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Truck drivers urged to slow down on gravel roads
Posted 06 October 2022 Truck drivers urged to slow down on gravel roads

Following a strong growing season with plenty of rain reaching agricultural areas, the City of Greater Geraldton is urging truck drivers to slow down to help preserve the condition of unsealed rural roads in the Midwest this harvest season.

Time capsule buried in transformed park
Posted 03 October 2022 Time capsule buried in transformed park

Surgical masks, messages on toilet paper and photographs are just some of the items inside a time capsule that was buried in Geraldton Regional Art Gallery (GRAG) Park yesterday afternoon.

Aboriginal cultural festival to raise mental health awareness
Posted 29 September 2022 Aboriginal cultural festival to raise mental health awareness

Members of the community will come together next month for Iwarra Wilungga - an Aboriginal cultural festival that will assemble performers and businesses in a celebration of culture.

Hybrid vehicle joins journey to zero carbon emissions
Posted 28 September 2022 Hybrid vehicle joins journey to zero carbon emissions

The journey towards net zero carbon emissions for City of Greater Geraldton operations by 2030 has gone into high gear with a program to replace petrol powered fleet vehicles with hybrids now underway.

New Aussies welcomed this Australian Citizenship Day
Posted 16 September 2022 New Aussies welcomed this Australian Citizenship Day

Geraldton welcomed another fresh crop of new citizens at an Australian citizenship ceremony today as part of the Australian Citizenship Day celebrations.

Celebrating a monument and a milestone
Posted 15 September 2022 Celebrating a monument and a milestone

Geraldton Regional Art Gallery will soon be rolling back the years with two reflective exhibitions set to open at the end of this month

Experience a kaleidoscope of literature at this year’s Big Sky
Posted 12 September 2022 Experience a kaleidoscope of literature at this year’s Big Sky

Magic will be in the air at this year’s Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival which features yet another stellar line-up of local, state and interstate authors, storytellers, poets and creatives.

Passport 2 Employment gets stamp of approval
Posted 09 September 2022 Passport 2 Employment gets stamp of approval

Tuesday just got a whole lot better for some students, with the next round of the Passport 2 Employment program set to take flight from this week.

Nominate a Local Legend for a Community Citizen of the Year Award!
Posted 08 September 2022 Nominate a Local Legend for a Community Citizen of the Year Award!

Residents in Geraldton and Mullewa will have the opportunity to celebrate the work of their peers, with nominations now open for the 2023 Community Citizen of the Year Awards.

The Bowerbird celebrates one year of operation
Posted 07 September 2022 The Bowerbird celebrates one year of operation

Customers and staff alike came together last week to celebrate one year of the former tip shop being under City management.

City and Chamber call for flight stability
Posted 06 September 2022 City and Chamber call for flight stability

Flights to and from Geraldton are expected to decrease further this month, prompting the City of Greater Geraldton and Mid West Chamber of Commerce and Industry to call for action so that local industries aren’t further impacted.

e-scooter trial officially launches
Posted 02 September 2022 e-scooter trial officially launches

E-scooters have officially landed in Geraldton as part of a new 15-month trial, providing a unique experience that’s set to increase tourism and vibrancy locally.

Celebrating language through art
Posted 31 August 2022 Celebrating language through art

Wilunyu language will be celebrated through a new exhibition set to be mounted in the Post Office Lane Lightbox Gallery and the Geraldton Regional Library as part of the Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival.

Revolve Skate Series reloaded for September
Posted 30 August 2022 Revolve Skate Series reloaded for September

The Revolve Skate Series is set to roll into Wonthella Skate Park next month, after the resurgence of COVID-19 forced event organisers to hit the brakes on the original date.

Time to prepare for bushfire season
Posted 30 August 2022 Time to prepare for bushfire season

The City of Greater Geraldton is reminding residents now is the time to begin preparing properties for the coming bushfire season.

FOGO waste getting put in its place
Posted 23 August 2022 FOGO waste getting put in its place

The Food Organic Garden Organic (FOGO) kerbside collection trial is seeing more green waste than ever before being disposed of in the lime green lidded bins.

Christmas on the Terrace returns this December
Posted 22 August 2022 Christmas on the Terrace returns this December

Marine Terrace will be packed with festive cheer this December as the popular Christmas on the Terrace returns for another unforgettable year.

Feral cat trapping in Chapman River Regional Park
Posted 18 August 2022 Feral cat trapping in Chapman River Regional Park

To ensure the survival of native animals in the Chapman River Regional Park (CRRP) the City of Greater Geraldton will begin feral cat trapping on Monday 22 August 2022.

Horizon to bounce back
Posted 09 August 2022 Horizon to bounce back

Geraldton’s beloved public art piece Horizon is set to roll back into place on Beresford Foreshore before the end of the year.

Developing Talent in WA’s Midwest
Posted 08 August 2022 Developing Talent in WA’s Midwest

Royal Life Saving WA’s Talent Pool program is being rolled out across Geraldton, offering skills development and training opportunities for local Aboriginal youth, with a focus on employment pathways.

Bloom time in Mullewa
Posted 05 August 2022 Bloom time in Mullewa

There has never been a better time to visit Mullewa than right now.

Railway Street transformed into safe active street
Posted 05 August 2022 Railway Street transformed into safe active street

The transformation of the 1.4km long Railway Street in Bluff Point into a Safe Active Street (SAS), the first of its kind in regional WA, is complete.

Kaleidoscope of talent announced for Big Sky
Posted 01 August 2022 Kaleidoscope of talent announced for Big Sky

Avid readers need to look no further to find their next burst of creative spark, with Geraldton Regional Library releasing the dates for Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival 2022.

Feedback wanted on Draft Chapman River Estuary Action Plan
Posted 29 July 2022 Feedback wanted on Draft Chapman River Estuary Action Plan

If you enjoy visiting the Chapman River Estuary then you won’t want to miss the opportunity to have your say on a draft action plan to enhance and protect the unique area.

Geraldton’s Heritage Collection welcomes historic One Pound Trader’s Note
Posted 22 July 2022 Geraldton’s Heritage Collection welcomes historic One Pound Trader’s Note

An important part of the region’s history has joined the City of Greater Geraldton’s Heritage Collection and it’s in the form of a One Pound Trader’s Note.

Million Trees Project wants your plantings
Posted 22 July 2022 Million Trees Project wants your plantings

If you’ve been busy greening our City region by planting seedlings, shrubs and trees on your property you can make them count by registering them with the Million Trees Project.

City calls for ablution block at Kojarena
Posted 19 July 2022 City calls for ablution block at Kojarena

Upgrades to the Kojarena Truck Stop are on the City of Greater Geraldton’s radar, following the loss of the Giles Road ablution block earlier this year.

Entries for Big Sky Short Story Prize close soon
Posted 13 July 2022 Entries for Big Sky Short Story Prize close soon

Geraldton Regional Library’s signature competition the Big Sky Short Story Prize closes this week and presents local literary talent with the chance to win big.

City’s community funding program is now open
Posted 07 July 2022 City’s community funding program is now open

Organisations in the Midwest searching for a financial boost can now apply for the City’s latest round of Community Grants.

Geraldton Regional Art Gallery goes bush
Posted 05 July 2022 Geraldton Regional Art Gallery goes bush

Two creative, new exhibitions launching this week will see works displayed not only in the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery (GRAG) but also on-site at the Wonthella Bushland Reserve.

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