City of Karratha

Residents

Dampier Palms & Hampton Oval Redevelopment

Project Cost
Approx $11,700,000

Start Date

Project design 2017/18 financial year
Construction TBC funding 2018/19 financial year


Project Overview

Read More

Public Interest Disclosure

What is a Public Interest Disclosure?

In order to be covered by the PID Act, the disclosure must relate to information that would be a matter of public interest and tend to show wrongdoing by a public authority, an officer or a contractor when performing a public function. A disclosure is more than a general complaint about dissatisfaction with a product or service or a decision by government, and it is more than a personal grievance that can be resolved by agreement between parties. 


What are types of wrongdoing?

Read More

Dampier Foreshore Works - Stage 1

Stage 1 of these works includes Shark Cage Beach and Hampton Oval Movie Screen

Project Cost
$2,000,000 total
$796,895 – Rio Tinto
$1,203,105 - Council

Start Date
Completed

Read More

Karratha Foreshore Works – Stage 1 Searipple Road

The project is to construct a new public amenity structure at Searipple Road, Karratha.

Read More

Strategic Community Plan 2012-2022

Take a look at our Strategic Community Plan 2012-2022 here

Read More

Draft Strategic Community Plan 2016 Outcomes and Responses

Have your say!

Read More

ABC Radio Frequencies

ABC Radio National

 

Roebourne, Western Australia

107.5 FM (6ABCRN)

Dampier, Western Australia

107.9 FM (6ABCRN)

Karratha, Western Australia

100.9 FM (6ABCRN)

Read More

Emergency Phone Numbers

Dial 000 for life threatening emergencies

Dial 132 500 for State Emergency Service (SES) assistance

Read More

Seven Mile Waste Facility Tip Shop

Reusing household items helps to conserve raw materials, reduces energy costs of producing new replacements and extends the life of the landfill.

City of Karratha residents can bring a wide range of reusable goods to the shop, including:

Read More

ROEBOURNE/ WICKHAM WASTE TRANSFER STATION

This facility is licenced to accept waste from residential premises only.

The following waste CANNOT be accepted by this facility:

Read More

KARRATHA 7 MILE WASTE FACILITY & TRANSFER STATION

The 7 Mile Waste Facility is approximately 10km from Karratha and is located on Exploration Drive, Gap Ridge LIA. The turn-off to the Waste Facility is from Dampier Road and is signposted.

OPERATING HOURS:

Residents: 7am - 4:30pm every day excluding Christmas Day, New Years Day and Good Friday when the site is closed.

Commercial:  7am - 4.30pm Monday to Saturday excluding Christmas Day, New Years Day and Good Friday when the site is closed.

Read More

Storm Surge

A new storm surge policy incorporating the latest data and modelling will give clarity to those property owners within higher storm surge risk areas about what is now required should they wish to build a new dwelling or extend the current one.

Read More

Number plates

Special series City of Karratha number plates offering a choice of up to four digits are now available.  Apart from looking great, the plates contribute to a sense of identity and promote your city wherever you travel.

Read More

FeNaClNG Festival

Lions FeNaClNG Festival will be held on 
Sat 4 August and Sun 5 August 2018
9:30am to 11pm | Bulgarra Oval - Karratha

Read More

Local Fire Information

If you observe a Fire/Bushfire anywhere please call Emergency Services by dialling 000. 

Read More

Cyclones, Fires & Emergency Plans

Dial 000 for police, ambulance or fire

Dial 132 500 for State Emergency Service (SES)

Read More

Information for Pet Owners in Emergencies

During cyclones or other natural disasters remember that your animals are your responsibility. Plan ahead to be prepared. Better planning ensures better safety and improved welfare for your animals, avoiding unnecessary danger and anxiety.

Read More

Cyclone Community Alerts

Follow the below procedures and you can safely ride out a cyclone.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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 6months of age must be sterilised, microchipped and registered.  Find out about cat control, getting a cat rego / registration and more below.

Read More

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. 

Read More

Barking or Dangerous Dogs

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

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

Pay My Rates

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

Read More

The Youth Shed

 The Youth Shed – Dedicated Youth Space, a performing arts area, skate park, and ample car parking. The Youth Shed is located on the corner of Hillview and Balmoral Rd.

Read More

Walkington Award

The Walkington Award commemorates the service of the late Dr.Al Walkington, Foundation Director of the Karratha College (now Pilbara Institute). The aim of the award, currently valued at $5,000 is to encourage students to continue either full-time or part-time studies at a recognised educational institution.

Read More

Public Holidays

Can't wait for your next day off? Here is a listing of all the public holidays, so you can start day dreaming, or planning around them.

Read More

FUTURECLUBS

All Sport and Recreation Clubs have an important role to play within the community and it is essential to make sure they are operating well now and in the future. The Club Development Program will assist community sporting groups within the City of Karratha with their continued development.

Read More

Get a Dreamer’s Hill Permit

Looking to sell your car, bike or boat on Dreamer's Hill? You will need to organise a Dreamer's Hill permit first. Below is all the info you need to do this.

Read More

Community Grants and Funding

The aim of community grants and funding is to offer not for profit community, sporting, cultural, service groups, associations and individuals that are based within the City of Karratha, financial assistance to foster high quality programs, community events, facilities and services that provide a return benefit to the community.

Read More

Community Safety

 


The Safer Communities Partnership community safety survey is now open. Let us know what issues you think are most important when it comes to community safety in our City and not only will you be helping us plan for the future but you'll also go in the draw to win 1 of 4 $250 fuel vouchers!

Read More

Citizenship Information

The City of Karratha hosts Australian citizenship ceremonies throughout the year, in particular on days of significance to Australia such as Australia Day (26 January) and Australian Citizenship Day (17 September). Find out all you need to know about becoming a citizen here...

Read More

Karratha Golf Course Redevelopment

The Karratha City Council currently provides the maintenance of the Karratha Golf Course (fairway mowing, fertilising and watering) in conjunction with volunteer help from the members of the Karratha Golf Club (KGC) and Karratha Country Club (KCC). The course is a public course with casual use available for members of the public. 

Read More

Rubbish Bin Service

Always relying on the neighbours to know when your bins should be out? Check this rubbish collection page and you'll always be in the know.

Read More

Residential Waste Fees and Charges

Want to know the costs for waste facilities and desponsal of contaminated waste - look below and you will find all you need. If you would prefer to talk to someone though, call us on 08 9186 8555 during office hours.

Read More

Waste Services Facilities

Got more waste than your general rubbish can handle? This page has all the info you need to solve that problem.

Read More

Keeping our community clean

The City of Karratha is home to some of the most remarkable land areas in the world including ancient sites and historic settlements.

So it makes sense to keep it looking clean.

Read More

Community Bus

As of 1 January 2017, the Public Transport Authority is operating a TransKarratha bus service throughout the City of Karratha.

Read More