General

Upcoming tree pruning in public spaces for a safer cyclone season
Posted 29 November 2021 Upcoming tree pruning in public spaces for a safer cyclone season

Please be advised that tree pruning will be undertaken across the local government area from early to mid December 2021.

Draft South Hedland Place Plan now open for comment
Posted 25 November 2021 Draft South Hedland Place Plan now open for comment

The Town of Port Hedland’s draft South Hedland Place Plan (the draft Plan) has been released for public comment.

Don't be silent when you see violence
Posted 24 November 2021 Don't be silent when you see violence

The community is invited to attend the Hedland Says No to Family Violence March on Thursday 25 November, from 6:30am in South Hedland Town Square.

Christmas Craft at South Hedland Library
Posted 23 November 2021 Christmas Craft at South Hedland Library

It's creative Christmas craft time! Jazz up your tree with hand made ornaments.

Secure your load for safer roads
Posted 19 November 2021 Secure your load for safer roads

Road users are reminded that unsecure vehicle loads can pose major safety risks to other drivers and cyclists. At highway speeds, even small debris can be deadly.

Statement from Mayor Peter Carter
Posted 19 November 2021 Statement from Mayor Peter Carter

On Tuesday 16 November 2021, Channel 7 aired a story which referenced a comment I made in an hour-long interaction with an individual who I have known for many years. She came into my place of business to raise matters well outside that of my control and my mandate as Mayor.

Statement from the Town of Port Hedland
Posted 17 November 2021 Statement from the Town of Port Hedland

The Town is aware of a news report which aired on GWN7 on Tuesday 16 November, regarding alleged comments made by Mayor Peter Carter in conversation with a community member.

Partial road closure in Wedgefield
Posted 15 November 2021 Partial road closure in Wedgefield

Please be advised that the section of Harwell Way in Wedgefield (from the intersection with Munda to the intersection with Oxide) is currently closed due to a traffic hazard.

COVID-19 Vaccination Pop-up Clinics
Posted 11 November 2021 COVID-19 Vaccination Pop-up Clinics

#RollUpForWA

Registrations now open for the 2021 Festive Lights Competition
Posted 10 November 2021 Registrations now open for the 2021 Festive Lights Competition

Registrations are now for the Town’s Festive Lights Competition, made possible by Gold Sponsor Horizon Power and Media Supporter North West Telegraph.

Simply save the skip bins for after hours
Posted 10 November 2021 Simply save the skip bins for after hours

Local residents are reminded that the After Hours Drop Off Area out the front of South Hedland Landfill is for domestic after-hours use only.

Pilbara DAMA application lodged to support local businesses
Posted 09 November 2021 Pilbara DAMA application lodged to support local businesses

The City of Karratha and Town of Port Hedland have lodged an application to the Federal Government in partnership with Regional Development Australia Pilbara for a Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA).

Schedule for 2022 Ordinary Council Meetings and Audit, Risk and
Posted 09 November 2021 Schedule for 2022 Ordinary Council Meetings and Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee Meetings

Approved Ordinary Council Meeting schedule for 2022 calendar year

Completion of stage one works at South Hedland Cemetery
Posted 09 November 2021 Completion of stage one works at South Hedland Cemetery

The Town and contractor Yurra have completed stage one works at South Hedland Cemetery, representing a $900,000 investment in the site.

Live it, tell it, do it! Have your say in the Town's Community Perception
Posted 08 November 2021 Live it, tell it, do it! Have your say in the Town's Community Perception Survey

Community members are invited to have their say in the Town’s 2021 Live it, tell it, do it! Community Perception Survey, open until 5pm Sunday 5 December 2021.

Hedland’s sporting legends recognised at 2021 Town and BHP Community
Posted 06 November 2021 Hedland’s sporting legends recognised at 2021 Town and BHP Community Sports Awards

Hedland’s sporting legends were recognised at last night’s 2021 Town and BHP Community Sports Awards, celebrating local talent, ambition and sportsmanship.

We're rejuvenating the landscaping at Mervs Lookout
Posted 05 November 2021 We're rejuvenating the landscaping at Mervs Lookout

Please be advised the Town will be closing a portion of Athol Street in Port Hedland on Wednesday 10 November from 8am to 2pm.

Upcoming pine bark and bush mulch works at Elements Park
Posted 04 November 2021 Upcoming pine bark and bush mulch works at Elements Park

The Town will be replacing the mulch around Elements Park in South Hedland, with works projected to begin on Monday 8 November with an approximate completion time of eight days.

Get ready for the 2021 Festive Lights Competition
Posted 03 November 2021 Get ready for the 2021 Festive Lights Competition

Registrations open 9am Wednesday 10 November for the Town’s Festive Lights Competition, made possible by Gold Sponsor Horizon Power and Media Supporter North West Telegraph.

Leash your furry friends to keep our flatback friends safe this turtle
Posted 03 November 2021 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.

2021/22 road reseal program shifts into gear
Posted 01 November 2021 2021/22 road reseal program shifts into gear

The Town’s 2021/22 road reseal program throughout Port Hedland, South Hedland and Wedgefield will start on Wednesday 3 November. Phase one has a projected completion date of Tuesday 9 November, with phase two running from Thursday 25 November until a projected completion date of Friday 3 December.

Roll Up For WA
Posted 26 October 2021 Roll Up For WA

The COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine will be available to anyone aged 12 and over who wants to roll up to protect their community.

Drop-in COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic this weekend
Posted 22 October 2021 Drop-in COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic this weekend

There's going to be a drop-in COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on this weekend at South Hedland Shopping Centre (next to Muffin Break), between 10am and 4pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Hedland votes in Local Government Election
Posted 18 October 2021 Hedland votes in Local Government Election

On Saturday, votes were counted in the Hedland Ordinary Local Government Election, electing one Mayor and four Councillors to serve their respective terms until 18 October 2025.

Reduced streetlights for Turtle Season
Posted 13 October 2021 Reduced streetlights for Turtle Season

In an ongoing partnership between the Town of Port Hedland, Care for Hedland and Horizon Power, streetlights along sections of Sutherland Street have been switched off to help reduce the negative impacts that streetlights can have on Port Hedland’s flatback turtle hatchlings.

Apply for up to $10,000 with the Town's community collaboration grant
Posted 13 October 2021 Apply for up to $10,000 with the Town's community collaboration grant

Applications for the Town’s community collaboration grant are now open, giving not-for-profit organisations the chance to apply for up to $10,000.

Port Hedland Pioneer Cemetery set for beautification program
Posted 11 October 2021 Port Hedland Pioneer Cemetery set for beautification program

The longevity of the Port Hedland Pioneer Cemetery site is secured, with stage 1 works on the site starting Monday 18 October. The beautification will encourage visitors and locals to stroll through the site, reflecting on its history and cultural significance.

Annual green waste clean-up wraps up
Posted 11 October 2021 Annual green waste clean-up wraps up

The Town has completed this year’s annual pre-cyclone season green waste clean-up, making cyclone season safer for the local community.

Statement from the Town of Port Hedland
Posted 08 October 2021 Statement from the Town of Port Hedland

The Town of Port Hedland has been informed that local building company, MJW Building, has been placed in Voluntary Administration.

Targeting planthoppers around town
Posted 08 October 2021 Targeting planthoppers around town

You may notice a vehicle spraying trees around town over the coming months.

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