Dampier Palms and Hampton Oval Redevelopment
- Create a ‘destination’ foreshore of choice for residents and visitors;
- Cater for a wide range of activities including:
• Land and water-based activities;
• Community and/or commercial;
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?
The Dampier Foreshore Management Plan has been prepared to provide guidance for the management of human use impacts on the Dampier foreshore reserve in the City of Karratha. The Dampier foreshore area covered by this plan is currently subject to mining lease to Rio Tinto however steps are in place to amend the land tenure to recreation to be managed by the City of Karratha.
This project delivered a new public amenity structure at Searipple Road in Karratha.
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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:
This facility is licenced to accept waste from residential premises only.
The following waste CANNOT be accepted by this facility:
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.
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Tip Shop: 8am - 4pm Saturday and Sunday excluding Christmas Day, New Years Day and Good Friday.
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.
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.
If you observe a Fire/Bushfire anywhere please call Emergency Services by dialling 000.
Dial 000 for police, ambulance or fire
Dial 132 500 for State Emergency Service (SES)
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.
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.
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.
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.
Need to report a barking or dangerous dog? This page will help you do that.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
All sport and recreation clubs have an important role to play within the community and it is essential to ensure they are operating well now and in the future. Our Club Development Program assists community sporting groups within the City of Karratha with their continued development.
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.
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...
The Karratha City Council currently provides the maintenance of the Karratha Golf Course (fairway mowing, fertilising and watering) in conjunction with volunteer assistance 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 community members and visitors.
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.
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.
Got more waste than your general rubbish can handle? This page has all the info you need to solve that problem.