Broome Newspaper

The local rag

Since 1970 there has been a Broome News, Tribune, Bulletin or Advertiser. They document the town’s history, highlighting events, local identities and creativity in pictures, stories and advertisements. Even the real estate sections give you a glimpse of how Broome has changed over the years. The Broome Library has every edition! Unlike many archival newspaper collections these are bound and available to the public in hard copy format.

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Shire of Broome Library - local studies collection

Broome community reflected

Broome Library is the community hub of Broome where you can find about what is going on in town. Providing a cool haven for passing visitors and the local community, with around 12,000 borrowers, the...


Corner of Haas and Hamersley Streets
Broome WA 6725

Open Hours
Mon, Wed & Fri 10am - 5pm; Tues & Thurs 10am - 7pm; Sat 9am - 12pm

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What's in store at festival time

What started as a local community festival has grown into an internationally recognised event. Featuring on the cover of every program, is Sammy, the Dragon, who reminds us that Broome was, and...

Reflecting Broome community

In the days before computers and digital media, the Broome Shire directory was essential. Here you could find every person and business in town. The front covers unveil the changing face of Broome...

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