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Lots to love about Broome sport in 2019
Broome’s 2019 sporting season kicks off Mon 25 Feb with a season launch event at the Mercure Hotel. The information session marks the beginning of the Shire of Broome Club Development Workshop Series and brings together club committee members and sporting stakeholders to learn about opportunities.
Road stabilisation work to start
Work to repair sections of road in the Shire of Broome damaged by record rainfall during the previous 2017/18 wet season gets underway on Mon 11 Feb.
Town Beach Project set to enter next stage
Construction is set to get underway on the next stage of the exciting upgrades taking place at Broome’s popular Town Beach. Work will begin this week on a new internal roadway extending Hamersley St around the back of the Broome Museum to connect with Robinson St; car and boat trailer parking for the Catalinas boat ramp; and car parking.
Local heroes honoured on Australia Day
Michael Haji Ali, Jazmin Shipway-Carr and the Cable Beach Football Club have been recognised as Broome’s Community Citizens of the Year for 2019 during Australia Day celebrations. Broome Shire Councillor, Catherine Marriott, presented the accolades at the town’s annual community breakfast, assisted by Australia Day Ambassador and former WA Australian of the Year, Dr Robert Isaacs OAM.
Broome onboard with e-waste recycling
The first container load of e-waste has been removed from Broome’s Waste Management Facility and sent to Perth to be recycled and reused.
Showing support for local small business
As part of increasing its support for local small business, the Shire of Broome has signed up to the Small Business Friendly Local Governments initiative.
Funding help for community groups and events
Broome community groups and events that would benefit from funding assistance are encouraged to apply for the latest round of community sponsorship grants. Applications open Tues 15 Jan for the latest funding round and will be accepted until Fri 15 Mar.
YAC celebrates a year of achievements
The Shire of Broome Youth Advisory Council (YAC) has held its final meeting for 2018 and celebrated a range of highlights and achievements.
Be prepared this Cyclone Season
Cyclone Season extends from 1 November to 30 April and there are some important measures the community must take.
Cable Beach lifeguard season concludes
Lifeguard patrols on Broome’s world-famous Cable Beach wrapped up at the weekend following a busy 2018 season. Patrols ran from Fri 30 Mar to Sun 28 Oct, with Surf Life Saving WA lifeguards on the beach each day between 9am and 4.30pm.
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