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With the deep-wa­ter port and links to Dar­win and Perth, Broome is an im­por­tant lo­gis­tics and ser­vice hub close to Asian mar­kets, with more than 1400 lo­cal busi­nesses in town. There are a num­ber of ma­jor de­vel­op­ment projects planned or un­der­way in the re­gion, in­clud­ing the Sh­effield Re­sources Thun­der­bird project, Buru En­ergy, the Kim­ber­ley Ma­rine Sup­port Base and Mount Gibson Iron. Tourism, off­shore oil and gas fields, agri­cul­ture, aquaculture and ed­u­ca­tion con­trib­ute to its econ­omy.

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