Scheme supports business improvements
A number of activities designed to support local businesses have gained funding through the City of Karratha’s Business Development Support Grants.
Successful events continue in 2017
Council’s Major Events Sponsorship Scheme will continue to create a vibrant events calendar through this financial year, continuing two much-loved events.
A hypnotising Red Earth Arts Festival
Four nationally renowned comedians and an international stage hypnotist will have you in tears of laughter this Red Earth Arts Festival.
Perth Symphony Orchestra brings new spin for REAF
The string section of the Perth Symphony Orchestra will be a Red Earth Arts Festival highlight when they perform in Karratha for the first time later this month.
REAF launches with Sharpe street party
Sharpe Avenue will be closed to traffic and open to market stalls and entertainers on Friday 16 September for the launch of Red Earth Arts Festival 2016.
Burns to reduce fire risk
Controlled burns will get underway this week to reduce the risk of bushfire in the City over the coming summer period.
City strong-armed over health campus zoning
The City of Karratha has been forced by the WA Planning Commission to overturn a zoning recommendation which would provide flexibility to Western Australian Country Health Service (WACHS) for future development opportunities and activities at the Karratha Health Campus site.
New scheme funds business development
Over $60,000 in grant funding has been awarded to the Karratha and Districts Chamber of Commerce and Industry to deliver a series of projects aimed at enhancing local businesses.
Sound budget brings progress
Supporting local businesses, community safety initiatives and progression of vital infrastructure projects are the focal points of the 2016/2017 City of Karratha budget.