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Local projects boosted by Community Grants
Posted January 22, 2019 Local projects boosted by Community Grants

Community projects valued at more than $310,000 will be going ahead in the coming months as the City of Greater Geraldton announces the recipients of Round 20 Community Grants.

Greenough ‘G’ plates back by popular demand
Posted January 22, 2019 Greenough ‘G’ plates back by popular demand

You’ll soon be seeing more of the ‘G’ vehicle number plates around town as the Department of Transport has approved the City’s request for the reintroduction of former Shire of Greenough registration plates.

Grants fund road renewals
Posted January 21, 2019 Grants fund road renewals

The City has secured $600,000 in State Government funding to subsidise the costs of renewing sections of Chapman Valley and Goulds Roads in the coming weeks.

Minister approves changes to ward and representation
Posted January 18, 2019 Minister approves changes to ward and representation

Council’s resolution to move away from the current ward system and reduce the number of Councillors has been approved by the Minister of Local Government Hon David Templeman MLA.

Australia Day fireworks set to drive crowd wild
Posted January 16, 2019 Australia Day fireworks set to drive crowd wild

Those celebrating Australia Day at the Geraldton Foreshore will be treated to a fireworks display thanks to sponsorship from Midwest Nissan.

New heritage drive trail honours military ties
Posted January 11, 2019 New heritage drive trail honours military ties

A new heritage drive trail which honours the long association Geraldton has had with the military has been produced which explores places and stories associated with war in the City of Greater Geraldton.

140 year old street gets new lease on life
Posted January 10, 2019 140 year old street gets new lease on life

One of the oldest streets in the City of Greater Geraldton is about to undergo a facelift as the City prepares to resurface Durlacher Street between Waldeck and Queen Streets.

Australia Day Ambassador inspires inclusion and diversity
Posted January 10, 2019 Australia Day Ambassador inspires inclusion and diversity

Award-winning social justice advocate Fadzi Whande will travel to Geraldton and Mullewa this month as the official Australia Day 2019 Ambassador.

Businesses encouraged to become senior user-friendly
Posted January 9, 2019 Businesses encouraged to become senior user-friendly

Seniors in Geraldton will soon have access to more user-friendly businesses with the implementation of a new program from the City of Greater Geraldton.

City installs sustainable carpark lighting at Point Moore
Posted January 8, 2019 City installs sustainable carpark lighting at Point Moore

The City of Greater Geraldton has taken another step towards sustainability with the recent installation of solar powered carpark lighting at Point Moore.

Midwest shines in Art Prize
Posted December 20, 2018 Midwest shines in Art Prize

The region is well and truly on showcase in next year’s Midwest Art Prize, with the highest amount of local talent being short-listed in history.

Groynes completed at Whitehill Road
Posted December 20, 2018 Groynes completed at Whitehill Road

The construction of two low-crest groynes at the Whitehill Road designed to retain sand at the foreshore and reduce reliance on temporary sand nourishment have been completed.

Council wants tourism at Abrolhos Islands to become a reality
Posted December 19, 2018 Council wants tourism at Abrolhos Islands to become a reality

Council have shown their support for the development of tourism at the Houtman Abrolhos Islands and have asked the State Government to help make it a reality.

Naming of promenade acknowledges local history
Posted December 19, 2018 Naming of promenade acknowledges local history

One of Geraldton’s most prominent and loved promenades will be named to pay respects to the first peoples of Geraldton.

City blitzes Boxthorn
Posted December 18, 2018 City blitzes Boxthorn

More than 10,000 African Boxthorn plants were recently removed from the coast and river reserves in an effort to get the invasive weed under control.

Wildflower meta graphic grows project interest
Posted December 17, 2018 Wildflower meta graphic grows project interest

A bold wildflower graphic design of an unprecedented scale in regional Western Australia is growing interest around the City of Greater Geraldton’s first CBD revitalisation project.

City staff help stock Foodbank shelves
Posted December 14, 2018 City staff help stock Foodbank shelves

With the holiday season just around the corner City of Greater Geraldton Staff have once again conducted their annual Christmas tradition of donating to the Geraldton Foodbank.

The Temper Trap announced as WoW headline act
Posted December 14, 2018 The Temper Trap announced as WoW headline act

Just when you thought the Wind on Water Festival couldn’t get any bigger – a massive line-up has been announced for the 2019 WoW Fest concert.

City seizes property over unpaid rates
Posted December 13, 2018 City seizes property over unpaid rates

The City of Greater Geraldton has taken possession of a property due to an excess of $300,000 outstanding on rates and rubbish charges, including penalties and legal fees, dating back several years.

Rocks revamp opens City to Foreshore
Posted December 11, 2018 Rocks revamp opens City to Foreshore

The former Rocks Newsagency building is about to receive the makeover of a lifetime and become a vital link connecting retailers with the Foreshore.

Popular school holiday program back for summer
Posted December 10, 2018 Popular school holiday program back for summer

Summer break is almost upon us, which means the School Holiday Program is back!

WoW Fest will make big return in 2019
Posted December 6, 2018 WoW Fest will make big return in 2019

After a stellar first year, Geraldton’s biggest signature event – the Wind on Water Festival will return in 2019!

Christmas spirit springs to life in Marine Terrace
Posted December 5, 2018 Christmas spirit springs to life in Marine Terrace

Christmas has well and truly unfolded in Marine Terrace with the installation of 12 unique Christmas Trees completed by local artists.

Annual Family Fun Day returns to Aquarena
Posted December 5, 2018 Annual Family Fun Day returns to Aquarena

Summer is back and so is the City’s biggest pool party of the year - the Spirit Radio Great Northern Rural Services Aquarena Family Fun Day!

Supporting force highlighted at Awards
Posted December 4, 2018 Supporting force highlighted at Awards

Those who consistently go above and beyond to provide support to people who require assistance were recognised yesterday as part of the Disability Support Awards.

Soaring conditions for Geraldton Wavesailing Nationals
Posted December 3, 2018 Soaring conditions for Geraldton Wavesailing Nationals

Conditions for this week’s Wavesailing Nationals are looking to soar, setting the scene for the five-day event that has attracted windsurfers from all over Australia to the Midwest.

Post Office Laneway – the road to community art
Posted December 3, 2018 Post Office Laneway – the road to community art

A big emphasis will be placed on community artwork in Post Office Laneway as part of the Rocks Laneway Project.

Foreshore activation on the menu
Posted November 30, 2018 Foreshore activation on the menu

It will not be long until the community can have a coffee and snack whilst enjoying the Beresford Foreshore following Council’s approval of two food and drink outlets along this popular stretch of coastline.

Bushfire in Devils Creek
Posted November 29, 2018 Bushfire in Devils Creek

The City of Greater Geraldton wishes to advise there is currently a bushfire at Devils Creek, near the intersection of Mingenew-Mullewa Road and Dongorie Road.

Ghost Office re-houses original Post Office Clock
Posted November 27, 2018 Ghost Office re-houses original Post Office Clock

Geraldton’s rich CBD history will be aptly commemorated in the Rocks Laneway Project with an artistic adaptation of the old Geraldton Post Office.

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