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Military tattoos to star in Art Gallery first
Posted 25 January 2023 Military tattoos to star in Art Gallery first

Tattoos will take centre stage in the first new Geraldton Regional Art Gallery (GRAG) exhibition for 2023.

Buy Local soars during festive season
Posted 23 January 2023 Buy Local soars during festive season

Giving the gift of variety all while supporting local has come out on top over the festive season with thousands of dollars being injected into the community thanks to the Buy Local Greater Geraldton Gift Cards.

Europcar WA to light up the sky for Australia Day
Posted 19 January 2023 Europcar WA to light up the sky for Australia Day

Fireworks will round out the 2023 Australia Day event in Geraldton thanks to local vehicle rental company Europcar WA.

Chapman River Regional Park rabbit control begins
Posted 18 January 2023 Chapman River Regional Park rabbit control begins

To control high rabbit numbers, protect threatened flora and revegetation works in the Chapman River Regional Park the City of Greater Geraldton will be undertaking a four week-long rabbit baiting program that begins on Monday 23 January 2023.

Inclusion and culture this Australia Day
Posted 17 January 2023 Inclusion and culture this Australia Day

New features as well as tried and tested favourites will adorn this year’s Australia Day event on the Geraldton Foreshore.

Live music returns to the Foreshore for summer!
Posted 10 January 2023 Live music returns to the Foreshore for summer!

Geraldton’s balmy evenings are about to get a whole lot better with live music and food on the Foreshore as Sundays by the Sea returns for 2023!

Applications for Community Grants are now open
Posted 06 January 2023 Applications for Community Grants are now open

Midwest organisations on the hunt for a financial boost can now apply for the City of Greater Geraldton’s newest round of Community Grants.

Have your say on Geraldton Regional Art Gallery’s Strategic Plan
Posted 21 December 2022 Have your say on Geraldton Regional Art Gallery’s Strategic Plan

Geraldton Regional Art Gallery (GRAG) has a fresh plan for the future and are encouraging the public to have their say, ensuring all voices are heard.

Summer Program ready to spice up school holidays
Posted 21 December 2022 Summer Program ready to spice up school holidays

Things are heating up outside, which means it’s time for some summer school holiday fun!

Queens Park Theatre welcomes funding boost
Posted 20 December 2022 Queens Park Theatre welcomes funding boost

A fresh approach to community engagement at the Queens Park Theatre (QPT) has been made possible thanks to vital funding from the State Government – allowing them to reach new audiences and expand programming.

Rio Tinto boosts community vibrancy
Posted 14 December 2022 Rio Tinto boosts community vibrancy

Vibrancy programs and events for local youth will continue to make a positive impact in the community thanks to generous support from Rio Tinto.

Opportunities open for bulk verge side collection
Posted 13 December 2022 Opportunities open for bulk verge side collection

In the hope community members will be able to take advantage of bulk verge side waste collection in 2023, proposals to take on the scope of work are now being requested.

‘Tis the season to support local!
Posted 12 December 2022 ‘Tis the season to support local!

It’s the giving season so why not give the gift of variety to your loved ones – all while giving back to the local community!

Beach Emergency Number signs boost safety
Posted 09 December 2022 Beach Emergency Number signs boost safety

Safety on beaches will be boosted this summer following the installation of 75 Beach Emergency Number (BEN) signs at beach access points during the coming weeks.

Horizon makes stunning return
Posted 07 December 2022 Horizon makes stunning return

It’s returned! The public art piece that we have all been waiting for has been brought back to Beresford Foreshore and our community could not be happier!

The Bowerbird comes to nest under City ownership
Posted 05 December 2022 The Bowerbird comes to nest under City ownership

Council has last week voted to continue operations of the popular reuse facility known as the Bowerbird.

Construction of the WA electric vehicle highway charging ahead
Posted 05 December 2022 Construction of the WA electric vehicle highway charging ahead

The City of Greater Geraldton will soon be part of Australia’s longest electric vehicle (EV) highway with construction of the highly anticipated public charging station in the CBD now underway.

Have your say on the number of City Councillors
Posted 02 December 2022 Have your say on the number of City Councillors

Reforms to the Local Government Act 1995 are underway which include changing the size of councils based on population and the introduction of optional preferential voting.

Christmas to reign on the Terrace!
Posted 02 December 2022 Christmas to reign on the Terrace!

Hold onto your Santa hats, Christmas on the Terrace is back next week, and it’s set to light up the CBD with festive cheer!

Repairs to outdoor pool a top priority for Council
Posted 29 November 2022 Repairs to outdoor pool a top priority for Council

One of the City’s most utilised community assets is set to be brought back to life following tonight’s Ordinary Meeting of Council where a decision was made to repair the Geraldton Aquarena’s outdoor pool.

AFL legend bounces into Geraldton for important workshop
Posted 29 November 2022 AFL legend bounces into Geraldton for important workshop

Fremantle Dockers legend Matthew Pavlich will make his way to Geraldton next week to inspire locals and help break down barriers about mental health at a free community workshop.

GENESIS to launch at Library
Posted 28 November 2022 GENESIS to launch at Library

Geraldton secondary students will be thrilled to see their artwork on display at the Geraldton Regional Library this month as part of the yearly exhibition GENESIS.

Spalding revitalisation goes green
Posted 23 November 2022 Spalding revitalisation goes green

The beautification of the planned new road and pedestrian connection between Bogle Way and the Mitchell Street Community Centre recently got underway with the greening of the vacant land where aged public housing was recently removed.

Lotterywest funding to engage and entertain
Posted 14 November 2022 Lotterywest funding to engage and entertain

Exciting times lay ahead as Lotterywest announce its ongoing funding of performances at the Queens Park Theatre (QPT) as well as community events throughout the Midwest.

All Ability Day promises fun and inclusiveness
Posted 10 November 2022 All Ability Day promises fun and inclusiveness

If you hear or see lots of fun and positive vibrations coming out of the Queens Park this month, it’s probably from the All Ability Day – a celebration dedicated to International Day of People with Disability.

Summer tunes on the Foreshore to return!
Posted 07 November 2022 Summer tunes on the Foreshore to return!

Sundays in summer are about to heat up and so are the tunes on the Foreshore with the return of the much loved Sundays by the Sea series.

HMAS Sydney II Memorial farewells Warden and welcomes another
Posted 03 November 2022 HMAS Sydney II Memorial farewells Warden and welcomes another

Geraldton’s #1 tourist attraction the HMAS Sydney II Memorial will farewell its inaugural Warden Don Rolston this month after serving the site for the past 13 years.

Council supports application for Active Travel Officer
Posted 01 November 2022 Council supports application for Active Travel Officer

The City of Greater Geraldton Council unanimously voted in favour of seeking State Government grant funding to co-fund a three year Active Travel Officer position.

Seniors Week bookings are open
Posted 24 October 2022 Seniors Week bookings are open

Staff and volunteers at the QEII Seniors and Community Centre are preparing for a busy week, with bookings officially opening for the 2022 Seniors Week program.

Community Nursery Open Day
Posted 20 October 2022 Community Nursery Open Day

If you like being outdoors, are passionate about plants and don’t mind getting dirt under your fingernails becoming a Community Nursery volunteer might be just what you’re looking for.

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