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All aboard for the Festive Lights Competition bus tour
Posted 23 November 2020 All aboard for the Festive Lights Competition bus tour

Community members are invited to attend a free Festive Lights Competition bus tour on Tuesday 8 December 2020 from 6:30pm onwards, giving you and your family the opportunity to see this year’s Competition entrants without paying for petrol!

Town depot expansion set to improve community amenity
Posted 20 November 2020 Town depot expansion set to improve community amenity

Improved community amenity and a new animal management facility will be delivered as part of the Town’s Depot Masterplan, with works having recently started at the site.

Make Time for Mateship
Posted 19 November 2020 Make Time for Mateship

Jeremy’s latest video update for his 60 for 60 campaign talked about the importance of mateship, so we wanted to give you some more details here about why it’s important. Fostering mateship is a key focus of the national Movember campaign, seeking to raise awareness of the fact that we lose 60 men to suicide each hour, every hour across the world.

Fertiliser works to improve soil conditions and growth at Hedland parks
Posted 16 November 2020 Fertiliser works to improve soil conditions and growth at Hedland parks

Basketball champion Greg Hire coming to SLAM at Wanangkura Stadium
Posted 16 November 2020 Basketball champion Greg Hire coming to SLAM at Wanangkura Stadium

Professional Australian basketball player, Greg Hire, will be the special guest at SLAM basketball in Wanangkura Stadium, 4pm to 7pm Friday 20 November.

First sod turned on Hedland’s Spoilbank Marina Development
Posted 13 November 2020 First sod turned on Hedland’s Spoilbank Marina Development

Work has commenced on the first stage of the Port Hedland Spoilbank Marina development - a project set to transform Port Hedland's waterfront.

It's more than a mo
Posted 12 November 2020 It's more than a mo

You may have noticed a few more mos around the place this month. Wispy ones, thick ones, big ones, small ones, black ones, grey ones, maybe even some pink ones. Maybe you’ve caught yourself loving a Lampshade, or finding a Fu Manchu frightfully appealing at the footy. This phenomena isn’t a fluke: it’s due to Movember, the international movement committed to changing the face of men’s health.

Important information for November Sunset Food Market
Posted 12 November 2020 Important information for November Sunset Food Market

Please be advised of the following car park closures will be in place on Friday 13 November 2020 due to the Sunset Food Market.

Brand new playground set to be installed at the Gratwick Aquatic and
Posted 12 November 2020 Brand new playground set to be installed at the Gratwick Aquatic and Fitness Centre

An Active Discovery Playground with improved accessibility and features will begin to be installed at the Gratwick Aquatic and Fitness Centre from Monday 16 November, with installation projected to take four to five weeks.

Tank maintenance to take place at Marquee Park and Limestone Park
Posted 12 November 2020 Tank maintenance to take place at Marquee Park and Limestone Park

Let's light up Hedland with the 2020 Festive Lights Competition
Posted 11 November 2020 Let's light up Hedland with the 2020 Festive Lights Competition

With the festive season fast approaching, it means it’s time to light up Hedland as part of the 2020 Festive Lights Competition. This year’s competition is made possible by Gold Sponsor Horizon Power and Media Partner the North West Telegraph.

National Road Safety Week reminds Hedland to drive safely this holiday
Posted 10 November 2020 National Road Safety Week reminds Hedland to drive safely this holiday season

Every year, approximately 1,200 people are killed and another 44,000 are seriously injured on Australian roads.

Leash your furry friends to keep our flatback friends safe this turtle
Posted 10 November 2020 Leash your furry friends to keep our flatback friends safe this turtle season

Community members are reminded that all dogs must be kept on a leash at all times in public, unless a sign specifically states off leash area.

Upcoming Shay Gap Memorial Park tree maintenance
Posted 05 November 2020 Upcoming Shay Gap Memorial Park tree maintenance

Community members are advised that tree maintenance works will be carried out at Shay Gap Memorial Park, South Hedland from Monday 9 November until Friday 13 November.

Fertilizer works on Colin Matheson and Kevin Scott Ovals
Posted 30 October 2020 Fertilizer works on Colin Matheson and Kevin Scott Ovals

Please be advised that works to fertilize the Colin Matheson Oval will begin Friday, 30 October and works to fertilize Kevin Scott Oval will begin on Monday, 2 November.

Nominate a young Hedland Hero who makes a difference
Posted 29 October 2020 Nominate a young Hedland Hero who makes a difference

Community members are encouraged to nominate a young person in the 2021 Community Citizen of the Year Awards – Youth Category, recognising the positive impact those under 25 make in Hedland.

Low sensory hours at Wanangkura Stadium set to expand accessibility
Posted 27 October 2020 Low sensory hours at Wanangkura Stadium set to expand accessibility

The Town will be implementing low sensory hours within the Wanangkura Stadium facility for an eight week trial period, starting today and running until Tuesday 22 December 2020.

You're invited to the flatback turtle special storytime
Posted 26 October 2020 You're invited to the flatback turtle special storytime

Community members are invited to attend a special story time session from 10:30am to 11:30am on Thursday, 12 November in Gratwick Hall, Civic Centre. Care for Hedland Association’s Turtle Monitoring Coordinator, Ashlee Barrowcliff, will be the special guest.

Have your say to make the Port Hedland Libraries a place for you
Posted 26 October 2020 Have your say to make the Port Hedland Libraries a place for you

Community members are invited to have their say to inform the development of the Town’s 2020 Library Strategy, with face to face consultation and an online survey set to uncover insights to guide the next five years of library service provision in the Hedland Local Government Area.

Hedland Well Women's Centre set to host Australian premiere of 'Woman' at
Posted 23 October 2020 Hedland Well Women's Centre set to host Australian premiere of 'Woman' at the Matt Dann Theatre & Cinema

The Hedland Well Women’s Centre will be hosting the Australian premiere of Woman at the Matt Dann Theatre & Cinema on Saturday 28 November, via a special fundraising screening for the Hedland Women’s Refuge.

Explore WA safely with RAC safe travels workshops
Posted 23 October 2020 Explore WA safely with RAC safe travels workshops

Membership organisation RAC will be providing a number of free vehicle health check sessions and caravan safety training sessions this October and November, helping Hedland residents explore WA safely.

Important information for this weekend's Puppet in the Pilbara event
Posted 20 October 2020 Important information for this weekend's Puppet in the Pilbara event

The Pilbara's first giant interactive numbat puppet is coming to the Civic Centre Gardens this weekend!

Your Puppet in the Pilbara event program
Posted 20 October 2020 Your Puppet in the Pilbara event program

Joining us for Puppet in the Pilbara this weekend? Find your event program below.

Hedland Community Elects New Council
Posted 19 October 2020 Hedland Community Elects New Council

Peter Carter has been elected Mayor of the Town of Port Hedland in the Local Government Election.

Haven't received your postal voting papers?
Posted 14 October 2020 Haven't received your postal voting papers?

Electors are advised that if they have not yet received their postal voting papers for the 2020 Port Hedland Local Government Election, they can apply for a replacement pack.

Get active to raise money for the Pink Pilbara Breakfast
Posted 13 October 2020 Get active to raise money for the Pink Pilbara Breakfast

Community members are invited to attend a week of group fitness classes at Port Hedland Leisure’s Wanangkura Stadium to raise funds for the Pink Pilbara Breakfast.

Special storytime this Saturday at South Hedland Library
Posted 12 October 2020 Special storytime this Saturday at South Hedland Library

Community members are invited to attend a special storytime reading this Saturday morning of “Santa’s Visit to Port Hedland”, an original children’s book written by local historian and author, Julie Arif, and illustrated by Agnes Ponco.

Hedland comes together to recognise Mental Health Week
Posted 08 October 2020 Hedland comes together to recognise Mental Health Week

Hedland based residents, businesses and community groups will come together from Monday 12 to Friday 16 October 2020 to recognise Mental Health Week.

Wilson Street Shared Bike Path Project set to connect Port and South
Posted 07 October 2020 Wilson Street Shared Bike Path Project set to connect Port and South Hedland

The detailed design for cyclists and pedestrians to safely travel between Port and South Hedland is being developed as part of the Wilson Street Shared Bike Path Project, which is being funded equally by the Town and through a Western Australia Bicycle Network (WABN) grant from the Department of Transport.

2020/21 road reseal program continues
Posted 06 October 2020 2020/21 road reseal program continues

The Town is continuing to deliver the 2020/21 road reseal program, with a number of roads set to be upgraded this week.

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