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Broome Court House


Heritage Council

Place Number

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8 Hamersley St Broome

Location Details

Cnr Frederick St

Other Name(s)

Cable Station, Cable House
Public Works Department

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1889 to 1984

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
State Register Permanent 28 Aug 2001 Register Entry
Assessment Documentation

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Register of the National Estate Permanent 21 Mar 1978

Classified by the National Trust Classified 13 Aug 1973

Municipal Inventory Adopted 28 Aug 2014 Grading A

Grading A

A place of exceptional cultural heritage significance to Shire of Broome and the state of Western Australia, that is either in the Heritage Council of Western Australia’s Register of Heritage Places, or worthy of consideration for entry into the Register. A place worthy of recognition and protection through provisions of the Shire of Broome’s Town Planning Scheme. Recommend: Maximum encouragement to owners to retain and conserve the place. Full consultation with property owner prior to making the recommendation.

Shire of Broome

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
5006 Technical clauses : IT cabling upgrades for various courts. Report 2001
8335 Historic buildings of the Kimberley region of W.A. Book 1988
2530 Broome Court House (Former Cable Station): Conservation Plan Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 1996
9600 Broome: maps and places of heritage interest. Heritage Study {Other} 0
9757 Broome Magistrate's House(fmr) Frederick Street, Broome Archival Record 2011

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Original Use Transport\Communications Comms: Other
Present Use GOVERNMENTAL Courthouse

Architectural Styles

Other Style

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall BRICK Common Brick
Wall TIMBER Other Timber
Roof BRICK Common Brick

Historic Themes

General Specific
DEMOGRAPHIC SETTLEMENT & MOBILITY Technology & technological change

Creation Date

30 May 1989

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Last Update

01 Jan 2017


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