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Town turns ignition on 2020/21 road reseal program
Posted 21 September 2020 Town turns ignition on 2020/21 road reseal program

The Town will start the 2020/21 road reseal program on Wednesday 23 September, with a projected conclusion date of Tuesday 13 October.

Grab a great deal at the Pickles online auction
Posted 17 September 2020 Grab a great deal at the Pickles online auction

The Town will be holding an online abandoned vehicle auction from Thursday 24 September until Wednesday 30 September, via the online Pickles Auctions platform.

Hedland steps up to reduce cyclone season risks
Posted 17 September 2020 Hedland steps up to reduce cyclone season risks

The Town has completed the 2020 pre-cyclone season green waste clean-up, with Hedland based businesses, organisations and households all pitching in to reduce the risks of flying debris during cyclonic weather events.

Be prepared for fire season
Posted 14 September 2020 Be prepared for fire season

Sunset Food Market car park closures
Posted 10 September 2020 Sunset Food Market car park closures

Please be advised the following car park closures will be in place this Friday 11 September 2020 due to the Sunset Food Market:

You're invited to this Friday's Sunset Food Market
Posted 08 September 2020 You're invited to this Friday's Sunset Food Market

Community members are invited to attend the first Sunset Food Market since COVID-19 restrictions eased, this Friday 5pm to 9pm at the portside district’s Marapikurrinya Park.

Applications now invited for the Town's Business and Tourism Innovation
Posted 07 September 2020 Applications now invited for the Town's Business and Tourism Innovation Grant

Hedland based businesses and not-for-profit organisations are invited to apply for the Town’s Business and Tourism Innovation Grant, supporting projects, events or activities that advance and encourage increased visitation, participation and contribute to the presentation of the town to tourists.

Town’s draft Public Art Strategy paints the roadmap for a creative future
Posted 07 September 2020 Town’s draft Public Art Strategy paints the roadmap for a creative future

Let West Australian Ballet take you on a storytime adventure
Posted 04 September 2020 Let West Australian Ballet take you on a storytime adventure

You're invited to the Pilbara's first giant interactive puppetry event
Posted 02 September 2020 You're invited to the Pilbara's first giant interactive puppetry event this October

Gratwick Aquatic and Fitness Centre set to reopen as Port Hedland
Posted 02 September 2020 Gratwick Aquatic and Fitness Centre set to reopen as Port Hedland Leisure's Flagship Facility

The official reopening of the Gratwick Aquatic and Fitness Centre will take place on Saturday 19 September from 8am, giving community members a flagship leisure facility to enjoy leading into the summer season.

Despicable Me 3 is your Town and Pirtek Twilight Movie screening this
Posted 01 September 2020 Despicable Me 3 is your Town and Pirtek Twilight Movie screening this Saturday

Community members are invited to attend this Saturday’s Town and Pirtek Twilight Movie in the Civic Centre Gardens, with food vans onsite from 5:30pm and the movie screening starting at 6:30pm.

Local Government Section 4.13 Other Election - Call for Nominations Town
Posted 31 August 2020 Local Government Section 4.13 Other Election - Call for Nominations Town of Port Hedland

Nominations open Thursday 3 September and close 4pm Thursday 10 September 2020.

One week to go until the Town's annual pre-cyclone season green waste
Posted 24 August 2020 One week to go until the Town's annual pre-cyclone season green waste clean up starts

Palm fronds, tree loppings and branches will be the focus of the Town of Port Hedland’s annual free pre-cyclone season green waste clean-up, kicking off Monday 31 August.

Want to stand for Council? Come along to the prospective candidate
Posted 20 August 2020 Want to stand for Council? Come along to the prospective candidate information session

Prospective candidates for the upcoming local government elections are invited to attend a free information session at 5:30pm, Monday 31 August in the Civic Centre Chambers.

Funding granted to protect Hedland’s coastline for the future
Posted 19 August 2020 Funding granted to protect Hedland’s coastline for the future

The Town has been granted $227,000 as part of the State Government’s Coastal Adaptation and Protection Grant.

Community's hard work means popular events are back on the calendar
Posted 14 August 2020 Community's hard work means popular events are back on the calendar

In line with WA’s easing COVID-19 restrictions, the Town of Port Hedland is relaunching the popular Sunset Food Markets and Twilight Movies Series, providing family friendly entertainment for local residents and tourists.

Celebrate National Science Week with the Town of Port Hedland Libraries
Posted 13 August 2020 Celebrate National Science Week with the Town of Port Hedland Libraries

The Town of Port Hedland Libraries will be celebrating National Science Week from Saturday 15 August to Sunday 23 August, giving local primary school aged children the opportunity to talk science, see science and do science.

Rowan's Walk for Suicide Prevention this Saturday 6am
Posted 11 August 2020 Rowan's Walk for Suicide Prevention this Saturday 6am

The third annual Rowan’s Walk for suicide prevention will take place on Saturday 15 August, 6am from the Redbank Bridge Lookout Area. This initiative seeks to raise awareness of suicide in the Port Hedland and wider Pilbara community.

Give your business or organisation a boost at upcoming Town events
Posted 11 August 2020 Give your business or organisation a boost at upcoming Town events

The return of the Twilight Movies Series and the Sunset Food Markets gives your business or community organisation more opportunities to trade or fundraise.

Shoata Road reconstruction works set to continue
Posted 10 August 2020 Shoata Road reconstruction works set to continue

Town of Port Hedland community members, businesses and stakeholders are advised that stage 2 reconstruction of Shoata Road will continue this Friday 14 August 2020, with a projected completion by early September.

Upcoming Gratwick Aquatic Centre works
Posted 04 August 2020 Upcoming Gratwick Aquatic Centre works

Make sure your details are up to date on the electoral roll
Posted 31 July 2020 Make sure your details are up to date on the electoral roll

Community members are reminded to update their details on the electoral roll by 5pm Friday 28 August to be eligible to vote in this year’s Port Hedland Local Government Extraordinary Election on Saturday 17 October.

Local Government steps up to COVID-19 challenge in WA communities
Posted 30 July 2020 Local Government steps up to COVID-19 challenge in WA communities

Strong levels of approval and trust in local government have been uncovered in the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries’ and Local Government Professionals Australia WA’s Markyt Resilience Scorecard, investigating how WA communities are coping with COVID-19 restrictions.

New Australians welcomed during Town citizenship ceremony
Posted 29 July 2020 New Australians welcomed during Town citizenship ceremony

Town wide road line marking this August
Posted 28 July 2020 Town wide road line marking this August

Please be advised of road line marking works occurring across the Port Hedland LGA from Sunday 2 August to Wednesday 5 August.

Opportunity for community members to have their say on the future of our
Posted 27 July 2020 Opportunity for community members to have their say on the future of our foreshore

The Town of Port Hedland has launched Our Coastal Future, a public engagement campaign to inform the development of the Town’s Coastal Foreshore Management Plan.

Spring clean your yard with the Town's pre-cyclone season green waste
Posted 24 July 2020 Spring clean your yard with the Town's pre-cyclone season green waste clean up

Palm fronds, tree loppings and branches will be the focus of the Town of Port Hedland’s annual free pre-cyclone season green waste clean-up, kicking off Monday 31 August.

Arts and Culture Strategy sets the stage for vibrant creative future
Posted 23 July 2020 Arts and Culture Strategy sets the stage for vibrant creative future

Council’s endorsement of the Town’s Arts and Culture Strategy 2019-2022 annual performance report highlights an optimistic future for the local creative industries, despite recent challenges.

See You At...Shay Gap Park Event road closures
Posted 17 July 2020 See You At...Shay Gap Park Event road closures

There's just over a week to go until the See You At...Shay Gap Memorial Park Event kicks off in South Hedland on Saturday 25 July from 4:30pm to 8pm.

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