City of Karratha

Residents

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

If you don’t find what you are after straight away, just start typing what you want in the search box.

Cat registration

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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Registering your dog

All dogs three months of age or older must be registered and microchipped, as stated in the Dog Act 1976. The penalty for not registering your dog is a $200 fine. Dog Registrations expire 31 October every year, unless you opt for a lifetime registration. Find out how to register your dog below.
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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

A dedicated youth space for 11-18 year olds. The Youth Shed offers youth access to table tennis, computers, gaming stations and a pool table free of charge! Check out our program posters to see what’s on. For more information: (08) 9186 8687.
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Libraries

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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Walkington Award

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

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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.

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