Jam-packed Australia Day
The City of Karratha is gearing up for a big Australia Day with a host of activities planned to recognise community champions, welcome new citizens to the community and celebrate our great nation.
Karratha community rejects camp proposal
City of Karratha residents have overwhelmingly rejected a Woodside proposal to build a 700-bed camp for its workers, including long-term operational staff.
Wickham Hub gets underway
Construction is underway on a $16 million new community hub in Wickham with the first sod of soil turned on site this week.
City of Karratha secures international and East Coast flights
A new regular flight service connecting the City of Karratha with Singapore and Brisbane will be available from mid-2018 following a Council decision to enter an agreement with Jetgo Australia.
Walkington Award winner announced
Karratha High School student Liam Payne has received the highly prestigious Walkington Award for his academic success and generous community service.
City Centre works update
A new roundabout will be installed at the intersection of Sharpe Avenue and Welcome Road this month, ahead of the opening of the Red Earth Arts Precinct next year.
Council thanks outgoing Councillors
With a new Council sworn in following the 2017 Local Government Elections, the City of Karratha will officially thank and farewell five outgoing Councillors this month, who take with them a combined service of more than 30 years.
FIFO camp to jeopardise local jobs and economy
A Woodside proposal to build a 700-bed FIFO camp on the outskirts of Karratha will have significant negative impacts to the local economy an economic impact report has found.
Council Election Results
A new-look City of Karratha Council was officially sworn in at a Special Council Meeting on Monday 23 October following the 2017 Local Government Elections held over the weekend.
City of Karratha batonbearers prepare to share the dream of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) has announced the batonbearers who will carry the Queen’s Baton during the 100-day countdown to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).