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Council adopts Shire of Broome Budget for 2018/19
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In 2018/19 we’re continuing to implement Council’s vision for Broome to be a thriving and friendly community that recognises our history and embraces cultural diversity and economic opportunity, while nurturing our unique natural and built environment.
Plant thefts are costing the community
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A recent spate of plant thefts from public landscaping around Broome is costing the community. In the past week about 20 plants have been stolen from traffic islands and roundabouts at several locations around the town at a replacement cost of more than $800.
Broome economic blueprint set for implementation
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A new blueprint for taking Broome’s economy into the future is set to be put into action after being endorsed by the Broome Shire Council. The Broome Growth Plan will guide the town’s economic development going forward and has been finalised following several years of exhaustive research and consultation.
The Voice star walks the line to Broome with Johnny Cash tribute
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Monty Cotton and his Johnny Cash tribute show A Boy Named Cash are coming to the Broome Civic Centre this July as part of Shows on the Go. Additionally, one up-and-coming Broome performer will have the chance to spend the day learning from Cotton and then perform a set on stage to open the show.
Keep the speed down on Cable Beach
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Broome’s beaches are filling up fast with people wanting to enjoy our beautiful coastline and sunsets, making safety paramount including observing the 15kmh speed limit on Cable Beach.

Upcoming Events

School Holiday Activity Programs July 2018
The Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre and Broome Public Library have exciting school holiday programs running weekedays from Monday 2 July to Friday 13 July 2018.
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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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Chinatown Late Night Shopping 2018
Paint the Town Red when Chinatown comes alive as late night trading returns following a promising trial in 2017, with food, shopping, free street entertainment, live music and other attractions.
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A Boy Named Cash - Johnny Cash Tribute Show
Country Arts WA, Act-Belong Commit and the Shire of Broome are excited to bring Monty Cotton and his Johnny Cash tribute show A Boy Named Cash to the Broome Civic Centre this July as part of Shows on the Go. Join the velvet-voiced Monty Cotton as he pays tribute to The Man in Black in a rollicking, rip-roaring set that’ll have you convinced you’re watching Johnny Cash himself.
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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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Your Council
Proposed Local Government Property and Public Places Amendment Local Law 2018
A copy of the proposed local law may be inspected at, or obtained from, the Shire Administration Centre, corner of Weld and Haas St, Broome between 8.30am and 4pm Monday to Friday (public holidays excepted), or may be viewed via the Shire Website at the link below. Written submissions about the proposed local law may be made to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Broome, PO Box 44, Broome WA 6725. Submissions must be received by no later than 4pm on Friday 20 July 2018.
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Proposed Trading, Outdoor Dining and Street Entertainment Amendment Local Law 2018
A copy of the proposed local law may be inspected at, or obtained from, the Shire Administration Centre, corner of Weld and Haas St, Broome between 8.30am and 4pm Monday to Friday (public holidays excepted), or may be viewed via the Shire website at the link below. Written submissions about the proposed local law may be made to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Broome, PO Box 44, Broome WA 6725. Submissions must be received by no later than 4pm on Friday 20 July 2018.