Town of Port Hedland
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    Port Hedland Community Awards

    Celebrating our unsung heroes

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    Visiting Port Hedland

    Port Hedland Visitor Centre

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    Leisure and recreation

    Sports centres and facilities

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    The port

    The largest bulk tonnage export port in the world

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    North West Festival

    Pilbara's biggest arts, culture and music festival

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    Marquee Park Splash & Play

    Largest public water park in the North West

Our vision: a nationally significant, friendly city where people want to live and are proud to call home.

Port Hedland is transforming into a vibrant attractive regional city, soon to be home to 50,000 people who are proud to live, work and play in the heart of the Pilbara.

Together with State Government, the resources industry, local business and community groups we're delivering our Pilbara Cities vision.

Did you know that Port Hedland:

  • is known as Marapikurrinya by the local Indigenous people
  • has a population of approximately 20,000, with a growth rate of 5.5%
  • is the world's largest bulk tonnage export port, exporting 372.3 million tonnes per annum, an increase of 29% from last year's throughput
  • contributes 14% or $4 billion to the Pilbara's Gross Regional Product
  • is a melting pot of over 72 nationalities and cultures

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