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Midwest set to benefit from state’s largest disaster recovery package
Posted 30 July 2021 Midwest set to benefit from state’s largest disaster recovery package

Clean up and maintenance in the aftermath of Cyclone Seroja will continue for many communities in the Midwest after an announcement of the state’s largest disaster recovery package in WA history.

Rain takes toll on unsealed roads
Posted 23 July 2021 Rain takes toll on unsealed roads

Substantial winter rains across the Midwest, paired with a bumper wildflower season will see more people hitting rural roads over the coming months.

City’s funding programs open
Posted 21 July 2021 City’s funding programs open

Funding opportunities of up to $20,000 are now available for community groups, clubs and organisations to apply for, through the City of Greater Geraldton’s Community Grants Program.

Registrations for eRates grow
Posted 19 July 2021 Registrations for eRates grow

More and more ratepayers are opting to have their notices delivered electronically, with eRates registrations growing significantly in the last few months.

Battle of the Bands back with a bang
Posted 19 July 2021 Battle of the Bands back with a bang

Aspiring local music talent have the opportunity to show Geraldton what they’ve got when Battle of the Bands returns to Queens Park Theatre on Sunday 17 October.

Be a vocal local in the upcoming election
Posted 16 July 2021 Be a vocal local in the upcoming election

Do you want to have your say on what is happening in the community? A local election is being held this year and community members are being reminded to make sure they are enrolled to vote!

Geraldton’s own beauty queen comes home in new musical
Posted 14 July 2021 Geraldton’s own beauty queen comes home in new musical

Before Jennifer Hawkins, there was Geraldton’s Beryl Mills! The incredible true story of Australia’s first international beauty queen and trailblazing feminist is coming to life.

Be a part of the green transformation
Posted 14 July 2021 Be a part of the green transformation

Get out those gardening gloves and be part of the green transformation of our City by joining our Million Trees Community Planting Day on the Beresford Foreshore on Sunday 18 July 2021.

Major Million Trees milestone met
Posted 08 July 2021 Major Million Trees milestone met

The community’s ambitious plan to green Greater Geraldton by planting a million trees has just surpassed a major milestone of 500,000 trees or shrubs planted.

Winter School Holiday Program now available
Posted 05 July 2021 Winter School Holiday Program now available

Don’t let the chilly weather keep your kids stuck at home this break, pick up the latest edition of the Winter School Holiday Program.

Prestigious national exhibition opens at GRAG
Posted 25 June 2021 Prestigious national exhibition opens at GRAG

Australia’s most prestigious fine art prize is making its way to the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery (GRAG) next month and features works from the nation’s leading portrait artists.

Chapman Road projects boost CBD vibrancy
Posted 22 June 2021 Chapman Road projects boost CBD vibrancy

Revitalisation in the CBD continues to be high on the agenda with the City of Greater Geraldton allocating funds in the 2021/22 Budget to upgrade the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery (GRAG) Park and activate Chapman Road.

Waste diversion high on the agenda in new Budget
Posted 22 June 2021 Waste diversion high on the agenda in new Budget

Significant money will be spent on various waste projects in the coming financial year as waste diversion and sustainability remains high on the agenda.

Sports, recreation and community spaces boosted in Budget
Posted 22 June 2021 Sports, recreation and community spaces boosted in Budget

Sport and recreation enthusiasts will be rewarded in the City of Greater Geraldton’s 2021/22 Budget with more than $10.6 million to be spent next financial year constructing new or improving existing facilities.

New and improved footpaths and roads pave way to recovery
Posted 22 June 2021 New and improved footpaths and roads pave way to recovery

Record investment into renewing aged roads and increasing accessibility across the City region continues in the 2021/22 Budget.

Low rate rises continue on path to recovery
Posted 22 June 2021 Low rate rises continue on path to recovery

Rate rises remain low as the City of Greater Geraldton Council adopted the 2021/22 Budget with a “back to basics” approach as the path to recovery continues.

Reconciliation Action Plan community workshop
Posted 22 June 2021 Reconciliation Action Plan community workshop

If you have an interest in reconciliation and how the City can progress the development and delivery of a meaningful Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) you can have your say at a community workshop being held on Tuesday 29 June 2021.

Third GSC groyne for Drummond Cove Foreshore
Posted 14 June 2021 Third GSC groyne for Drummond Cove Foreshore

A third low-crest Geotextile Sand Container (GSC) groyne will be built at Drummond Cove Foreshore to expand ongoing coastal erosion mitigation works at Whitehill Road.

Cathedral Avenue Sanford Street roundabout officially opened
Posted 09 June 2021 Cathedral Avenue Sanford Street roundabout officially opened

Thousands of motorists, hundreds of school students, pedestrians and businesses have heaved a sigh of relief since the recently constructed Cathedral Avenue and Sanford Street roundabout was opened to the public.

12 month pilot project draft plan to activate Chapman Road revealed
Posted 09 June 2021 12 month pilot project draft plan to activate Chapman Road revealed

The draft action plan behind a pilot project to transform Chapman Road into a place for people and not just cars will be shared during a drop-in community information session on Saturday 12 June 2021.

Payments open for homes destroyed by Cyclone Seroja
Posted 08 June 2021 Payments open for homes destroyed by Cyclone Seroja

People who completely lost their homes or received major damage from Tropical Cyclone Seroja can now apply for payments as part of the Lord Mayor’s Distress Relief Fund (LMDRF).

Shredder to cut down on waste of space
Posted 04 June 2021 Shredder to cut down on waste of space

Conserving valuable air space at Meru Landfill is set to improve significantly with the installation of a new multipurpose waste shredder and trommel.

City supports bypass staged approach
Posted 01 June 2021 City supports bypass staged approach

City of Greater Geraldton Mayor Shane Van Styn has supported Minister Saffioti’s recent comments about the possibility of the proposed Dongara-Geraldton-Northampton being broken up into stages.

Major upgrades at Mullewa recreation facilities completed
Posted 01 June 2021 Major upgrades at Mullewa recreation facilities completed

The Mullewa Recreation Centre and Mullewa Sports Club have been given a new lease on life with the recent completion of upgrades to modernise the facilities.

Future of the Nangetty-Walkaway Bridge
Posted 28 May 2021 Future of the Nangetty-Walkaway Bridge

The future use of the Nangetty-Walkaway Bridge located on the east side of the Walkaway Town site will be discussed during community information sessions being held during the first week of June.

Reconciliation Week theme encourages action
Posted 24 May 2021 Reconciliation Week theme encourages action

National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is almost here and this year’s theme ‘More than a word, Reconciliation takes action’ is all about Australians making impactful social change.

Bollards receive fresh new look
Posted 20 May 2021 Bollards receive fresh new look

Surfers catching a wave, seagulls pinching chips and a couple walking up to the Point Moore Lighthouse are just some of the new designs to feature on bollards in the Geraldton CBD.

Blitzing boxthorn at community workshops
Posted 20 May 2021 Blitzing boxthorn at community workshops

If you have African Boxthorn plants on your property you want to get rid of then you won’t want to miss out on free community workshops to learn how to treat this highly invasive weed.

Late Night Basketball rebounds after delayed start
Posted 19 May 2021 Late Night Basketball rebounds after delayed start

Late Night Basketball is set to return to Activewest Stadium on Friday 21 May, after Cyclone Seroja saw the initial season start date pushed back.

Community Grant recipients announced
Posted 19 May 2021 Community Grant recipients announced

Over $90,000 has been awarded to local community groups and organisations following Round 24 of the City of Greater Geraldton’s Community Grants Program.

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