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.
Eyes on the prize for Cossack artists
Only days remain before winners are announced for Australia’s most unique and prestigious regional art prize, the Cossack Art Awards.
Directory ready for year ahead
Local residents can expect the latest version of the Business and Community Directory to arrive on their doorstep over the next few weeks.
Community to have say in precinct naming
A public process will be held to brainstorm potential names for the Karratha Arts and Community Precinct.
Town site mining not supported by Council
Council has maintained an opposing stance on an application the Department of Mines and Petroleum has received for mining exploration within the Karratha town site.
SAFE supported with extra funds
Local animals will be a little bit safer thanks to an increase of City of Karratha funding to Saving Animals from Euthanasia (SAFE).
New approach to see business boosted
Council’s business support funds are set for a shake up with a competitive grant process to replace long-term agreements with the Karratha and Districts Chamber of Commerce and Business Centre Pilbara.