Get online to help shape the McMahon Estate planning strategy

Published on 23 March 2024


The Shire of Broome is preparing a plan to guide the development of the McMahon Estate, Cable Beach.  The primary focus of the project will be to deliver housing for Broome.  

The project was listed as an action in the Shire’s Local Planning Strategy which suggested the preparation of a structure plan that considers:  

  • Affordable housing and open space  
  • Improved connectivity with a focus on safety and legibility; and  
  • Integration of drainage using water sensitive urban design principles.  

The plan will take approximately 18 months to prepare and will occur over three project stages: 

  • Stage 1 – Site Analysis and Initial Engagement – To seek input from community and stakeholders to develop the concept plan for the site. (March –August 2024) 
  • Stage 2 – Draft Local Structure Plan and Subdivision Plan – To prepare the draft Local Structure Plan and subdivision plan (August – November 2024) 
  • Stage 3 – Public Advertising and Finalisation – Public advertising of draft Local Structure Plan and subdivision plan and final determination (December 2024 – late 2025) 

To find out more and get involved with the project, visit the project page at

Alternatively, you can contact the Shire at (08) 9191 3456 or