordinator, Jeremy Macmath, has kicked off 2017 by engaging with almost 100 Chinatown traders to develop a two-year activity plan.
More support for Broome’s sports clubs
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Broome’s 2017 sporting season will kick off on Monday 6 February with a season launch at the Mercure Hotel. The Broome Sports Season Launch is the beginning of the Shire of Broome’s Club Development Workshop Series with a range of sessions designed to help clubs and foster a collaborative approach to developing sport and its volunteers.

Upcoming Events

BRAC Youth Precinct Masterplan Community Workshop
The Shire of Broome is developing a masterplan for a youth precinct located between the BRAC playing fields and the Boulevard Shopping Centre. If you are interested in bike tracks, cross training, adventure running, or anything that involves activities based in the natural environment come and share your ideas.
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Harmony Day Colourfest Film Festival
The Colourfest Film Festival featuring Australian short films that celebrate cultural diversity will be hosted by the Shire of Broome to mark Harmony Day, with six films ranging in length from seven minutes to 23 minutes.
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Aboriginal Justice Program Open Day
The Aboriginal Justice Program (AJP) Open Day “one-stop shop” will be held in partnership with the Shire of Broome on Thursday 30 March at the Broome Civic Centre between 9am and 3pm.
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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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Arts, Culture and Heritage Advisory Committee
The meeting is open to members of the public and will be held at 12 noon in the Shire of Broome Committee Room, cnr Weld and Haas St.
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Have My Say

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Local Planning Scheme Amendment for Public Comment – Introduction of ‘Development Contributions Area 1’ and preparation of Development Contributions
The Shire of Broome is seeking public comment on a proposed Amendment No. 2 to Local Planning Scheme No. 6. The Scheme Amendment seeks to introduce a Development Contributions Area into the Scheme. This will identify land that will be subject to a Development Contributions Plan for standard and community infrastructure.
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Shire of Broome Local Planning Scheme No. 6 – Amendment No. 6
Notice is hereby given that the local government of the Shire of Broome has initiated the above mentioned planning scheme amendment for the purpose of introducing ‘Zoological Gardens’ as an ‘Additional Use’ for Lot 302 Fairway Drive, Billingurr. Submissions on the planning scheme amendment may be lodged in writing and should include the amendment number, the property affected and the details of the submission and lodged with the undersigned on or before 4pm on the 7 April 2017.