Geraldton

What is Geraldton known for?


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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 spaces


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spaces, public beaches, picnic areas, basketball court and shaded play areas. The project was completed in 2008. Geraldton is a regular port of call for luxury cruise ships with visits occurring approximately ten times per year. Volunteers, organised by the City of Greater Geraldton, greet visitors on arrival to provide information on activities and other assistance.

-recognized-their-hard-work work www.cg.gov.au publisher City of Greater Geraldton accessdate 26 February 2014 HMAS ''Sydney'' Memorial File:HMAS Sydney Memorial.jpg thumb left Memorial to is located on top of nearby Mount Scott.


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Kitesurfing Lessons with Kite West alt url http: www.kitewest.com.au email info@kitewest.com.au address lat long directions phone +61 4 49 021 784 tollfree fax hours price Varies content Kitesurfing, surfing or SUP lessons with Ben and Clem at KiteWest! KiteWest also do 4WD outback adventure tours. Buy Whilst not known as a shopping destination there are plenty of specialty stores to cater for every budget. Eat Great range of restaurants


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news accessdate 2012-06-22 work SLWA Online Catalogue publisher State Library of Western Australia The ''Midwest Times'' is published on Thursday and is issued free to residents and businesses in the Geraldton and the Midwest. Online "Everything Geraldton" is an online news and social media site with a focus on local news, events, community issues and community engagement. Notable residents *Edith Cowan (1861–1932), the first woman elected to an Australian Parliament, was born and raised at Glengarry Station *Patricia Gallaher OAM (1937-2014), regional librarian established the Randolph Stow award for young writers *Geoff Gallop (1951- ), 27th Premier of Western Australia *Xavier Herbert (1901–1984), Miles Franklin Award-winning writer, was born here *Chris Mainwaring (1965–2007), an Australian rules footballer, inaugural player for the West Coast Eagles (West Coast Eagles Football Club) *Doris Pilkington (1937-2014), author best known for her 1996 book Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence


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and research programmes through the Institute for Regional Development and the Centre of Excellence in Natural Resource Management. The UWA Rural Clinical School provides year-long rural placements for fifth-year medical students in Albany (Albany, Western Australia), Derby, Broome, Port Hedland, Karratha, Geraldton, Bunbury, Narrogin, Esperance, and Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. Additionally, the University is involved in the Combined Universities Centre for Rural Health in Geraldton. ***Newman (Newman, Western Australia) (Newman Airport) ***Geraldton (Geraldton Airport) ***Paraburdoo (Paraburdoo Airport) *Gawler, South Australia – Lieutenant-Colonel George Gawler *Geraldton, Western Australia – Charles Fitzgerald *Harvey, Western Australia – Sir John Harvey (John Harvey (governor)) RN DATE OF BIRTH 28 November 1935 PLACE OF BIRTH Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia DATE OF DEATH 29 May 2010 *Esperance (Esperance, Western Australia) *Geraldton (Mahomets (Mahomets Flats, Western Australia) Back Beach, Sunset Beach (Sunset Beach, Western Australia)) *Gnaraloo (Tombstones) **Kimberley, including Broome (Broome, Western Australia) and Kununurra (Kununurra, Western Australia); **Mid West, including Geraldton, Carnarvon (Carnarvon, Western Australia) and Exmouth (Exmouth, Western Australia); **Pilbara, including Port Hedland (Port Hedland, Western Australia) and Karratha (Karratha, Western Australia); *RAAF Marine Section Fremantle, Fremantle (Fremantle, Western Australia), Western Australia. *RAAF Marine Section Geraldton, Geraldton, Western Australia. *RAAF Marine Section Groote Island, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory. The year 1982, opened with ''Bagley'' operating in the western Indian Ocean and in the Arabian Sea. That deployment lasted until late January when she made a port visit to Mombasa, Kenya, before heading back to the Far East. On that journey, she took a very circuitous route, visiting the Australian port of Geraldton, Diego Garcia Island, and Penang in Malaysia, before returning to Subic Bay in mid-April. Late in April and early in May, ''Bagley'' took part in readiness exercises carried out near Guam in company with ''Constellation'', USS ''Midway'' (CV-41) (USS Midway (CV-41)) and USS ''Ranger'' (CV-61 (USS Ranger (CV-61)). At the conclusion of those evolutions on 8 May, the frigate set a course, via Hawaii, to the west coast and reentered San Diego on 23 May. After the customary month of post-deployment leave and upkeep, ''Bagley'' resumed normal training duty in California waters and remained so occupied for the rest of the year. *'''1871''' – Tasmania – Deloraine (Deloraine, Tasmania) to Launceston (Launceston, Tasmania) railway opened as broad gauge, converted to narrow gauge in 1888 *'''1879''' – Western Australia – narrow gauge Geraldton 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,


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news accessdate 2012-06-22 work SLWA Online Catalogue publisher State Library of Western Australia The ''Midwest Times'' is published on Thursday and is issued free to residents and businesses in the Geraldton and the Midwest. Online "Everything Geraldton" is an online news and social media site with a focus on local news, events, community issues and community engagement. Notable residents *Edith Cowan (1861–1932), the first woman elected


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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


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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


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Australia . The town of Geraldton was gazetted in 1850, also named after Governor Fitzgerald. Economy The economic output generated within Greater Geraldton, the local government area (Local government areas of Western Australia) incorporating Geraldton, is estimated at $5.072 billion. Greater Geraldton represents 47.65% of the $10.645 billion in output generated in Mid West Region and 1.01% of the $501.018 billion in output generated in Western Australia. ref

and Albany (Albany, Western Australia). A major redistribution in 2008, taking effect at the 2010 election (Australian federal election, 2010), saw it lose its northern half to the new seat of Durack (Division of Durack) whilst absorbing large parts of the former Kalgoorlie (Division of Kalgoorlie). As of 2010, it is centred on the Great Southern and Goldfields-Esperance regions of the state (while incorporating the southern Wheatbelt), with major population centres in Albany

incorporating the multiculturalism of both Geraldton and Australia *Indian - Sunset indian *Thai - Lemon Grass *Provincials has woodfire pizza and other Australian dishes. Drink The Freemasons Hotel having been voted best country pub in 2005 is a great watering hole for after work and great meals. Theme nights include Jukebox Saturday Night and Latin American Sundays occur sporadically throughout the year. *


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-recognized-their-hard-work work www.cg.gov.au publisher City of Greater Geraldton accessdate 26 February 2014 HMAS ''Sydney'' Memorial File:HMAS Sydney Memorial.jpg thumb left Memorial to is located on top of nearby Mount Scott.

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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