Latest News

CCTV project to improve community safety
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The installation of CCTV security cameras at key locations around the Broome town site is now underway. Work began at the weekend to install 24 state-of-the-art digital cameras at a variety of sites that have been identified as key locations for combating crime and antisocial behaviour including Carnarvon St and Dampier Tce in Chinatown, Male Oval and Town Beach.
ANZAC Day Dawn Service 2017
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Broome's ANZAC Day Dawn Service on Tues 25 Apr will start at 5.15am in Bedford Memorial Park on Hamersley St, with the parade at 5am. A Gunfire Breakfast at the Broome RSL Sub-Branch will follow immediately after. Lest we forget.
Job seekers get valuable skills
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A group of job seekers is getting valuable work experience and improving the town thanks to a partnership between the Shire of Broome, Nirrumbuk Aboriginal Corporation and Kimberley Employment Services. Work is supervised by Shire staff on projects including installing tables, chairs and water fountains, mulching, planting native trees and shrubs, and reticulation at Demco Park, Dakas Park and Barker St Park.
Lifeguards back to patrol Cable Beach
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Lifeguard patrols on Broome’s world-famous Cable Beach get underway at the Easter long weekend and will run throughout the dry season. From Friday 14 April through to Sunday 29 October 2017, lifeguards will be stationed between the swimming area flags in their distinctive red and yellow uniforms between 9am and 4.30pm.
Exciting school holiday activities underway
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The Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre and Broome Public Library both have exciting school holiday programs underway. Please note there will be no program on Good Friday or Easter Monday.

Upcoming Events

ANZAC Day Dawn Service 2017
Broome's ANZAC Day Dawn Service on Tues 25 Apr will start at 5.15am in Bedford Memorial Park on Hamersley St, with the parade at 5am. A Gunfire Breakfast at the Broome RSL Sub-Branch will follow immediately after. Lest we forget.
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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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BRAC Dash & Splash
The Dash & Splash is back for a Short Series in 2017 after the reopening of the BRAC pool. The short course is a 2.5km run with a 250m swim, while the long course is a 5km run with 500m swim, with options for men, women, juniors and duos.
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Arts, Culture and Heritage Advisory Committee
The meeting is open to members of the public and will be held at 12 noon in the Shire of Broome Committee Room, cnr Weld and Haas St.
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Have My Say

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Proposed Omnibus Amendment to Local Planning Scheme 6
The Shire of Broome is seeking your comment in relation to a proposed omnibus amendment to LPS 6. The purpose of the amendment is to correct anomalies in the Scheme Text and Scheme Maps, and to ensure that they are appropriately updated to align with the adopted strategic planning framework.