29 Weld St Broome
WA 6725
94 526 654 007
08 9191 3456
9191 3455

Suburbs and Localities

12 Mile 6725; Bilingurr 6725; Broome 6725; Cable Beach 6726; Cape Leveque6725; Coconut Well 6725; Djugun 6725; Lombadina 6725; Minyirr 6725; Morell Park6725; Skuthorpe 6725.

Significant Local Events

Shinju Matsuri Festival of the Pearl; Broome Race Round; Staircase to the Moon and Night Markets; Courthouse Markets; Billfish Tournament; Broome Mango Festival; Polo on the Beach; Kimberley Girl; A Taste of Broome; Kullari NAIDOC.

Ordinary Council Meeting

Meets fourth Thursday of each month.

Tourist Attractions

Cable Beach; Dampier Peninsula; Broome Bird Observatory; Sun Pictures; crocodile and wildlife park; Broome Historical Society Museum; scenic flights; camel treks; four-wheel-drive safaris; hovercraft tours; town tours; fishing charters; dinosaur footprints; diving charters; scenic flights; Harley tours; boat tours; art and craft galleries; Broome Civic Centre; Japanese and Chinese cemeteries; markets; Broome Visitor Centre (08) 9192 2222.

Local Industries

Tourism; hospitality; pearling; fishing; aquaculture; building and construction; pastoral; horticulture, offshore exploration, light industrial, government services.
Council Statistics for 2016 2017
Distance
to Perth (km)
2K 2200
Area
(sq km)
56K 56000
Sealed Roads
Length (km)
262 262
Unsealed Roads
Length (km)
307 307
Population 17K 17308
Number of Electors 8K 8426
Number of Dwellings 8K 8153
Rates Levied
Total ($)
21m 20901177
Revenue
Total ($)
37m 36846937
Number of Employees 177 177