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Festival to celebrate reconciliation in Broome

National Reconciliation Week 2019 will be celebrated in Broome with a free family and community festival featuring live music and performances, art, children’s activities, food and more at Male Oval on Friday 31 May from 5pm to 10pm.
Community to take centre stage in June and July

Two unique opportunities for Broome locals to take to the stage are coming to the Broome Civic Centre in June and July with Barefaced Stories and Broome’s Got Musical Talent.
New playgrounds and green space for Town Beach

The latest stage of the exciting upgrades at Broome’s popular Town Beach is underway with construction to start on new green space, playgrounds, markets area and more. Construction will be undertaken by local firm Roadline Civil Contractors following a tender process, with funding from Lotterywest and the Shire of Broome.
Celebrating Library Week in Broome

Library and Information Week runs from 20–26 May and will include National Simultaneous Storytime and the launch of Broome Beach Books for 2019.
Proposed rates out for community input
Your Council

Each financial year the Shire levies rates so Council can deliver services and infrastructure for our community in line with its budget.As part of its 2019/20 budget process, Council endorsed the proposed differential rates at its meeting on 18 Apr and is now seeking community feedback.

Upcoming Events

National Volunteers Week Movie Night
The Shire of Broome is proud to acknowledge all the volunteers in ourcommunity and invite all volunteers and their families to join us for a freepremiere screening of Aladdin at Sun Pictures.
Chinatown Discovery Festival 2019
The Broome Chinatown Revitalisation Project will be officially opened with an exciting new Chinatown Discovery Festival from Fri 24 May to Sun 26 May 2019.
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.
National Reconciliation Week Festival 2019
Celebrate National Reconciliation Week 2019 in Broome with a free family and community festival featuring live music and performances, art, community group activities and stalls and children’s activities.
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.

Have My Say

Guniyan Binba Conservation Park Draft Joint Management Plan 2019
The Guniyan Binba Conservation Park Draft Joint Management Plan 2019 is available for public comment. The Guniyan Binba Conservation Park is an intertidal reserve that covers an area north of Cable Beach to Willie Creek and is jointly managed by the Yawuru Registered Native Title Body Corporate, the Shire of Broome and the Conservation and Parks Commission.
Municipal Inventory and Heritage List Review
The Shire of Broome adopted a Community Engagement Plan to guide the process for the review of the Municipal Inventory and Heritage List and amendments are now proposed. Community feedback is welcomed and will be accepted until 21 May 2019.
Your Council
Notice of Intention to Impose Differential Rates 2019/20
In accordance with section 6.36 of the Local Government Act 1995, in its budget for the year ending 30 June 2020, the Shire of Broome intends imposing the following differential rates and minimum payments. Written submissions from electors and ratepayers are invited until 4pm on 23 May 2019.