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Christmas is coming to Chinatown
Broome’s Chinatown is coming alive again this Christmas. The Shire is now decorating Carnarvon St with Christmas lights and panels, including the boab trees at Napier Tce and Short St, and erecting banners along Dampier Tce as well as subsidising Christmas lanterns for display by businesses.
Search for old Town Beach images
The Shire of Broome is seeking community help as it continues work on the Jetty to Jetty Project and Roebuck Bay Coastal Walk. The Jetty to Jetty Project linking historic Chinatown and Town Beach is nearing completion after the signing of an accord between the Shire and Yawuru Native Title Holders in May 2015.
Amnesty encourages responsible pet ownership
The Shire of Broome has extended the deadline on dog and cat registration and microchipping until the end of November in a bid to encourage more pet owners to do the right thing. From 1 November 2015 the Dog Act 1976 required all dogs in WA over three months of age to be registered and microchipped. The Cat Act 2011 requires all cats over six months of age to be registered, microchipped and desexed.
New staircases improve access to Cable Beach
Collaboration between Yawuru traditional owners, the Shire of Broome and the Department of Parks and Wildlife has improved visitor access to the world-renowned Cable Beach.
Eventful lifeguard season draws to a close
Lifeguard patrols on Cable Beach wrapped up for the season on Sunday 1 November 2015. Shire of Broome Senior Beach Lifeguard, Ric Cockman, says it was a steady season with some notable incidents.

Upcoming Events

Run and swim your way to fitness and fun - Dash & Splash 2015/16
The Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre’s popular Dash & Splash biathlon series is back from October to challenge Broome residents and help them stay in shape over the wet season.
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.
Shire of Broome Seniors' Christmas Party
All Over 50s are invited to attend the Shire of Broome Seniors’ Christmas Party on Tuesday 8 December 2015 from 10am sharp to 11am at the Broome RSL, cnr Barker St and Robinson St, Broome.
Annual Meeting of Electors
The Annual Meeting of Electors for the Shire of Broome will be held at the Administration Office, Council Chambers, 27 Weld Street, Broome on Tuesday 8 December 2015 commencing at 5pm.
Shire of Broome Business Breakfast Series
The free quarterly Shire of Broome Business Breakfast Series events provide an opportunity for the business community to network and to keep abreast of the latest developments and opportunities.

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