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Back2GAC Sale Starts on Saturday
Posted 17 September 2020 Back2GAC Sale Starts on Saturday

For a limited time, get one month free when you join Port Hedland Leisure – Terms & Conditions apply...

Classes This Saturday...
Posted 14 September 2020 Classes This Saturday...

Group fitness classes will only be held at Gratwick Aquatic Centre...

You're invited to this Friday's Sunset Food Market
Posted 08 September 2020 You're invited to this Friday's Sunset Food Market

Community members are invited to attend the first Sunset Food Market since COVID-19 restrictions eased, this Friday 5pm to 9pm at the portside district’s Marapikurrinya Park.

Applications now invited for the Town's Business and Tourism Innovation
Posted 07 September 2020 Applications now invited for the Town's Business and Tourism Innovation Grant

Hedland based businesses and not-for-profit organisations are invited to apply for the Town’s Business and Tourism Innovation Grant, supporting projects, events or activities that advance and encourage increased visitation, participation and contribute to the presentation of the town to tourists.

Town’s draft Public Art Strategy paints the roadmap for a creative future
Posted 07 September 2020 Town’s draft Public Art Strategy paints the roadmap for a creative future

Port Hedland’s flagship fitness facility delivers for FIFO, families and
Posted 04 September 2020 Port Hedland’s flagship fitness facility delivers for FIFO, families and fitness fanatics

On Saturday 19 September, the doors will officially open to the refurbished Gratwick Aquatic and Fitness Centre in Port Hedland, providing a new standard of member experience in the coastal community for all ages and lifestyles.

Let West Australian Ballet take you on a storytime adventure
Posted 04 September 2020 Let West Australian Ballet take you on a storytime adventure

Local families are invited to attend a special storytime session with West Australian Ballet on Thursday 17 September from 10:30am to 11:30am at the Colin Matheson Pavilion.

Gratwick Aquatic and Fitness Centre set to reopen as Port Hedland
Posted 02 September 2020 Gratwick Aquatic and Fitness Centre set to reopen as Port Hedland Leisure's Flagship Facility

The official reopening of the Gratwick Aquatic and Fitness Centre will take place on Saturday 19 September from 8am, giving community members a flagship leisure facility to enjoy leading into the summer season.

Spring Hours
Posted 01 September 2020 Spring Hours

South Hedland Aquatic Centre has transitioned over to our Spring hours, which means that we'll be open one hour extra on Monday-Thursday...

Despicable Me 3 is your Town and Pirtek Twilight Movie screening this
Posted 01 September 2020 Despicable Me 3 is your Town and Pirtek Twilight Movie screening this Saturday

Community members are invited to attend this Saturday’s Town and Pirtek Twilight Movie in the Civic Centre Gardens, with food vans onsite from 5:30pm and the movie screening starting at 6:30pm.

In Search of the Chosen One
Posted 18 August 2020 In Search of the Chosen One

We're launching a fun challenge for members next week! Sign-up at reception and take up the challenge any time between 10:30am-4:30pm on Tuesday, 25/08 and Thursday, 27/08...

Community's Hard Work Means Popular Events Are Back on the Calendar
Posted 14 August 2020 Community's Hard Work Means Popular Events Are Back on the Calendar

In line with WA’s easing COVID-19 restrictions, the Town of Port Hedland is relaunching the popular Sunset Food Markets and Twilight Movies Series, providing family friendly entertainment for local residents and tourists.

Rowan's Walk for Suicide Prevention this Saturday 6am
Posted 11 August 2020 Rowan's Walk for Suicide Prevention this Saturday 6am

The third annual Rowan’s Walk for suicide prevention will take place on Saturday 15 August, 6am from the Redbank Bridge Lookout Area. This initiative seeks to raise awareness of suicide in the Port Hedland and wider Pilbara community.

Give Your Business or Organisation a Boost at Upcoming Town Events
Posted 11 August 2020 Give Your Business or Organisation a Boost at Upcoming Town Events

The return of the Twilight Movies Series and the Sunset Food Markets gives your business or community organisation more opportunities to trade or fundraise.

Make Sure Your Details Are Up-To-Date on the Electoral Roll
Posted 31 July 2020 Make Sure Your Details Are Up-To-Date on the Electoral Roll

Community members are reminded to update their details on the electoral roll by 5pm Friday 28 August to be eligible to vote in this year’s Port Hedland Local Government Extraordinary Election on Saturday 17 October.

Local Government Steps up to COVID-19 Challenge in WA Communities
Posted 30 July 2020 Local Government Steps up to COVID-19 Challenge in WA Communities

Strong levels of approval and trust in local government have been uncovered in the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries’ and Local Government Professionals Australia WA’s Markyt Resilience Scorecard, investigating how WA communities are coping with COVID-19 restrictions.

Add a Pinch of SALT Yoga to Your Schedule
Posted 07 July 2020 Add a Pinch of SALT Yoga to Your Schedule

Senior Adults Living Triumphantly (SALT) free yoga sessions will run at Wanangkura Stadium every Thursday, 10am to 12pm from 30 July to 24 September.

See You at Shay Gap Memorial Park
Posted 06 July 2020 See You at Shay Gap Memorial Park

Community members are invited to attend the free Shay Gap Memorial Park Event on Saturday 25 July from 4:30pm, celebrating the site’s newly renovated playground.

July School Holiday Activities
Posted 01 July 2020 July School Holiday Activities

A number of free, fun filled activities will be held at Town of Port Hedland facilities during the July school holidays, catering to a number of ages.

WA Moves to Phase 4 COVID-19 Restrictions
Posted 26 June 2020 WA Moves to Phase 4 COVID-19 Restrictions

WA will move to phase 4 COVID-19 restrictions from Saturday 27 June, further easing restrictions on social gatherings and activity.

2020/21 Annual Budget Invests in Hedland's Future
Posted 25 June 2020 2020/21 Annual Budget Invests in Hedland's Future

A capital works program worth $76.3 million and a freeze on rates and Council fees and charges in 2020/21 have been adopted by Council, laying the groundwork for significant investments in Hedland’s future.

Wanangkura Stadium Accessible 24-7
Posted 24 June 2020 Wanangkura Stadium Accessible 24-7

With the recent easings of restrictions, Wanangkura Stadium will resume 24-7 access from...

Boost for local construction business with JD Hardie site refurbishment
Posted 24 June 2020 Boost for local construction business with JD Hardie site refurbishment

Local construction company MJW Building has been awarded the nearly $7 million contract for the JD Hardie site refurbishment works, supporting local jobs and progressing the delivery of the site’s masterplan.

The Future of Land Use Planning in Hedland Takes Shape
Posted 17 June 2020 The Future of Land Use Planning in Hedland Takes Shape

A 90 day public feedback period has started for the Town’s draft Local Planning Strategy and...

How Are You Coping With COVID-19 Restrictions?
Posted 15 June 2020 How Are You Coping With COVID-19 Restrictions?

Residents, businesses and community organisations are invited to have a say in the MARKYT Community Resilience Scorecard, with the aim to hear from 10,000 residents across WA.

Heartland Public Art Strategy Painted By Community Canvas
Posted 08 June 2020 Heartland Public Art Strategy Painted By Community Canvas

Community members, creatives and stakeholders are invited to have a say in the...

Phase 3 COVID-19 Restrictions from Saturday 6 June
Posted 05 June 2020 Phase 3 COVID-19 Restrictions from Saturday 6 June

Changes to social gathering rules and Council operations as a result of WA moving to phase 3...

WA Day Public Holiday Operations
Posted 29 May 2020 WA Day Public Holiday Operations

Please be advised of the following changes to operations on Monday 1 June, the WA Day Public Holiday:

Have Your Say on the Proposed Town of Port Hedland Waste Local Law 2020
Posted 29 May 2020 Have Your Say on the Proposed Town of Port Hedland Waste Local Law 2020

Council has endorsed advertising the proposed Town of Port Hedland Waste Local Law 2020 for...

JD Hardie Youth Zone Refurbishment Works Set to Reshape Facility
Posted 29 May 2020 JD Hardie Youth Zone Refurbishment Works Set to Reshape Facility

HVAC replacement, roof replacement and interior refurbishment work at the JD Hardie Youth Zone have been approved, progressing the delivery of the site masterplan which was adopted in July 2019.

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