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Planning the future of sport and recreation in Broome
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The Shire of Broome is seeking the community’s feedback on a draft plan to guide the development of sport and recreation for the next decade. The draft Sport and Recreation Plan outlines a long-term vision and recommends the major infrastructure work required to cater for the Shire’s sport and recreation activities up to 2028.
Support for economic, events and tourism initiatives
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Applications are open for funding to help local organisations develop economic, events and tourism projects and initiatives that benefit the Broome community and close at 4pm on Fri 11 Jan 2019.
Cable Beach lifeguard season concludes
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Lifeguard patrols on Broome’s world-famous Cable Beach wrapped up at the weekend following a busy 2018 season. Patrols ran from Fri 30 Mar to Sun 28 Oct, with Surf Life Saving WA lifeguards on the beach each day between 9am and 4.30pm.
Dampier Memorial marks 80 years
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Tuesday 30 October 2018 marks the 80th anniversary of the unveiling of the Capt. William Dampier Memorial in Broome's Bedford Park.
Save the date for Christmas in Chinatown
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Planning is underway for this year’s community Christmas celebrations in Chinatown with the event scheduled for Fri 7 Dec from 4pm-8.30pm. The Shire of Broome is organising the Chinatown Christmas Trails and Carols by Candlelight event and looking for community partners, sponsors and volunteers to come on board.

Upcoming Events

Dash 'n' Splash at BRAC
The Dash 'n' Splash is back for a Short Series in 2018 with a short course of a 2km run with a 200m swim and a long course of a 4km run with 400m swim, with options for men, women, juniors and duos.
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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 Christmas Trails and Carols by Candlelight
Planning is underway for this year’s community Christmas celebrations in Chinatown with the event scheduled for Fri 7 Dec from 4pm-8.30pm. The Shire of Broome is organising the Chinatown Christmas Trails and Carols by Candlelight event and looking for community partners, sponsors and volunteers to come on board.
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Annual Meeting of Electors 2018
Notice is hereby given that the Annual Meeting of Electors for the Shire of Broome will be held at the Administration Office, Council Chambers, 27 Weld St Broome, on Thurs 13 Dec 2018 commencing at 4pm.
Your Council
Broome Civic Centre Christmas Party 2018
School’s just finished, your holidays haven’t started, and Christmas is just around the corner – what to do with the kids? Bring them to the Broome Civic Centre Christmas Party of course!
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Have My Say

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Shire of Broome Draft Sport and Recreation Plan
The Shire of Broome has released for public comment the draft Sport and Recreation Plan. The Plan outlines a long-term vision, and provides recommendations on the major infrastructure works required to cater for the Shire’s sport and recreation activities for the period 2018 - 2028.
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Draft Local Planning Policy – Coastal Planning
The draft Local Planning Policy – Coastal Planning was adopted by Council for advertising at the August Ordinary Meeting. Submissions on the proposed policy may be made in writing and lodged to the Chief Executive Officer, PO Box 44 Broome WA 6725 on or before 4pm on 30 November 2018.
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Permanent Partial Road Closures Portion of unconstructed, un-named road adjacent to the Broome – Cape Leveque Rd and portion of Coghlan St
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 unconstructed, un-named road adjacent to Broome – Cape Leveque Rd and a portion of Coghlan St.
Your Council
Shire of Broome Local Planning Scheme No. 6 – Amendment No. 9
At its Ordinary Meeting on 30 August 2018, Council resolved to initiate amendment No.9 to the Shire of Broome’s Local Planning Scheme No. 6 (LPS6) for the purposes of public advertising, pursuant to Section 75 of the Planning and Development Act 2005.