Bushfire brigade to improve fire response
A dedicated Bush Fire Brigade is proposed to be established and run by the City of Karratha to focus on responding to fires outside of the Karratha town site.
New youth initiative to grow skills
A ten-week program run by the City of Karratha Youth Services Team at The Youth Shed and the Safer Communities Partnership will see young men in the region learn the basics of bike mechanics.
Kerbside recycling service for City residents
Kerbside recycling will be added to household waste collection services across the City of Karratha in the new year.
Beachin’ upgrade for Dampier foreshore
A revitalized beachfront with new public facilities and movie screen has been unveiled following the completion of the first stage of Dampier foreshore enhancement works.
Visitor services to be revamped
Negotiations will be held with the Karratha Visitors Centre to determine the scope of visitor services to be delivered in the City of Karratha over the next two years.
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.
Pilbara Universities Centre to progress with Council support
A plan to bring a supported distance university centre to Karratha will move to the next stage of planning following a successful feasibility study.
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.