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Rediscover Bowie at the Matt Dann Theatre and Cinema this September
Posted 30 July 2021 Rediscover Bowie at the Matt Dann Theatre and Cinema this September

The Matt Dann Theatre & Cinema will be hosting the Rebel stage show at 7:30pm, Wednesday 22 September, a live circus rock tribute to the original rebel, David Bowie.

Council switches on to solar
Posted 29 July 2021 Council switches on to solar

Solar power’s place in the local energy mix is shining brighter, with Council endorsing the installation of solar for any new or newly refurbished Town facility and Town housing with at least seven years of operational life expectancy.

Monday 2 August public holiday operations
Posted 29 July 2021 Monday 2 August public holiday operations

Please be advised of changes to Town facilities and services due to the Queen’s Birthday public holiday on Monday 2 August 2021

WA History Foundation grant keeps past alive
Posted 27 July 2021 WA History Foundation grant keeps past alive

Port Hedland’s history has been kept alive thanks to a generous grant from the WA History Foundation, enabling staff to expand the Town’s online history collection for local residents to discover.

Join the club renovation with Inclusion Solutions
Posted 26 July 2021 Join the club renovation with Inclusion Solutions

Hedland based sporting, recreational and community groups are invited to express their interest in getting access to the Inclusion Solutions Club Renovation Toolkit, a free eight week online course valued at $500.00. This initiative is made possible by the Town of Port Hedland, Inclusion Solutions and Lotterywest.

NAIDOC Community Concert event operations
Posted 07 July 2021 NAIDOC Community Concert event operations

Asphalt Program set to commence in Port Hedland and South Hedland
Posted 06 July 2021 Asphalt Program set to commence in Port Hedland and South Hedland

You’re invited to Phase 2 of the South Hedland Place Plan Community
Posted 02 July 2021 You’re invited to Phase 2 of the South Hedland Place Plan Community Engagement Workshops

Council endorses the Sutherland Street shared path extension
Posted 01 July 2021 Council endorses the Sutherland Street shared path extension

Council has approved the Sutherland Street shared path extension, which intends to provide better pedestrian and cyclist connections for the whole Hedland community.

Adoption of 2021/22 Rating Strategy and Budget Secures Town’s Financial
Posted 01 July 2021 Adoption of 2021/22 Rating Strategy and Budget Secures Town’s Financial Position

Council has adopted the Town’s Rating Strategy and Annual Budget for the 2021/22 financial year, focussed on operational efficiency, asset management and sustaining current service levels to the community.

North West Festival 2021 Line Up!
Posted 25 June 2021 North West Festival 2021 Line Up!

North West Festival returns this August
Posted 22 June 2021 North West Festival returns this August

Presented by the Town and BHP, this year’s North West Festival will be held on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 August in the Civic Centre Gardens, Port Hedland.

West End Seawall Construction to Commence
Posted 22 June 2021 West End Seawall Construction to Commence

The construction of a seawall at Marapikurrinya Park in the West End will commence next month, following the award of the construction tender at the last Council meeting.

Improving access at Civic Centre Gardens
Posted 15 June 2021 Improving access at Civic Centre Gardens

The Town is replacing the existing Exeloo located at the Civic Centre Gardens in Port Hedland with two Universally Accessible Toilets (UATs), with the works occurring between Friday 18 June and Friday 2 July.

Notice of temporary closure
Posted 14 June 2021 Notice of temporary closure

Gratwick Fitness Centre closed 10am - 2pm Tuesday 16 June

Building better roads in Wedgefield
Posted 12 June 2021 Building better roads in Wedgefield

The community is advised that works to reconstruct the Draper / Moorambine intersection in the Wedgefield Industrial Precinct will commence on Monday 14 June, with a projected completion time at the beginning of July 2021.

Investigation of Designated Area Migration Agreement puts key workers
Posted 08 June 2021 Investigation of Designated Area Migration Agreement puts key workers shortages in the spotlight

Council has endorsed the Town investigating, and potentially applying to, the Federal Government through the Department of Home Affairs to establish a Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA).

Council adopts final Coastal Foreshore Management Plan
Posted 04 June 2021 Council adopts final Coastal Foreshore Management Plan

Council has adopted the final version of the Town’s Coastal Foreshore Management Plan (CFMP), providing all stakeholders with a framework to help protect Port Hedland’s valuable coastal assets for future generations to enjoy.

Landfill establishment reserve secures the future of waste management
Posted 04 June 2021 Landfill establishment reserve secures the future of waste management

Council has approved the establishment of a Landfill Establishment Reserve account for funding and managing the long term succession planning of the existing landfill facility on North Circular Road, South Hedland.

Beach Fires Burn
Posted 04 June 2021 Beach Fires Burn

Community members are reminded that it is illegal to burn fires on any beach in the Port Hedland Local Government Area, in accordance with the Bush Fires Act 1954. Lighting of illegal fires will result in a $250.00 penalty.

Works begin on external ring road at South Hedland Cemetery
Posted 01 June 2021 Works begin on external ring road at South Hedland Cemetery

Construction has started on a new external ring road at South Hedland Cemetery, part of the Town’s upgrade of the site to create a peaceful and serene space for local residents to pay their respects.

Marapikurrinya Park Pop Ups coming soon
Posted 01 June 2021 Marapikurrinya Park Pop Ups coming soon

Earthworks and preliminary works have commenced for the Marapikurrinya Park pop-ups project, delivered in partnership by the Town and BHP.

Erosion control measures step up at Wallwork Bridge
Posted 27 May 2021 Erosion control measures step up at Wallwork Bridge

Community members are advised that works have commenced on the repair of erosion damage on the south eastern quadrant of Wallwork Bridge in South Hedland.

Town's Local Planning Strategy endorsed by Western Australian Planning
Posted 26 May 2021 Town's Local Planning Strategy endorsed by Western Australian Planning Commission

The Town’s Local Planning Strategy (Strategy) was endorsed by the Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) on Thursday 13 May. The Strategy now serves as the Town’s principal strategic planning document.

Leisure Pool Opens Monday
Posted 26 May 2021 Leisure Pool Opens Monday

Scheduled maintenance on the Leisure Pool at South Hedland Aquatic Centre is now complete...

Town marks National Sorry Day
Posted 26 May 2021 Town marks National Sorry Day

The Town of Port Hedland recognises National Sorry Day (the Day), a day of remembrance and commemoration held annually to highlight the impact of past Federal and State policies of forced removal on the Stolen Generations, their families, their communities and their culture.

Public Notice - Disposal of Property
Posted 26 May 2021 Public Notice - Disposal of Property

Local Government Act 1995, section 3.58(3) disposal of property

Community event welcomed back
Posted 24 May 2021 Community event welcomed back

Upcoming Richardson Street jetty replacement
Posted 21 May 2021 Upcoming Richardson Street jetty replacement

As part of the Town’s capital works program, the replacement of Richardson Street jetty in Port Hedland will occur between Monday 19 July and Tuesday 27 July.

JD Hardie Youth & Community Hub stage 2 works progress
Posted 19 May 2021 JD Hardie Youth & Community Hub stage 2 works progress

Significant progress has been made on stage 2 works at the JD Hardie Youth & Community Hub in South Hedland, with projected completion later this year.

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