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Minister gives extended trading official go-ahead
Posted November 16, 2018 Minister gives extended trading official go-ahead

Extended trading hours in Geraldton has received official sign off today by WA Minister for Commerce Hon Bill Johnston MLA.

Stargazing event begins astrotourism in Mullewa
Posted November 16, 2018 Stargazing event begins astrotourism in Mullewa

Mullewa will host their first ever community stargazing evening which will be the beginning of the town’s astrotourism adventures.

Partnership forged on back of biodiversity burns
Posted November 14, 2018 Partnership forged on back of biodiversity burns

An Everlasting Partnership with the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions -Kings Park Science - has resulted in the expansion of their Prescribed Burning and Weed Management Research to include Byne Park in the City of Greater Geraldton as its most northern research site.

Service commemorates HMAS tragedy
Posted November 12, 2018 Service commemorates HMAS tragedy

This year will mark 77 years since the sinking of the HMAS Sydney II and the legacy of Australia’s greatest naval tragedy will be remembered with a commemorative service.

RedFM sponsors 2019 WOW Fest Concert
Posted November 12, 2018 RedFM sponsors 2019 WOW Fest Concert

The Wind on Water Festival 2019 is well on its way to being another smashing success following the signing of an Everlasting Partnership agreement with Seven West Media - RedFM to sponsor the concert component.

Everyday moments star in photography exhibition
Posted November 9, 2018 Everyday moments star in photography exhibition

Everyday actions will be the focus of a new photography exhibition and those selected to participate will have their works featured in a unique outdoor setting next year.

Whitehill Road coastal protection works begin
Posted November 7, 2018 Whitehill Road coastal protection works begin

Construction of two low-crest Geotextile Sand Container (GSC) groynes on the Drummond Cove Foreshore to mitigate coastal erosion at Whitehill Road will begin next week.

Construction begins on new SES building
Posted November 6, 2018 Construction begins on new SES building

The Geraldton-Greenough State Emergency Services (SES) volunteers will soon have a new home as construction of their new building began this week.

Santas to walk as part of Christmas on the Terrace
Posted November 6, 2018 Santas to walk as part of Christmas on the Terrace

Get ready to embrace the Christmas spirit while helping children’s charity Variety by joining in this year’s ‘Variety Santa Walk’ as part of Christmas on the Terrace.

Partnership ensures trail sustainability
Posted November 5, 2018 Partnership ensures trail sustainability

The sustainable management of the loop trail in the Chapman River Regional Park will be undertaken in partnership with the Geraldton Mountain Bike Club, Chapman River Friends and the City of Greater Geraldton.

Sporting ovals get new lighting
Posted November 2, 2018 Sporting ovals get new lighting

Alexander Park and the Greenough Oval will soon come under new light with the installation of new sports lighting towers set to begin in early November.

Skate comp grinds into Eighth Street
Posted October 30, 2018 Skate comp grinds into Eighth Street

Gather up your crew and practice your best tricks, because a skateboarding competition is coming to town and its set to be a whole lot of fun.

Tender awards inject millions into local economy
Posted October 29, 2018 Tender awards inject millions into local economy

Tenders recently awarded by the City to build Cell Five at the Meru Landfill Facility and to install new sports tower lighting at Alexander Park and the Greenough Oval will see a further $5.9 million injected into the local economy.

Seniors celebrated with jam packed program
Posted October 26, 2018 Seniors celebrated with jam packed program

Local seniors will be celebrated with a full program of diverse events during Seniors Week 2018.

Nominate to thank a volunteer now!
Posted October 26, 2018 Nominate to thank a volunteer now!

Volunteers make such a positive contribution to our community and now is your chance to recognise them as nominations are open for the 2018 Volunteer of the Year Awards.

Beresford Foreshore officially reopens
Posted October 25, 2018 Beresford Foreshore officially reopens

After nearly two years of construction works to protect and enhance the Beresford Foreshore the fences are down and the site has been officially reopened just in time for summer.

Overnight parking strategies for tourists adopted
Posted October 24, 2018 Overnight parking strategies for tourists adopted

With summer just around the corner, Council has adopted three Recreational Vehicle strategies which designate the locations of free overnight parking to encourage tourists to stay for a day in the City during their travels.

Council votes for changes to wards and representation
Posted October 24, 2018 Council votes for changes to wards and representation

Following a review of wards and representation Council has decided to move away from the current ward system and reduce their numbers to 12.

Awards to recognise disability support
Posted October 22, 2018 Awards to recognise disability support

The City of Greater Geraldton has launched the inaugural Disability Support Awards to recognise people and organisations that provide the highest standard of support to people with disability.

Airport precinct construction projects begin
Posted October 19, 2018 Airport precinct construction projects begin

The Geraldton Airport is about to become a lot busier as works on three construction projects within the precinct begin in October.

Airport Manager awarded for outstanding service
Posted October 16, 2018 Airport Manager awarded for outstanding service

City of Greater Geraldton’s Airport Manager Bob Urquhart has been recognised for his dedication after being awarded the WA Chairman’s Award for outstanding service to the airport industry.

Library remains popular after 50 years of service
Posted October 16, 2018 Library remains popular after 50 years of service

Following 50 years of trends and advances in technology a community survey regarding the Geraldton Regional Library shows it remains a valuable community service.

Park lighting upgrades have positive impact on Mullewa
Posted October 12, 2018 Park lighting upgrades have positive impact on Mullewa

Recent lighting upgrades in the Lions Park Precinct in Mullewa has increased use of the public amenities whilst contributing to a reduction in antisocial behaviour.

Bigger picture in focus at Gallery
Posted October 9, 2018 Bigger picture in focus at Gallery

A mixture of drawings, paintings, prints and sculptures will be centre stage at the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery this Friday night, as Assembling Parts for a Bigger Picture launches.

Community Grants return for round 20
Posted October 3, 2018 Community Grants return for round 20

Local community groups are now able to apply for a financial boost as round 20 of the City of Greater Geraldton’s Community Grants Program is open.

Beresford Foreshore activation EOI open
Posted October 3, 2018 Beresford Foreshore activation EOI open

Further activation of the Beresford Foreshore is now underway with the City calling for Expressions of Interest for the provision of temporary services or facilities at two locations along the coastline.

City joins state wide mountain bike trails network
Posted October 2, 2018 City joins state wide mountain bike trails network

With the official opening of mountain bike tracks and loop trail in the Chapman River Regional Park, the City has become part of Western Australia’s growing mountain bike trails network.

Truck drivers urged to slow down on rural roads
Posted October 1, 2018 Truck drivers urged to slow down on rural roads

With the 2018 harvest set to be one of the biggest in years, truck drivers are being urged to slow down to 70km/h during this harvest season to help preserve the condition of unsealed rural roads in the Midwest.

Beresford Foreshore activation gets green light
Posted September 27, 2018 Beresford Foreshore activation gets green light

With the Beresford Foreshore Enhancement Project nearing completion, Council has given the green light to further activation of the area by providing two locations for temporary services or facilities to operate from.

Tender awards result in record spend on infrastructure
Posted September 27, 2018 Tender awards result in record spend on infrastructure

Tenders recently awarded to build the new State Emergency Services facility and for the resurfacing and extension of the Geraldton Airport runway to 2400m have resulted in a record $50 million investment in current infrastructure projects.

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