CCTV project to improve community safety
The installation of CCTV security cameras at key locations around the Broome town site is now underway. Work began at the weekend to install 24 state-of-the-art digital cameras at a variety of sites that have been identified as key locations for combating crime and antisocial behaviour including Carnarvon St and Dampier Tce in Chinatown, Male Oval and Town Beach.
ANZAC Day Dawn Service 2017
Broome's ANZAC Day Dawn Service on Tues 25 Apr will start at 5.15am in Bedford Memorial Park on Hamersley St, with the parade at 5am. A Gunfire Breakfast at the Broome RSL Sub-Branch will follow immediately after. Lest we forget.
Job seekers get valuable skills
A group of job seekers is getting valuable work experience and improving the town thanks to a partnership between the Shire of Broome, Nirrumbuk Aboriginal Corporation and Kimberley Employment Services. Work is supervised by Shire staff on projects including installing tables, chairs and water fountains, mulching, planting native trees and shrubs, and reticulation at Demco Park, Dakas Park and Barker St Park.
Lifeguards back to patrol Cable Beach
Lifeguard patrols on Broome’s world-famous Cable Beach get underway at the Easter long weekend and will run throughout the dry season. From Friday 14 April through to Sunday 29 October 2017, lifeguards will be stationed between the swimming area flags in their distinctive red and yellow uniforms between 9am and 4.30pm.
Exciting school holiday activities underway
The Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre and Broome Public Library both have exciting school holiday programs underway. Please note there will be no program on Good Friday or Easter Monday.