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BRAC 2 Beach Fun Run 2019 - Results

Almost 120 people took to the start line for the BRAC 2 Beach Fun Run 2019. Check out the full results here.
Parking laws important during busy season

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

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.
Connecting Broome’s pathway network

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.
Keep your speed down on Cable Beach

Broome’s beaches are filling up fast with people wanting to enjoy our beautiful coastline and sunsets, making safety paramount including observing the 15kmh speed limit on Cable Beach.

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

Have My Say

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.