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Community Nursery End of Year Plant Sale
Posted July 19, 2019 Community Nursery End of Year Plant Sale

If you’re looking to green up your yard you won’t want to miss the Community Nursery’s annual End of Year Plant sale the last weekend in July.

QPT welcomes Lotterywest support
Posted July 19, 2019 QPT welcomes Lotterywest support

Entertainment at the Queens Park Theatre (QPT) will continue to be bigger and better thanks to grant funding from Lotterywest.

New footpath kicks off large suburb investment
Posted July 17, 2019 New footpath kicks off large suburb investment

Council has cast its eyes to the east for its first big investment in the suburbs this financial year with the construction of a new footpath along Abraham Street in Karloo.

City turns up the heat on weed control
Posted July 15, 2019 City turns up the heat on weed control

Weeds across the City are beginning to feel the heat as the City rolls out a 12-month steam treatment trial for the unwanted plants.

Food businesses get allergen ‘clean bill of health’
Posted July 11, 2019 Food businesses get allergen ‘clean bill of health’

Café and restaurant goers with food allergies can rest easier knowing the City has recently begun a Food Sampling Program that tests food and meals labelled allergen free at local food businesses.

City sets sights on #1 holiday destination in WA
Posted July 10, 2019 City sets sights on #1 holiday destination in WA

Those living in Perth and around the state will soon have Geraldton top of mind thanks to a new tourism campaign that encourages visitors to come stay and play.

Seniors welcome State funding for QEII Centre
Posted July 4, 2019 Seniors welcome State funding for QEII Centre

More than 3,500 seniors who attend the QEII Seniors and Community Centre every month will continue to do so after the State Government renewed funding for the service.

Activities galore these winter school holidays
Posted July 3, 2019 Activities galore these winter school holidays

Beat the winter blues these school holidays with another jam packed program of activities for the kids!

Mullewa Youth Centre welcomes funding extension
Posted July 1, 2019 Mullewa Youth Centre welcomes funding extension

Mullewa’s Youth Centre will continue to play an important role in the local community after a recent extension of funding.

City welcomes additional Qantas flights
Posted June 28, 2019 City welcomes additional Qantas flights

Travelling to Perth from Geraldton with Qantas just got a lot more frequent with their announcement to add an extra four weekly return flights.

Suburbs big winner in 2019/20 Budget
Posted June 25, 2019 Suburbs big winner in 2019/20 Budget

Suburbs in Geraldton will welcome a large investment in new projects and renewing aged infrastructure as part of the City’s 2019/20 Budget.

Budget paves way to more road renewals
Posted June 25, 2019 Budget paves way to more road renewals

Renewing aged roads across the City region remains a top priority in the 2019/2020 Budget.

Free parking and FOGO trial endorsed in new Budget
Posted June 25, 2019 Free parking and FOGO trial endorsed in new Budget

Community members will enjoy free parking and a trial of kerbside collection of food organic and garden organic (FOGO) waste after Council endorsed both items in the City’s 2019/20 Budget.

City remains on track as low rate rises continue
Posted June 25, 2019 City remains on track as low rate rises continue

Mayor Shane Van Styn says keeping rate rises low was a priority for Council as they adopted the 2019/20 Budget.

Blue bin contamination continues
Posted June 25, 2019 Blue bin contamination continues

The blue plastic recycling bins in Sunset Beach are being relocated due to ongoing contamination.

City makes film friendly pledge
Posted June 21, 2019 City makes film friendly pledge

In a bid to become a ‘film friendly’ location, the City of Greater Geraldton has introduced a new process to help encourage organisations and businesses who are looking to commercially film in Geraldton.

City seals deal with Radio Mama
Posted June 19, 2019 City seals deal with Radio Mama

Locals can continue to tune in and listen to various sporting broadcasts after the City of Greater Geraldton recently entered into an Everlasting Partnership with local radio station Radio Mama.

New animal management facility officially opens
Posted June 18, 2019 New animal management facility officially opens

The new Geraldton Animal Management Facility (AMF) located at Davies Road in Utakarra has officially opened.

Basketball program calls for volunteers
Posted June 12, 2019 Basketball program calls for volunteers

Late Night Basketball is back for another season and volunteers are needed to help youngsters shoot goals on and off the court.

Beresford Foreshore wins Parks and Leisure Award
Posted June 11, 2019 Beresford Foreshore wins Parks and Leisure Award

The City of Greater Geraldton has won an award for successfully integrating a high quality public open space with coastal works designed to protect more than $55 million of government owned infrastructure along the Beresford Foreshore.

Big Sky set to bring Oceans of Opportunity
Posted June 7, 2019 Big Sky set to bring Oceans of Opportunity

The Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival is set to return on 13-16 June with a fantastic line-up of talent set to descend on Geraldton.

Commitment to Disability Access and Inclusion reaffirmed
Posted June 6, 2019 Commitment to Disability Access and Inclusion reaffirmed

Council has reaffirmed its ongoing support of people with disability by unanimously endorsing the recently reviewed Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP).

Photographers encouraged to make their mark in calendar
Posted June 6, 2019 Photographers encouraged to make their mark in calendar

Amateur and established photographers will have the opportunity to feature their images of the region in a new calendar coordinated by the Geraldton Visitor Centre.

Fines issued for illegal asbestos dumping
Posted June 4, 2019 Fines issued for illegal asbestos dumping

Hefty infringements have been issued to a Geraldton resident and a local business for the illegal dumping of asbestos at the Meru Waste Facility.

Bob Davis leaves City after 10 years as Director
Posted May 30, 2019 Bob Davis leaves City after 10 years as Director

Bob Davis will leave the City of Greater Geraldton this week after nearly 10 years as Director of Corporate and Commercial Services and a long list of successful projects under his belt.

Free parking set to further activate CBD
Posted May 29, 2019 Free parking set to further activate CBD

Two-hour free parking at Carparks 1-4 and free weekend parking at all CBD carparks will make it easier and cheaper for people to visit the City Centre from July 2019.

FOGO trial will be considered in 2019/20 Budget
Posted May 29, 2019 FOGO trial will be considered in 2019/20 Budget

Kerbside collection of Food Organic and Garden Organic (FOGO) waste is one step closer to being implemented with Council agreeing to list a trial program for consideration in the 2019/20 Budget deliberations.

Record rodeo entries at this weekend’s Mullewa Muster
Posted May 29, 2019 Record rodeo entries at this weekend’s Mullewa Muster

It’s one of the biggest events in the Midwest calendar and it returns this weekend with a huge line up of activities and a record number of rodeo entrants!

Midwest art aplenty at GRAG
Posted May 28, 2019 Midwest art aplenty at GRAG

This Friday will see the launch of two new exhibitions at the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery (GRAG), which have unique links to our region.

New floodlights brighten playing fields
Posted May 28, 2019 New floodlights brighten playing fields

The future is looking bright at Alexander Park and the Greenough Oval following the recent installation of new sports lighting towers at their playing fields.

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