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Maley’s Bridge closed due to maintenance works
Posted July 16, 2018 Maley’s Bridge closed due to maintenance works

The City of Greater Geraldton wishes to advise that Maley’s Bridge in Greenough will be closed from Tuesday 17 to Friday 20 July 2018 to allow for routine maintenance works.

New locations for blue plastic recycle bins in Geraldton
Posted July 16, 2018 New locations for blue plastic recycle bins in Geraldton

The City of Greater Geraldton wishes to advise that as of the 1 August 2018 the City will be taking over the operations and servicing of the blue plastics bin program from NACC and MEEDAC.

Battle of the Bands registrations now open
Posted July 13, 2018 Battle of the Bands registrations now open

Grab your instruments and get ready to ROCK because Battle of the Bands is making a comeback in 2018!

Extended trading hours survey circulates
Posted July 13, 2018 Extended trading hours survey circulates

Locals will soon be asked for their opinion about the future of extended trading hours in Geraldton as an online and phone survey circulates.

Temporary closure of northern Chapman River walk/bicycle trail
Posted July 12, 2018 Temporary closure of northern Chapman River walk/bicycle trail

The City of Greater Geraldton wishes to advise that the walking and cycling trails located on the north side of Chapman River between the Northwest Coastal Highway Spalding and Tersonia Way in Strathalbyn will be closed from today, Thursday 12 July 2018 to undertake improvement works.

Geraldton showcased as a winter escape
Posted July 9, 2018 Geraldton showcased as a winter escape

You’ll soon spot a lot of familiar locations and landmarks on your TV as Geraldton features in Nine’s travel and lifestyle series ‘Winter Escapes’.

Geraldton Airport expansion takes flight
Posted July 9, 2018 Geraldton Airport expansion takes flight

The Geraldton Airport will receive a runway extension, following the Federal Government’s contribution of $10 million through the Building Better Regions Fund.

Nominate your local icon
Posted July 5, 2018 Nominate your local icon

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

Draft Coastal Adaptation Plan open for public comment
Posted July 3, 2018 Draft Coastal Adaptation Plan open for public comment

The long awaited Draft Coastal Hazard Risk Management and Adaptation Plan (CHRMAP) Report has been released by Council for public consultation.

Section of Chapman Road closed for Runfest
Posted June 29, 2018 Section of Chapman Road closed for Runfest

The City of Greater Geraldton wishes to advise that a portion of Chapman Road will be closed on Sunday 1 July due to the Harriers Runfest event.

Action-packed School Holiday Program returns
Posted June 29, 2018 Action-packed School Holiday Program returns

Don’t let the winter chill keep you indoors these school holidays, because there are loads of activities happening in the region that will excite both little and big kids!

Drainage works in Bluff Point
Posted June 27, 2018 Drainage works in Bluff Point

The City of Greater Geraldton wishes to advise storm water drainage works will be undertaken at the corner of Elphick Avenue and Chapman Road in Bluff Point with works commencing on Thursday 28 June 2018 for a period of two days.

City moves forward as low rate rises continue
Posted June 26, 2018 City moves forward as low rate rises continue

Mayor Shane Van Styn says despite the rising costs of running the City, more than 40% of ratepayers will receive a rate freeze whilst vital services and assets continue to be maintained and renewed.

New Capital Works Program focuses on health, safety and economy
Posted June 26, 2018 New Capital Works Program focuses on health, safety and economy

Improving community health and safety along with projects to revitalise the local economy are the focus of the City’s new Capital Works Program as part of the 2018/19 Budget.

City continues record level investment in infrastructure renewals
Posted June 26, 2018 City continues record level investment in infrastructure renewals

The City is continuing to invest in infrastructure renewals at record levels, with more than $19.3 million allocated to renewing existing assets in the new financial year after Council adopted the 2018/19 Budget.

Street light inspection works underway
Posted June 25, 2018 Street light inspection works underway

The City of Greater Geraldton wishes to advise that street light inspection works are currently taking place to record the location and details of street lights that are not working.

Geraldton rates competitive against regional cities
Posted June 22, 2018 Geraldton rates competitive against regional cities

The City of Greater Geraldton stacks up very competitively when it comes to comparing the rates of regional cities in WA and Local Governments in the Midwest.

Nature playground opens in Wandina
Posted June 22, 2018 Nature playground opens in Wandina

Getting back to nature just got a whole lot easier with the official opening of a nature playground today in Derna Park in the heart of the Wandina suburb.

Bead workshop fosters creativity and friendship
Posted June 22, 2018 Bead workshop fosters creativity and friendship

One of the most quirkiest and colourful workshops is coming to the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery and you’ll want to tell all your friends about it.

Geraldton Airport hosts simulated plane crash
Posted June 21, 2018 Geraldton Airport hosts simulated plane crash

This weekend sees emergency response units from around the region gather at the Geraldton Airport for a Simulated Emergency Incident.

Permanent closure of Allen Road bridge
Posted June 21, 2018 Permanent closure of Allen Road bridge

The City of Greater Geraldton wishes to advise of the permanent closure of the Allen Road bridge in Moonyoonooka on Friday 22 June 2018.

New theatre work gains momentum
Posted June 21, 2018 New theatre work gains momentum

Geraldton’s new theatre production has received a financial boost, after securing funding that will help develop and deliver the performance.

Info Sessions on Ward and Councillor review
Posted June 21, 2018 Info Sessions on Ward and Councillor review

Community information sessions on potential options to change the current ward system and council representation will be held by the City at the end of the month.

Temporary closure of southern Chapman River walk/bicycle trail
Posted June 20, 2018 Temporary closure of southern Chapman River walk/bicycle trail

The City of Greater Geraldton wishes to advise that the walking and cycling trails located on the south side of Chapman River between Tersonia Way and Honeysuckle Boulevard in Strathalbyn will be closed to undertake improvement works commencing on Thursday 21 June 2018.

GRAG bursting with exhibitions in June
Posted June 20, 2018 GRAG bursting with exhibitions in June

June is set to be a mega month for the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, with four new and very diverse exhibitions being launched.

Million Trees Project nears halfway mark
Posted June 19, 2018 Million Trees Project nears halfway mark

A recent tally of tree and shrub plantings registered with the Million Trees Project shows the community is on track to reach the halfway mark of 500,000 this winter.

Rates payment options for Pensioners and Seniors
Posted June 18, 2018 Rates payment options for Pensioners and Seniors

With rates time just around the corner, ratepayers are being reminded that there are payment arrangement options available.

New bush fire brigade volunteers put through paces
Posted June 15, 2018 New bush fire brigade volunteers put through paces

New bush fire brigade volunteers are well on their way to developing the skills and knowledge to keep our community safe after recently completing courses to become firefighters.

Brand Highway median works
Posted June 15, 2018 Brand Highway median works

The City of Greater Geraldton wishes to advise it will be undertaking landscape upgrade works on the Brand Highway median island located between Fortyn Court and the John Willcock Link overpass commencing Monday 18 June 2018 for a period of approximately four weeks.

Parvovirus outbreak sparks warning
Posted June 11, 2018 Parvovirus outbreak sparks warning

City of Greater Geraldton Rangers and local vets are urging dog owners to ensure their pets are vaccinated after the recent outbreak of parvovirus.

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