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Cape Leveque Road Closures
Road Report
Cape Leveque Rd is closed to all traffic. A bushfire ADVICE has been issued for people travelling along Broome‐Cape Leveque Rd, near Country Downs Station, 70km north of Broome in the Shire of Broome. For the latest Bushfire alerts and warnings refer to the Department of Fire and Emergency Services alerts and warnings website.
Roebuck Bay Caravan Park Redevelopment Master Plan
Roebuck Bay Caravan Park Aerial
The current lease on the Roebuck Bay Caravan Park expires in December 2017. Council has resolved to undertake an open tender process for the redevelopment and lease of the caravan park beyond the expiration of the current lease term.
Community Groups Receive Funding Assistance
Community sponsorship
Twenty-one community groups will share in more than $200,000 in funding after the latest round of the Shire of Broome Community Sponsorship Program and EDL West Kimberley Community Donations.
Shire of Broome Inward Investment Prospectus
Inward Investment Prospectus
A new Inward Investment Prospectus that promises to be a key tool for attracting investment to Broome is now being distributed. It follows the release late in 2014 of the highly successful Shire of Broome Economic Profile, and the Shire's recent selection by the State as a Regional Growth Centre.
More Recycling and Re-Use at Waste Management Facility
Recycling & Re-Use
The Shire is set to introduce a new drop-off area at the Waste Management Facility on Buckley's Rd to ensure more of Broome's waste is recycled. The drop-off area will have three main benefits: increasing the amount of waste separated; reducing the amount of waste sent to landfill, and; improving safety at the landfill.

Upcoming Events

Dash & Splash 2015 - 2016 Season
The Dash and Splash series offers an incentive for Broome residents to maintain fitness and stay in shape during the hot and sweaty wet season. Round one of the 2015 - 2016 Wet Season series kicks off on Friday 16 October and runs through to March 2016. Each event involves run and swim legs over two courses of different lengths, with categories for men, women, juniors and teams. Registrations open Monday 14th September 2015.
Local Government Elections
Broome Shire Council elections will be held on Saturday 17 October 2015. Local Government elections play an important role in our democratic system and are an excellent opportunity for people to contribute to, and be involved in their local community. The Shire of Broome is comprised of nine elected members, representing two wards – Broome and Dampier.
Local Government Election

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Broome Cemetery Draft Master Plan
Public submissions are being sought on the Broome Cemetery Draft Master Plan outlining the proposed projects and expansion of the Broome Cemetery, and will be accepted until 1 October 2015.
Mining, Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources Extraction
Mining, Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources Extraction
In accordance with Section 2.7(2)(b) of the Local Government Act 1995 a draft Local Policy - on Mining, Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources Extraction has been prepared