The Shire has three vacancies in the Broome Ward and one in the Dampier Ward in this year’s election, which will be held on Saturday, October 16. For more information on becoming a Shire Councillor, click below:
The Shire of Broome is acutely aware that a shortage of rental properties and accommodation options in our town is adding undue stress to residents and visitors – and is committed to being part of the solution. For more information, click below:
Housing in the Shire of Broome FAQs
With continued concerns over COVID-19, the Shire of Broome is endeavouring to keep the community updated with the latest news. For more information click below:
Model Code of Conduct and Model CEO Standards
On 3 February 2021, legislation was passed that saw the introduction of a Mandatory Code of Conduct for Council Members (including the Chief Executive Officer) , Committee Members and candidates for local government elections.
The Model Code provides for:
Overarching principles to guide behaviour
Behaviours which are managed by local governments
Rules of conduct breaches which are considered by the Standards Panel.
Also introduced was the Model CEO Standards that provide a framework for local governments to select a CEO in accordance with the principles of merit, equity and transparency.