A Community Safety Plan provides the foundation for a safe and thriving community. It guides the actions undertaken by the Shire of Broome in partnership with agencies and the community to reduce the risk of crime and anti-social behaviour and improve community perceptions of safety.
This Plan will enable the Shire to work in partnership with key stakeholders to apply for funding and take advantage of opportunities to;
The previous Community Safety Plan (2016-2019) was informed by the Broome 2040 community consultation and the 2015 Community Perceptions Survey, which identified several issues relating to community safety in the Broome town-site.
Building upon this work, further consultation through 2019 and 2020 has consolidated a list of key priority themes to focus the Shire’s efforts in the Community Safety space over the life of this plan.