Broome Advertiser - - Happenings -

15 YEARS AGO Novem­ber 7, 2002

A re­frig­er­a­tor is be­lieved to have ig­nited a fire that caused $200,000 dam­age to Hutchin­son Real Es­tate and placed the her­itage-listed Sun Pic­tures in Carnar­von Street un­der threat.

Broome Vol­un­teer Fire and Res­cue Ser­vice cap­tain Rob Kir­wan said he was alerted to the blaze just be­fore 1am on Oc­to­ber 29 by Perth’s op­er­a­tions cen­tre.

Broome De­tec­tive-Sergeant Pete Je­nal said an elec­tri­cal fault in the re­frig­er­a­tor caused the blaze.

10 YEARS AGO Novem­ber 8, 2007

The Port of Broome has been awarded a 2007 Work Safety Award for its out­stand­ing com­mit­ment to oc­cu­pa­tional safety and health man­age­ment in the work place.

The port was awarded best pub­lic sec­tor lead­er­ship for in­jury preven­tion and man­age­ment.

It will be au­to­mat­i­cally en­tered into the Na­tional Safe Work Aus­tralia Awards to be an­nounced in early 2008.

5 YEARS AGO Novem­ber 8, 2012

A pre-sea­son NAB Cup Re­gional AFL match in 2014 is in the sights of the Shire of Broome.

The Shire was ap­proached by the West Aus­tralian Foot­ball Com­mis­sion in June about whether fa­cil­i­ties at the Fa­ther McMa­hon Sports Field were up to scratch for a match to be held early in 2013.

Broome was in­el­i­gi­ble to host the game, but keen to com­pete for an­other op­por­tu­nity.

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