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Emu in the Sky set to dazzle
Posted 25 May 2022 Emu in the Sky set to dazzle

Community members are set to be dazzled by the night sky when Gunnado Farm hosts an evening of stargazing for the whole family during National Reconciliation Week.

City purchase Club Rocky’s for new Youth Centre
Posted 24 May 2022 City purchase Club Rocky’s for new Youth Centre

Young people in Geraldton now have a dedicated space of their own with the City of Greater Geraldton purchasing Club Rocky’s in Wonthella just last week

Winter weekends in the Midwest
Posted 24 May 2022 Winter weekends in the Midwest

As the mercury drops there are even more things to do in Geraldton. Read on to find out how best to enjoy your winter escape to the Midwest.

Mind Matters series to bring support networks together
Posted 23 May 2022 Mind Matters series to bring support networks together

Health and wellness videos designed to help people with uncertain times will soon be available to watch on the City’s social media thanks to a partnership between Geraldton Yoga Club and the City of Greater Geraldton.

Workshop blitz Boxthorn
Posted 18 May 2022 Workshop blitz Boxthorn

In an ongoing effort to reduce the spread of the invasive African Boxthorn weed, the City will be holding three community workshops on how to treat smaller plants.

Geraldton sets sights on gold in Top Tourism Town Awards
Posted 17 May 2022 Geraldton sets sights on gold in Top Tourism Town Awards

Geraldton has been named a finalist in the 2022 GWN7 Top Tourism Town Awards and the City of Greater Geraldton is urging locals and travellers to vote for the seaside city.

‘Rum Jungle’ clean-up this weekend
Posted 12 May 2022 ‘Rum Jungle’ clean-up this weekend

The ongoing community led rehabilitation of ‘Rum Jungle’ to return the area to its natural state resumes this weekend on Sunday 15 May with a community clean-up.

Have your say on coastal recreation facilities in Drummond Cove
Posted 10 May 2022 Have your say on coastal recreation facilities in Drummond Cove

Residents and visitors to Drummond Cove are invited to have their say on a potential boat ramp and other coastal recreation facilities to be built in the area.

New exhibitions set to impress
Posted 09 May 2022 New exhibitions set to impress

Geraldton Regional Art Gallery (GRAG) has unveiled the latest line-up of exhibitions to grace the gallery space for the next six weeks.

Chapman River Estuary action plan revealed
Posted 06 May 2022 Chapman River Estuary action plan revealed

An action plan to enhance the unique cultural, recreational and environmental values of the Chapman River Estuary is one step closer to completion with NACC NRM presenting various aspects of the draft plan to the community next week.

Post Office Lane Lightbox Gallery seeks a new exhibition
Posted 06 May 2022 Post Office Lane Lightbox Gallery seeks a new exhibition

A new artist is being sought by the City of Greater Geraldton to display their works in the Post Office Lane Lightbox Gallery – an outdoor exhibition space in the CBD.

Have your say on shared path to Drummond Cove
Posted 05 May 2022 Have your say on shared path to Drummond Cove

All cycling, walking, jogging and skating enthusiasts are invited to have their say on the draft plan for the Drummond Cove to Sunset Beach shared path.

Scholarships awarded to local students
Posted 03 May 2022 Scholarships awarded to local students

Through the Geraldton Universities Centre’s Hollomby Foundation, the City of Greater Geraldton has granted two $2,000 scholarships to local tertiary students assisting them in completing their studies.

Beach access matting to remain all year
Posted 26 April 2022 Beach access matting to remain all year

Those with mobility challenges will be able to enjoy beach access matting year-round with a new arrangement between the City of Greater Geraldton, Access To Leisure And Sport (ATLAS), and Champion Bay Surf Life Saving Club (CBSLSC).

Cyclone Charlotte storm front delays outdoor pool upgrade
Posted 22 April 2022 Cyclone Charlotte storm front delays outdoor pool upgrade

Upgrades to the Geraldton Aquarena’s outdoor pool were set to be delivered on schedule and within budget, however works on the project have been suspended due to extensive damage caused by extreme rains that were pushed south by Cyclone Charlotte.

Special Lone Pine tree planting for ANZAC Day
Posted 22 April 2022 Special Lone Pine tree planting for ANZAC Day

ANZAC Day is quickly approaching and to acknowledge the day, the City of Greater Geraldton is planting 139 Lone Pine trees at the Leonard T. Green Memorial Park in recognition of the residents who gave their lives in World War I.

Popular writing competition returns
Posted 14 April 2022 Popular writing competition returns

Geraldton Regional Library’s popular Big Sky Short Story Prize returns next week and local storytellers are encouraged to share their imaginative and original tales for a chance to win big.

New bush fire truck for Mullewa and Pindar
Posted 14 April 2022 New bush fire truck for Mullewa and Pindar

Mullewa and Pindar have welcomed a new state-of-the-art fire truck that will help to protect the community from bush fires next summer and beyond.

Fresh faced School Holiday Program returns for Easter Break
Posted 06 April 2022 Fresh faced School Holiday Program returns for Easter Break

Geraldton’s popular School Holiday Program has returned for the Easter break, with a line-up of all your favourite events and a simplified layout.

ANZAC Day services to return as normal
Posted 05 April 2022 ANZAC Day services to return as normal

Those in the Midwest will be able to pay tribute to the ANZACs in-person this year following the Geraldton RSL Sub-Branch’s confirmation of the popular Dawn and Main Services.

Hit the Critter Trail these school holidays
Posted 04 April 2022 Hit the Critter Trail these school holidays

The April school holidays are almost here, and with it brings the return of the Critter Trail on Chapman: an interactive experience for young detectives.

Horse and Pony Club clears funding obstacle
Posted 04 April 2022 Horse and Pony Club clears funding obstacle

The replacement of the Spalding Horse and Pony Club’s (SHPC) storage shed damaged during cyclone Seroja is one step closer after Council approved their application to the State Government’s Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF).

QPT shines bright for ruby anniversary
Posted 31 March 2022 QPT shines bright for ruby anniversary

Entertainment lovers are encouraged to take a trip down memory lane as the Queens Park Theatre (QPT) celebrates 40 years of entertaining the Midwest.

Mitchell Street Community Centre under new management
Posted 31 March 2022 Mitchell Street Community Centre under new management

A five year lease to manage the Mitchell Street Community Centre located in Spalding has been granted to the Geraldton Sporting Aboriginal Corporation (GSAC).

GRAMS Reserve upgrade combines art and motion
Posted 30 March 2022 GRAMS Reserve upgrade combines art and motion

The long awaited upgrade to GRAMS Reserve was officially opened today with a traditional smoking ceremony and skate clinic for students involved in the project.

Celebrating five years of Sunset Yoga
Posted 30 March 2022 Celebrating five years of Sunset Yoga

Over 100 people came together at the QEII Seniors and Community Centre over the weekend to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the City of Greater Geraldton’s Sunset Yoga Program.

WA Women’s Hall of Fame Photographic Exhibition lands in Geraldton
Posted 29 March 2022 WA Women’s Hall of Fame Photographic Exhibition lands in Geraldton

Geraldton Regional Library will play host to the WA Women’s Hall of Fame Photographic Exhibition this month that celebrates the accomplishments and contributions Western Australian women have made to this state.

Synergy partnership powers Eternal Flame
Posted 28 March 2022 Synergy partnership powers Eternal Flame

Geraldton’s #1 attraction the HMAS Sydney II Memorial has a number of significant elements and Synergy, which provides power to more than 32,000 customers in Geraldton, has renewed its support to ensure one of the key elements is powered around the clock.

Free face masks for Mullewa
Posted 28 March 2022 Free face masks for Mullewa

Those in Mullewa now have access to free face masks to protect themselves from the spread of COVID-19 thanks to a donation from the Mid West - Gascoyne WA Police Force.

New heights for Buy Local Greater Geraldton Gift Cards
Posted 25 March 2022 New heights for Buy Local Greater Geraldton Gift Cards

Sportsfirst Geraldton and Ivy Vibe are some of the latest retailers to jump on board the Buy Local Greater Geraldton Gift Card program as load-up stores, allowing gift givers to purchase the cards at even more locations.

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