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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.

Aquatics masterplan makes a splash
Posted 26 August 2021 Aquatics masterplan makes a splash

Council has endorsed the Town’s Aquatic Service Level Review and Masterplan, intended to secure better aquatic facilities and services for Hedland’s future.

Public Notice - Proposed Public Places and Local Government Property
Posted 25 August 2021 Public Notice - Proposed Public Places and Local Government Property Amendment Local Law 2021

The Town of Port Hedland proposes to make a local law to govern public places and local government property.

Public Notice - Local Government Ordinary Election Call for Nominations
Posted 23 August 2021 Public Notice - Local Government Ordinary Election Call for Nominations

An Ordinary Postal Election will be held on Saturday, 16 October 2021 in the Town of Port Hedland to fill the following vacancies:

Public Notice - Notice of Date Change for Ordinary Council Meeting
Posted 20 August 2021 Public Notice - Notice of Date Change for Ordinary Council Meeting September

Notice is hereby given that the Ordinary Council Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, 22 September 2021 at 5:30pm in Council Chambers has been re-scheduled to take place on Wednesday, 29 September 2021 at 5:30pm in Council Chambers at the Civic Centre, 13 McGregor Street, Port Hedland.

Marapikurrinya Park seawall preparation set to start
Posted 17 August 2021 Marapikurrinya Park seawall preparation set to start

Site preparation work for the construction of the Marapikurrinya Park seawall is projected to start from the week beginning 23 August 2021.

Concreting works commence at South Hedland Cemetery Entrance
Posted 17 August 2021 Concreting works commence at South Hedland Cemetery Entrance

Please be advised that concreting works will commence today at the entrance of South Hedland Cemetery.

2021 North West Festival Information
Posted 16 August 2021 2021 North West Festival Information

Please be advised of the following information related to North West Festival event operations.

Public Notice - Local Government Ordinary Elections Close of Enrolments
Posted 13 August 2021 Public Notice - Local Government Ordinary Elections Close of Enrolments

ROLL CLOSE: 5:00 PM Friday, 27 August 2021

Regional artists take the North West Festival stage
Posted 06 August 2021 Regional artists take the North West Festival stage

Regional artists Jacob de Gaye and Tanya Ransom will be joining San Cisco and Thornbird at the North West Festival on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 August in the Civic Centre Gardens, presented by the Town and BHP.

Upcoming Sutherland Street footpath closure
Posted 04 August 2021 Upcoming Sutherland Street footpath closure

Please be advised that the section of Sutherland Street footpath located between Thetis Place and Clark Street, Port Hedland will be closed from 5am Friday 6 August and will reopen from 5am Saturday 7 August.

Community Grants Program brings big ideas to life
Posted 03 August 2021 Community Grants Program brings big ideas to life

Council has noted that in the 2020/21 financial year, 68 applicants were granted a total of $173,873 as part of the Town’s Community Grants Program. This amount represents nearly 97% of the Program’s $180,000 2020/21 budget, reflecting the Program’s popularity in the Hedland community.

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.

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