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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.

Midwest Wildflower Report
Posted August 23, 2019 Midwest Wildflower Report

Welcome to our 2019 Wildflower Report.

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.

State grant funding secured for local sporting clubs
Posted July 24, 2019 State grant funding secured for local sporting clubs

Kart drivers, BMX riders and soccer players will soon be training and competing at improved sporting facilities having secured grant funding from the State Government’s Community Sporting & Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF) to improve their club infrastructure.

Susan Smith calls it a day after more than 20 years
Posted July 24, 2019 Susan Smith calls it a day after more than 20 years

If anyone has seen vast changes at the City of Greater Geraldton, it’s someone who has been an employee for more than 20 years.

City introduces compostable dog poo bags
Posted July 23, 2019 City introduces compostable dog poo bags

Locals walking their four legged friends will now be able to ditch their dog poo in a sustainable way after the City of Greater Geraldton introduced fully compostable bags.

Digital art takes over GRAG
Posted July 22, 2019 Digital art takes over GRAG

Digital art will be centrepiece at the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery (GRAG) this month as the National Photographic Portrait Prize and Arlo Mountford’s Deep Revolt launches.

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.

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