Buru Energy sponsored the 2016 Broome Sports Awards, where the town’s top achievers and contributors to sport were recognised. The 2016 awards were held at the Broome Civic Centre on Saturday 3 December 2016. As well as showcasing Broome’s extensive sporting talent, these awards also recognised the significant contribution that volunteers make to sport in the town.
In 2016, Buru Energy sponsored the Outstanding Achievement Award. This award was won by Eskrima world champion and Filipino Martial Arts Hall of Famer Bianca Hellberg for her achievements in her sporting discipline. Buru also sponsored the Remote Community Award which was won by Regan Bloomer for his work coaching Bidyadanga Emus.