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Annual plant sale at Community Nursery
Posted 11 July 2024 Annual plant sale at Community Nursery

Winter rain means it is time to grab your boxes and head to the Community Nursery for the annual End of Year Plant sale on Saturday 27 July 2024.

Mitchell Street Community Garden relaunch
Posted 09 July 2024 Mitchell Street Community Garden relaunch

Calling all gardening enthusiasts, you are invited to the relaunch of the Mitchell Street Community Garden.

Community invited to register plantings for Million Trees project
Posted 08 July 2024 Community invited to register plantings for Million Trees project

With just over five years to go till 2029, the call is out for people who have planted seedlings, shrubs and trees to register them with the Million Trees Project.

City claims a top spot in National Awards for Local Government
Posted 05 July 2024 City claims a top spot in National Awards for Local Government

Geraldton claimed the top honours in Canberra last night in recognition of the City’s commitment to addressing gender inequality and power imbalances to eliminate violence against women and their children.

E-waste recovery now regulated
Posted 05 July 2024 E-waste recovery now regulated

On 1 July 2024, a regulation that bans the disposal of electronics and electronic items in landfill so these valuable resources can be recovered came into effect.

QEII Centre welcomes funding boost
Posted 04 July 2024 QEII Centre welcomes funding boost

Queen Elizabeth II Seniors and Community Centre (QEII Centre) will continue to provide a vital service in Geraldton following the State Government’s renewal of funding for the much-loved and well attended facility.

Community workshops set to ‘Blitz Boxthorn’
Posted 01 July 2024 Community workshops set to ‘Blitz Boxthorn’

If you have African Boxthorn plants on your property and you want to get rid of them don’t miss out on the City of Greater Geraldton’s free community workshops on how to treat this highly invasive weed.

FOGO kerbside collection trial ends
Posted 28 June 2024 FOGO kerbside collection trial ends

A Council endorsed trial to investigate community interest in reducing organic waste going to landfill is coming to end.

City launches Access and Inclusion Plan 2024 - 2029
Posted 28 June 2024 City launches Access and Inclusion Plan 2024 - 2029

Council reaffirmed its commitment to a community without barriers recently by unanimously endorsing its Access and Inclusion Plan 2024 – 2029.

Rock out at Battle of the Bands 2024
Posted 28 June 2024 Rock out at Battle of the Bands 2024

Do you like your music live, loud and local? Battle of the Bands will return to Queens Park Theatre (QPT), Sunday 1 September and this year promises to be the best yet!

New Budget delivers for the community
Posted 25 June 2024 New Budget delivers for the community

At tonight’s Ordinary Meeting of Council, the City of Greater Geraldton Budget 2024/25 was adopted which keeps rate rises low and welcomes new projects to enhance the region.

Young people, sport and recreation score big in City Budget
Posted 25 June 2024 Young people, sport and recreation score big in City Budget

Young people and livability have come out on top in the City of Great Geraldton Budget 2024/2025 with a big emphasis on sport, leisure and activities.

New Budget delivers for Mullewa
Posted 25 June 2024 New Budget delivers for Mullewa

Connectivity and livability in Mullewa is set to receive a boost in the new financial year with a number of important projects earmarked for completion and the continued delivery of services and engaging events.

Further CO2 reductions targeted in Budget
Posted 25 June 2024 Further CO2 reductions targeted in Budget

Net zero carbon for City of Greater Geraldton operations by 2030 remains on track with projects to reduce emissions and generate green energy featuring in the 2024/25 Budget.

Budget paves way to improved transport network
Posted 25 June 2024 Budget paves way to improved transport network

Road safety, improved traffic management, renewing aged roads and increasing accessibility across the region remain top priorities in the 2024/25 Budget.

Budget delivers for City growth
Posted 25 June 2024 Budget delivers for City growth

Growth has come out on top in the City of Greater Geraldton Budget 2024/25 with a big emphasis on increased efficiency to facilitate investment.

Cats, crafts and landscapes to star in upcoming GRAG exhibitions
Posted 25 June 2024 Cats, crafts and landscapes to star in upcoming GRAG exhibitions

Three captivating exhibitions showcasing the works of highly acclaimed local artist Marianne Penberthy alongside renowned multidisciplinary artist Bruno Booth will be unveiled next month at Geraldton Regional Art Gallery (GRAG).

Chill out the Winter School Holiday Program is here
Posted 24 June 2024 Chill out the Winter School Holiday Program is here

Boredom will not be an option this break thanks to the City of Greater Geraldton’s jam-packed Winter School Holiday Program.

City advocates for accommodation and industrial land
Posted 18 June 2024 City advocates for accommodation and industrial land

Increasing accommodation and industrial capacity were front of mind when City of Greater Geraldton representatives met with the Hon John Carey BA MLA, Minister for Planning; Lands; Housing and Homelessness last week.

Silver for Geraldton again
Posted 13 June 2024 Silver for Geraldton again

Geraldton has claimed silver in the 2024 7NEWS Top Tourism Town Awards for a third year in a row, coming just short of gold which Busselton secured whilst bronze was taken out by Collie.

Geraldton Volunteer Marine Rescue building to be demolished
Posted 11 June 2024 Geraldton Volunteer Marine Rescue building to be demolished

To mitigate environmental impacts associated with potential collapse, the City of Greater Geraldton will demolish the Geraldton Volunteer Marine Rescue (GVMR) with the building’s four-metre trigger point having been surpassed.

Local artists brush up their skills
Posted 31 May 2024 Local artists brush up their skills

Eye catching and vibrant, a new mural has given the iconic beachside café, Sail Inn Snack Bar, a glow up.

Another bumper cruise season
Posted 29 May 2024 Another bumper cruise season

Nearly 9,000 people have visited Geraldton this cruise season in what has been one of the biggest seasons to date.

New bush fire truck for Mullewa
Posted 24 May 2024 New bush fire truck for Mullewa

Mullewa will welcome a new state of the art fire truck that will help protect the community from bushfires into the future.

City expresses disappointment over Telstra job cut announcement
Posted 23 May 2024 City expresses disappointment over Telstra job cut announcement

Telstra’s announcement to cut staff has been met with disappointment by the City of Greater Geraldton as the Midwest continues to face numerous and ongoing telecommunication difficulties.

Gallery welcomes funding boost
Posted 22 May 2024 Gallery welcomes funding boost

Creativity and art in the Midwest will receive a boost thanks to a recently announced funding from the State Government.

Funding boost for Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival
Posted 22 May 2024 Funding boost for Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival

Geraldton Regional Library’s premier event Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival is set to benefit following a successful application to the State Government’s Regional Arts and Cultural Investment Program (RACIP).

Foreshore activation on the menu
Posted 17 May 2024 Foreshore activation on the menu

Geraldton’s beachside food and beverage offering will level up once again after Council moved to approve two separate licenses for mobile food trailers at one of the community’s most cherished locations.

City hosts inaugural Seniors Have a Go eBike
Posted 15 May 2024 City hosts inaugural Seniors Have a Go eBike

Ever fancied yourself as an ‘eBiker’ but didn’t want to buy before you tried?

Council demonstrates commitment to City Centre revitalisation
Posted 03 May 2024 Council demonstrates commitment to City Centre revitalisation

Visionary and transformational Geraldton project West End is a step closer following a unanimous decision by Council to support the development.

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