With diversity of coastal towns such as Dampier and Point Samson, along with the inland communities of Wickham, Roebourne, Karratha and Cossack, there is a wide array of natural flora and fauna in our region.
Amazing fauna include the euro and red kangaroo, bungarra, sea turtle and dolphin, while some of the most colourful flora include the mulla-mulla, Sturt's desert pea, the wattle and orange cockroach bush.
With one amazing backyard, its integral we all work together to ensure it remains beautiful for many years to come.
One of the simplest and easiest ways to protect the environment is to ensure you correctly dispose of rubbish.
Littering is not only detrimental to the ecosystem; it also ruins the overall presentation of all the communities.
You can help keep the community free of rubbish and beautiful for many to enjoy by following these important steps:
Ensure your rubbish is always put in bins and is secure;
Don't put commercial or domestic waste in public bins;
Make sure all loads on trailers, trucks and utes are covered and secured;
Take any extra rubbish to the tip;
Report abandoned vehicles and shopping trolleys; and
Ensure building site waste doesn't affect your neighbours.
As part of our anti-litter policy, an infringement notice can be issued for littering or illegal dumping.
The City of Karratha has a Dob in a Dumper program to highlight the problems of littering in the community. This form is available by clicking here. If you see someone littering or dumping, please complete this form.
Alternatively, you can report littering or illegal dumping by contacting Ranger Services on 9186 8555. It will greatly assist in taking the appropriate actions if you have the following information handy:
Person's name and address (if known);
Vehicle description- make, model, colour and registration number;
Date, time and location of alleged offence;
Type of litter;
Exact location of unsightly area.
Thank you for keeping our community beautiful and litter free.