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Get in on the action at BRAC in Term Four!
Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre has a host of programs getting underway in Term Four to assist all ages and abilities keep active and healthy.
Shire of Broome a high performer
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The Shire of Broome has been commended by the State Government for its performance in a review of its operations. WA Local Government Minister, David Templeman, has written to Shire President Ron Johnston to congratulate him on the findings of the Local Government Better Practice Review Program report.
Call for witnesses to serious dog attack
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Shire of Broome Rangers are calling for assistance from anyone who witnessed a serious dog attack at Entrance Point on the morning of Sun 8 Oct. The male victim of the attack was swimming at Entrance Point between 10am and midday when he was attacked by the large mastiff dog and required hospital treatment for serious facial injuries.
Community's input sought on new plan to transform Chinatown
The Broome community is being asked to provide feedback on an exciting draft Master Plan to transform Carnarvon St and Dampier Tce as part of the Chinatown Revitalisation Project, with public consultation to start on 9 Oct. The draft Master Plan was developed following extensive consultation with Chinatown traders, landowners and other key stakeholders, and the community is now encouraged to provide feedback during the 21-day consultation period.
Protecting our turtles with temporary beach closures
The impact of vehicles on turtles nesting at world-famous Cable Beach will again be managed with night-time closures from the start of Oct. The Cable Beach north access ramp will be closed to vehicles between 8pm and 6am each day during the turtle nesting season from 1 Oct 2017 to 28 Feb 2018.

Upcoming Events

Brick by Brick: Build Your Own Capital at Broome Public Library
Broome Public Library is hosting the National Capital Authority’s educational exhibition Brick by Brick: Build Your Own Capital until 8 Dec. The hands-on educational exhibition is designed for kids aged four and up, and includes 30,000 Lego bricks and construction sheets that get children and adults creating replicas of their favourite buildings in Canberra.
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.
Special Meeting of Council
The Shire of Broome advises that a Special Meeting of Council is scheduled to be held Monday 23 October 2017. The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers at the Shire of Broome Administration Office, 27 Weld St Broome, commencing at 5pm.
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Dash & Splash run and swim series
Run and swim your way to fitness and fun as the Dash & Splash gets underway with new distances to suit all fitness levels. The short course is a 2km run and 200m swim, while the long course is now a 4km run and 400m swim, with events on Fri 13 Oct, 10 Nov and 8 Dec.

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Proposed Local Government Property and Public Places Amendment Local Law 2017 and Trading, Outdoor Dining and Street Entertainment Amendment Local Law 2017
The Council of the Shire of Broome proposes to make the following local laws: Local Government Property and Public Places Amendment Local Law 2017; and Trading, Outdoor Dining and Street Entertainment Amendment Local Law 2017.