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Geraldton maritime family
Posted September 9, 2019 Geraldton maritime family

Discover the history of one of Geraldton's oldest maritime families.

Managing the impact on our environment for a sustainable future
Posted August 13, 2019 Managing the impact on our environment for a sustainable future

As trade continues to grow through the Port of Geraldton, the careful management of dust emissions remains a crucial pillar in the future sustainability of our operations.

New life given to walkway timbers
Posted July 1, 2019 New life given to walkway timbers

When Mid West Ports Authority upgraded part of the Geraldton Fishing Boat Harbour last year, dozens of timber piles were destined for the skip bin. Determined to salvage part of Geraldton’s history and promote sustainable practices, MWPA set out to give the dilapidated wood a new lease on life.

Leeuwin sets sail
Posted June 26, 2019 Leeuwin sets sail

MWPA partnered with local organisations to support students to set sail on a week-long Leeuwin adventure.

Community Spirit Award
Posted June 24, 2019 Community Spirit Award

Mid West Ports Authority were announced as the winner of the Community Spirit Award during the 24th annual Mid West Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business Excellence Awards.

Outside The Locker Room
Posted June 4, 2019 Outside The Locker Room

With the support of Mid West Ports Authority, AFL legends Robert DiPierdomenico and Jake Edwards will deliver the ‘Outside The Locker Room’ mental health program during a free community event in Geraldton on July 4.

National Reconciliation Week
Posted May 31, 2019 National Reconciliation Week

Mid West Ports Authority recognised National Reconciliation Week by chatting to their staff about what the annual event means to them,

First meeting of the Stakeholder Engagement Committee
Posted May 31, 2019 First meeting of the Stakeholder Engagement Committee

To promote information-sharing and consultation, Mid West Ports Authority hosted our first Stakeholder Engagement Committee meeting in May.

Story of the Port of Geraldton's first Safety Officer
Posted April 5, 2019 Story of the Port of Geraldton's first Safety Officer

Spike Jones shares his story on how a career with the Royal Australian Navy led to becoming the Port of Geraldton's first Safety officer.

Highlights of our last cruise season
Posted April 5, 2019 Highlights of our last cruise season

The cruise season begins in the warmer months for the Port of Geraldton as passengers look to escape the northern winters.

Mid West Ports Authority Emergency Response Exercise
Posted April 3, 2019 Mid West Ports Authority Emergency Response Exercise

Mid West Ports Authority tested their readiness to respond to a fuel pollution incident in local waters last week after conducting an emergency response training exercise.

Stakeholder Consultation Committee
Posted March 20, 2019 Stakeholder Consultation Committee

Community nominations are sought for the Mid West Ports Authority Stakeholder Consultation Committee.

Port celebrate 50th anniversary
Posted March 18, 2019 Port celebrate 50th anniversary

Over 1500 people were given an insight into the Port of Geraldton’s operations on Sunday as the Mid West Ports Authority hosted its annual Community Open Day.

National Biosecurity Award
Posted March 7, 2019 National Biosecurity Award

WA Ports take out top prize for environmental excellence

Mid West Ports Community Open Day
Posted February 28, 2019 Mid West Ports Community Open Day

Mid West Ports Authority is turning 50 and to celebrate will host a Community Open Day on Sunday, March 17.

Port of Geraldton welcomes Silver Muse
Posted February 27, 2019 Port of Geraldton welcomes Silver Muse

Mid West Ports Authority will welcome the Silver Muse to berth 3 on Monday.

Lives Beach closed to community access
Posted February 11, 2019 Lives Beach closed to community access

Lives Beach inside the Geraldton Fishing Boat Harbour has been closed to public access to make way for sand nourishment works due to begin shortly.

Port of Geraldton welcomes Royal Australian Navy
Posted January 25, 2019 Port of Geraldton welcomes Royal Australian Navy

A Royal Australian Navy submarine will arrive in the Port of Geraldton on Australia Day.

Safety reminder for “Lives beach”
Posted January 18, 2019 Safety reminder for “Lives beach”

The Geraldton community are being urged to be mindful of their safety in the area nicknamed “Lives Beach”.

Red carpet welcome for first overnight cruise ship
Posted December 19, 2018 Red carpet welcome for first overnight cruise ship

A maintenance workshop in the Port of Geraldton was transformed in to a pop-up cruise terminal on Monday night to welcome the arrival of the region's first overnight cruise ship.

Geraldton Port welcomes first overnight cruise ship
Posted November 30, 2018 Geraldton Port welcomes first overnight cruise ship

In a joint initiative by MWPA and the City of Greater Geraldton, the Azamara Quest will make its inaugural call to Geraldton Port on December 17.

MWPA go pink for breast cancer awareness
Posted November 6, 2018 MWPA go pink for breast cancer awareness

Mid West Ports Authority traded in their orange and blue PPE for a splash of pink.

Beresford Foreshore
Posted October 29, 2018 Beresford Foreshore

Mid West Ports Authority were thrilled to support the development of the Beresford Foreshore.

Golden Gecko Award for Environmental Excellence
Posted October 26, 2018 Golden Gecko Award for Environmental Excellence

Mid West Ports were part of a collaboration of organisations who recently won a Golden Gecko Award.

Project takes next step
Posted October 23, 2018 Project takes next step

The Geraldton Port Master Planning Project has now entered stage two.

Temporary move to new offices
Posted August 27, 2018 Temporary move to new offices

Mid West Ports Authority are planning a temporary move to 5 Chapman Road, Geraldton.

Port appoint new CEO
Posted August 15, 2018 Port appoint new CEO

Mid West Ports Authority is excited to announce the position of Chief Executive Officer has been filled by Dr Rochelle Macdonald.

Port Farewells Mick Price
Posted July 10, 2018 Port Farewells Mick Price

After almost a 50-year career spent down by the wharfs of Geraldton Port, crane operator Mick Price hung-up his hard hat for the final time on Friday.

Port Tour Day
Posted July 2, 2018 Port Tour Day

MWPA were joined by almost 1000 members of the community during the Geraldton Port Tour Day.

Port appoints project consultant
Posted June 7, 2018 Port appoints project consultant

MWPA recently appointed a project consultant for the Geraldton Port Master Planning Project.

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