City welcomes Balla Balla Iron State Agreement
A new iron ore mine, port and rail project near Whim Creek with the potential to create thousands of jobs has been welcomed by the City of Karratha.
Camping plan for islands
A beach on the northern end of East Lewis Island has been identified as a potential camping ground on the Dampier Archipelago.
City to investigate homemaker investment
A business case will be developed to assess the potential for City involvement in making the Gap Ridge Homemaker Centre a reality.
Quarterly grant recipients recognised
A total of 29 community groups and sports clubs attended a presentation evening last night to celebrate their success in the recent August and October quarterly grant scheme funding rounds.
Karratha Airport scoops prize for terminal redevelopment
Karratha Airport won big at the Australian Airport Association Industry Awards held in Canberra last night, awarded the Innovation and Excellence Award for infrastructure development.
International flights on the horizon
Tenders for a direct flight between Karratha Airport and Singapore are set to be called following an expression of interest process held by the City of Karratha.
Council christens new Precinct
Red Earth Arts Precinct will be the official name for the Arts and Community Precinct currently under construction in Karratha.
Savings fund new projects
The first quarterly budget review of the 16/17 financial year has resulted in over $800,000 of new projects being funded as well as a surplus of $300,000 being carried forward.
Community sports awards honour local greats
Local sporting greats gathered at the Karratha Leisureplex on Friday night to celebrate the achievements of local clubs and codes at the fifth annual FUTURECLUBS Community Sports Awards.
Council adopts revitalisation plan
Plans to improve the long term development potential, liveability, connectivity and amenity in Karratha’s most established suburbs continue to move forward with Council adopting the Karratha Revitalisation Strategy at the October Council Meeting last Monday night.