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Blooms and shop pop up in Mullewa
Posted 13 August 2020 Blooms and shop pop up in Mullewa

Local artist Helen Ansell has coordinated a pop up shop in Mullewa every wildflower season for the past six years and this year is looking to be the biggest yet thanks to some new additions.

Marine tourism boosted with state funded local charter vessel jetties
Posted 11 August 2020 Marine tourism boosted with state funded local charter vessel jetties

Marine tourism in Geraldton and the Abrolhos Islands is about to expand with the state government announcing funding for two local charter vessel jetties.

Geraldton selected to host WA Regional Tourism Conference
Posted 07 August 2020 Geraldton selected to host WA Regional Tourism Conference

Tourism in Geraldton will be in the spotlight in May next year as it was announced as the host destination of the 2021 WA Regional Tourism Conference.

Moonyoonooka welcomes new fire truck
Posted 06 August 2020 Moonyoonooka welcomes new fire truck

A brand new fire truck will aid volunteers of the Moonyoonooka Bush Fire Brigade to help keep the community safe.

NWCH shared path improves access to Spalding Park
Posted 05 August 2020 NWCH shared path improves access to Spalding Park

Access to Spalding Park and its cycling facilities from the east side of the North West Coastal Highway is safer and easier following the completion of a shared path leading to the Chapman River bridge and pedestrian underpass.

Local contractor awarded tender for Memorial facilities
Posted 31 July 2020 Local contractor awarded tender for Memorial facilities

Construction of an ablution block at one of Geraldton’s most loved and visited icons will commence next month after Council awarded the tender to a local contractor.

Federal funding for CBD revitalisation
Posted 30 July 2020 Federal funding for CBD revitalisation

A major upgrade to the entrance into our CBD will go ahead earlier than planned thanks to an unexpected Federal Government grant for $1.3 million.

Council renews commitment to Foreshore activation
Posted 29 July 2020 Council renews commitment to Foreshore activation

Buying a coffee and snack whilst enjoying the CBD and Beresford Foreshores remains a key attraction with Council renewing its commitment to activating these popular destinations.

Community Nursery looking to grow volunteers
Posted 28 July 2020 Community Nursery looking to grow volunteers

If you like being outdoors, are passionate about plants and don’t mind getting dirt under your fingernails becoming a Community Nursery volunteer might be just what you’re looking for.

Who will plant the 500,000th tree?
Posted 27 July 2020 Who will plant the 500,000th tree?

With only 4172 plantings to go, the greater Geraldton community is about to reach a major Million Trees project milestone of 500,000 trees or shrubs planted in and around the City.

GRAG launches digital exhibition
Posted 24 July 2020 GRAG launches digital exhibition

Geraldton Regional Art Gallery’s (GRAG) latest exhibition ‘How Did I Get Here?’ has taken on a different form, allowing viewers to see the installation from their device.

Tourism soars as visitation peaks in Geraldton
Posted 23 July 2020 Tourism soars as visitation peaks in Geraldton

Geraldton has proved itself as a popular holiday destination as visitation numbers absolutely soared over the past two weeks.

‘Rum Jungle’ clean up and blitz
Posted 20 July 2020 ‘Rum Jungle’ clean up and blitz

‘Rum Jungle’ will be blitzed again this weekend with members of the community coming together on Sunday morning to collect and remove smaller bits of rubbish from the site and treat any new African boxthorn plants growing.

Have your say on recycling and waste management in the City
Posted 17 July 2020 Have your say on recycling and waste management in the City

If you have an opinion on how the City of Greater Geraldton manages waste and recycling services the City wants to hear from you.

Water sports make splash in high energy videos
Posted 16 July 2020 Water sports make splash in high energy videos

West Australians will get an insight into the state’s best places to windsurf and kitesurf following the release of two high-energy videos.

Rates notices issued in coming week
Posted 16 July 2020 Rates notices issued in coming week

Ratepayers in Greater Geraldton are reminded that rates notices will be issued in the coming week.

City advocates for increased liveability and amenity to entice new
Posted 09 July 2020 City advocates for increased liveability and amenity to entice new residents

With increased pressure on infrastructure and congestion in Western Australia’s capital due to population growth, the City of Greater Geraldton is advocating for investment in its area to further enhance its liveability to attract new residents.

Community Nursery volunteers green the City
Posted 08 July 2020 Community Nursery volunteers green the City

The 2020 winter planting season is off to a great start with thousands of seedlings and cuttings produced by the 35 City of Greater Geraldton’s Community Nursery volunteers now taking root in parks, reserves and private gardens across the City region.

Botanic Garden begins to grow
Posted 07 July 2020 Botanic Garden begins to grow

The staged transformation of Maitland Park into a botanic garden has begun with the first native seedlings planted by Friends of Geraldton Gardens (FroGGs) members and volunteers on Saturday.

Qantas sale to encourage tourism in Geraldton
Posted 07 July 2020 Qantas sale to encourage tourism in Geraldton

If your friends and family have been planning their Geraldton getaway, now is the perfect time to book flights as Qantas released affordable airfares as part of their domestic network sale.

City contractor cleaning up fish kill incident at Greenough River
Posted 06 July 2020 City contractor cleaning up fish kill incident at Greenough River

Community members are advised that a City of Greater Geraldton contractor is currently cleaning up a large amount of dead fish in Cape Burney along the Greenough River.

Initial FOGO Trial results are in the green
Posted 03 July 2020 Initial FOGO Trial results are in the green

First quarter results of the Food Organic Garden Organic (FOGO) Trial show participants are embracing the City of Greater Geraldton’s waste reduction program.

City donates computers to Leaning Tree
Posted 02 July 2020 City donates computers to Leaning Tree

Teachers and students at the Leaning Tree Steiner School have welcomed new technology thanks to a recent donation from the City of Greater Geraldton.

Rocks a hit at state Architecture Awards
Posted 30 June 2020 Rocks a hit at state Architecture Awards

Rocks Laneway is in the spotlight after architects Taylor Robinson Chaney Broderick (TRCB) claimed the John Septimus Roe Award for Urban Design at the 2020 WA Architecture Awards.

School Holiday Program returns this winter
Posted 29 June 2020 School Holiday Program returns this winter

Keeping busy during this winter break just got a whole lot easier with the release of the City of Greater Geraldton’s Winter School Holiday Program.

City Services Update #14: Phase 4
Posted 26 June 2020 City Services Update #14: Phase 4

The City of Greater Geraldton wishes to advise there will be various updates to City services and facilities from Saturday 27 June as part of the government’s phase four restrictions.

Sport and recreation kicks goals in City Budget
Posted 23 June 2020 Sport and recreation kicks goals in City Budget

Those accessing sport and recreation in Geraldton will reap the benefits of the City of Greater Geraldton’s 2020/21 Budget with more than more than $1.2 million to be spent in the new financial year.

Budget underpins ongoing sustainability
Posted 23 June 2020 Budget underpins ongoing sustainability

Projects to harvest storm water, utilise clean energy, reduce waste and adapt to climate change will be rolled out in the 2020/21 Financial Year.

Major reserves upgrades in the Budget
Posted 23 June 2020 Major reserves upgrades in the Budget

Major upgrades to four popular reserves in Geraldton and Mullewa have been included in the City of Greater Geraldton’s 2020/21 Budget.

Budget paves way to improved footpaths and roads
Posted 23 June 2020 Budget paves way to improved footpaths and roads

Improving road safety and traffic management, renewing aged roads and increasing accessibility across the City region are top priorities in the 2020/21 Budget.

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