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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.

Better boating sets sail at Finucane Island boat ramp
Posted 18 May 2021 Better boating sets sail at Finucane Island boat ramp

Construction of a new sea groyne wall as part of stage 1 works at the Finucane Island boat ramp is expected to start in late May, with a projected completion date of July 2021.

Notice of Date Change for Ordinary Council Meeting - May 2021
Posted 18 May 2021 Notice of Date Change for Ordinary Council Meeting - May 2021

Notice is hereby given that the Ordinary Council Meeting scheduled for Wednesday 26 May 2021 at 5:30pm in Council Chambers has been re-scheduled to take place on Thursday, 2 June 2021 at 5:30pm in Council Chambers at the Civic Centre, 13 McGregor Street, Port Hedland.

2021/22 draft rating strategy open for consultation
Posted 12 May 2021 2021/22 draft rating strategy open for consultation

Council has endorsed the Town’s draft rating strategy for 2021/22, which is now open for public consultation until Wednesday 2 June 2021.

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow coming to Hedland
Posted 07 May 2021 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow coming to Hedland

The 21st Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow is coming to the Matt Dann Theatre & Cinema on Friday 14 May, 7:30pm for one show only.

Town's Business and Tourism Innovation Grant now open
Posted 07 May 2021 Town's Business and Tourism Innovation Grant now open

The latest round of the Town’s Business Tourism and Innovation Grant (the Grant) is now open, giving local for-profit businesses the opportunity to apply for up to $2,000.

Have your say on the proposed Sutherland Street Shared Path Extensions
Posted 07 May 2021 Have your say on the proposed Sutherland Street Shared Path Extensions

The Town is seeking community input for the proposed Sutherland Street Shared Path Extension, which intends to provide better pedestrian and cyclist connection for the whole Hedland community.

Community comes together for Strike Park opening
Posted 05 May 2021 Community comes together for Strike Park opening

The Hedland community came together on Saturday, 1 May 2021 to celebrate the opening of Strike Park, coinciding with the 75th Anniversary of the 1946 Pilbara Aboriginal Strike. This Strike involved over 800 Aboriginal pastoral workers walking off large pastoral stations in the Pilbara for better working conditions.

Upgraded McGregor Street clubrooms open
Posted 04 May 2021 Upgraded McGregor Street clubrooms open

The Town’s upgraded McGregor Street Clubrooms have now opened to the community, part of the Town’s commitment to invest in Hedland’s sporting infrastructure.

Council moves forward on Stevens Street Retirement Village
Posted 29 April 2021 Council moves forward on Stevens Street Retirement Village

Council has accepted the Tender from Pilbara Constructions for the amount of $495,000 to complete the demolition of existing structures at the Stevens Street Retirement Village site in Port Hedland. This follows Council’s February 2020 endorsement of the demolition of existing structures.

Future of arts and culture in the spotlight
Posted 29 April 2021 Future of arts and culture in the spotlight

Council has authorised the Town to engage an external consultant to identify future entertainment, arts and cultural infrastructure requirements and investigate opportunities for an arts and culture precinct in Hedland.

Peaceful and serene upgrade for South Hedland Cemetery
Posted 27 April 2021 Peaceful and serene upgrade for South Hedland Cemetery

Stage one works at the South Hedland Cemetery will commence from Tuesday, 27 April, with temporary fencing being installed. This work is set to deliver on long held community sentiment to secure the longevity of the South Hedland Cemetery site.

Lotterywest grant funding creates a common future
Posted 27 April 2021 Lotterywest grant funding creates a common future

The Town has received a $371,079 Lotterywest grant for the purpose of contributing funds towards the South Hedland Commons (The Commons) initiative, delivered in partnership with WA independent arts organisation, FORM.

Partial closure of Civic Centre car park over long weekend
Posted 23 April 2021 Partial closure of Civic Centre car park over long weekend

Please be advised that works will be occurring on the Civic Centre grounds across the long weekend 24-26 April, projected to be completed by Monday afternoon.

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