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Whole lot of love for Broome sport in 2019
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Broome Squash Club has been announced the winners of the inaugural #LoveBroomeSport amateur photo competition. Sporting club volunteers were encouraged to use the social media hashtag to capture the action from the diverse range of sports occurring in the community each day during 2019.
Beaches closed following jellyfish sting
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Entrance Point, Simpsons Beach and Reddell Beach in Broome have been closed to swimmers following a confirmed Irukandji jellyfish sting.
Meet your new Broome Shire Council
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The new Broome Shire Council is in place following the recent local government elections. Re-elected Councillors Elsta Foy, Chris Mitchell and Bruce Rudeforth Jr and new Councillors Peter Taylor, Fiona West and Nik Wevers join Councillors Desiree Male, Philip Matsumoto and Harold Tracey.
Cable Beach lifeguard season comes to a close
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Lifeguard patrols on Broome’s world-famous Cable Beach wrap up on Sun 27 Oct following a busy 2019 season.
Time running out to recognise our local heroes
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Time is running out to recognise some of our unsung heroes in the prestigious Community Citizen of the Year Awards, with nominations closing on 31 Oct.

Upcoming Events

Chinatown Christmas Trails and Carols
The Chinatown Christmas Trails and Carols is proudly presented by INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG, Buru Energy, Go for 2 & 5 and the Shire of Broome, and will again bring together the popular annual community Christmas party with Carols by Candlelight on Friday 6 December from 4pm to 8pm.
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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 community are invited to attend, and Public Question Time is held at the start of each meeting.
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Have My Say

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Proposed Development for Public Comment - 50 Durack Crescent
Notice is hereby given that an application for a Residential Building has been received by the Shire and is available for public comment. The applicant ‘MADALAH’, seeks approval of a Residential Building at Lot 252 No.50 Durack Crescent, Broome. The Residential Building will be used as a supported living facility for short term residents while they are attending training courses in Broome. Copies of the proposal will be available for viewing at the Shire of Broome Administration Centre, Weld Street Broome during normal office hours (9:00 AM to 4:00 PM) up to and including Thursday 23rd January 2020. Please note this date has been extended.Submissions on the application may be made in writing and lodged to the Chief Executive Officer, PO Box 44 Broome WA 6725 or emailed to shire@broome.wa.gov.au before 4.00pm on Thursday 23rd January 2020. Please note this date has been extended.