City of Karratha


This section will help you do more online. Pay your rates, register your pets, buy tickets and lots of other stuff.

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Cyclone Information & Preparation

Cyclone season extends from 1 November to 30 April. When a cyclone approaches you should listen to your local radio station or monitor your television for cyclone information.

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Local SES Units

Membership of the State Emergency Service within the City of Karratha is made up exclusively of volunteer personnel. Members are community minded men and women who are on call 24 hours a day. All members are highly trained and prepared for the various emergencies with which it may become involved.

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Cat Control

Owning a cat in the City of Karratha comes with basic responsibilities that should be followed at all times.  The Cat Act 2011 is in full effect, which means all cats older than 6 months of age must be sterilised, micro-chipped and registered.  Find out about cat control, getting a cat registration and more below.

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Register My Dog

It is an offence not to register your dog and you could be issued with a significant on-the-spot fine for failing to do so. 

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Barking or Dangerous Dogs

Need to report a barking or dangerous dog? This page will help you do that.

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Dog Attacks

A dog attack is a very serious offence. In the event that your dog does attack a person or other animal you will be held responsible, even if you were not there at the time, including dog exercise areas.

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Impounded Dogs

If your dog is missing, it may have been picked up by a Ranger and taken to the City's Animal Pound Facility. Impounded dogs may be claimed by appointment Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am - 4pm or Thursday 9am - 5pm.

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Pay my rates

Paying your rates is now online and it's easy. Just click on the "Pay my rates" link below. You will be directed to our BPoint payment portal where you can enter your information and pay your rates.

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The Youth Shed

The Youth Shed is a Karratha-based dedicated youth space for 11-18 year olds. The Youth Shed offers youth free access to table tennis, computers, gaming stations and a pool table along with exciting and educational in term and school holiday programs.
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The City of Karratha is home to four libraries and has an exceptional catalogue of books, magazines, local history and visual resources. Each of our libraries also hosts fantastic events throughout the year from author chats to science workshops for the kids. To sign up to our libraries, learn more about what we offer or get in touch with the team click on the buttons below...
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