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Skatepark opening a hit with community
Posted 28 November 2022 Skatepark opening a hit with community

Hundreds of youngsters and families enjoyed the grand opening of the South Hedland Skatepark on Friday afternoon.

Town welcomes resources investment initiative
Posted 22 November 2022 Town welcomes resources investment initiative

The Town of Port Hedland will look to benefit from a new funding investment initiative backed by some of Western Australia's biggest mining companies.

Top Skaters Coming to Hedland
Posted 11 November 2022 Top Skaters Coming to Hedland

Renowned BMX riders & professional skateboarders James Pease, Nixen-Kodhi Osborne, Brodie Jarrett, Callan Mansfield, Ethan Copeland, Jacman Hinss, Josh Weribone & Kieran Reilly will both be part of the team taking part in the grand opening...

Sports stars celebrated at awards night
Posted 07 November 2022 Sports stars celebrated at awards night

Hedland's top sporting talent was on show at the 2022 Town of Port Hedland & BHP Community Sports Awards on Friday night.

Town partners with SAFE to help abandoned animals
Posted 01 November 2022 Town partners with SAFE to help abandoned animals

The Town of Port Hedland has entered a formal partnership with Save Animals From Euthanasia (SAFE) to give abandoned animals a better chance at adoption.

Turtle season arrives in Port Hedland with first nesting sites confirmed
Posted 28 October 2022 Turtle season arrives in Port Hedland with first nesting sites confirmed

The first two nesting sites of the 2022 flatback turtle breeding season have been confirmed near Pretty Pool.

Spread cheer with 2022 Festive Lights Competition
Posted 25 October 2022 Spread cheer with 2022 Festive Lights Competition

Festive season is nearly upon us and residents and businesses are being encouraged to help spread the cheer by participating in the 2022 Festive Lights Competition, with nominations opening soon.

Collaboration and childcare grant applications now open
Posted 21 October 2022 Collaboration and childcare grant applications now open

Community groups, not-for-profit and childcare organisations are reminded applications are currently open for two Town of Port Hedland grants schemes.

World’s largest shaded skatepark to open in Hedland
Posted 19 October 2022 World’s largest shaded skatepark to open in Hedland

The world's largest shaded skatepark is set to open after a major investment by the Town of Port Hedland.

2022/23 Road Reseal Program
Posted 19 October 2022 2022/23 Road Reseal Program

The Town has started its road renewal program throughout Port and South Hedland.

Port Hedland to Benefit From New nbn® High Speed Internet
Posted 18 October 2022 Port Hedland to Benefit From New nbn® High Speed Internet

Eligible businesses# in and around the Port Hedland International Airport and Kingsford Smith Business Park can now access...

A move in the light direction for Hedland turtle nesting
Posted 07 October 2022 A move in the light direction for Hedland turtle nesting

Visitors to Hedland and the local community are reminded to be aware of turtles and hatchlings on the coastline during nesting season, occurring from November through to March 2023.

Public Notice - Proposed Town of Port Hedland Environmental
Posted 05 October 2022 Public Notice - Proposed Town of Port Hedland Environmental Sustainability Strategy 2022-2027

The draft Environmental Sustainability Strategy is now available for public comment...

Hedland infrastructure to get $800 million boost
Posted 27 September 2022 Hedland infrastructure to get $800 million boost

The Town of Port Hedland has adopted its Long-Term Financial Plan, allocating $817 million into capital works projects over the next 15 years.

Town of Port Hedland wins at Western Australian Coastal Awards for
Posted 22 September 2022 Town of Port Hedland wins at Western Australian Coastal Awards for Excellence

The Town of Port Hedland recently received the Coastal Adaptation and Management Award at the Western Australian Coastal Awards for Excellence 2022.

Successful collaboration transforms Wise Terrace
Posted 22 September 2022 Successful collaboration transforms Wise Terrace

Wise Terrace has been brought to life following increased pedestrianisation, place-making collaboration, Town Square improvements and community-led activations and events.

Hedland hits New York Fashion Week runway
Posted 16 September 2022 Hedland hits New York Fashion Week runway

The Town of Port Hedland’s 2022 Business and Tourism Innovation grant has supported Hedland resident, Nat Dann, to debut at New York Fashion week.

National Day of Mourning for Her Majesty The Queen
Posted 14 September 2022 National Day of Mourning for Her Majesty The Queen

Please be advised that there will be some changes to Town operations...

Statement on the passing of Queen Elizabeth the second
Posted 09 September 2022 Statement on the passing of Queen Elizabeth the second

The Town of Port Hedland shares the community's sadness of the passing of Queen Elizabeth the second.

Hedland community priorities drive youth precinct expansion
Posted 07 September 2022 Hedland community priorities drive youth precinct expansion

Kevin Michel MLA has officially opened the second stage expansion and redevelopment of the JD Hardie Youth and Community Hub (JDHYCH) in South Hedland to deliver a premium sporting and recreational facility for the town. 

Stocker Street Drainage Repair Works
Posted 07 September 2022 Stocker Street Drainage Repair Works

Works are due to commence 10 September 2022 and are to be completed late September 2022.

Fire Danger Rating System
Posted 06 September 2022 Fire Danger Rating System

Town of Port Hedland residents are advised that the current Fire Danger Rating system changed to a new Australian Fire Danger Rating System (AFDRS) backed up by a new Fire Behaviour Index (FBI) on 1 September 2022.

Nominations open for the 2022 Town of Port Hedland and BHP Community
Posted 06 September 2022 Nominations open for the 2022 Town of Port Hedland and BHP Community Sports Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2022 Town of Port Hedland and BHP Community Sports Awards, recognising and celebrating the talent, ambition and sportspersonship of participants and clubs from across Hedland.

Port and South Hedland  water upgrades
Posted 05 September 2022 Port and South Hedland water upgrades

Water Corporation is upgrading water mains, hydrants, and valves, to improve the security and reliability of water supply in Port and South Hedland. A valve controls the flow of water through the water pipes. A hydrant is a connection point for firefighters to access water from the local water supply scheme. This essential work will replace aging infrastructure to help prevent leaks and breaks and ensure our hydrants comply with current fire management standards.

Hedland Food Festival Information
Posted 31 August 2022 Hedland Food Festival Information

Main event parking will be available at Dreamer’s Corner, South Hedland (via Hamilton Rd).

Works on Anderson Street
Posted 29 August 2022 Works on Anderson Street

Please be mindful that we're conducting works on the Anderson Street Median Islands between Short Street and McKay Street.

Impacts to Kevin Scott Oval Access
Posted 29 August 2022 Impacts to Kevin Scott Oval Access

Impact from Tuesday 30 August - Thursday 2 September

Winner selected for Town's entry into WALGA's 2022 #ShoWcAse in Pixels
Posted 26 August 2022 Winner selected for Town's entry into WALGA's 2022 #ShoWcAse in Pixels Competition

An artwork embodying the past, present and future identity of Port Hedland created by local artist, Samantha Boon on behalf of Portside Town Team and The Junction Co., has been selected as the local entry for submission into WALGA’s statewide 2022 Showcase in Pixels Competition.

Statement from the Town of Port Hedland
Posted 24 August 2022 Statement from the Town of Port Hedland

You may have noticed some recent media coverage about the Town 'scrapping' the North West Music Festival.

Annual Community Childcare Grants Program
Posted 24 August 2022 Annual Community Childcare Grants Program

Supporting organisations with up to the value of $5,000 to design, implement and complete projects that respond to childcare issues in Port Hedland.

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