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Lotterywest funding put to good use
Posted 24 January 2022 Lotterywest funding put to good use

Children in the Midwest will be treated to a series of pop-up workshops and performances presented by Queens Park Theatre thanks to $75,000 from Lotterywest.

Culture and community to come together this Australia Day
Posted 21 January 2022 Culture and community to come together this Australia Day

Next week’s Australia Day event will see Yamatji Naaguja man Derek Councillor lead a unique Australia Day Smoking Ceremony at the Geraldton Foreshore, where he will invite new citizens and community members to come together.

Coastal monitoring nets collaboration
Posted 20 January 2022 Coastal monitoring nets collaboration

Collaboration in a targeted coastal monitoring program focused on capturing the impacts of erosion and effectiveness of coastal adaptation works has recently begun.

New home for original music in Geraldton
Posted 17 January 2022 New home for original music in Geraldton

Regional Sounds, a music organisation dedicated to fostering creative growth and supporting pathways for musicians in the Midwest, will give the original Railway Station building on Marine Terrace a new lease on life.

Europcar WA announced as Australia Day fireworks sponsor
Posted 14 January 2022 Europcar WA announced as Australia Day fireworks sponsor

Geraldton will be treated to a fireworks show at the conclusion of the 2022 Australia Day event thanks to local vehicle rental company Europcar WA.

GRAG Park transformation begins
Posted 11 January 2022 GRAG Park transformation begins

The long overdue transformation of the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery (GRAG) Park from an underutilised space to a beautiful place for people begins this week.

Critter Trail on Chapman - Play with us!
Posted 07 January 2022 Critter Trail on Chapman - Play with us!

Looking for something fun for the kids to do this school holidays with both an artistic and a problem solving twist? Then come and try the Critter Trail on Chapman.

Replacement on the horizon for Geraldton’s top sculpture
Posted 24 December 2021 Replacement on the horizon for Geraldton’s top sculpture

Geraldton’s much-loved public art piece Horizon has been given Council’s vote to be replaced after it suffered a structural failure last month.

Balanced approach to managing Point Moore adopted
Posted 22 December 2021 Balanced approach to managing Point Moore adopted

A more balanced approach to protecting and managing the environment while still providing vehicle access to Point Moore beaches has been adopted by Council.

State Government electric highway stop off in Geraldton
Posted 22 December 2021 State Government electric highway stop off in Geraldton

The Western Australia State Government’s plan to develop the longest electric highway in the nation will include a Geraldton stop off with Council endorsing the location of four, fast electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the Francis Street carpark.

Funding on target for Geraldton Pistol Club
Posted 20 December 2021 Funding on target for Geraldton Pistol Club

Geraldton Pistol Club’s shooting range will receive important safety upgrades following a successful application in the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries’ Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF).

Community bike repair station open for business
Posted 17 December 2021 Community bike repair station open for business

A new bike repair station for cyclists has been installed at Midalias Beach on the Beresford Foreshore.

Summer Holiday Program heats up the school break
Posted 14 December 2021 Summer Holiday Program heats up the school break

Summer holidays have never looked this good, with a sizzling edition of the City of Greater Geraldton School Holiday Program becoming available to the public.

$50k back into the community from gift cards
Posted 13 December 2021 $50k back into the community from gift cards

Buy Local Greater Geraldton Gift Cards have generated over $50,000 since launching just two months ago, which is money that’s been injected into our community.

Cycling network expansion underway
Posted 08 December 2021 Cycling network expansion underway

A top community priority to cycle along off road shared paths from Drummond Cove to Cape Burney has shifted into high gear following the appointment of a consultant to connect these outer suburbs to the existing path cycling network.

Christmas on the Terrace returns next week
Posted 03 December 2021 Christmas on the Terrace returns next week

Christmas on the Terrace will return to Marine Terrace next week after a year’s hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions. Over 100 stallholders will join businesses in the area for another epic celebration in Geraldton’s premier shopping strip.

Geraldton commemorates 100 years of Air Services
Posted 01 December 2021 Geraldton commemorates 100 years of Air Services

This year marks 100 years since the first subsidised air-mail service in Australia, and Geraldton holds a rich history in the momentous milestone.

Aquarena welcomes new accessible equipment
Posted 30 November 2021 Aquarena welcomes new accessible equipment

Enjoying the Aquarena just became a whole lot easier for people with mobility impairments and their carers following the recent installation of new accessible equipment at the City of Greater Geraldton’s pool facility.

Mid West Art Prize dazzles
Posted 30 November 2021 Mid West Art Prize dazzles

On Saturday night over 500 guests celebrated the launch of the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery’s signature exhibition the Mid West Art Prize, and applaud the artists who secured this year’s awards.

City claims top spot in Seniors Awards
Posted 26 November 2021 City claims top spot in Seniors Awards

Geraldton has been commended for its commitment to seniors and awarded the Age Friendly Local Government of Western Australia at the state Seniors Awards.

City adopts net zero carbon emissions plan
Posted 26 November 2021 City adopts net zero carbon emissions plan

The journey towards net zero carbon emissions for City of Greater Geraldton operations by 2030 has kicked into high gear with Council adopting an emissions reduction plan.

Local history within easy reach for Geraldton youngsters
Posted 23 November 2021 Local history within easy reach for Geraldton youngsters

Year 3 students in Geraldton will take a deep dive into the people, places and events that shaped the community following the production of a Local History Education Pack.

Geraldton claims bronze in WA Tourism Awards
Posted 19 November 2021 Geraldton claims bronze in WA Tourism Awards

Geraldton has had a taste of success at the 2021 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards and secured bronze for ‘Excellence in Local Government Award for Tourism’.

Community Nursery branches out
Posted 19 November 2021 Community Nursery branches out

City of Greater Geraldton Community Nursery Volunteers’ role in greening the City region has officially branched out from propagating seedlings to include cultivating small trees.

Community to celebrate International Day of People with Disability
Posted 11 November 2021 Community to celebrate International Day of People with Disability

Inclusivity and fun will be high on the agenda when the community comes together to celebrate International Day of People with Disability at the QEII Seniors and Community Centre on Friday 3 December.

Sundays by the Sea back for summer
Posted 08 November 2021 Sundays by the Sea back for summer

Geraldton’s favourite way to see out the weekend is set to return, when Sundays by the Sea strolls back into Stow Gardens for summer 2022.

Businesses get behind buy local program
Posted 01 November 2021 Businesses get behind buy local program

Locally owned and operated businesses in Geraldton have jumped at the opportunity to be part of the City of Greater Geraldton’s Buy Local Greater Geraldton Gift Card program, which officially launched to the public in October.

Recipients of City funding announced
Posted 29 October 2021 Recipients of City funding announced

Close to $80,000 has been awarded to local clubs and groups following the recent round of the City of Greater Geraldton’s Community Grants Program.

Geraldton strikes historic homeport partnership with Navy ship
Posted 28 October 2021 Geraldton strikes historic homeport partnership with Navy ship

Greater Geraldton has been confirmed as the official Ceremonial Homeport of the Navy’s NUSHIP Stalwart with the establishment of a historic enduring partnership.

Art Gallery Park gets creative fix
Posted 28 October 2021 Art Gallery Park gets creative fix

The ongoing transformation of Chapman Road into a place for people is about to enter the next stage with Council awarding upgrades to the park located beside the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery (GRAG) to local contractors.

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