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Roll Up For WA
Posted 26 October 2021 Roll Up For WA

The COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine will be available to anyone aged 12 and over who wants to roll up to protect their community.

Drop-in COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic this weekend
Posted 22 October 2021 Drop-in COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic this weekend

There's going to be a drop-in COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on this weekend at South Hedland Shopping Centre (next to Muffin Break), between 10am and 4pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Hedland votes in Local Government Election
Posted 18 October 2021 Hedland votes in Local Government Election

On Saturday, votes were counted in the Hedland Ordinary Local Government Election, electing one Mayor and four Councillors to serve their respective terms until 18 October 2025.

Reduced streetlights for Turtle Season
Posted 13 October 2021 Reduced streetlights for Turtle Season

In an ongoing partnership between the Town of Port Hedland, Care for Hedland and Horizon Power, streetlights along sections of Sutherland Street have been switched off to help reduce the negative impacts that streetlights can have on Port Hedland’s flatback turtle hatchlings.

Apply for up to $10,000 with the Town's community collaboration grant
Posted 13 October 2021 Apply for up to $10,000 with the Town's community collaboration grant

Applications for the Town’s community collaboration grant are now open, giving not-for-profit organisations the chance to apply for up to $10,000.

Port Hedland Pioneer Cemetery set for beautification program
Posted 11 October 2021 Port Hedland Pioneer Cemetery set for beautification program

The longevity of the Port Hedland Pioneer Cemetery site is secured, with stage 1 works on the site starting Monday 18 October. The beautification will encourage visitors and locals to stroll through the site, reflecting on its history and cultural significance.

Annual green waste clean-up wraps up
Posted 11 October 2021 Annual green waste clean-up wraps up

The Town has completed this year’s annual pre-cyclone season green waste clean-up, making cyclone season safer for the local community.

Statement from the Town of Port Hedland
Posted 08 October 2021 Statement from the Town of Port Hedland

The Town of Port Hedland has been informed that local building company, MJW Building, has been placed in Voluntary Administration.

Targeting planthoppers around town
Posted 08 October 2021 Targeting planthoppers around town

You may notice a vehicle spraying trees around town over the coming months.

South Hedland Commons: outdoor, interactive, connective, inclusive
Posted 06 October 2021 South Hedland Commons: outdoor, interactive, connective, inclusive

Council notes progress of Town's Disability Access and Inclusion Plan
Posted 04 October 2021 Council notes progress of Town's Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2017-22

Council has noted the progress made in line with the Town’s 2017-22 Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP), aiming to provide safe and accessible community facilities, services, events and open spaces.

Partial reopening of South Hedland Skate Park
Posted 01 October 2021 Partial reopening of South Hedland Skate Park

The ‘main bowl’ section of the South Hedland Skate Park will reopen to the community from Monday 4 October, reactivating a site popular with local youth.

Nominate your Community Citizens of the Year
Posted 01 October 2021 Nominate your Community Citizens of the Year

A message from Water Corporation
Posted 01 October 2021 A message from Water Corporation

Water Corporation would like to thank the residents of South Hedland, Wedgefield and surrounding areas for their patience and support while we undertook repairs to our damaged water main yesterday (30 September).

South Hedland Water Outage Extended
Posted 30 September 2021 South Hedland Water Outage Extended

Please be advised that the water outage in South Hedland has been extended until this afternoon.

COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Clinic
Posted 29 September 2021 COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Clinic

From next Monday, the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine will be available to anyone aged 12 and over who wants to roll up to protect their community.

Revive on the drive for your chance to win one of two $100 fuel vouchers!
Posted 24 September 2021 Revive on the drive for your chance to win one of two $100 fuel vouchers!

The Hedland Community Road Safety Action Group are running the Revive on the Drive competition, encouraging local drivers to avoid fatigue during the upcoming school holidays.

South Hedland Water Outage
Posted 22 September 2021 South Hedland Water Outage

Residents in and around South Hedland are advised of a temporary water outage on Wednesday, 29 September during repair works to a damaged water main.

Annual oval renovation program kicks off across Hedland
Posted 17 September 2021 Annual oval renovation program kicks off across Hedland

The Town’s Annual Oval Renovation Program will start on Tuesday 21 September to maintain and improve public ovals across the Hedland LGA.

Fifty new citizens join in citizenship ceremonies this Friday
Posted 16 September 2021 Fifty new citizens join in citizenship ceremonies this Friday

The Town of Port Hedland will welcome fifty new citizens at citizenship ceremonies at the Civic Centre, this Friday 17 September 2021.

Public Notice - Local Government Ordinary Postal Election
Posted 15 September 2021 Public Notice - Local Government Ordinary Postal Election

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ORDINARY POSTAL ELECTION ELECTION NOTICE Town of Port Hedland (Local Government Act 195, s4.64)

Upgrades light up Colin Matheson Oval
Posted 09 September 2021 Upgrades light up Colin Matheson Oval

Colin Matheson Oval will undergo turf renovations, the installation of a cricket pitch and floodlight upgrades this month as part of the Town’s investment in Hedland’s sporting infrastructure assets.

Sutherland Street shared footpath extension works step forward
Posted 07 September 2021 Sutherland Street shared footpath extension works step forward

Site earthworks for the Sutherland Street shared footpath extension have started, with construction set to occur from Thursday 16 September until early October 2021.

Aviair inter-regional flights connecting Port Hedland with the region set
Posted 06 September 2021 Aviair inter-regional flights connecting Port Hedland with the region set to continue

Council has endorsed a proposal from Aviair to provide financial support to continue operating four return weekly inter-regional flights from Port Hedland, connecting the port city with Karratha, Newman and Broome over the next five years.

Making public spaces safer this cyclone season
Posted 03 September 2021 Making public spaces safer this cyclone season

From Monday 6 September until Monday 20 September, the Town will be undertaking tree lopping and maintenance works to make public spaces safer for the community this cyclone season.

Public Notice - Proposed Waste Amendment Local Law 2021
Posted 02 September 2021 Public Notice - Proposed Waste Amendment Local Law 2021

The Town of Port Hedland proposes to make a local law to govern waste.

Do you want to nominate as a candidate for Councillor or Mayor?
Posted 01 September 2021 Do you want to nominate as a candidate for Councillor or Mayor?

The Returning Officer for the upcoming Local Government election, Jeff Solliss, will be based in the Civic Centre from 8:30am to 4pm each day from Thursday 2 September to Thursday 9 September.

Upcoming Broome information bay upgrade
Posted 31 August 2021 Upcoming Broome information bay upgrade

The Town will undertake landscaping works at the Broome Information Bay, adjacent to the Great Northern Highway near the airport, from Wednesday 1 September until Wednesday 22 September.

Council reaffirms commitment to reconciliation
Posted 27 August 2021 Council reaffirms commitment to reconciliation

Council has considered and adopted Councillor Turner’s notice of motion for Council to affirm its commitment to Aboriginal engagement, partnerships and the promotion of reconciliation within the community.

Future civic and community precinct in South Hedland
Posted 27 August 2021 Future civic and community precinct in South Hedland

Council has endorsed the preliminary concepts and costs for the Integrated Civic and Community Precinct in South Hedland, delivering a pathway forward for an idea discussed since at least 2010 to centralise the Town’s presence in the community.

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