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City named leaders in accessibility
Posted 27 October 2021 City named leaders in accessibility

Local efforts in the access and inclusion space has been recognised with the City of Greater Geraldton recently taking out a Most Accessible Community in WA award.

Customers flock to The Bowerbird
Posted 22 October 2021 Customers flock to The Bowerbird

Savvy shoppers keen to save a few dollars or find a unique treasure have flocked to newly reopened tip shop – The Bowerbird.

Mid West Art Prize Opening Night takes to streets of Geraldton
Posted 22 October 2021 Mid West Art Prize Opening Night takes to streets of Geraldton

This year’s Mid West Art Prize Opening Night has a unique twist and will be a celebration under the stars as the prestigious event takes to the streets of Geraldton.

Program launches for Seniors Week 2021
Posted 20 October 2021 Program launches for Seniors Week 2021

An action packed program of activities will celebrate our wonderful local seniors as the ever-popular Seniors Week returns in 2021.

Seven Councillors sworn in following local election
Posted 19 October 2021 Seven Councillors sworn in following local election

Seven Councillors have been elected and sworn in at a Special Meeting of Council last night, following the weekend’s local government election.

Grant funds Meru Waste Facility upgrades
Posted 15 October 2021 Grant funds Meru Waste Facility upgrades

Diverting waste from landfill will soon be quicker and easier thanks to a $1.3 million grant from the Building Better Regions Fund to upgrade the Meru Waste Facility.

Cyclone Seroja assistance for rural community
Posted 08 October 2021 Cyclone Seroja assistance for rural community

An information and advice hub will pop-up in Moonyoonooka next week offering assistance for the rural community across Greater Geraldton who were impacted by Cyclone Seroja.

Major GRAMS Reserve upgrade underway
Posted 07 October 2021 Major GRAMS Reserve upgrade underway

Construction of the long awaited upgrade to GRAMS Reserve featuring sport and recreation facilities, art works and lighting which is funded by a generous Lotteywest grant, is set to begin next week.

Recognise your local legend
Posted 06 October 2021 Recognise your local legend

Do you know someone in our community that is constantly giving back? The Australia Day Community Citizen of the Year Awards recognise local legends, and you can nominate an individual or group for an award.

Vote now in the upcoming local election
Posted 30 September 2021 Vote now in the upcoming local election

If you haven’t already received your election pack in the mail, you soon will and community members are reminded to make their vote count.

GRAG celebrates new exhibitions
Posted 30 September 2021 GRAG celebrates new exhibitions

Geraldton Regional Art Gallery (GRAG) will throw open its’ doors this Friday night to celebrate two exciting new exhibitions that coincide with the Big Sky Readers & Writers Festival.

Activation unlocked on Chapman Road
Posted 24 September 2021 Activation unlocked on Chapman Road

Fresh paint, new tree plantings, parklets and amazing local artwork has unlocked a great deal of vibrancy on Chapman

Spring School Holiday Program bursts to life
Posted 21 September 2021 Spring School Holiday Program bursts to life

The Spring School Holiday Program is back and is bursting at the seams with great boredom busters.

Indigenous art projections takeover Marina
Posted 21 September 2021 Indigenous art projections takeover Marina

Colourful Indigenous artwork will be splashed across the Batavia Coast Marina this Sunday night thanks to unique laser projection show “COVE” that forms part of the inaugural Shore Leave Festival.

Outdoor pool gets new lease on life
Posted 21 September 2021 Outdoor pool gets new lease on life

A major refurbishment of the 50 year old Aquarena outdoor pool to extend its use for another 20 years is underway.

Christmas on the Terrace returns!
Posted 17 September 2021 Christmas on the Terrace returns!

One of Geraldton’s most loved and attended events, Christmas on the Terrace, will return this year and the community can expect all the crowd favourites back for another fun-filled evening!

Safe Active Street construction set to begin
Posted 15 September 2021 Safe Active Street construction set to begin

The transformation of Railway Street into a Safe Active Street, the first of its kind in regional WA, is set to begin in early October.

Experience magic at this year’s Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival
Posted 13 September 2021 Experience magic at this year’s Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival

Magic will be in the air at this year’s Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival featuring yet another stellar line-up of local and West Australian authors, illustrators, storytellers, poets and musicians.

Local businesses urged to be part of new buy local gift card program
Posted 10 September 2021 Local businesses urged to be part of new buy local gift card program

Geraldton’s biggest ever buy local campaign is here and it comes in the form of an innovative ‘Greater Geraldton Gift Card’ program.

Local artists bring interactive art to Chapman Road
Posted 09 September 2021 Local artists bring interactive art to Chapman Road

Public art in Geraldton’s CBD is about to reach new heights with several local artists on board to activate and bring Chapman Road to life.

Cyclone and staff shortages delay verge mowing
Posted 09 September 2021 Cyclone and staff shortages delay verge mowing

Ongoing clean-up efforts following cyclone Seroja and near record winter rainfalls resulting in exponential vegetation growth have impacted the City of Greater Geraldton’s verge mowing program.

Have your say on Point Moore beaches
Posted 06 September 2021 Have your say on Point Moore beaches

If you love visiting Point Moore beaches you won’t want to miss the opportunity to have your say on the beaches at this iconic location.

Chapman Road activation begins
Posted 06 September 2021 Chapman Road activation begins

The final preparations to turn a section of Chapman Road in the CBD into a place for people and not just cars are underway with works to transform the street scheduled to begin mid-September.

New off lead dog exercise area opens
Posted 03 September 2021 New off lead dog exercise area opens

Dog owners looking to exercise or socialise their furry friends in an open yet contained space are invited to test out the new off lead area recently opened in the Leonard T. Green Memorial Park.

Comics to feature in Lightbox Gallery
Posted 02 September 2021 Comics to feature in Lightbox Gallery

Perth-based comic maker Campbell Whyte is about to leave his mark on Geraldton with his works featuring in the popular Post Office Lane Lightbox Gallery this month.

Time to prepare for bushfire season
Posted 31 August 2021 Time to prepare for bushfire season

Following months of record rainfall and vegetation growth residents are urged to start preparing their families and properties for the coming bushfire season.

Closing date for Mid West Art Prize approaches
Posted 26 August 2021 Closing date for Mid West Art Prize approaches

Entries for the Mid West Art Prize close soon and the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery (GRAG) is encouraging artists in Western Australia to submit their artworks before the closing date on Friday 10 September.

Activation soars at Rocks Laneway
Posted 26 August 2021 Activation soars at Rocks Laneway

It’s been nearly two years since the iconic Rocks Laneway transformed Marine Terrace and thanks to The Geraldton Project, the space continues to activate and revitalise the CBD.

Blooming fun festival in Mullewa
Posted 23 August 2021 Blooming fun festival in Mullewa

Wildflowers have officially flourished throughout the region and Mullewa is throwing a festival in celebration of them this August.

Geraldton to commemorate HMAS 80th anniversary
Posted 20 August 2021 Geraldton to commemorate HMAS 80th anniversary

This November will mark a momentous occasion in navy history as the 80th anniversary of the sinking of the HMAS Sydney II is commemorated.

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