Latest News

Comedy Gold coming to Broome Civic Centre

Comedy Gold - Best of the Adelaide Fringe delivers a knockout experience of the finest stand-up comedians Australia has to offer and hits the Broome Civic Centre on Saturday 14 April. Award-winning comedians, international acts and TV personalities have been carefully selected to entertain audiences aged 18-plus.
Broome - Singapore flights update

Plans are well underway for the arrival of the first SilkAir flight from Singapore to Broome on Tuesday 22 May and seats are already on sale for Broome residents looking to travel to Singapore. Broome Travel Centre has a range of packages specifically for the flights, with options to include add-ons to other parts of Asia such as Thailand, Japan and Vietnam.
Improving access and inclusion in Broome

The Shire of Broome is undertaking a review of its Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP) and input is being sought from the community. The WA Disability Services Act 1993 requires that local governments have a DAIP in place and that it must be updated every five years.
YAC giving Broome young people a voice

Young people are being asked to put their hands up to join the Broome Youth Advisory Council for 2018 as the Shire of Broome seeks to get them more involved in the future of their town. Broome Shire Councillor and YAC Mentor, Mala Fairborn, says it is a fantastic opportunity for young people to have a say on issues that matter to them.
Broome preparing for plastic bag ban

The Shire of Broome is encouraging local business and the community to prepare for the State-wide plastic bag ban to come into effect from 1 July. Council supports the introduction of a ban on single-use plastic bags to help protect the natural environment of Broome.

Upcoming Events

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.
The nbn Roadshow
You are invited to a Community Drop-In Session to hear about the nbn™ broadband access network rollout, and what opportunities and benefits it will provide to you.
Chinatown Easter Eggstravaganza Family Fun Day
The Easter Eggstravaganza family fun day kicks off the Chinatown Revitalisation Project’s 2018 calendar of events on Saturday 31 March from 8-11am at Sun Pictures with a host of fun, free family activities.
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.
Dash & Splash at BRAC
The Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre’s popular Dash & Splash series is back to challenge Broome residents and help them stay in shape in 2018. Events start at 5pm and will be held on Friday 2 March, Friday 6 April and Friday 4 May.

Have My Say

Shire of Broome Local Planning Scheme No 6 – Amendment No 8
Plans and documents setting out and explaining the scheme amendment are available for inspection. Submissions on the planning scheme amendment may be lodged on or before 4pm on 20 March 2018.
Proposed Amendment to Trading in Public Places Policy to Introduce Trading Nodes
The Shire is considering making amendments to its Policy 4.2.15 Trading in Public Places to introduce trading nodes. To provide clarity and direction in relation to the undertaking of public trading in Broome, it is proposed that the Policy be amended to designate Council-endorsed nodes within which pop-up traders and food vans can be established.