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Midwest Wildflower Report
Posted September 13, 2019 Midwest Wildflower Report

Welcome to our 2019 Wildflower Report.

‘Rum Jungle’ gets re-blitzed
Posted September 12, 2019 ‘Rum Jungle’ gets re-blitzed

African boxthorn plants growing in ‘Rum Jungle’ will be re-blitzed during a follow-up collection of any remaining rubbish in the area.

Grant funds CBD intersection upgrade
Posted September 12, 2019 Grant funds CBD intersection upgrade

One of the busiest intersections in the CBD will be transformed into a roundabout with the assistance of government grant funding.

New fire truck enhances community protection
Posted September 11, 2019 New fire truck enhances community protection

Volunteers of the Walkaway Bush Fire Brigade have welcomed a brand new 3.4U fire truck which will assist in protecting the local community.

Changes to blue bin recycling
Posted September 10, 2019 Changes to blue bin recycling

Ongoing changes in global waste management has resulted in a further crackdown on the kinds of plastic Australia is able to ship to China for recycling.

Geraldton to star in theatre production
Posted September 9, 2019 Geraldton to star in theatre production

If you’re passionate about Geraldton and the arts, then you’ll want to catch the City of Greater Geraldton’s theatre production Coast which premieres at the Queens Park Theatre next month.

Utakarra Road renewal kicks off
Posted September 9, 2019 Utakarra Road renewal kicks off

A range of improvements planned for Rangeway, Utakarra and Karloo this financial year will kick off with resurfacing of part of Utakarra Road.

Airport runway extension paves way for economic growth
Posted September 6, 2019 Airport runway extension paves way for economic growth

Recently completed upgrades to the Geraldton Regional Airport are paving the way to long-term economic growth for the City region.

Firebreak reminder for residents
Posted September 3, 2019 Firebreak reminder for residents

Property owners and occupiers in the Greater Geraldton area are being reminded that the 5 October deadline to clear firebreaks is fast approaching.

Opportunity opens for Lightbox Gallery
Posted September 2, 2019 Opportunity opens for Lightbox Gallery

Creatives in the Midwest have an opportunity to see their artwork up in lights as part of the Post Office Lane Lightbox Gallery in the Rocks Laneway development.

Mullewa pioneer honoured with Freeman title
Posted August 29, 2019 Mullewa pioneer honoured with Freeman title

With Clem Keeffe’s list of achievements spanning more than 65 years, it was no surprise to the Mullewa community when the local pioneer was given the title of Honorary Freeman.

Local Government election enrolment reminder
Posted August 29, 2019 Local Government election enrolment reminder

If you’d like to have a say in the future of the City of Greater Geraldton, make sure you’re enrolled to vote in the upcoming election!

City committed to family violence prevention
Posted August 28, 2019 City committed to family violence prevention

Prevention of family violence is a top priority for the City of Greater Geraldton after recently getting on board to implement Desert Blue Connect’s Community, Respect and Equality (CRE) Agreement.

Mullewa blooming with events this weekend
Posted August 27, 2019 Mullewa blooming with events this weekend

Mullewa will be alive with celebrations this weekend as the Agriculture Show and Outback Bloom Wildflower Festival returns for another stellar year.

Blue bin recycling now in Walkaway
Posted August 27, 2019 Blue bin recycling now in Walkaway

Recycling of plastic bottles just got a whole lot easier for the Walkaway community with the recent setup of a blue bin at the local Primary School.

New signage aids wayfinding in CBD
Posted August 26, 2019 New signage aids wayfinding in CBD

Visitors and residents in the Geraldton CBD will be able to find their way around a lot easier with the installation of new wayfinding signage.

Musicians encouraged to enter Battle of the Bands
Posted August 23, 2019 Musicians encouraged to enter Battle of the Bands

Aspiring musicians will have a chance to show Geraldton what they are made of when Battle of the Bands returns for the third year on Sunday 27 October.

Prospective Councillors encouraged to attend information session
Posted August 22, 2019 Prospective Councillors encouraged to attend information session

Are you passionate about the Geraldton community and working with people to make a difference? Have you considered standing for Council at the upcoming Local Government Election?

Rocks Laneway Grand Reveal announced!
Posted August 22, 2019 Rocks Laneway Grand Reveal announced!

Get ready Geraldton! Rocks Laneway will be revealed next month and you’re invited to have the very first look!

Website strengthens Geraldton’s connection with China
Posted August 20, 2019 Website strengthens Geraldton’s connection with China

Catching fresh crayfish, seeing the Pink Lake and Abrolhos Islands from above as well as visiting a local farm are just some of the experiences officials from Linfen City enjoyed whilst visiting Geraldton earlier this month.

Passport 2 Employment program launches in Geraldton
Posted August 19, 2019 Passport 2 Employment program launches in Geraldton

Select Year 10, 11 and 12 students from local schools will see their career prospects soar as they participate in the Passport 2 Employment program.

Bob Urquhart says goodbye to 45 years in aviation
Posted August 13, 2019 Bob Urquhart says goodbye to 45 years in aviation

There’s something about airports that Bob Urquhart must be very fond of because he’s spent more than 45 years working in aviation.

Geraldton named most accessible community in WA
Posted August 9, 2019 Geraldton named most accessible community in WA

Geraldton has been recognised for its excellence in access and inclusion after taking out the overall award for Regional Capitals Alliance Most Accessible Community in Western Australia.

Tourism leader to deliver packaging workshop in Geraldton
Posted August 8, 2019 Tourism leader to deliver packaging workshop in Geraldton

Tourism Western Australia’s Deputy Chair Manny Papadoulis will head to Geraldton next week to deliver a product packaging workshop designed to assist tourism operators in the region.

Geraldton aims for top tourism town
Posted August 7, 2019 Geraldton aims for top tourism town

Tourism in Geraldton continues to soar after being named a finalist in the 2019 GWN7 Top Tourism Town Awards.

Round 22 of community funding open
Posted August 2, 2019 Round 22 of community funding open

Community groups looking to take their projects to the next level will be pleased to learn that the City of Greater Geraldton’s Community Grants Program has returned for another round.

QPT in the spotlight for national accolade
Posted August 1, 2019 QPT in the spotlight for national accolade

For the second year running, the Queens Park Theatre (QPT) has been recognised for its excellence after being named a finalist for a prestigious national accolade.

New home for vital volunteers
Posted July 31, 2019 New home for vital volunteers

State Emergency Services (SES) volunteers have a new home in Geraldton after the brand new state-of-the-art SES building was officially opened.

Cape Burney subdivision tender awarded
Posted July 26, 2019 Cape Burney subdivision tender awarded

The subdivision of the current leasehold properties in Cape Burney is one-step closer with the tender to construct road, drainage, sewer, water, power and lighting works awarded at Tuesday’s Council meeting.

Tourism at Abrolhos a reality as Islands named a National Park
Posted July 25, 2019 Tourism at Abrolhos a reality as Islands named a National Park

Development of tourism at the Houtman Abrolhos Islands will soon be a reality after it was declared a National Park.

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