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The Esplanade, Geraldton's newest attraction, offers BBQ facilities and landscaped ocean walkways that take you to a lookout tower with 360 degree views of the Foreshore, Seal Rocks and Geraldton's working port.

A community vision to plant one million trees in the City of Greater Geraldton. You can get involved by making your tree count, attending community planting days and visiting the community nursery.

Brilliant colours and lush scents are carpeting the grounds with vivid beauty this wildflower season, all thanks to above average rainfall in Mullewa and surrounding areas.

Celebrate Geraldton and the Midwest by attending this years' Sunshine festival, one of the longest running events in Australia!

GFEST Arts Spectacular is a unique arts and cultural festival set in Geraldton, 4 hours drive north of Perth. Celebrating its fourth year, evening events will be held in the magnificent de Parel Spiegeltent and Go-Go Garden.

News

Best in the West for Bright Stars
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Best in the West for Bright Stars

Bright Stars Family Day Care was yesterday announced the best service in Western Australia in the 2014 Excellence in Family Day Care Awards. The City of Greater Geraldton has owned and oper...

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Justice Minister misses crime forum but City gets some funding
Friday, September 19, 2014

Justice Minister misses crime forum but City gets some funding

Geraldton’s Community Crime Forum went ahead last Thursday minus the Federal Minister for Justice, Michael Keenan, who stepped off one plane in Geraldton and straight on another back t...

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Rangeway gets youthful makeover
Friday, September 19, 2014

Rangeway gets youthful makeover

There will be plenty of action in Rangeway next week when work starts on two makeover projects. Geraldton’s Arts and Cultural Development Council (ACDC) and local artist Shah Jackey wi...

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Queens Park Theatre turns GOLD
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Queens Park Theatre turns GOLD

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and the Queens Park Theatre has been turning GOLD every night to raise awareness in the Geraldton community. Go Gold Australia is a popular mov...

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City Budget 2014-15

In one of the tightest budgets the City of Greater Geraldton has had to bring in, Council has endorsed a rate increase of 4.3% on residential rates, a reduction of 0.9%, and an increase of only 3.6% on non-residential rates, equating to a reduction of 1.6% on the advertised proposed rate.

The increase in rates for an average residential property will be $1.27 per week.

The City worked with two Community Panels that reviewed the Council’s Capital Works Program and range and level of services. Their recommendations were accepted by Council and incorporated into the 2014-15 Budget.

Big ticket items that feature in the budget and are close to the hearts of many ratepayers include around $4.7 million addressing coastal erosion and beach protection; funding of $100,000 to investigate domestic recycling and $900,000 to undertake green waste processing, concrete crushing and the design of an integrated resource recovery centre.

And of course, one of the major infrastructure requirements – roads, footpaths and drains will get an injection of more than $5 million for upgrades.

Read the full coverage of the 2014-15 Budget here.