Additional air routes pegged for 2018
Council will continue to drive negotiations with a preferred airline, further confirming its commitment to establishing both an international and an interstate flight option to and from Karratha Airport.
Parliamentary Inquiry into Regional airfares WA
A Parliamentary inquiry was held into the high cost of regional airfares this week with the Economics and Industry standing committee hearing concerns directly from community members.
Front of terminal now open
A security and carpark upgrade at Karratha Airport has been completed five weeks ahead of schedule with the new and improved space opening to the public this afternoon.
Training to respond
Bush Fire Brigades in the City of Karratha will receive expert training ahead of the summer season thanks to a new agreement with the Department of Fire and Emergency Services.
The training comes as part of a Memorandum
City settles on The Quarter
The City of Karratha has been successful in its bid for The Quarter with the investment set to become an additional sustainable income stream for Council.
Builders selected for Wickham hub and water playground
The Wickham Community Hub is a step closer to becoming a reality with Council selecting a preferred builder for the project.
International flights closer to becoming a reality
Karratha Airport passengers are a step closer to having a direct link to one of the world’s most connected travel hubs following a commitment by Council to advance contract negotiations with a trial of flights to Singapore.
City investment to generate greater returns for ratepayers
A portion of revenue generated by the proposed investment of The Quarter will be used to offset rates following a decision by Council to proceed with the purchase of the property.
Mosquito warning for residents and travellers heading north
The City of Karratha, in partnership with the Department of Health, is reminding travellers and residents of northern WA to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites.
Comedy fest brings night of laughs to Karratha
Tickets for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow are now on sale with four of the country’s top comedians and one international guest heading to the Karratha Leisureplex for a massive night of laughs and entertainment.