Snapshot of the Shire of Broome

Broome Snapshot Information
Population Approximately 17,311
Total Area 56,000 square kilometres
Distance from Perth 2,200 kilometres
Unformed Roads (Pindan) 140.57 kilometres
Formed Roads (Pindan) 158.26 kilometres
Paved Roads (Gravel) 8.97 kilometres
Sealed Roads 262.37 kilometres
Suburbs and Localities Broome, Bilingurr, Cape Leveque, Lombadina, Coconut Well, 12 Mile, Morell Park, Skuthorpe, Cable Beach, Minyirr, Djugun
Local Industries Tourism, hospitality, pearling, fishing, aquaculture, building and construction, pastoral, horticulture, offshore exploration, light industrial, government services

Keeping in Touch with the Shire of Broome

Shire Administration Office

Drop into the Shire Administration Office at 27 Weld St (corner Haas St) between 8am and 4pm, Monday to Friday, to meet with staff and carry out a wide range of functions including obtaining planning, building and health information and permits, paying rates and fines, registering dogs and cats, requesting rubbish bins, and filling out customer feedback forms.

However, please note that staff are busy and appointments may need to be made beforehand. EFTPOS facilities are available.


The Shire of Broome website at contains a wide range of valuable information including planning and building information, contracts and tenders, employment opportunities, Council meeting agendas and minutes, cyclone information, road conditions updates, media releases and much more.

There is also a dedicated website for the Broome Civic Centre at including online ticket sales.


Questions and requests can be emailed to

Shire of Broome E-News

Keep up to date with what your Shire is doing from the convenience of your email inbox. Shire E-News is published regularly, with information on major projects, updates on services, events and other happenings around the Shire of Broome.

To receive Shire E-News just send an email to with your preferred email address.


The Shire of Broome Facebook page is updated regularly with useful information about what is happening around the Shire.

There are also Facebook pages for the Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre, Broome Public Library and Broome Civic Centre.

Click here to check out our Facebook Page

Shire of Broome Contact Numbers

Shire Administration Centre

Shire Administration Centre Information
Opening hours 8am-4pm, Mon-Fri
Address 27 Weld Street, Broome
Phone 9191 3456
Fax 9191 3455

Broome Recreation & Aquatic Centre

Broome Recreation & Aquatic Centre Information
Address Cable Beach Road, Broome
Phone 9191 8720
Fax 9193 6714

Broome Public Library

Broome Public Library Information
Address Cnr Hamersley & Haas Street, Broome
Phone 9191 3477
Fax 9191 3476

Broome Civic Centre

Broome Civic Centre Information
Address Hamersley Street, Broome
Phone 9191 8780

Waste Management Facility (Tip)

Waste Management Facility (Tip) Information
Address Buckleys Road, Broome
Phone 9192 8018

Kerbside Refuse and Recycling – ToxFree

Kerbside Refuse and Recycling – ToxFree Information
Phone 9192 1169
Fax 9193 5746

Shire Depot

Shire Depot Information
Address Farrell Street, Broome
Phone 9191 8706

Parks Supervisor

Parks Supervisor Information
Address Farrell Street, Broome
Mob 0437 780 745

Manager Operations

Manager Operations Information
Mob 0439 909 227


Rangers Information
Mob 0407 382 079