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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.

City calls for groups to update listing details in Community Directory
Posted May 27, 2019 City calls for groups to update listing details in Community Directory

Community groups and non-profit organisations that service the Greater Geraldton region are encouraged to update their details on the City’s online Community Directory.

Round 21 Community Grants recipients announced
Posted May 24, 2019 Round 21 Community Grants recipients announced

Community groups in the Midwest have received a financial helping hand following the latest round of the City of Greater Geraldton’s Community Grants Program.

City supports local business to recruit workers
Posted May 23, 2019 City supports local business to recruit workers

The City of Greater Geraldton are providing promotional tools to assist local businesses with their efforts to attract staff to work and live in Greater Geraldton.

‘Rum Jungle’ clean-up enters final stage
Posted May 22, 2019 ‘Rum Jungle’ clean-up enters final stage

The ‘Rum Jungle’ will undergo its final clean-up this weekend with members of the community coming together on Sunday morning to collect and remove smaller bits of rubbish from the site.

Organic waste kerbside collection trial on the Agenda
Posted May 22, 2019 Organic waste kerbside collection trial on the Agenda

Council is considering conducting a small-scale trial of the kerbside collection of Food Organic and Garden Organic (FOGO) waste as part of its 2019/20 Budget deliberations.

Whitehill Road coastal reserve facelift begins
Posted May 17, 2019 Whitehill Road coastal reserve facelift begins

The Whitehill Road coastal reserve north of the John Batten Community Hall in Drummond Cove will undergo a facelift in the coming weeks as fences around the site are replaced with bollards and rails.

Students bag a tourism winner
Posted May 15, 2019 Students bag a tourism winner

Waggrakine Primary School students have shown their enthusiasm for Geraldton by creating Entry Statement designs and one was so impressive that it is being featured on reusable bags.

Locals encouraged to recycle newspapers at Jack’s Shed
Posted May 15, 2019 Locals encouraged to recycle newspapers at Jack’s Shed

A dedicated group of local volunteers are encouraging the community to recycle newspapers at Jack’s Shed.

City nominated for Innovation Award
Posted May 10, 2019 City nominated for Innovation Award

The City of Greater Geraldton has received a nomination for a Nintex Solution Innovation award in the Public Sector Standout category.

QPT welcomes ‘Storytellah’ as part of National Reconciliation Week
Posted May 10, 2019 QPT welcomes ‘Storytellah’ as part of National Reconciliation Week

Acclaimed entertainer Phil Walleystack will perform live at the Queens Park Theatre in an exclusive performance as part of National Reconciliation Week 2019.

Local volunteers pledge to make Geraldton beautiful
Posted May 8, 2019 Local volunteers pledge to make Geraldton beautiful

Local volunteers are dedicating their time to make Geraldton beautiful through the City of Greater Geraldton’s litter collection program.

New playground equipment for GRAMS Reserve
Posted May 7, 2019 New playground equipment for GRAMS Reserve

Big changes are afoot at the GRAMS Reserve in Rangeway with the replacement of the aging playground equipment and installation of a shade sail scheduled to begin Monday 13 May 2019.

Make the pledge for road safety
Posted May 6, 2019 Make the pledge for road safety

Today marks the start of National Road Safety Week and people are encouraged to pledge to drive safe so others can survive.

Library welcomes revamp
Posted May 3, 2019 Library welcomes revamp

An exciting revamp is about to take place at the Geraldton Regional Library in order to meet the growing needs of the vast collection.

City launches local plant propagation e-booklet
Posted April 29, 2019 City launches local plant propagation e-booklet

The continued protection of local biodiversity has received a big helping hand following the official launch of the City of Greater Geraldton Community Nursery Native Plant Propagation Guide.

Council propose minimal rate increase
Posted April 26, 2019 Council propose minimal rate increase

Ratepayers and electors will soon be invited to make submission on proposed rates and minimum payments for the 2019/20 financial year.

Council makes compromise on toilet facility
Posted April 24, 2019 Council makes compromise on toilet facility

After a long journey, Council has compromised and approved a design for a toilet facility at the HMAS Sydney II Memorial.

ANZAC Day Services to commemorate the fallen
Posted April 23, 2019 ANZAC Day Services to commemorate the fallen

Thousands of community members will gather to pay their respects to those who fought for our country at ANZAC Day Services in Geraldton.

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