City Council disappointed at Water Police resourcing loss
The City of Karratha Council has expressed its disappointment at the announcement that WA Police resources will be withdrawn from the community when the North West Water Police, based in Dampier, will be shut down at the end of the month.
Cossack Art Awards Residency announced
Local Dampier artist, Monty Montgomery, will take up residence at Cossack for four weeks as part of the 2018 Cossack Art Awards.
Foreshore improvements move closer
Proposed works to improve amenity at Dampier foreshore will now take next steps with construction design and documentation to be finalised ahead of a call for tenders.
Waiting continues on Bay Village
The State Government is yet to hand down a decision on whether Woodside’s proposal for a 700-bed FIFO camp on the outskirts of Karratha will be allowed to go ahead.
Danny on the job for 40 years
A special presentation was held at 7 Mile Waste Facility in February to recognise long-time City of Karratha employee, Daniel Blanket.
Take-off dates closer for Brisbane, Singapore
Flights between Karratha, Brisbane and Singapore will soon be available for purchase with proposed dates for commencement of the service confirmed.
John Lally to receive Order of Australia
Former Deputy Mayor, John Lally, is to receive a Medal of the Order of Australia.
Australia Day highlights city’s finest
Australia Day festivities began with a celebration of community champions in the City of Karratha at the annual Australia Day Awards breakfast.
Camp land tenure not in line with Council vision
Council has reaffirmed its position on transient workforce accommodation, objecting to a proposal which could extend the life of temporary accommodation at Searipple Village.