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Round 21 Community Grants recipients announced
Posted May 24, 2019 Round 21 Community Grants recipients announced

Community groups in the Midwest have received a financial helping hand following the latest round of the City of Greater Geraldton’s Community Grants Program.

City supports local business to recruit workers
Posted May 23, 2019 City supports local business to recruit workers

The City of Greater Geraldton are providing promotional tools to assist local businesses with their efforts to attract staff to work and live in Greater Geraldton.

‘Rum Jungle’ clean-up enters final stage
Posted May 22, 2019 ‘Rum Jungle’ clean-up enters final stage

The ‘Rum Jungle’ will undergo its final clean-up this weekend with members of the community coming together on Sunday morning to collect and remove smaller bits of rubbish from the site.

Organic waste kerbside collection trial on the Agenda
Posted May 22, 2019 Organic waste kerbside collection trial on the Agenda

Council is considering conducting a small-scale trial of the kerbside collection of Food Organic and Garden Organic (FOGO) waste as part of its 2019/20 Budget deliberations.

Whitehill Road coastal reserve facelift begins
Posted May 17, 2019 Whitehill Road coastal reserve facelift begins

The Whitehill Road coastal reserve north of the John Batten Community Hall in Drummond Cove will undergo a facelift in the coming weeks as fences around the site are replaced with bollards and rails.

Students bag a tourism winner
Posted May 15, 2019 Students bag a tourism winner

Waggrakine Primary School students have shown their enthusiasm for Geraldton by creating Entry Statement designs and one was so impressive that it is being featured on reusable bags.

Locals encouraged to recycle newspapers at Jack’s Shed
Posted May 15, 2019 Locals encouraged to recycle newspapers at Jack’s Shed

A dedicated group of local volunteers are encouraging the community to recycle newspapers at Jack’s Shed.

City nominated for Innovation Award
Posted May 10, 2019 City nominated for Innovation Award

The City of Greater Geraldton has received a nomination for a Nintex Solution Innovation award in the Public Sector Standout category.

QPT welcomes ‘Storytellah’ as part of National Reconciliation Week
Posted May 10, 2019 QPT welcomes ‘Storytellah’ as part of National Reconciliation Week

Acclaimed entertainer Phil Walleystack will perform live at the Queens Park Theatre in an exclusive performance as part of National Reconciliation Week 2019.

Local volunteers pledge to make Geraldton beautiful
Posted May 8, 2019 Local volunteers pledge to make Geraldton beautiful

Local volunteers are dedicating their time to make Geraldton beautiful through the City of Greater Geraldton’s litter collection program.

New playground equipment for GRAMS Reserve
Posted May 7, 2019 New playground equipment for GRAMS Reserve

Big changes are afoot at the GRAMS Reserve in Rangeway with the replacement of the aging playground equipment and installation of a shade sail scheduled to begin Monday 13 May 2019.

Make the pledge for road safety
Posted May 6, 2019 Make the pledge for road safety

Today marks the start of National Road Safety Week and people are encouraged to pledge to drive safe so others can survive.

Library welcomes revamp
Posted May 3, 2019 Library welcomes revamp

An exciting revamp is about to take place at the Geraldton Regional Library in order to meet the growing needs of the vast collection.

City launches local plant propagation e-booklet
Posted April 29, 2019 City launches local plant propagation e-booklet

The continued protection of local biodiversity has received a big helping hand following the official launch of the City of Greater Geraldton Community Nursery Native Plant Propagation Guide.

Council propose minimal rate increase
Posted April 26, 2019 Council propose minimal rate increase

Ratepayers and electors will soon be invited to make submission on proposed rates and minimum payments for the 2019/20 financial year.

Council makes compromise on toilet facility
Posted April 24, 2019 Council makes compromise on toilet facility

After a long journey, Council has compromised and approved a design for a toilet facility at the HMAS Sydney II Memorial.

ANZAC Day Services to commemorate the fallen
Posted April 23, 2019 ANZAC Day Services to commemorate the fallen

Thousands of community members will gather to pay their respects to those who fought for our country at ANZAC Day Services in Geraldton.

WoW Fest shines over Easter long weekend
Posted April 23, 2019 WoW Fest shines over Easter long weekend

It is estimated that more than 12,000 people flocked to the Foreshore over the Easter long weekend for the City of Greater Geraldton’s second Wind on Water Festival.

Iluka bring resourceful sand sculptor to WoW
Posted April 18, 2019 Iluka bring resourceful sand sculptor to WoW

Sand sculpting legend Tim Darby will return to Geraldton this weekend for the Wind on Water Festival (WoW Fest) and is set to recreate one of the region’s icons out of a mound of sand.

Community to make fantastic plastic creation
Posted April 17, 2019 Community to make fantastic plastic creation

As if there wasn’t enough art elements happening at the Wind on Water Festival (WoW Fest) already, another initiative has just been announced and it’s got a unique recycling spin to it.

Huge Saturday night entertainment line-up for WoW Fest
Posted April 16, 2019 Huge Saturday night entertainment line-up for WoW Fest

Your entertainment this Saturday night is sorted with a massive line up of activities on the Geraldton Foreshore as part of the Wind on Water Festival.

Giant kites to WoW crowds at Festival
Posted April 15, 2019 Giant kites to WoW crowds at Festival

Eyes will be drawn to the skies on the Easter long weekend as a WoW Fest crowd favourite returns!

Lone Pine seedlings help to vegetate WW1 memorial
Posted April 12, 2019 Lone Pine seedlings help to vegetate WW1 memorial

Pine trees that will one day be home to the Leonard T. Green Memorial Park in Mahomets have an extremely rich history and a significant connection with World War I.

School Holiday Program returns for Easter break
Posted April 11, 2019 School Holiday Program returns for Easter break

The Autumn School Holiday Program is back in time for the Easter break and it is set to give kids a hopping good time.

More flights for Geraldton travellers with Qantas
Posted April 9, 2019 More flights for Geraldton travellers with Qantas

There will now be flights in and out of Geraldton from Perth on a Tuesday morning with Qantas recently announcing new scheduled services.

Red Dust Holdings to light up the sky for WoW Fest
Posted April 9, 2019 Red Dust Holdings to light up the sky for WoW Fest

It wouldn’t be a festival without fireworks and this year local company Red Dust Holdings have come on board to sponsor a dazzling fireworks show for the Wind on Water Festival.

Ongoing contamination moves bin location
Posted April 4, 2019 Ongoing contamination moves bin location

Ongoing contamination of a blue plastics recycle bin in Drummonds has resulted in the bin moving locations.

Fools Fest launches big entertainment calendar
Posted April 3, 2019 Fools Fest launches big entertainment calendar

Entertainment is alive and well in Geraldton this month with the first event on the entertainment calendar kicking off this weekend on the Geraldton Foreshore.

Chinese photographers showcase Coral Coast in exhibition
Posted April 2, 2019 Chinese photographers showcase Coral Coast in exhibition

You haven’t seen the Coral Coast captured like this before!

Kinetic creation celebrates Festival elements
Posted April 1, 2019 Kinetic creation celebrates Festival elements

Heads will turn as a giant kinetic sculpture in the form of a colourful lionfish joins the program for this year’s Wind on Water Festival.

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