Shire of Broome a high performer

Released 17 October 2017
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The Shire of Broome has been commended by the State Government for its performance in a review of its operations.

WA Local Government Minister, David Templeman, has written to Shire President Ron Johnston to congratulate him on the findings of the Local Government Better Practice Review Program report.

The review examines governance, planning and regulation, strategic and corporate planning, assets and finance, workforce planning and human resources, and community and consultation in Local Governments across WA.

The Shire of Broome report concludes that: “the Shire is a high-performing local government which functions well; displaying a positive organisational culture, good governance and an emphasis on continuous improvement and innovation across all parts of the organisation. 

“Other strengths of the Shire relate to its activities in community engagement and development; good financial management; the application of quality organisation-wide integrated planning and a commitment to future-proofing the organisation through the documentation of a variety of practices, procedures and policies, introduction of various human resource and workforce management strategies and the use of innovative and new technologies.” 

The report also highlights minor areas for improvement and future development, which the Shire will action moving forward.  

The full Better Practice Review Program report and letter from the Minister can be viewed at the link below.

Media Contact: Shire of Broome Administration, (08) 9191 3456
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