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Iluka bring resourceful sand sculptor to WoW
Posted April 18, 2019 Iluka bring resourceful sand sculptor to WoW

Sand sculpting legend Tim Darby will return to Geraldton this weekend for the Wind on Water Festival (WoW Fest) and is set to recreate one of the region’s icons out of a mound of sand.

Community to make fantastic plastic creation
Posted April 17, 2019 Community to make fantastic plastic creation

As if there wasn’t enough art elements happening at the Wind on Water Festival (WoW Fest) already, another initiative has just been announced and it’s got a unique recycling spin to it.

Huge Saturday night entertainment line-up for WoW Fest
Posted April 16, 2019 Huge Saturday night entertainment line-up for WoW Fest

Your entertainment this Saturday night is sorted with a massive line up of activities on the Geraldton Foreshore as part of the Wind on Water Festival.

Giant kites to WoW crowds at Festival
Posted April 15, 2019 Giant kites to WoW crowds at Festival

Eyes will be drawn to the skies on the Easter long weekend as a WoW Fest crowd favourite returns!

Lone Pine seedlings help to vegetate WW1 memorial
Posted April 12, 2019 Lone Pine seedlings help to vegetate WW1 memorial

Pine trees that will one day be home to the Leonard T. Green Memorial Park in Mahomets have an extremely rich history and a significant connection with World War I.

School Holiday Program returns for Easter break
Posted April 11, 2019 School Holiday Program returns for Easter break

The Autumn School Holiday Program is back in time for the Easter break and it is set to give kids a hopping good time.

More flights for Geraldton travellers with Qantas
Posted April 9, 2019 More flights for Geraldton travellers with Qantas

There will now be flights in and out of Geraldton from Perth on a Tuesday morning with Qantas recently announcing new scheduled services.

Red Dust Holdings to light up the sky for WoW Fest
Posted April 9, 2019 Red Dust Holdings to light up the sky for WoW Fest

It wouldn’t be a festival without fireworks and this year local company Red Dust Holdings have come on board to sponsor a dazzling fireworks show for the Wind on Water Festival.

Ongoing contamination moves bin location
Posted April 4, 2019 Ongoing contamination moves bin location

Ongoing contamination of a blue plastics recycle bin in Drummonds has resulted in the bin moving locations.

Fools Fest launches big entertainment calendar
Posted April 3, 2019 Fools Fest launches big entertainment calendar

Entertainment is alive and well in Geraldton this month with the first event on the entertainment calendar kicking off this weekend on the Geraldton Foreshore.

Chinese photographers showcase Coral Coast in exhibition
Posted April 2, 2019 Chinese photographers showcase Coral Coast in exhibition

You haven’t seen the Coral Coast captured like this before!

Kinetic creation celebrates Festival elements
Posted April 1, 2019 Kinetic creation celebrates Festival elements

Heads will turn as a giant kinetic sculpture in the form of a colourful lionfish joins the program for this year’s Wind on Water Festival.

International artist brings Divine Assembly to Geraldton
Posted March 29, 2019 International artist brings Divine Assembly to Geraldton

Featuring colourful plastic assemblages and collages, internationally renowned Australian artist Louise Paramor is bringing her exhibition Divine Assembly to Geraldton.

Grant funding for safer cycling secured
Posted March 28, 2019 Grant funding for safer cycling secured

The City has successfully secured State Government funding to construct cycle paths along the North West Coastal Highway to improve cycle and pedestrian access to the Chapman River Regional Park.

Council approves grant funding for local sporting clubs
Posted March 28, 2019 Council approves grant funding for local sporting clubs

Kart drivers, BMX riders and soccer players are one-step closer to training and competing at improved sporting facilities after Council approved applications to improve club infrastructure via the State Government’s Community Sporting & Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF).

Opening acts boost WoW Fest Concert line-up
Posted March 27, 2019 Opening acts boost WoW Fest Concert line-up

Tell your friends, get your tickets, because the RedFM WoW Fest Concert line-up just got a whole lot bigger!

Have your say on Rocks Laneway arts and performances
Posted March 26, 2019 Have your say on Rocks Laneway arts and performances

Artists, musicians, performers, dancers and craft makers of all kinds are invited to have a say on how the Rocks Laneway can become ‘the stage’ for local artists and artisans.

Galileo and Celeste to create a unique journey at WoW Fest
Posted March 25, 2019 Galileo and Celeste to create a unique journey at WoW Fest

Already primed to be a crowd favourite at this year’s Wind on Water Festival, Galileo and Celeste are bringing an art element to Geraldton unlike anything seen here before.

Council cuts red tape to activate CBD
Posted March 21, 2019 Council cuts red tape to activate CBD

Retailers and restaurateurs in the CBD will no longer need to seek approval from the City to activate the streets in front of their businesses.

Rocks Laneway construction begins
Posted March 13, 2019 Rocks Laneway construction begins

Construction of the Rocks Laneway, the City’s most flexible community space set to revitalise the City Centre, will begin on Monday next week.

Sustainable irrigation system finalist in awards
Posted March 6, 2019 Sustainable irrigation system finalist in awards

The development of a new irrigation system that reduces the need for scheme water has been chosen as a finalist in the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA) WA Awards for Excellence.

Local contractor wins Rocks Laneway tender
Posted February 28, 2019 Local contractor wins Rocks Laneway tender

The revitalisation of the CBD will soon be underway with local contractor Geraldton Building Services & Cabinets (GBSC) having won the tender to construct the Rocks Laneway Project.

City launches new Visit Geraldton website
Posted February 25, 2019 City launches new Visit Geraldton website

Planning a trip to Geraldton has never been easier thanks to the launch of a brand new Visit Geraldton website.

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.

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