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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!

Represent your community - candidate information session
Posted 24 August 2023 Represent your community - candidate information session

Want to be part of making the decisions for Hedland? Nominate to become a local Elected Member candidate!

Update your enrolment details!
Posted 18 August 2023 Update your enrolment details!

Moved house, changed your name? Update your enrolment today!

It's time to spring clean your yard!
Posted 14 August 2023 It's time to spring clean your yard!

Annual pre-cyclone season green waste clean-up will commence on Monday 4 September. Check out the schedule here.

Have your say about your town!
Posted 09 August 2023 Have your say about your town!

Help to make Hedland an even better place to live, work and play by getting involved in our Community Scorecard to express your ideas, concerns and vision for our community.

Nominations are now open for the 2023 YACWA Youth Awards!
Posted 03 August 2023 Nominations are now open for the 2023 YACWA Youth Awards!

Do you know a young person aged 10-25 who you think should be recognised for their achievements and contributions to the community?

Public Holiday Operations Monday 7 August
Posted 31 July 2023 Public Holiday Operations Monday 7 August

Please refer to the table below for changes to Town operations on Monday 7 August public holiday.

McGregor Street Oval off-limits
Posted 11 July 2023 McGregor Street Oval off-limits

The Town of Port Hedland is calling on the public to stay off McGregor Street Oval while reparation work is completed.

Fires prompt recycling warning
Posted 13 June 2023 Fires prompt recycling warning

Residents are being reminded to be aware of what items are allowed in their yellow-lid bin after recent fires.

Cemetery Beach Park works
Posted 21 April 2023 Cemetery Beach Park works

Crews will be at Cemetery Beach Park this week to begin irrigation and garden renewal works.

Shared path to connect Port Hedland and Cooke Point
Posted 29 March 2023 Shared path to connect Port Hedland and Cooke Point

A State Government grant will help the Town of Port Hedland deliver a shared pedestrian and bike path connecting Port Hedland and Cooke Point.

Wedgefield road upgrades
Posted 27 March 2023 Wedgefield road upgrades

The Town is continuing to deliver important upgrades to an intersection in Wedgefield.

Shade coming for playgrounds
Posted 13 March 2023 Shade coming for playgrounds

Two Port Hedland playgrounds will soon have new and improved permanent shade structures.

Under the Yarning Tree
Posted 09 March 2023 Under the Yarning Tree

South Hedland Library will be hosting an outdoor story time with singing, yarning, drawing and reading for children.

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