Event Application Process

The Shire of Broome is committed to ensuring that any event held in a public place adheres to all relevant laws, maintains community safety and minimises the impacts on our pristine environment. 

Step 1 - Event Planning

  • Review the Event Checklist(PDF, 251KB)FAQ and determine the impact rating of your event by using the Event Impact Calculator
  • Submit an Event Enquiry to shire@broome.wa.gov.au if you are require any information on the requirements of your event prior to submitting an event application.  

Step 2 - Application

  • Check availability in Spacetoco and book chosen location.
  • Complete an online event application form. Minimum application timeframes apply as per the impact of the event (i.e. must apply a minimum 30 days before event for a low impact event). Late fees will apply for late applications or if the application does not have sufficient information considered to make it complete.   

Step 3 - Application Review

  • Shire commences application assessment.
  • Additional documentation may be requested as required. 
  • Once sufficient information has been received and assessed, an approval decision will be made by the Shire.  
  • Additional fees (including bond) determined and invoice issued to event organiser.
  • Pre-event meeting held between Shire and Event organiser as required. 

Step 4 - Approvals

  • Applicant pays invoice.
  • Health inspections scheduled (where required).
  • Event permit issued.

Step 5 - Event Delivered

  • Event delivered in accordance with Event Permit.
  • A post event assessment will be completed. Bond is released if event permit has been complied with and no damages found. 
  • Post event debrief held between Shire and Event organiser for High and Major Impact Event.