Derby and Broome Aboriginal Short Stay Accommodation is run by MercyCare in partneship with Centacare Kimberley


From left to right: Front entrance Derby, Internal walkways, Typical Family Unit, Broome main entrance.

Derby and Broome Aboriginal Short Stay Hostels

MercyCare in partnership with Centacare Kimberley is now providing short stay accommodation to people visiting Derby or Broome. This service is being run from a custom built hostels located at 26 Ashley Street Derby and 8 Dickson Drive Broome. These brand new centres can accommodate up to 80 people and can accommodate single people, couples and families.

If you are thinking of going to Derby or Broome for a sporting event, shopping, health, legal, family or law business you can stay at these two new centre. We are offering safe and affordable accommodation for up to 4 weeks that includes daily breakfast and dinner. We have tried to keep the costs as low as possible and an adult on Centrelink income can stay for as little as $15 a night. Please remember that children are cheaper.

MercyCare and Centacare Kimberley are excited about being given the opportunity to provide this fantastic new service to the people of the Kimberley. It is our aim to offer people an opportunity to stay in a comfortable and culturally sensitive hostel while they are visiting us. We have Aboriginal Support Workers onsite to make sure that people have a good stay and that the needs of different people are met.

If you want to contact us concerning staying at the new hostels you can call our Admin or email us. This new visitor centre has been built using Royalties for Regions funding and is the first custom built short stay visitor hostel for Aboriginal people in Western Australia.

 Prices (as of January 2019)

Adults $30 per night $195 per week

Children $15 per night $83 per week

Discounts apply for health care card holders

Adults $15 per night $98 per week

Children $10 per night $55 per week

Children under 3yrs stay free.

Please note, discounts apply for families with more than three children.

Derby Contact:  Monday – Sunday, 8am – 9pm

Telephone: 08 6228 1570

Address: 26 Ashley Street, Derby WA 6728



Aboriginal Support Workers: Patricia Spencer and Tina Taylor

Broome Contact: Monday – Sunday, 8am – 9pm

Telephone: 61511970

Address:  8 Dickson Drive Broome


 Broome Short Stay Centre Manager: Mr. Kuzi Sakupwanya 0409 702 943

You can also ring us here at our main office in Robinson Street. 91922293