The Federal Government blindsided the McGowan Government with its decision to knock back the Asian Renewable Energy Hub, one of the world’s largest renewable hydrogen projects.
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Shire president Anthony Middleton said Local Government would be investing in security, including CCTV cameras and fence installation, to quell community concern but long term solutions were key.
Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service chief executive Robby Chibawe said community stakeholders needed to work collectively to address rising concerns about youth crime rates.
Players from Port Hedland, Newman and Karratha joined forces in representing the Pilbara Krocs, and made the journey down to Perth
The Hedland Blazers moved to third place on the ladder after tearing apart the Wickham Wolves in round eight of the North Pilbara Football League Women’s competition.
A rampant Wickham Wolves have given themselves some breathing space at second spot on the ladder with a 74-point win against the South Hedland Swans.
It was a tough, contested battle in the wet at Colin Matheson Oval on Saturday as the Port Hedland Rovers defeated the Karratha Kats 10.7 (67) to 7.5 (47) in round eight of the NPFL.
Karratha reigned supreme at the Netball North West Championships, defeating Broome by 27 points in an action-packed grand final on their way to a seniors’ clean sweep of the competition.
McCardle went 36 holes without a single bogey to finish with 14-under par and a total score of 130 at the Port Hedland Pro-Am Classic.
Nyamal woman Dr Tracy Westerman was awarded with an Order of Australia for her ground breaking work in Indigenous mental health.
Tonight’s evening of mediated discussions is expected to pose questions and concerns direct from locals about increasing youth crime in the community.
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.
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