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Statement from Hon. Commissioner Fred Riebeling AM JP
Posted 10 July 2020 Statement from Hon. Commissioner Fred Riebeling AM JP

New soccer clubrooms to kick goals for the community
Posted 10 July 2020 New soccer clubrooms to kick goals for the community

Town launches See You At...event series this July
Posted 09 July 2020 Town launches See You At...event series this July

The Town of Port Hedland is running six small neighbourhood events across Hedland in July and August, inviting community members back to social gatherings in line with COVID-19 restrictions.

Add a pinch of SALT yoga sessions to your schedule
Posted 07 July 2020 Add a pinch of SALT yoga sessions to your schedule

Senior Adults Living Triumphantly (SALT) free yoga sessions will run at Wanangkura Stadium every Thursday, 10am to 12pm from 30 July to 24 September.

See you at the Shay Gap Memorial Park Event
Posted 06 July 2020 See you at the Shay Gap Memorial Park Event

Community members are invited to attend the free Shay Gap Memorial Park Event on Saturday 25 July from 4:30pm, celebrating the site’s newly renovated playground.

Hedland Recreation Hubs will strive for community wellbeing
Posted 03 July 2020 Hedland Recreation Hubs will strive for community wellbeing

July school holiday activities at Town facilities
Posted 01 July 2020 July school holiday activities at Town facilities

A number of free, fun filled activities will be held at Town of Port Hedland facilities during the July school holidays, catering to a number of ages.

Plant the seed to see your not-for-profit organisation grow
Posted 30 June 2020 Plant the seed to see your not-for-profit organisation grow

Applications for the Town’s Seed Funding Grant open Wednesday 1 July, giving eligible not-for-profit organisations the opportunity to apply for up to $1,000 in funding.

WA moves to phase 4 COVID-19 restrictions on Saturday
Posted 26 June 2020 WA moves to phase 4 COVID-19 restrictions on Saturday

WA will move to phase 4 COVID-19 restrictions from Saturday 27 June, further easing restrictions on social gatherings and activity.

2020/21 annual budget invests in Hedland's future
Posted 25 June 2020 2020/21 annual budget invests in Hedland's future

A capital works program worth $76.3 million and a freeze on rates and Council fees and charges in 2020/21 have been adopted by Council, laying the groundwork for significant investments in Hedland’s future.

Sutherland Street path set to connect Port Hedland
Posted 25 June 2020 Sutherland Street path set to connect Port Hedland

The Town will be developing a shared pedestrian and cycle path along Sutherland Street, located between the upcoming Marina development and the West End precinct of Port Hedland.

Cleanaway's road to a greener future set to start 1 July
Posted 24 June 2020 Cleanaway's road to a greener future set to start 1 July

Cleanaway Operations Pty. Ltd. will commence collection of Hedland’s non-recyclable kerbside rubbish from 1 July, a result of the October 2019 Council decision to award Cleanaway with a seven plus three year contract worth $18,869,841.

Boost for local construction business with JD Hardie site refurbishment
Posted 24 June 2020 Boost for local construction business with JD Hardie site refurbishment

Local construction company MJW Building has been awarded the nearly $7 million contract for the JD Hardie site refurbishment works, supporting local jobs and progressing the delivery of the site’s masterplan.

The future of land use planning in Hedland takes shape
Posted 17 June 2020 The future of land use planning in Hedland takes shape

A 90 day public feedback period has started for the Town’s draft Local Planning Strategy and the Local Planning Scheme 7, set to guide the next 10 to 20 years of land use planning and development in Hedland.

How are you coping with COVID-19 restrictions?
Posted 15 June 2020 How are you coping with COVID-19 restrictions?

Residents, businesses and community organisations are invited to have a say in the MARKYT Community Resilience Scorecard, with the aim to hear from 10,000 residents across WA.

Your business has the opportunity to work on the Spoilbank Marina
Posted 12 June 2020 Your business has the opportunity to work on the Spoilbank Marina

The Town welcomes the McGowan Government’s launch of the Pilbara business register, which will put local businesses front-and-centre in upcoming Spoilbank Marina works.

COVID-19 Assistance Grant Applications close in one week
Posted 12 June 2020 COVID-19 Assistance Grant Applications close in one week

Applications for the Town's COVID-19 Assistance Grants close midnight, Friday 19 June 2020, providing local businesses and community organisations with the opportunity to apply for funding to alleviate economic hardship caused by COVID-19 restrictions.

Spoilbank Marina development set to create over 200 jobs
Posted 10 June 2020 Spoilbank Marina development set to create over 200 jobs

The Town of Port Hedland welcomes the McGowan Government’s announcement that design has finalised on the $121.5 million Port Hedland Spoilbank Marina project, set to create 221 jobs during its two year build period.

PHIC report projects decades long jobs growth and prosperity
Posted 10 June 2020 PHIC report projects decades long jobs growth and prosperity

Significant jobs growth, increased economic output and royalty contributions are detailed in the Port Hedland Industries Council’s (PHIC) report: The Economic Significance of the Port of Port Hedland, with port activity projected to generate an additional 5,307 jobs across Australia by 2028/29.

Gray Street (6 Mile Road) closed for maintenance works
Posted 09 June 2020 Gray Street (6 Mile Road) closed for maintenance works

Please be advised that Gray Street (6 Mile Road) will be closed from today for approximately three weeks.

Heartland public art strategy painted by community canvas
Posted 08 June 2020 Heartland public art strategy painted by community canvas

Community members, creatives and stakeholders are invited to have a say in the Heartland Public Art Strategy community survey, open now until Friday 26 June.

Phase 3 COVID-19 restrictions from Saturday 6 June
Posted 05 June 2020 Phase 3 COVID-19 restrictions from Saturday 6 June

Please be advised of changes to social gathering rules and Council operations as a result of WA moving to phase 3 COVID-19 restrictions, from Saturday 6 June.

Portion of Powell Road closure set to improve road safety
Posted 29 May 2020 Portion of Powell Road closure set to improve road safety

The Town of Port Hedland will begin the process of entering into an agreement with BHP to close the portion of Powell Road between Hamilton and Dalton Roads, effectively separating regular and wide load traffic into Wedgefield.

WA Day public holiday operations
Posted 29 May 2020 WA Day public holiday operations

Please be advised of the following changes to operations on Monday 1 June, the WA Day Public Holiday:

Have your say on the proposed Town of Port Hedland Waste Local Law 2020
Posted 29 May 2020 Have your say on the proposed Town of Port Hedland Waste Local Law 2020

Council has endorsed advertising the proposed Town of Port Hedland Waste Local Law 2020 for a period of six weeks, as it moves closer to the delivery of a kerbside recycling service in Hedland in 2021.

JD Hardie Youth Zone refurbishment works set to reshape facility
Posted 29 May 2020 JD Hardie Youth Zone refurbishment works set to reshape facility

HVAC replacement, roof replacement and interior refurbishment work at the JD Hardie Youth Zone have been approved, progressing the delivery of the site masterplan which was adopted in July 2019.

Pretty Pool Footbridge and Pathway Network Moves a Step Closer
Posted 28 May 2020 Pretty Pool Footbridge and Pathway Network Moves a Step Closer

Gratwick Aquatic Centre Dive Pool Set to be Decommissioned & Replaced
Posted 28 May 2020 Gratwick Aquatic Centre Dive Pool Set to be Decommissioned & Replaced with New Family Area

E-Waste contributes to positive environmental impact
Posted 26 May 2020 E-Waste contributes to positive environmental impact

Hedland can achieve significant environmental benefits by recycling electronic waste, diverting material from landfill, and recycling precious metals.

Town reflects on the importance of Reconciliation Week
Posted 26 May 2020 Town reflects on the importance of Reconciliation Week

Reconciliation Week, held from 27 May to 3 June, celebrates and builds on the respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians. This year’s theme for National Reconciliation Week is ‘In This Together’.

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