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Keep your speed down on Cable Beach
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.
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Chinatown Team to keep up momentum
The Chinatown Revitalisation Project may be wrapping up, but it isn’t the end – it’s just the beginning. We now need the community to lead the activation and promotion of our town centre and to achieve this the Shire has committed funding to form the “Chinatown Team”.
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Operating a business from home in Broome
Businesses in Broome’s key retail precincts are facing challenging times and Shire President, Harold Tracey, says some owners have raised concerns that they’re having to compete with people operating businesses from their homes who don’t pay the same rates or have the same overheads.
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Mind the rules when camping around town
It’s that time of year again when caravans and campers come to town and families come to stay. The Shire has guidelines and rules around staying in caravans or other temporary structures such as camper trailers and tents to keep the community safe and make sure everyone is able to enjoy their properties.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Proposed rates out for community input
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.
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Beach laws accommodate dogs and horses
With the Broome Race Round kicking off on 1 June, laws requiring dogs to be kept on leashes at Cable Beach in the morning are now in effect. The section of Cable Beach near Gantheaume Pt and extending for 2km north of the beach access ramp is designated as a dog exercise area, but between 1 May and 31 August each year, from 5.30am to 10am on weekdays, dogs are required to be kept on a leash.
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Broome Liquor Accord reaches agreement on restrictions
The Broome Liquor Accord has agreed on a series of voluntary liquor restrictions to be rolled out from the start of July this year. The Broome Liquor Accord consists of representatives from WA Police, local retail licensees and the Shire of Broome, and is supported by a Community Advisory Group of care agencies.
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