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You can't smell smoke in your sleep. Only working smoke alarms save lives.
Posted 17 June 2024 You can't smell smoke in your sleep. Only working smoke alarms save lives.

Smoke alarms are the first line of defence in the event of a fire in your home. They provide a reliable and cost-effective early warning, giving people crucial time to react and evacuate safely. Maintaining your smoke alarms ensures they are in working order when needed most.

Care for Hedland Inaugural Sustainability Show Day
Posted 14 June 2024 Care for Hedland Inaugural Sustainability Show Day

Join the team from Care for Hedland for a free and fun day about all things sustainability! Featuring stalls, giveaways, workshops, displays and guest speakers!

Council tidbits
Posted 30 May 2024 Council tidbits

Items of interest from the May Ordinary Council Meeting

Pilbara residents urged to protect themselves against mosquito-borne virus
Posted 21 May 2024 Pilbara residents urged to protect themselves against mosquito-borne virus

WA Health is urging residents in northern regions of Western Australia to protect themselves against mosquito bites after two further cases of Murray Valley encephalitis (MVE), were identified in the Gascoyne and Pilbara regions.

Scribbler's Family Fun Day returns for 2024
Posted 17 May 2024 Scribbler's Family Fun Day returns for 2024

Join in on the fun and excitement as the Scribblers Festival visits Hedland in June!

Containers for Change exchange point locations
Posted 16 May 2024 Containers for Change exchange point locations

A pilot program with Containers for Change has delivered 10 new exchange points in South and Port Hedland.

Boat ramp to close
Posted 16 May 2024 Boat ramp to close

A Port Hedland boat ramp will be permanently closed to the public from late May.

Youth buskers wanted!
Posted 07 May 2024 Youth buskers wanted!

Calling all creative minds in the Hedland community! Youth buskers wanted!

Expressions of Interest - Scribblers on the Road 2024
Posted 02 April 2024 Expressions of Interest - Scribblers on the Road 2024

Scribblers Festival is back this year in Hedland for a Family Fun Day! Are you a stallholder or young busker? Or simply just want to get involved? Then we would love to hear from you!

Easter Long Weekend Operations
Posted 26 March 2024 Easter Long Weekend Operations

Please refer to the table below for changes to Town operations over the Easter long weekend

Road users urged to take more care when transporting loads
Posted 19 March 2024 Road users urged to take more care when transporting loads

An unsecured load = an unsafe road

Preparation for SHISH underway
Posted 06 March 2024 Preparation for SHISH underway

The Town of Port Hedland is preparing for construction on the iconic South Hedland Integrated Sports Hub to start in 2024.

Dog safety starts with you: Take the lead in responsible dog ownership
Posted 06 March 2024 Dog safety starts with you: Take the lead in responsible dog ownership

Feeling safe in our community is a basic right, and the Town is committed to creating safe public spaces, streets, and surroundings. As a dog owner, you have the first and foremost responsibility of keeping your dog safe.

Safe sharps disposal for a safer community
Posted 01 March 2024 Safe sharps disposal for a safer community

Recent reports from the public have advised that needles and syringes are being found in community spaces. This is an unfortunate and serious matter, as our community’s health and well-being are a key priority for the Town.

Town facility closures Australia Day 2024
Posted 18 January 2024 Town facility closures Australia Day 2024

Please be advised of the following changes to the operating times of Town of Port Hedland facilities and services on Australia Day, Friday 26 January 2024.

Travelling during bushfire season
Posted 09 January 2024 Travelling during bushfire season

If you're travelling on the road during the bushfire season, you could be affected by a fire. Take the necessary precautions and understand these essential and lifesaving tips to stay safe.

Spoilbank Beach access limited for turtle safety
Posted 12 December 2023 Spoilbank Beach access limited for turtle safety

Vehicle access on Spoilbank Beach will have limited access from Tuesday 12 December until further notice.

200,000 reasons to celebrate Regional Airfare Zone Cap scheme
Posted 12 December 2023 200,000 reasons to celebrate Regional Airfare Zone Cap scheme

The Cook Labor Government's groundbreaking Regional Airfare Zone Cap (RAZC) scheme has reached a major milestone with 200,000 discounted airfares now flown since the scheme's inception.

Pet sitting season
Posted 06 December 2023 Pet sitting season

Have you organised a pet sitter for the upcoming holidays? You may want to consider the following...

Looking for a unique Christmas gift idea?
Posted 30 November 2023 Looking for a unique Christmas gift idea?

Why not check out Hedlander Memories...

Summer Reading Quest is back!
Posted 20 November 2023 Summer Reading Quest is back!

The Summer Reading Quest is back. Epic adventures await...

Night-time water outage Port Hedland
Posted 16 November 2023 Night-time water outage Port Hedland

Water Corporation will be conducting overnight valve upgrades in Port Hedland. Water supply interruption will be Monday 27 November 2023, from 9:00pm until Tuesday 28 November 6:00am

Town of Port Hedland Libraries Member? Slight changes implemented for
Posted 03 November 2023 Town of Port Hedland Libraries Member? Slight changes implemented for streaming service, Kanopy

Changes will be implemented from 1 November 2023

New, Australia-wide food standards coming in practice as of 8 December 2023
Posted 03 November 2023 New, Australia-wide food standards coming in practice as of 8 December 2023

As of December 8, 2023, food businesses dealing with unpackaged, potentially hazardous, and ready-to-eat foods must adhere to the updated standards. Businesses must adhere to the new legislation and have a proof of certificate in order to continue trading.

Community Citizen of the Year Awards - Nominations now open!
Posted 26 October 2023 Community Citizen of the Year Awards - Nominations now open!

Each year, the Community Citizen of the Year Awards acknowledge and recognise individuals and organisations across Hedland who work to make our community a better place to live and work.

NOW OPEN! Apply now for the 2024 Town traineeship program
Posted 02 October 2023 NOW OPEN! Apply now for the 2024 Town traineeship program

The Town's Shape Your Future initiative is being offered again in 2024 with a variety of full-time traineeships available. 

Cooke Point Drive works
Posted 19 September 2023 Cooke Point Drive works

A section of Cooke Point Drive will be closed during daylight hours over two days for works on Wilson Street Shared Path.

Upcoming Water Corporation work in Hedland
Posted 07 September 2023 Upcoming Water Corporation work in Hedland

Water Corporation is upgrading hydrants and valves in Port Hedland and South Hedland to improve the security and reliability of the distribution network in the town.

National 'Secure Your Home' Day
Posted 01 September 2023 National 'Secure Your Home' Day

Participate in National Secure Your Home Day, and go into the draw to win a $3,000 Crimsafe voucher!

Nominate to be a Councillor for upcoming Local Government Election
Posted 28 August 2023 Nominate to be a Councillor for upcoming Local Government Election

Want to represent your community and be part of making the decisions for Hedland? You can nominate to become a local Elected Member candidate!

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