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Making the ordinary extraordinary
Posted February 21, 2019 Making the ordinary extraordinary

February has been a big month for arts and culture in Geraldton, and it just became even bigger with the launch of a new exhibition that explores the beauty in everyday moments.

Community safety drives parking improvements
Posted February 21, 2019 Community safety drives parking improvements

Increased traffic and parking congestion following the opening of the Allendale Primary School Kindergarten was the driving force behind the construction of new parking bays on Marsden Street.

CHRMAP investigations underway
Posted February 19, 2019 CHRMAP investigations underway

A seismic survey to assess the presence and extent of rock layers underneath coastal sands at Drummond Cove, Sunset Beach and Bluff Point will begin this week.

Locals dazzle in Art Prize
Posted February 18, 2019 Locals dazzle in Art Prize

Local artists shone at the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery on Saturday night as the Midwest Art Prize officially launched and celebrated the winners of 2019’s exhibition.

City switches to more solar lighting
Posted February 15, 2019 City switches to more solar lighting

Improved community safety and massive energy savings are the shining results of solar lights installed at Pages Beach and the QPT this week.

New sculpture celebrates GRAG’s history
Posted February 13, 2019 New sculpture celebrates GRAG’s history

Those passing by the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery (GRAG) this weekend will notice a new piece of permanent artwork out the front of the building, which pays homage to the site’s history.

Community urged to stop contaminating recycle bins
Posted February 12, 2019 Community urged to stop contaminating recycle bins

Local residents and visitors are being reminded to recycle the correct materials in the community’s blue recycle bins after many are being emptied into landfill due to contamination.

Fools Festival returns for 2019
Posted February 8, 2019 Fools Festival returns for 2019

Fans of the Drug Aware Fools Festival will rejoice when they hear that the event is back for its third year and that singer and songwriter Thelma Plum is headlining the event.

Spalding’s future takes shape
Posted February 8, 2019 Spalding’s future takes shape

A plan for the future of Spalding is coming together with draft designs for the area being presented at community drop-in sessions on Wednesday 13 February 2019.

Financial assistance available through Community Grants
Posted February 7, 2019 Financial assistance available through Community Grants

Local community groups and organisations now have the opportunity to receive a financial helping hand as round 21 of the City of Greater Geraldton’s Community Grants program opens.

Funding extends youth initiative
Posted February 6, 2019 Funding extends youth initiative

Renowned youth support initiative the U-Turn Project will continue for another two years following a massive contribution from the State Government.

Have your say on access and inclusion
Posted February 4, 2019 Have your say on access and inclusion

If you have a disability or know someone with a disability then you won’t want to miss your chance to have your say on the City of Greater Geraldton’s Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP).

Walking football opens up for local seniors
Posted February 4, 2019 Walking football opens up for local seniors

Seniors in Geraldton will soon be able to enjoy the health benefits of walking football as the QEII Seniors and Community Centre adds it to their activity list.

Partnership cleans up ‘Rum Jungle’
Posted February 1, 2019 Partnership cleans up ‘Rum Jungle’

A Glenfield block of bushland known to residents as ‘Rum Jungle’ will be cleaned up and restored in partnership with the local community.

Local businesses shine at Food Safety Awards
Posted February 1, 2019 Local businesses shine at Food Safety Awards

Four local businesses have been recognised for their commitment to food safety with a five star rating in the City of Greater Geraldton’s 2018 Food Safety Awards.

Fishermen’s Co-Op reel in new business
Posted January 30, 2019 Fishermen’s Co-Op reel in new business

Local seafood will gain even more spotlight following the Geraldton Fishermen’s Co-Operative’s (GFC) acquisition of popular fish and chips shop Barnacles on the Wharf.

Visitor Centre Café to reopen
Posted January 25, 2019 Visitor Centre Café to reopen

Tourists will soon be able to enjoy a coffee and snack whilst learning about the local attractions following Council’s decision to lease the Visitor Centre Café to a local catering company.

Aquarena Outdoor Pool works approved
Posted January 24, 2019 Aquarena Outdoor Pool works approved

Council has extended a lifeline to the Aquarena Outdoor Pool by approving major renewal works to the repair the pool structure and its associated infrastructure.

Celebrations and fun galore this Australia Day
Posted January 23, 2019 Celebrations and fun galore this Australia Day

Australia Day is right around the corner and its set to be another massive celebration at the Geraldton Foreshore complete with something for everyone!

Local projects boosted by Community Grants
Posted January 22, 2019 Local projects boosted by Community Grants

Community projects valued at more than $310,000 will be going ahead in the coming months as the City of Greater Geraldton announces the recipients of Round 20 Community Grants.

Greenough ‘G’ plates back by popular demand
Posted January 22, 2019 Greenough ‘G’ plates back by popular demand

You’ll soon be seeing more of the ‘G’ vehicle number plates around town as the Department of Transport has approved the City’s request for the reintroduction of former Shire of Greenough registration plates.

Grants fund road renewals
Posted January 21, 2019 Grants fund road renewals

The City has secured $600,000 in State Government funding to subsidise the costs of renewing sections of Chapman Valley and Goulds Roads in the coming weeks.

Minister approves changes to ward and representation
Posted January 18, 2019 Minister approves changes to ward and representation

Council’s resolution to move away from the current ward system and reduce the number of Councillors has been approved by the Minister of Local Government Hon David Templeman MLA.

Australia Day fireworks set to drive crowd wild
Posted January 16, 2019 Australia Day fireworks set to drive crowd wild

Those celebrating Australia Day at the Geraldton Foreshore will be treated to a fireworks display thanks to sponsorship from Midwest Nissan.

New heritage drive trail honours military ties
Posted January 11, 2019 New heritage drive trail honours military ties

A new heritage drive trail which honours the long association Geraldton has had with the military has been produced which explores places and stories associated with war in the City of Greater Geraldton.

140 year old street gets new lease on life
Posted January 10, 2019 140 year old street gets new lease on life

One of the oldest streets in the City of Greater Geraldton is about to undergo a facelift as the City prepares to resurface Durlacher Street between Waldeck and Queen Streets.

Australia Day Ambassador inspires inclusion and diversity
Posted January 10, 2019 Australia Day Ambassador inspires inclusion and diversity

Award-winning social justice advocate Fadzi Whande will travel to Geraldton and Mullewa this month as the official Australia Day 2019 Ambassador.

Businesses encouraged to become senior user-friendly
Posted January 9, 2019 Businesses encouraged to become senior user-friendly

Seniors in Geraldton will soon have access to more user-friendly businesses with the implementation of a new program from the City of Greater Geraldton.

City installs sustainable carpark lighting at Point Moore
Posted January 8, 2019 City installs sustainable carpark lighting at Point Moore

The City of Greater Geraldton has taken another step towards sustainability with the recent installation of solar powered carpark lighting at Point Moore.

Midwest shines in Art Prize
Posted December 20, 2018 Midwest shines in Art Prize

The region is well and truly on showcase in next year’s Midwest Art Prize, with the highest amount of local talent being short-listed in history.

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