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Hedland infrastructure to get $800 million boost
Posted 27 September 2022 Hedland infrastructure to get $800 million boost

The Town of Port Hedland has adopted its Long-Term Financial Plan, allocating $817 million into capital works projects over the next 15 years.

Town of Port Hedland wins at Western Australian Coastal Awards for
Posted 22 September 2022 Town of Port Hedland wins at Western Australian Coastal Awards for Excellence

The Town of Port Hedland recently received the Coastal Adaptation and Management Award at the Western Australian Coastal Awards for Excellence 2022.

Successful collaboration transforms Wise Terrace
Posted 22 September 2022 Successful collaboration transforms Wise Terrace

Wise Terrace has been brought to life following increased pedestrianisation, place-making collaboration, Town Square improvements and community-led activations and events.

Hedland hits New York Fashion Week runway
Posted 16 September 2022 Hedland hits New York Fashion Week runway

The Town of Port Hedland’s 2022 Business and Tourism Innovation grant has supported Hedland resident, Nat Dann, to debut at New York Fashion week.

National Day of Mourning for Her Majesty The Queen
Posted 14 September 2022 National Day of Mourning for Her Majesty The Queen

Please be advised that there will be some changes to Town operations...

Statement on the passing of Queen Elizabeth the second
Posted 09 September 2022 Statement on the passing of Queen Elizabeth the second

The Town of Port Hedland shares the community's sadness of the passing of Queen Elizabeth the second.

Hedland community priorities drive youth precinct expansion
Posted 07 September 2022 Hedland community priorities drive youth precinct expansion

Kevin Michel MLA has officially opened the second stage expansion and redevelopment of the JD Hardie Youth and Community Hub (JDHYCH) in South Hedland to deliver a premium sporting and recreational facility for the town. 

Stocker Street Drainage Repair Works
Posted 07 September 2022 Stocker Street Drainage Repair Works

Works are due to commence 10 September 2022 and are to be completed late September 2022.

Fire Danger Rating System
Posted 06 September 2022 Fire Danger Rating System

Town of Port Hedland residents are advised that the current Fire Danger Rating system changed to a new Australian Fire Danger Rating System (AFDRS) backed up by a new Fire Behaviour Index (FBI) on 1 September 2022.

Nominations open for the 2022 Town of Port Hedland and BHP Community
Posted 06 September 2022 Nominations open for the 2022 Town of Port Hedland and BHP Community Sports Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2022 Town of Port Hedland and BHP Community Sports Awards, recognising and celebrating the talent, ambition and sportspersonship of participants and clubs from across Hedland.

Port and South Hedland  water upgrades
Posted 05 September 2022 Port and South Hedland water upgrades

Water Corporation is upgrading water mains, hydrants, and valves, to improve the security and reliability of water supply in Port and South Hedland. A valve controls the flow of water through the water pipes. A hydrant is a connection point for firefighters to access water from the local water supply scheme. This essential work will replace aging infrastructure to help prevent leaks and breaks and ensure our hydrants comply with current fire management standards.

Hedland Food Festival Information
Posted 31 August 2022 Hedland Food Festival Information

Main event parking will be available at Dreamer’s Corner, South Hedland (via Hamilton Rd).

Works on Anderson Street
Posted 29 August 2022 Works on Anderson Street

Please be mindful that we're conducting works on the Anderson Street Median Islands between Short Street and McKay Street.

Impacts to Kevin Scott Oval Access
Posted 29 August 2022 Impacts to Kevin Scott Oval Access

Impact from Tuesday 30 August - Thursday 2 September

Winner selected for Town's entry into WALGA's 2022 #ShoWcAse in Pixels
Posted 26 August 2022 Winner selected for Town's entry into WALGA's 2022 #ShoWcAse in Pixels Competition

An artwork embodying the past, present and future identity of Port Hedland created by local artist, Samantha Boon on behalf of Portside Town Team and The Junction Co., has been selected as the local entry for submission into WALGA’s statewide 2022 Showcase in Pixels Competition.

Statement from the Town of Port Hedland
Posted 24 August 2022 Statement from the Town of Port Hedland

You may have noticed some recent media coverage about the Town 'scrapping' the North West Music Festival.

Annual Community Childcare Grants Program
Posted 24 August 2022 Annual Community Childcare Grants Program

Supporting organisations with up to the value of $5,000 to design, implement and complete projects that respond to childcare issues in Port Hedland.

Light projection show!
Posted 19 August 2022 Light projection show!

Catch the light projection show from 7pm to 8pm tonight and tomorrow night in South Hedland Square, part of the Bringing Wise Terrace to Life initiative!

Replacement of the McGregor Street playground
Posted 18 August 2022 Replacement of the McGregor Street playground

Part of the 2022/23 Capital Renewal Program.

Civic Centre front counter
Posted 17 August 2022 Civic Centre front counter

Please be advised the Civic Centre front counter will be closed on Thursday 18 August and Friday 19 August 2022.

A message from Cancer Council Western Australia
Posted 17 August 2022 A message from Cancer Council Western Australia

Despite these uncertain times, it's still important to talk to your doctor if you are over 40 and have coughed up blood, or had blood in your poo or pee, or noticed any of the following for more than 4 weeks:

Concreting works around Port Hedland skate park
Posted 16 August 2022 Concreting works around Port Hedland skate park

Please be advised that we are currently conducting concreting works around the barbecues near the Port Hedland skate park.

Mitigating Mozzies
Posted 16 August 2022 Mitigating Mozzies

No one likes these nasty morsels, so the Town is focused on reducing mozzies in the community.

Controlling weeds in community parks
Posted 16 August 2022 Controlling weeds in community parks

Our parks and gardens team are spraying to control weeds, starting in community parks from Monday 22 August.

Cemetery Beach Park Barbecue Renewal
Posted 15 August 2022 Cemetery Beach Park Barbecue Renewal

Fancy a shrimp on the barbie?

New Pilbara DAMA soars past 100 nominations milestone
Posted 12 August 2022 New Pilbara DAMA soars past 100 nominations milestone

Businesses in the City of Karratha and Town of Port Hedland are already making use of the new Pilbara Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA), which came into effect on 9 May 2022.

Sunset Food Market Information
Posted 10 August 2022 Sunset Food Market Information

Please be advised the following car park closure will be in place due to this week’s Sunset Food Market.

Buttweld Road closure
Posted 09 August 2022 Buttweld Road closure

Please be advised that the Buttweld road closure will be in place until 1 September 2022.

Construction of Wilson Street shared bike and pedestrian path
Posted 08 August 2022 Construction of Wilson Street shared bike and pedestrian path

Projected completion in October or November 2022.

Technical difficulties with emails
Posted 08 August 2022 Technical difficulties with emails

UPDATE: Emails are back online as of 12:00pm AWST.

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