Unemployment figures in WA’s north west have fallen to some of their lowest levels in half a decade as the region continues to grapple with a worker shortage.
Upgrades will take place between June 18 and July 2 as part of the Town’s commitment to improving accessibility across major play areas, parks and gardens.
NSW-based company Kaunitz Yeung Architecture designed the Newman facility last year with a focus on community ownership and involving local Aboriginal people.
The Town received funding for the roads as part of the WA Main Roads commodity routes fund to support the Wedgefield masterplan.
Written and directed by Nyal Nyal and Yawaru woman Jub Clerc, is based on her life growing up in the Pilbara and Kimberley.
The awardee will receive a $40,000 per annum financial support package to support studies at any Western Australian university.
Under a new landfill establishment reserve, the Town of Port Hedland aims to close the existing facility.
Pilbara Community Legal Service migrant support worker Victoria Malyk said though Port Hedland was a tough place to live, support existed for those who wanted to settle down and find work.
Fifteen school students have joined forces with Aboriginal leaders and their teachers to transform 2D Indigenous artworks into a 3D virtual reality art galley.
The $250,000 project was completed last month and includes an architecturally designed winged shade structure, a swing set, excavator, slide, balance platforms and climbing course.
The Danjoo Koorliny Walking Together project visited Roebourne and Port Hedland for a four-day tour and workshop on May 28.
The Shire of East Pilbara has incorporated Aboriginal artwork into its brand as part of a creative initiative highlighting the region’s culture.
The long-awaited foreshore plan will include changes to beach access pathways to mitigate the impacts of climate change on the Port Hedland coast line.
Opposition Leader Mia Davis said the party wanted to put the issue on the table ahead of the WA budget to ensure a “once in a lifetime” opportunity.
Opposition leader Mia Davies said though it was a “good move” for the Government to start offering Pfizer vaccines to the over 30s, a comprehensive plan was needed.
Spinifex Hill Studio creative Maywokka Chapman claimed the jury prize patron’s award last weekend as crowds enjoyed a Pilbara-first arts showcase.
Hedland Well Women’s centre celebrates 30 years of supporting vulnerable women who continue to grapple with limited access to health care and gender and racial inequity.
Pudney, 36, appeared in South Hedland District Court on Monday charged with possessing child exploitation material and using a mobile phone to access child pornography.
Port Hedland Netball Association’s Stacey Jansen is confident her team can mix it with the fancied Karratha and Broome sides at this weekend’s North West Netball Regional Championships.
It was a huge day at the Port Hedland Turf Club on Sunday for trainer Darryn Pateman and jockey Jessica Gray as they took home first prize in three races and finished second in another two.
An Auskick clinic took place on June 1 at Kevin Scott Oval, with South Hedland Swans and Port Hedland Rovers’ players helping out the aspiring junior footballers.
A remarkable five-goal performance from Steele Viti propelled the South Hedland Swans to a 16.19 (115) to 8.7 (55) victory over the Karratha Falcons at Kevin Scott Oval on Saturday.
Port Hedland hometown hero Bohdi Gregs dominated round two of the BMX North West Super Series on Saturday as he finished first in two races in front of a packed house.
The Wolves showed their claws after the bye, crushing the Port Hedland Rovers by 39 points on the back of Nelson Ansey’s four-goal haul.
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