The proposal for a Casino has been on the burner for some time now, with many locals passionately against whilst many others think it will be the saviour for Broome’s economic growth. Here’s what some of our locals had to say Maryanne Martin If it does come to Broome, provided it is monitored properly, it …

Another great parade for Shinju 2015. There were fairies and stunning thai ladies, gorgeous vintage cars, fire engines with their sirens blasting and their water jets spraying the crowd, speedway cars revving their engines, some amazing puppets .. bilbies, frill necks, and a 15 foot high pandanus tree. The star of the show of course …

FASD – Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Concert 2015 WHEN: Monday night 31st August at 5pm WHERE: The iconic Staircase To The Moon Night Markets, Town Beach in Broome. International FASD Day Of Awareness is Sept 9th. Local musicians Naomi Pigram, Danielle Cairns (Black Minx duo), Steve Pigram, Jarlu & Dave and The Mexicans will be …

“An enthralling and powerful celebration of Australian music.” Reflection brings together two Indigenous musical icons, William Barton and Stephen Pigram, with some of Australia’s finest instrumentalists for a program of music that reaches across cultures, time and place. This unique combination of artists present sounds and songs as old as time alongside new stories of …

An evening with Gunada Band and friends! When:  Friday 4th September, 2015 .. 7 – 11 pm Where:  Gimme Gimme Club, 7 Blackman Street, Broome Cost: $20 entry Featuring: Arnhem Hunter, Wayne Barker, Guy Ghouse and Ben Raja. Friends:  Lorrae Coffin Band Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse For those who remember the band it will …

Corrugated Lines is a festival of words.  Some great entertainment with venues all over Broome, from the Broome Public Library to Notre Dame. Running from the 7th – 9th August 2015. Click here to download the program.

Kevin Sheedy is coming to Broome from the 18th – 20th of June 2015. He is holding training sessions for juniors and seniors for the community of Broome. We are looking for Sponsorships from Business and other Associations. Tickets are on sale from Monday the 18th of May for the two once in a life …

Toby and her band are heading back to Broome and playing Divers on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th June this year. After launching her new album ‘Nobody Told Me’ at The Fremantle Arts Centre in February to a sold out crowd she is now bringing it north to Broome. After 22 shows in Europe (Germany, …

Meet four great West Australians at a free public forum hosted by the Shire of Broome on Wednesday 6 May. The Broome community is invited to meet 2015 WA Australians of the Year Stacy Dunbar, Prof. Lyn Beazley AO, Graham Mabury OAM and Drisana Levitzke-Gray as they visit Broome and share about their work and …

The Broome Civic Centre hosts two big shows next month with Gym and Tonic on Wednesday 6 May and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow on Thursday 21 May. Gym and Tonic is a one-woman show starring Roz Hammond (Mad As Hell, The Librarians, Muriel’s Wedding) who plays all eight characters in this uplifting tale …

The opening of the Broome 2015 Racing Season begins on Saturday 30th May 2015, the first of nine meetings. (Excerpt from the Broome Turf Club Website) Broome Turf Club Family Day Saturday June 20th 2015 $10 gate entry for adults.  Children under 18yrs are free of charge.  Bring the whole family along for this child …

The Yawuru Playground located in the new Palmer Road Development is an absolute disgrace.  Far from being a lovely little playground which I admit it could have been except for the disgusting behaviour of the anti-social behaviour of the few. As you can see from these photos, there is grafitti everywhere, there are used condoms …

The Kimberleys have long been touted as one the “last remaining wilderness in the world” and with good reason.  With so much of it still unexplored, mainly due to its inaccessibility, scientists and conservationists are still discovering new species in flora and fauna.  With a huge win for environmentalists last week where the Mitchell Falls …

A major win for environmentalists who have been lobbying hard for over 25 years to have the Mitchell Plateau listed as a National Park.  An agreement has been cancelled between the state and mining giants, Rio Tinto who have given up their rights to mine bauxite and Alcoa the right to refine aluminium on the …

When: Tuesday, the 17th of March Venue: Divers Tavern, Beach Bar, Broome Time: Doors Open 545pm – Speakers start 615pm on the dot. PechaKucha Nights are informal and fun gatherings where creative and interesting people get together and share their ideas, works, thoughts, holiday snaps .. just about anything, really .. in the PechaKucha 20×20 …

When: Saturday 25th July 2015 Where: Broome Chinatown Convention Centre Time: Preview of the art from 3 pm, food, drinks and live music from 5 pm, and the auction starts at 7 pm. Details of event: Come along and enjoy fantastic art, delicious food, a well-stocked bar, and great company at the Environs Kimberley 12th …

Last night there was a 10m low tide and I walked out to the rocks near the Broome Jetty to look at all the amazing sea life.  If anyone knows what those christmas lights shaped things are suspended under the rock, I would love to hear from you. Click on the images for a larger …

On the 7th of March the Oceans Film Festival Australia will screen at the Sun Pictures. More information about the film festival and tickets can be found at Oceans Film Festival Australia

The 3rd Saltwater Music Festival (Wet Season) is on again at Diver’s Tavern on Saturday the 31st of January from 7pm to 11pm and Sunday the 1st of February from 12pm to 9pm. Widely supported by Broome locals who enjoy the chance to catch up with friends after their holidays and before the school year …

Birds of the Kimberley come in all shapes and sizes and the Broome region is regarded as the most significant site in Australia for shorebirds. Featured here is the gorgeous blue winged Kookaburra, spur winged Plover, the Great Egret, and the irresistible Tawny Frogmouth Owl. If you have a photograph you would like to share, …

Worn Art 2014 – Revamped is BACK!!! After a hiatus of nearly 3 years, Worn Art is once again back to thrill audiences with the cleverly choreographed display of local talents amazing costumes in the form of Worn Art. A brilliant and value for money night that will keep you entertained. THE GREAT PEARL TRAGEDY …

Broome Gig Guide – October 2014 Dance Parties, Hip Hop and the infamous Wet T Shirt all happening at the Roey! Wet T Shirt Competition Hi Hop Dance Party Dance Night AND DONT MISS OUT ON A GREAT DAY OUT AT THE ROEY, FOR THE MELBOURNE CUP! Click here for more details.

Saturday 20th September 2014 Multi-award winning dancers from the Sydney Bangarra Theatre are performing at Cable Beach Amphitheater at 6 pm. A free broome community event, not to be missed! 

Be part of this International Movement and help make History Join us this Sunday, 21st September at 4pm at Town Beach in telling the heads of governments that we want Climate Change Action. This is part of a global day of action timed for the upcoming Climate Change Summit.

Friday 12th September 2014 Broome experienced a huge tide today with a massive 10.2 metre high tide.  Culminating in the middle of the Shinju Matsuri Festival, there were plenty of game tourists who rolled up their pants and walked to the end of the old streeter’s jetty which was flooded. For Broome tide chart, please …

Bangarra Theatre Read more .. Be part of this International Movement and help make History Read more .. Disruption. Climate. Change. This Broome Event is courtesy of the people at 350.org, we have organised a free screening of a new climate change movie, ‘Disruption. Climate. Change.’ Screening at Lotteries House on Sunday 7th September at …

Shinju Matsuri Family Fun Day 2014 Sunday 7th September From 1-5 pm, bring the whole family to the Oasis Bar at the Roebuck Hotel to watch the Shinju Float Parade go by on Dampier Terrace. A great day for the whole family, with Live entertainment a sausage sizzle bouncy castle face painting balloons icecream loads …