Geraldton

What is Geraldton known for?


year range

Radio, Recreational Skippers Ticket and Restricted Coxswains. Primary and Secondary Schools and Colleges class "wikitable" - ! School !! Year Range !! Funding - Alendale Primary School K-7 Public - Beachlands Primary School K-7 Public - Bluff Point Primay School K-7 Public - Mt Tarcoola Primary School K-7 Public - Waggrakine Primary School K-7 Public - Geraldton Senior College 10–12 Public - John Willcock College


activities public

Government of Western Australia, Department of Fisheries. page 4 url http: www.fish.wa.gov.au Documents recreational_fishing fhpa abrolhos_islands_information_guide.pdf There is no accommodation or public facilities on the islands and tourists are permitted day visits only. Geraldton Foreshore and City Centre In 2007, the Geraldton foreshore area, previously an abandoned railway marshalling yard, was redeveloped and today hosts a playground with water activities, public green


brand

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and Northampton (Northampton, Western Australia) railway opened *'''1883''' – Railways of New South Wales and Victoria meet at Albury (Albury, New South Wales) Brand was eventually sent back to Australia for further treatment, arriving in August, and was discharged as medically unfit in April 1942. He was re-mobilised in September, as an instructor with the 7th Battalion, Volunteer Defence Corps (Volunteer Defence Corps (Australia)), in Geraldton and was promoted to Warrant Officer

in January 1943. With the war effort beginning to wind down, Brand was discharged from the army in January 1945. The preferred habitat is swampy areas near the coast across southern Australia, from the vicinity of Geraldton in Western Australia southwards to Esperance, and in the east in coastal Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia. ref name "floransw


radio national

Radio National – (6ABCRN 99.7 FM) – Speciality talk and music. *Triple J – (6JJJ 98.9 FM) – Music for young Australians (non-commercial, ABC affiliate) *ABC News Radio – (6PNN 101.3 FM) – Rolling News bulletins, news magazine programs and LIVE coverage from Federal Parliament House of Representatives. *ABC Classic FM – (6ABCFM 94.9 FM) – Classical and Jazz Music. *WAFM (WAFM (Australia)) (96.5FM) – Top 40 Music *The Spirit Network (Radio 6BAY FM 98.1 \ 1512 AM) – Classic Hits


online training

swimming facility managed by the City of Greater Geraldton. It has 50-metre and 25-metre pools, a leisure pool, a water slide and hydrotherapy facilities, with water polo and swimming squads and group fitness sessions. The Geraldton Digital Hub at 71 Marine Terrace provides free computer and online training for visitors


sporting talent

.cgg.wa.gov.au SouthTomi frames.asp?ID 1 work www.cgg.wa.gov.au publisher The City of Greater Geraldton accessdate 25 February 2014 Team Sports Geraldton has a number of resident sporting teams, including AFL, Basketball, Netball, Soccer and Roller Derby League. Geraldton is home to the Mid West Academy of Sport, a non-profit community organisation providing support to sporting talent (athletes, coaches, officials and administrators) throughout


local historical

established in 1958, is one of Australia's longest-running festivals. The festival takes place annually in October, celebrating the arrival of Spring and providing opportunities for residents and visitors to engage with local businesses and other organisations. The Goodness Sustainability and Innovation Festival is held each August in and around Geraldton and showcases and celebrates innovation and achievement towards sustainability in the Mid West. Beaches thumb left St Georges Beach (File:St Georges Beach.jpg) The main beaches in Geraldton are Tarcoola Beach, Back Beach


distinctive style

; people. Wajarri country is inland from Geraldton and extends as far south and west as Mullewa, north to Gascoyne Junction and east to Meekatharra. The Aboriginal people of the Murchison-Gascoyne region were instrumental in assisting early settlers in the area in identifying permanent water sources, and worked in the pearling, pastoral and fishing industries. Yamatji art is a distinctive style of painting, using thousands of dots of ochre and other earth-based pigments to create patterns


including water

Australia with a variety of activities available to visitors including water sports such as kitesurfing, windsurfing, Stand Up Paddlesurfing, kayaking, fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, boating and sailing. The Geraldton Visitor's Centrer in the Bill Sewell Complex, just north of the City centre on Chapman Road can provide additional information. Get in There is no current rail passenger service to Geraldton. By plane '''Geraldton airport (GET)''' is approximately 10km east of Geraldton. * Virgin Australia and QantasLink operate daily flights to and from Perth. By ship You could arrive in Geraldton via cargo ship or cruise liner. However that is the rarest mode of entry. Historically Geraldton was a stopping place for coastal steamers that would do the whole coastline of Western Australia. By car *By car you might take: - **Indian Ocean Drive -- (423km from Perth to Geraldton) This new road (completed in 2010) provides travellers between Perth and Geraldton a 30 minute shorter and more scenic route than the inland Brand Highway. From Perth, follow either Route 71 (coastal road) or Route 60 to Indian Ocean Drive along the coast to Dongara approximately 60km south of Geraldton where Indian Ocean Drive merges with the Brand Highway. Far less traffic, scenic coastal towns of Lancelin, Jurien Bay and Cervantes, ocean scenery and fewer large trucks on this route make for a more pleasant journey than the Brand Highway. **Brand Highway North from Perth (Perth (Western Australia)) for approximately 440km. It is the most direct route, with few towns along the route, however, the majority of the highway is only one lane in each direction, making overtaking of large trucks (B-Doubles, B-Triples and AB-Quads) Road Train extremely dangerous, particularly after dark. Overtaking after dark is not advised. **One older route coincides with the former Midland Railway line, travelling through Moora, Three Springs, Watheroo - old railway towns with shops and services. By bus TransWA operates a bus service between Perth and Geraldton, Limited local public buses run into and around Geraldton. Get around * '''By bus'''. Geraldton Bus Service runs every hour during daylight hours. * '''Walk''' Alternatively, you can use your feet, most of Geraldton is fairly flat and good for walking * '''By car'''. Car rental businesses including Avis and Hertz operate out of Geraldton. See There is a lot to see in Geraldton. * Maritime museum * The newly developed scenic Geraldton Foreshore in town with safe swimming beaches for everyone, cafes and retail shops nearby * Point Moore Lighthouse south of the city and nearby beaches (Beach at Point Moore for surf; Page's beach just north for flat water) * Back Beach, south of Point Moore for beginning surfers * HMAS Sydney Memorial * Houtman Abrolhos Islands - around 70km off the coast, day snorkelling and diving trips by boat, plane or helicopter. (day visits only) * Marine Terrace Markets (First and Last Sunday of the Month) * Saturday Markets 8-12 at Maitland Park * Sunday Markets at the Old Railway station on Chapman Road 8-12 Do *


service run

constructed—50 times more sensitive than any other radio instrument. Australia and southern Africa will each host different components of the SKA. Management of the facilities at the SKA is coordinated from the CSIRO offices and laboratories in Geraldton. Other The Australian Defence Satellite Communications Station (ADSCS) is located at Kojarena, inland near Geraldton. Transportation Geraldton has a public bus service run

Geraldton

'''Geraldton''' is a coastal city in the Mid West region (Mid West (Western Australia)) of Western Australia, located north of Perth.

At the 2011 census (Census in Australia#2011), Geraldton had a population of 35,749. Geraldton is the seat of government for the local government area (LGA), the City of Greater Geraldton, which also incorporates the town of Mullewa and large rural areas previously forming the shires of Greenough (Shire of Greenough) and Mullewa (Shire of Mullewa).

The city is home to the Port of Geraldton, http: www.gpa.wa.gov.au a major west coast seaport. Geraldton is an important service and logistics centre for regional mining, fishing, Western Rock Lobster, wheat, sheep and tourism industries. The Geraldton CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) facility provides support services to the Square Kilometre Array project located 315 km northeast of Geraldton. The Australian Army 2nd Division (2nd Division (Australia)), 13th Brigade Reserve Response Force (13th Brigade (Australia)) maintains a presence and depot in central Geraldton. Geraldton has a Sister City relationship with Zhejiang, China.

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