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Yarn Bomb challenge set to take on Bridgetown
Posted 24 September 2020 Yarn Bomb challenge set to take on Bridgetown

Keen eyes will have noticed a splash of colour weaving its way throughout the Foreshore and Marine Terrace as part of a local community group’s mission to ‘yarn bomb’ Geraldton with more than 29,549 pieces of knitted and crochet works.

Local childcare centres soar through food allergen awareness checks
Posted 21 September 2020 Local childcare centres soar through food allergen awareness checks

Local childcare centres have claimed five out of five stars in a recent routine food inspection conducted by the City of Greater Geraldton’s Environmental Health team.

Reconciliation Action Plan feedback wanted
Posted 21 September 2020 Reconciliation Action Plan feedback wanted

The City of Greater Geraldton is committed to reconciliation and wants your feedback on closing the gap initiatives the organisation has delivered in the past three years.

City Services Update #15: QPT and Events
Posted 18 September 2020 City Services Update #15: QPT and Events

With the effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic still being felt, the City of Greater Geraldton continues to make necessary changes and adaptions to adhere to current restrictions.

QEII Centre continues to impress
Posted 16 September 2020 QEII Centre continues to impress

A recent survey by the Department of Communities has revealed that customer satisfaction at the QEII Seniors and Community Centre remains at an all-time high.

Council supports funding for local sport upgrades
Posted 10 September 2020 Council supports funding for local sport upgrades

Councillors have voiced the importance of sport and recreation in the community and supported three applications for state grant funding.

Innovation travels into town this September
Posted 09 September 2020 Innovation travels into town this September

Geraldton’s CBD is about to receive a boost of technology and innovation as RAC’s ground-breaking driverless vehicle demonstration pulls into town this September.

Opportunity open for management of Tip Shop
Posted 07 September 2020 Opportunity open for management of Tip Shop

Local organisations, businesses and individuals are invited to submit an expression of interest (EOI) for management of the City’s Reuse and Recycle Shop, better known as the Tip Shop.

Big sky returns with impressive line-up
Posted 03 September 2020 Big sky returns with impressive line-up

Another impressive literary line-up has been locked in for the ever-popular Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival 2020.

Writing competition reaches new milestone
Posted 26 August 2020 Writing competition reaches new milestone

This year’s Randolph Stow Young Writers Award (Randolph Stow) reached a new milestone with more than 800 entries from 24 schools in the Midwest.

Have your say on events in the City region
Posted 24 August 2020 Have your say on events in the City region

If you love local events you won’t want to miss your opportunity to tell the City of Greater Geraldton what you like about them most and how they could be improved by taking our events survey.

State Government funds coastal works
Posted 21 August 2020 State Government funds coastal works

Three high priority coastal projects in Drummond Cove, Beachlands and Cape Burney will go ahead thanks to funding from the State Government.

GRAG reopens with contrasting exhibitions
Posted 18 August 2020 GRAG reopens with contrasting exhibitions

This Friday Geraldton Regional Art Gallery (GRAG) will throw open its’ doors to celebrate the opening of two new and contrasting exhibitions.

Geraldton welcomes Governor of Western Australia
Posted 18 August 2020 Geraldton welcomes Governor of Western Australia

Local community representatives and volunteers gave the Honourable Kim Beazley AC, Governor of Western Australia a very warm welcome during his visit to Geraldton this week.

Survey to identify air travel demand
Posted 17 August 2020 Survey to identify air travel demand

With only three scheduled flights to Geraldton from Perth, the Geraldton and Midwest community are being asked to take a survey to determine the preferred schedule demand for air travel in the Midwest in the aim to secure a more reliable and suitable schedule of flights.

Blooms and shop pop up in Mullewa
Posted 13 August 2020 Blooms and shop pop up in Mullewa

Local artist Helen Ansell has coordinated a pop up shop in Mullewa every wildflower season for the past six years and this year is looking to be the biggest yet thanks to some new additions.

Marine tourism boosted with state funded local charter vessel jetties
Posted 11 August 2020 Marine tourism boosted with state funded local charter vessel jetties

Marine tourism in Geraldton and the Abrolhos Islands is about to expand with the state government announcing funding for two local charter vessel jetties.

Geraldton selected to host WA Regional Tourism Conference
Posted 07 August 2020 Geraldton selected to host WA Regional Tourism Conference

Tourism in Geraldton will be in the spotlight in May next year as it was announced as the host destination of the 2021 WA Regional Tourism Conference.

Moonyoonooka welcomes new fire truck
Posted 06 August 2020 Moonyoonooka welcomes new fire truck

A brand new fire truck will aid volunteers of the Moonyoonooka Bush Fire Brigade to help keep the community safe.

NWCH shared path improves access to Spalding Park
Posted 05 August 2020 NWCH shared path improves access to Spalding Park

Access to Spalding Park and its cycling facilities from the east side of the North West Coastal Highway is safer and easier following the completion of a shared path leading to the Chapman River bridge and pedestrian underpass.

Local contractor awarded tender for Memorial facilities
Posted 31 July 2020 Local contractor awarded tender for Memorial facilities

Construction of an ablution block at one of Geraldton’s most loved and visited icons will commence next month after Council awarded the tender to a local contractor.

Federal funding for CBD revitalisation
Posted 30 July 2020 Federal funding for CBD revitalisation

A major upgrade to the entrance into our CBD will go ahead earlier than planned thanks to an unexpected Federal Government grant for $1.3 million.

Council renews commitment to Foreshore activation
Posted 29 July 2020 Council renews commitment to Foreshore activation

Buying a coffee and snack whilst enjoying the CBD and Beresford Foreshores remains a key attraction with Council renewing its commitment to activating these popular destinations.

Community Nursery looking to grow volunteers
Posted 28 July 2020 Community Nursery looking to grow volunteers

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.

Who will plant the 500,000th tree?
Posted 27 July 2020 Who will plant the 500,000th tree?

With only 4172 plantings to go, the greater Geraldton community is about to reach a major Million Trees project milestone of 500,000 trees or shrubs planted in and around the City.

GRAG launches digital exhibition
Posted 24 July 2020 GRAG launches digital exhibition

Geraldton Regional Art Gallery’s (GRAG) latest exhibition ‘How Did I Get Here?’ has taken on a different form, allowing viewers to see the installation from their device.

Tourism soars as visitation peaks in Geraldton
Posted 23 July 2020 Tourism soars as visitation peaks in Geraldton

Geraldton has proved itself as a popular holiday destination as visitation numbers absolutely soared over the past two weeks.

‘Rum Jungle’ clean up and blitz
Posted 20 July 2020 ‘Rum Jungle’ clean up and blitz

‘Rum Jungle’ will be blitzed again this weekend with members of the community coming together on Sunday morning to collect and remove smaller bits of rubbish from the site and treat any new African boxthorn plants growing.

Have your say on recycling and waste management in the City
Posted 17 July 2020 Have your say on recycling and waste management in the City

If you have an opinion on how the City of Greater Geraldton manages waste and recycling services the City wants to hear from you.

Water sports make splash in high energy videos
Posted 16 July 2020 Water sports make splash in high energy videos

West Australians will get an insight into the state’s best places to windsurf and kitesurf following the release of two high-energy videos.

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