China trip forges stronger relationships for trade and education
A productive meeting with senior executives from Baosteel has capped off a highly successful delegation from the City of Karratha to China.
The meeting covered issues including the cost of doing business in the Pilbara, native title and environmental approvals for Baosteel’s investment.
City of Karratha Deputy Mayor John Lally said the meeting highlighted the importance of international engagement to continue to build the local economy.
Paving the way for better access to Hearson Cove
Access to one of the City of Karratha’s tourist hot spots is set to vastly improve with the commencement of road sealing works along the vital link to the popular Hearson Cove on the Burrup Peninsula.
Signs of improvement for Yaburara trail
New entry statements, improved directional signage and interactive mapping have been installed as part of the first stage of repair works for the Yaburara Heritage Trail to improve user experience and maintain its heritage significance.
Sun sets on another year of art at Cossack
After three weeks of public exhibition and programming, more than 7500 patrons from as far as America and Europe and nearly $100,000 in artwork sales, the 2014 Cossack Art Awards have drawn to a close.
Flexible options for PUPP payments
Property owners are being reminded to call the City of Karratha to discuss payment options for the Pilbara Underground Power Project charge prior to the due date of August 25.
Master plan shapes Roebourne’s future
Draft plans for the future development and revitalisation of Roebourne that will help guide growth and uphold the town’s rich history are open for public comment.
Cut cost locks for City motorbike owners
Heavy duty locks are being offered to City of Karratha motorbike owners at a third of the recommended retail price in an effort to encourage more people to lock up their vehicles.
Pilbara artists shine bright in Australia’s top regional art prize
More than $100,000 was awarded on Saturday, 19 July 2014 at the nation’s richest regional art prize with a record 330 artists vying for top honors at the prestigious Cossack Art Awards.
Budget heralds new era
A focus on delivering the standard range of services found in major regional cities is the hallmark of the City of Karratha’s inaugural budget.