Expressions sought for visitor services
Providing stability to operators and getting the best value for money are the focus of an expression of interest process for the operation of Visitor Services in the City of Karratha.
Tourism boosted through grants
The first three recipients of the City of Karratha’s new Tourism Business Grant Scheme will receive funds to assist with the promotion of their businesses and the region.
China ties grow stronger
Business, education, and cultural links have been forged and strengthened between the City of Karratha and China on a recent Council delegation.
City welcomes higher education push for the Pilbara
The City of Karratha has welcomed moves to explore the feasibility of a centralised university model in Karratha and is encouraging residents to have their say on tertiary education opportunities in the Pilbara.
City urges residents to report crime
The City of Karratha is reminding residents to report crime and disruptive behaviour to help keep the City safe and clean for our community and visitors.
City to negotiate Cossack heritage sites with State
The Cossack Heritage Precinct will be a subject of negotiation between State Government and the City of Karratha as the lease for the buildings draws to a close.
Rate rise proposed in line with CPI
Strong financial management and reductions in expenditure have helped the City of Karratha to propose a 1.7 per cent rate increase for residential, commercial and industrial properties for the 2016/17 financial year.
Wickham Bistro set for a revamp
The Wickham Bistro is a poised for a spruce up with Rambla Bar Pty Ltd, who are associated with Karratha’s Blanche Bar to take over management and operations of the facility on behalf of the City of Karratha.
Leisureplex gym set for enhancements
The Karratha Leisureplex gym is set to be expanded following an extensive review of facility patronage and options for facility improvements.