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Parking laws important during busy season
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The importance of parking laws in Chinatown is being emphasised as our busy tourist season continues. There are 1248 parking bays in Chinatown – 227 of these have a two-hour time limit, 897 are unrestricted and the remainder include ACROD, motorcycle and scooter, coach, caravan and RV, taxi and loading bays. No point in Chinatown is more than 150m from an untimed parking bay.
Budget aims to strike the balance in 2019/20
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Council has adopted a 2019/20 budget that aims to strike the balance between an ambitious program of development to stimulate the local economy and build assets for the community, and the need for frugality as challenging economic conditions continue, according to Broome Shire President Harold Tracey.
Shire of Broome facilities early closure Thursday 18 July
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All Shire of Broome facilities will be closed from 2pm on Thursday 18 July to allow all staff to take part in organisational development activities. Normal operations will resume from start of business on Friday 19 July.
Connecting Broome’s pathway network
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Making Broome safer and more accessible for walkers, joggers, pram pushers, cyclists and anyone exercising or commuting without a car is the aim of work now underway around town.
BRAC 2 Beach Fun Run is back for 2019
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Broome’s biggest annual fun run is back for its ninth year on Sun 21 Jul and offers a choice of 8km or 4km courses to suit all fitness levels. Both courses start at BRAC at 8am and finish overlooking spectacular Cable Beach at the Broome Surf Lifesaving Club.

Upcoming Events

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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BRAC 2 Beach Fun Run
Broome’s biggest annual fun run is back for its ninth year on Sun 21 Jul and offers a choice of 8km or 4km courses to suit all fitness levels. Both courses start at BRAC at 8am and finish overlooking spectacular Cable Beach at the Broome Surf Lifesaving Club.
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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 community are invited to attend, and Public Question Time is held at the start of each meeting.
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Chinatown Ladies' Night
Spend the evening in Chinatown in preparation for the Kimberley Cup. View fashions, dine in style and pamper yourself on this night of nights created exclusively for the ladies of Broome.
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Erth's Dinosaur Zoo at Broome Civic Centre
The hugely acclaimed Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo travels WA hot on the heels of tours in the US, UK and Japan, taking audiences into a new dimension of theatre with awesome prehistoric creatures, from cute baby dinos to some of the largest carnivores and herbivores to have ever walked the planet.
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Permanent Partial Road Closure – Portion of Broome - Cape Leveque Rd subject to Lot 306 on Deposited Plan 49465
Notice is hereby given that the Shire of Broome, pursuant to section 58(3) of the Land Administration Act 1997, proposes to permanently close a portion of the Broome – Cape Leveque Road, subject to Lot 306 on Deposited Plan 49465 as indicated on Map 1.