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Chinatown streetscape upgrades to begin this month

Broome's Chinatown Revitalisation Project is set to enter its next stage, with construction to begin on major streetscape upgrades in Carnarvon Street and Dampier Terrace this month. A $6.9 million contract was awarded to Downer EDI Works Pty Ltd following a procurement process which assessed submissions against a range of criteria including value for money, experience, and ensuring significant local content in the project.
Home stretch for Hamersley-Napier intersection

Major upgrades to improve safety, traffic flow and stormwater drainage at one of Broome’s busiest intersections are due for completion in mid-September. The intersection of Hamersley St and Napier Tce is an accident Black Spot, with a road safety audit recommending a roundabout intersection be built.
Recognise a contributor in our community

Nominations are now open to recognise some of the unsung heroes in the Broome community in the prestigious Community Citizen of the Year Awards. Each year individuals and groups are recognised as part of Australia Day celebrations, with Phil Leach and the Broome Netball Club the winners in 2018.
Town Beach Project set to start construction

Construction is set to get underway on the first sub-project in a range of exciting upgrades coming to Broome’s popular Town Beach area. The first stage of the Town Beach Project is the construction of a new rock revetment seawall to address the significant environmental and safety threat posed by the eroding pindan cliffs that run from the Town Beach groyne to Catalinas.
Shire seeks to improve support for small business

As part of a push to increase its support for local small business, the Shire of Broome is seeking accreditation under the Small Business Friendly Local Governments initiative. Developed by the Small Business Development Corporation, the Small Business Friendly Local Governments initiative recognises WA local governments that are committed to actively supporting small businesses in their area.

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 April to October. From June to September there are weekly Thursday Night Markets.
Rhythm & Ride: Rodeo, Campdraft and Country Music
Rhythm & Ride is the perfect way to start the school holidays with a two-day nationally affiliated sporting, cultural and entertainment event. Rhythm & Ride is a diverse and inclusive event that the whole community can enjoy.
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.
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.
Garage Sale Trail 2018
Broome households, schools and community groups are set to join over 400,000 people across the country on Saturday 20 October and Sunday 21 October as a part of the eighth annual Garage Sale Trail.

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Municipal Inventory of Heritage Places Review
The Shire of Broome has commenced a review of its Municipal Inventory of Heritage Places (MI). The review will consist of two stages. The first stage of the review process will be a public consultation period where the community has a chance to nominate new places to be considered for inclusion on the MI, or to make comments on existing listed places.