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Third GSC groyne for Drummond Cove Foreshore
Posted 14 June 2021 Third GSC groyne for Drummond Cove Foreshore

A third low-crest Geotextile Sand Container (GSC) groyne will be built at Drummond Cove Foreshore to expand ongoing coastal erosion mitigation works at Whitehill Road.

Cathedral Avenue Sanford Street roundabout officially opened
Posted 09 June 2021 Cathedral Avenue Sanford Street roundabout officially opened

Thousands of motorists, hundreds of school students, pedestrians and businesses have heaved a sigh of relief since the recently constructed Cathedral Avenue and Sanford Street roundabout was opened to the public.

12 month pilot project draft plan to activate Chapman Road revealed
Posted 09 June 2021 12 month pilot project draft plan to activate Chapman Road revealed

The draft action plan behind a pilot project to transform Chapman Road into a place for people and not just cars will be shared during a drop-in community information session on Saturday 12 June 2021.

Payments open for homes destroyed by Cyclone Seroja
Posted 08 June 2021 Payments open for homes destroyed by Cyclone Seroja

People who completely lost their homes or received major damage from Tropical Cyclone Seroja can now apply for payments as part of the Lord Mayor’s Distress Relief Fund (LMDRF).

Shredder to cut down on waste of space
Posted 04 June 2021 Shredder to cut down on waste of space

Conserving valuable air space at Meru Landfill is set to improve significantly with the installation of a new multipurpose waste shredder and trommel.

City supports bypass staged approach
Posted 01 June 2021 City supports bypass staged approach

City of Greater Geraldton Mayor Shane Van Styn has supported Minister Saffioti’s recent comments about the possibility of the proposed Dongara-Geraldton-Northampton being broken up into stages.

Major upgrades at Mullewa recreation facilities completed
Posted 01 June 2021 Major upgrades at Mullewa recreation facilities completed

The Mullewa Recreation Centre and Mullewa Sports Club have been given a new lease on life with the recent completion of upgrades to modernise the facilities.

Future of the Nangetty-Walkaway Bridge
Posted 28 May 2021 Future of the Nangetty-Walkaway Bridge

The future use of the Nangetty-Walkaway Bridge located on the east side of the Walkaway Town site will be discussed during community information sessions being held during the first week of June.

Reconciliation Week theme encourages action
Posted 24 May 2021 Reconciliation Week theme encourages action

National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is almost here and this year’s theme ‘More than a word, Reconciliation takes action’ is all about Australians making impactful social change.

Bollards receive fresh new look
Posted 20 May 2021 Bollards receive fresh new look

Surfers catching a wave, seagulls pinching chips and a couple walking up to the Point Moore Lighthouse are just some of the new designs to feature on bollards in the Geraldton CBD.

Blitzing boxthorn at community workshops
Posted 20 May 2021 Blitzing boxthorn at community workshops

If you have African Boxthorn plants on your property you want to get rid of then you won’t want to miss out on free community workshops to learn how to treat this highly invasive weed.

Late Night Basketball rebounds after delayed start
Posted 19 May 2021 Late Night Basketball rebounds after delayed start

Late Night Basketball is set to return to Activewest Stadium on Friday 21 May, after Cyclone Seroja saw the initial season start date pushed back.

Community Grant recipients announced
Posted 19 May 2021 Community Grant recipients announced

Over $90,000 has been awarded to local community groups and organisations following Round 24 of the City of Greater Geraldton’s Community Grants Program.

Calendar puts ‘Midwest Life’ in focus
Posted 17 May 2021 Calendar puts ‘Midwest Life’ in focus

‘Midwest Life’ is the theme of next year’s Visit Geraldton Calendar and those who purchase a copy will see images of windsurfing, farming, marine mammals plus a whole lot more.

‘Rum Jungle’ partnership cleans up
Posted 14 May 2021 ‘Rum Jungle’ partnership cleans up

The community led rehabilitation of ‘Rum Jungle’ to remove rubbish and weeds from the area and return it to its natural state continues with the next clean-up scheduled for 23 May.

Open Day celebrates 100 years of RAAF
Posted 13 May 2021 Open Day celebrates 100 years of RAAF

Get up close and personal with RAAF Hawk jets and PC21 training craft when Geraldton Airport throws open the tarmac to the public to celebrate 100 years of the Royal Australian Air Force.

City to take on management of Tip Shop
Posted 13 May 2021 City to take on management of Tip Shop

Opportunities at the Tip Shop are set to flourish with the City of Greater Geraldton to take on management of the facility.

Ellendale Pool reopens
Posted 12 May 2021 Ellendale Pool reopens

The City of Greater Geraldton wishes to advise that Ellendale Pool Campsite in Walkaway has reopened to the public following the reinstatement of water supply to ablution blocks.

Entries open for Mid West Art Prize
Posted 10 May 2021 Entries open for Mid West Art Prize

Geraldton Regional Art Gallery’s (GRAG) prestigious exhibition, the Mid West Art Prize, is back for its seventh year and artists in Western Australia are invited to submit new works.

Sunset Beach shared path extended
Posted 06 May 2021 Sunset Beach shared path extended

Connecting Drummond Cove to Sunset Beach via a shared path got one step closer following the extension of the existing path from Sail Boulevard to Corallina Quays.

Storytellers encouraged to spin tales in Short Story Prize
Posted 03 May 2021 Storytellers encouraged to spin tales in Short Story Prize

Local storytellers have the opportunity to claim $500 cash as well as have their work featured as part of the Geraldton Regional Library’s Big Sky Short Story Prize.

Post-cyclone Community Information Sessions - Moonyoonooka and Mullewa
Posted 03 May 2021 Post-cyclone Community Information Sessions - Moonyoonooka and Mullewa

Community members in and around Moonyoonooka and Mullewa are advised that Community Information Sessions will be held this week with key stakeholders and organisations.

Have your say on sustainable travel in the City
Posted 03 May 2021 Have your say on sustainable travel in the City

The City of Greater Geraldton has reviewed its Integrated Transport Strategy, a plan for how to safely and efficiently move around the City, and released it for community feedback.

Fresh interior for historic building
Posted 30 April 2021 Fresh interior for historic building

Geraldton Regional Art Gallery (GRAG) have welcomed a fresh new interior that enhances the A-Class Exhibition space thanks to funding from the Regional Exhibition Touring Boost.

Transformation and change showcased at GRAG
Posted 29 April 2021 Transformation and change showcased at GRAG

There Were Moments of Transformation is a stunning exhibition of 40 works from the Art Gallery of Western Australia’s State Art Collection that opens this Friday night at Geraldton Regional Art Gallery (GRAG).

Blueprint for the future of Greater Geraldton released
Posted 29 April 2021 Blueprint for the future of Greater Geraldton released

Greater Geraldton 2031 Draft Strategic Community Plan, the blueprint for delivering the community’s vision for the future of Greater Geraldton, has been released for public comment.

Local Governments rally together for the community
Posted 28 April 2021 Local Governments rally together for the community

Local Government Authorities in the Midwest are rallying together to provide welfare checks, human resources and financial support for community members impacted by Cyclone Seroja.

ANZAC Day important information
Posted 23 April 2021 ANZAC Day important information

Those commemorating ANZAC Day this weekend are advised of the following information:

Altered operating hours for public holiday
Posted 21 April 2021 Altered operating hours for public holiday

The City of Greater Geraldton wishes to advise that the following facilities will have altered operating hours this Monday 26 April 2021 due to the ANZAC Day public holiday.

Community invited to pay respects for ANZAC Day
Posted 21 April 2021 Community invited to pay respects for ANZAC Day

An ANZAC Day service will take place at Wonthella Oval this year, providing community members the opportunity to pay their respects to those who fought for our country.

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