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Parking, drainage upgrades for Chinatown
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Work to provide additional carparking and to improve drainage in Broome’s Chinatown is now underway. The new carpark will add 46 bays while the drainage upgrades will increase the capacity of the stormwater drain under Short St to allow water to clear more quickly and reduce the risk of flooding.
Broome youth bike park gets up and rolling
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The wheels are in motion on the first stage of the new BRAC 1 Youth Bike Precinct as construction gets underway. The new facility is being created on vacant land off Frederick St between Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre and the Boulevard shopping centre, with construction of a mountain bike pump track the first project underway.
Local businesses encouraged to apply for RED grants funding
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The State Government has announced round two of the Regional Economic Development (RED) Grants Program and is encouraging local businesses to get involved and apply for grant funding.
Funds secured to continue Town Beach transformation
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Lotterywest will contribute a further $1.7M to kick off Stage 2 of the transformation underway at Broome’s popular Town Beach. Work on the $11.3M Stage 1 of the project is continuing with the creation of new parkland, playgrounds, youth space, markets area, community art and historical information now underway.
Are you interested in being a Shire Councillor?
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The Shire of Broome will host an information session on Tues 20 Aug for anyone wanting to find out about becoming a Shire Councillor. Local Government elections will be held on Sat 19 Oct this year, with five positions on the Broome Shire Council to be contested.

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 community are invited to attend, and Public Question Time is held at the start of each meeting.
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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 May to October. From June to September there are weekly Thursday Night Markets.
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Broome Vibes Music Session Vol. 2
A young people and family friendly event celebrating our young local musicians and good wellbeing, presented by the Shire of Broome Youth Advisory Council.
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Shinju Matsuri Festival of the Pearl
Shinju Matsuri will tempt your senses with an exciting whirlwind of colour, sound, taste and smell as the community shares this beautiful locale with the world and the people who call it home.
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Isaiah Live & Beyond! at the Broome Civic Centre
Hailing from just outside Melbourne, Isaiah Firebrace first stepped into the spotlight in 2016 when he was crowned winner of the eighth season of The X Factor Australia. Since then he's grabbed global attention for his #1 single 'It's Gotta Be You', as well as representing Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest.
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