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Keeping Broome safe from bushfires
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Preventing bushfires is the responsibility of the whole Broome community, and property owners and occupiers have until 15 May to take action. The Broome Fire Hazard Reduction Notice has now been advertised, and letters and brochures posted to affected residents outlining their responsibilities including installing firebreaks and other fire mitigation measures.
Key intersection to undergo major upgrade
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One of Broome’s busiest intersections is set to undergo a major upgrade to improve safety, traffic flow and stormwater drainage. The intersection of Hamersley St and Napier Tce is a recognised traffic accident Black Spot, and following 12 accidents at the location between 2010 and 2014 a road safety audit was undertaken that recommended a roundabout intersection be built to address the issue.
Broome sport keeps growing thanks to volunteers
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Participation in club sport in Broome has increased by 10 per cent since 2015 and 20 per cent since 2009, according to the Shire of Broome Club Survey Report. The report found there were now nine clubs with a membership of more than 300 people, up from five in 2015, and an estimated 5979 people involved in local clubs. Youth membership has increased by 61 per cent since 2009.
Exciting season underway in Broome
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A bumper 2018 season is building with an exciting calendar of events getting underway in Broome to provide a welcome boost for the town. Broome Shire President, Harold Tracey, says it's exciting to see such a full calendar of events to entertain and inform locals and attract visitors.
Who let the dogs out?
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A big increase in the number of dogs picked up wandering around Broome has led to Shire Rangers reminding dog owners to make sure their pets are well secured on their properties. So far in 2018 Rangers have impounded 82 dogs found wandering the town unsupervised, compared to 30 dogs at this stage of 2017.

Upcoming Events

ANZAC Day Dawn Service 2018
The 2018 ANZAC Day Dawn Service will be held at the Broome War Memorial in Bedford Park on Wednesday 25 April starting at 5.15am.
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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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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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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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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.
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Draft Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2018 – 2023
The Shire of Broome Draft Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2018 – 2023 is now available for public comment. A copy of the Plan is available for inspection at the Shire Administration Office, Weld St Broome during office hours up to and including 23 April 2018, as well as on the Shire website.