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WoW Fest to put on biggest ever finale
Posted 17 January 2020 WoW Fest to put on biggest ever finale

This year’s WoW Fest has just stepped up a notch following an announcement that an epic laser, light and water show will conclude the two day event.

Research and basketball great set to inspire on Australia Day
Posted 15 January 2020 Research and basketball great set to inspire on Australia Day

Geraldton holds a special place in Doctor Cheryl Kickett-Tucker’s heart and it’s not just because of her relatives that live locally but because she met her husband here 31 years ago.

Youngsters bring local tales to life in new book
Posted 14 January 2020 Youngsters bring local tales to life in new book

Geraldton Regional Art Gallery (GRAG) have welcomed a unique picture book to their shop which features tales of our windy city from young residents.

Community doubles down to manage Corellas
Posted 13 January 2020 Community doubles down to manage Corellas

The City of Greater Geraldton has joined forces with the community to manage the ever-growing numbers of Corellas returning to the region every year.

Foreshore and events top community favourites list
Posted 10 January 2020 Foreshore and events top community favourites list

A sneak peek at the Community Voice Survey submissions has revealed the Foreshore, events and the tidiness of the city to be the current top three things the community likes most about the City.

Food Safety Award winners announced
Posted 10 January 2020 Food Safety Award winners announced

Local businesses have been praised for their clean kitchens in the City of Greater Geraldton’s 2019 Five Star Food Safety Awards.

ArtDrive makes big return
Posted 09 January 2020 ArtDrive makes big return

Much loved community arts initiative ArtDrive will return this year and individuals, schools and groups can now express their interest in getting involved.

Solar panels energise Aquarena
Posted 08 January 2020 Solar panels energise Aquarena

The City’s use of renewable energy continues in 2020 with the installation of solar panels on the roof of the Aquarena slated to start next week.

Mayor makes formal bid for old fire station
Posted 07 January 2020 Mayor makes formal bid for old fire station

In a bid to secure the old fire station building and land on Durlacher Street, City of Greater Geraldton Mayor Shane Van Styn has offered the state government $1 for the site.

QPT launches new booklet for 2020
Posted 07 January 2020 QPT launches new booklet for 2020

Entertainment lovers will revel in the Queens Park Theatre’s (QPT) brand new program for 2020, which is now available for you to feast your eyes on.

Sizzling Summer School Holiday Program now available
Posted 23 December 2019 Sizzling Summer School Holiday Program now available

Keeping things cool these holidays just got a whole lot easier with the release of the City of Greater Geraldton’s Summer School Holiday Program.

Geraldton listed as leaders in e-waste recycling
Posted 20 December 2019 Geraldton listed as leaders in e-waste recycling

A total of 18.5 tonnes of e-waste has been recycled by the City of Greater Geraldton in 2019, placing us second in Total Green Recycling’s list of ‘Top 10 performing councils in WA’.

City launches Community Voice Project
Posted 11 December 2019 City launches Community Voice Project

If you have an opinion about what the City of Greater Geraldton does or doesn’t do well, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to tell the City what you think by taking the Community Voice Survey.

Locals recognised at Disability Support Awards
Posted 10 December 2019 Locals recognised at Disability Support Awards

Local community members and businesses who provide outstanding assistance and support to people with a disability were recognised and thanked at a ceremony last week.

CBD turns into Christmas wonderland
Posted 09 December 2019 CBD turns into Christmas wonderland

December is officially here and that can only mean two things – Christmas is near and so is Geraldton’s biggest festive season event!

Make change this festive season through recycling initiative
Posted 09 December 2019 Make change this festive season through recycling initiative

Those attending Christmas on the Terrace this week have the chance to make some money through a new and innovative recycling program that’s taking the state by storm.

Sunset Beach coastal works completed
Posted 05 December 2019 Sunset Beach coastal works completed

The construction of a low-crest groyne and revetment on the Sunset Beach Foreshore to mitigate the effects of coastal erosion have been completed a week ahead of schedule.

Dive into the Aquarena this Sunday
Posted 03 December 2019 Dive into the Aquarena this Sunday

This weekend is set to be a warm one and what better way to cool off than with the Spirit Radio Aquarena Family Fun Day!

Policy sets direction for coastal management
Posted 29 November 2019 Policy sets direction for coastal management

The direction Council will take in managing coastal hazards has been determined with the recent adoption of the Coastal Adaptation Policy.

Geraldton Airport lands innovation award
Posted 26 November 2019 Geraldton Airport lands innovation award

It’s been a big year for the Geraldton Airport with the extension of the runway and those efforts have been recognised at the Australian Airports Association’s National Airport Industry Awards.

Geraldton shines in Perth exhibition
Posted 25 November 2019 Geraldton shines in Perth exhibition

Five local artists have been selected to be part of the John Curtin Gallery’s Alternative Archive exhibition in Perth next year, which focuses on the many regional communities in the state.

Hilltop Hoods, Middle Kids, Montaigne and Adrian Eagle to perform at WoW
Posted 22 November 2019 Hilltop Hoods, Middle Kids, Montaigne and Adrian Eagle to perform at WoW Fest 2020

They’re multiple ARIA award winners, they have half a billion global streams, they’ve racked up multiplatinum sales… and they’re coming to Geraldton.

Community thanked for support in recent fires
Posted 21 November 2019 Community thanked for support in recent fires

City of Greater Geraldton Mayor Shane Van Styn has thanked the community for their support and cooperation during fires in Geraldton last week.

City turns orange in support of #16DaysinWA
Posted 20 November 2019 City turns orange in support of #16DaysinWA

Next week signals the start of the #16DaysinWA to Stop Violence Against Women campaign and the City of Greater Geraldton is turning orange for the occasion.

Midwest Libraries Consortium welcomes Cue
Posted 13 November 2019 Midwest Libraries Consortium welcomes Cue

Library resources in the Midwest continue to be shared far and wide as part of the Midwest Libraries Consortium.

Local artwork up in lights
Posted 08 November 2019 Local artwork up in lights

Artists are being encouraged to express their interest in exhibiting their work in the Post Office Lane Lightbox Gallery as part of the newly opened Rocks Laneway.

Mayor primes WoW Fest to be biggest ever
Posted 07 November 2019 Mayor primes WoW Fest to be biggest ever

An exciting announcement is right around the corner and City of Greater Geraldton Mayor Shane Van Styn is already priming Wind on Water Festival (WoW Fest) 2020 to be the biggest one yet!

HMAS Sydney II service marks 78 years
Posted 06 November 2019 HMAS Sydney II service marks 78 years

This year marks 78 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.

Men encouraged to participate in local community attitudes survey
Posted 06 November 2019 Men encouraged to participate in local community attitudes survey

WA Centre for Rural Health (WACRH) has been working to engage men in conversations about family violence through the Men Against Violence program and is now encouraging men to share their thoughts through an anonymous community survey.

Geraldton commended in RMIT report
Posted 06 November 2019 Geraldton commended in RMIT report

Geraldton was exclusively chosen as one of five destinations in the nation to be included in a report commissioned by the Australia-China Council as a successful case study.

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