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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:

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

The following waste CANNOT be accepted by this facility:

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


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

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

Tip Shop: 8am - 4pm Friday to Sunday excluding Christmas Day, New Years Day and Good Friday.

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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.

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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.

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FeNaClNG Festival

Lions FeNaClNG Festival will be held on 
Sat 3 August and Sun 4 August 2019
9:30am to 11pm | Bulgarra Oval - Karratha

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Local Fire Information

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

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Cyclones, fires and emergency plans

Dial 000 for police, ambulance or fire

Dial 132 500 for State Emergency Service (SES)

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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.

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Cyclone Information & Preparation

Cyclone season extends from 1 November to 30 April. When a cyclone approaches, it is imperative residents monitor local radio and television for the latest cyclone information.

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