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Add a pinch of SALT yoga sessions to your schedule
Posted 07 July 2020 Add a pinch of SALT yoga sessions 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 the Shay Gap Memorial Park Event
Posted 06 July 2020 See you at the Shay Gap Memorial Park Event

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 at Town facilities
Posted 01 July 2020 July school holiday activities at Town facilities

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 on Saturday
Posted 26 June 2020 WA moves to phase 4 COVID-19 restrictions on Saturday

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...

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.

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.

Pretty Pool Footbridge and Pathway Network Moves a Step Closer
Posted 28 May 2020 Pretty Pool Footbridge and Pathway Network Moves a Step Closer

Gratwick Aquatic Centre Dive Pool Set to be Decommissioned & Replaced
Posted 28 May 2020 Gratwick Aquatic Centre Dive Pool Set to be Decommissioned & Replaced with New Family Area

Town Reflects on the Importance of Reconciliation Week
Posted 26 May 2020 Town Reflects on the Importance of Reconciliation Week

Reconciliation Week, held from 27 May to 3 June, celebrates and builds on the respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians. This year’s theme for National Reconciliation Week is ‘In This Together’.

Welcome to Hedland Digital Takes Annual Expo Global
Posted 20 May 2020 Welcome to Hedland Digital Takes Annual Expo Global

Community groups, businesses, artists, musicians and performers are invited to submit a free digital profile as part of the Town of Port Hedland and Pilbara Ports Authority Welcome to Hedland Digital event.

Town's Playground Renewals Nominated in Parks and Leisure Australia
Posted 18 May 2020 Town's Playground Renewals Nominated in Parks and Leisure Australia Awards of Excellence

The Cemetery Beach Playground and Shay Gap Memorial Park Playground have both been nominated in the WA 2020 Parks and Leisure Australia (PLA) Awards of Excellence, recognising high standards of public space activation across Australia...

Phase 2 COVID-19 Restrictions
Posted 15 May 2020 Phase 2 COVID-19 Restrictions

Due to COVID-19 restrictions easing, a number of Town of Port Hedland facilities and services will be reactivating from Monday 18 May 2020.

Port Hedland Leisure Stage 2 Reactivation
Posted 15 May 2020 Port Hedland Leisure Stage 2 Reactivation

In line with the State Government’s COVID-19 WA roadmap, some Port Hedland Leisure services will be reactivated from Monday 18 May 2020.

Applications Now Open for COVID-19 Assistance Grants
Posted 15 May 2020 Applications Now Open for COVID-19 Assistance Grants

Eligible Hedland based businesses and not-for-profit organisations are invited to apply for the Town’s COVID-19 Assistance Grants, assisting with the economic fallout of COVID-19 restrictions.

Port Hedland Leisure Celebrates One Year Anniversary Under Town Management
Posted 08 May 2020 Port Hedland Leisure Celebrates One Year Anniversary Under Town Management

Limited Outdoor Group Fitness Activity is Now Permitted
Posted 07 May 2020 Limited Outdoor Group Fitness Activity is Now Permitted

Town and Pilbara Ports Authority Welcome to Hedland Digital moves event
Posted 06 May 2020 Town and Pilbara Ports Authority Welcome to Hedland Digital moves event online

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Town has moved the annual Welcome to Hedland community expo online, allowing Hedland based local businesses, community groups, volunteer organisations, artists and performers to introduce their services to the world.

Aboriginal History Recognised as Proposal for Leap Park’s Renaming to
Posted 24 April 2020 Aboriginal History Recognised as Proposal for Leap Park’s Renaming to Strike Park Endorsed

Council has endorsed supporting the renaming of Leap Park to Strike Park, with the CEO now able to refer the proposed naming to the Geographic Names Committee for approval.

Finishing Touches on Marie Marland Oval Upgrades
Posted 22 April 2020 Finishing Touches on Marie Marland Oval Upgrades

Contractors MJW and Town staff have completed the construction of new dugouts at Marie Marland Oval, capping off wide ranging improvements at the oval in recent times.

South Hedland Landfill and Waste Services Over Easter
Posted 08 April 2020 South Hedland Landfill and Waste Services Over Easter

Please be advised of changes to South Hedland Landfill operations over the Easter holiday period...

Launch of Virtual Fitness Classes
Posted 01 April 2020 Launch of Virtual Fitness Classes

We are happy to announce that from next week onwards, Port Hedland Leisure will be hosting free virtual classes for the whole community...

Applications for the Business and Tourism Innovation Grant Now Open
Posted 01 April 2020 Applications for the Business and Tourism Innovation Grant Now Open

Businesses and community organisations are reminded that the new round of the Town’s Business and Tourism Innovation Grant is now open, encouraging innovative operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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