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Keep the speed down on Cable Beach
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Broome’s beaches are filling up fast with people wanting to enjoy our beautiful coastline and sunsets, making safety paramount including observing the 15kmh speed limit on Cable Beach.
Free E-waste recycling now in Broome
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Did you know that 17 million televisions and 37 million computers have been sent to landfill since 2008 in Australia? The Shire and TechCollect are working to put an end to this with free permanent e-waste recycling now at Broome’s Waste Management Facility on Buckley’s Rd.
YAC providing a voice for young people
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Broome’s new Youth Advisory Council has met for the first time. The Shire is seeking to get young people more involved in the future of our town and earlier this year called for nominations for vacancies on the YAC for young people aged 14-24.
First aid focus for sporting club volunteers
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Free first aid courses are being offered to local sporting clubs as part of an initiative to increase the number of qualified first aiders at local sporting venues. The partnership between the Shire of Broome and St John Ambulance will provide local clubs with the necessary skills to provide first aid, not just on the sporting field but in the community.
BRAC 2 Beach Fun Run is back for 2018
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It’s time to get into training with the BRAC 2 Beach Fun Run happening again in July 2018. Broome’s biggest annual fun run is back for its eighth year on Sunday 29 July and will offer a choice of 8km or 4km courses to suit all fitness levels.

Upcoming Events

Special Meeting of Council Tuesday 19 June 2018
The Shire of Broome advises that a Special Meeting of Council is scheduled to be held Tuesday 19 June 2018. The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers at the Shire of Broome Administration Office, 27 Weld Street Broome, commencing at 5pm.
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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.
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Chinatown Late Night Shopping 2018
Paint the Town Red when Chinatown comes alive as late night trading returns following a promising trial in 2017, with food, shopping, free street entertainment, live music and other attractions.
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Broome Race Round 2018
The Broome Turf Club is carved out of bushland at picturesque Gantheaume Point, just a stone's throw from world famous Cable Beach.
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Increasing Local Event Capacity workshop series
A series of free workshops in June and July will aim to improve the knowledge and skills of those developing and presenting events in Broome. Community events contribute significantly to Broome’s local economy and culture, and the Shire of Broome is partnering with Kimberley Small Business Support and the State Government to present a series of six free Increasing Local Event Capacity workshops.
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New Planning Scheme Amendment No.5 – Coastal Hazard Risk - Special Control Area
The Shire of Broome and its coastal engineering consultants have undertaken coastal hazard risk management and adaptation planning for Broome townsite in accordance with State Planning Policy 2.6 (State Coastal Planning Policy). Submissions on the Scheme Amendment may be lodged on or before 6 July 2018.
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Proposed Local Government Property and Public Places Amendment Local Law 2018
A copy of the proposed local law may be inspected at, or obtained from, the Shire Administration Centre, corner of Weld and Haas St, Broome between 8.30am and 4pm Monday to Friday (public holidays excepted), or may be viewed via the Shire Website at the link below. Written submissions about the proposed local law may be made to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Broome, PO Box 44, Broome WA 6725. Submissions must be received by no later than 4pm on Friday 20 July 2018.
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Proposed Trading, Outdoor Dining and Street Entertainment Amendment Local Law 2018
A copy of the proposed local law may be inspected at, or obtained from, the Shire Administration Centre, corner of Weld and Haas St, Broome between 8.30am and 4pm Monday to Friday (public holidays excepted), or may be viewed via the Shire website at the link below. Written submissions about the proposed local law may be made to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Broome, PO Box 44, Broome WA 6725. Submissions must be received by no later than 4pm on Friday 20 July 2018.