Media releases


A bright future at new home of netball in Port Hedland

Nov 29, 2017, 3:46 PM

Local netballers will enjoy better facilities, with the official opening of the Port Hedland Netball Pavilion at Faye Gladstone…

Oyster trial off to a swimming start

Nov 24, 2017, 5:00 PM

Work has started on the Pilbara Rock Oyster Research and Development project with oyster collecting equipment deployed off the…

Innovative design process reaps rewards

Nov 14, 2017, 9:00 AM

Empowering Martu people by placing them at the centre of the design process for new public infrastructure has taken Martumili…

Pilbara's charm brings adventurer back

Oct 17, 2017, 11:39 PM

Just three years after winning the holiday of a lifetime to the Pilbara, My Pilbara Adventure inaugural competition winner…

Refurbished Day Centre opens in Newman

Oct 16, 2017, 4:34 PM

The new-look Newman Day Centre officially re-opened its doors on Tuesday 10 October, with a crowd of 70 people gathering to…

Commission welcomes appointment of new chairperson

Sep 5, 2017, 5:57 PM

The Pilbara Development Commission welcomes the new appointment of Mr Brendan Hammond as chairperson of the board, announced by…

Pilbara rents stabilising as market normalises

Sep 5, 2017, 5:30 PM

Property prices are showing signs of stabilising in the Pilbara, with the median house price in the City of Karratha lifting…

Study reveals solar could be the Pilbara’s next big energy export

Aug 29, 2017, 2:21 PM

The Pilbara Development Commission today welcomes the release of a Pre-Feasibility Study into exporting solar energy from the…

Pilbara rock oyster research trial gets underway

Aug 28, 2017, 8:45 PM

Establishing a commercial rock oyster industry, which would bring new jobs and stimulate economic activity to the Pilbara, is a…

Small business the focus for Port Hedland after hours

Aug 11, 2017, 11:34 PM

Economic development and growth was on the agenda at Business After Hours in Port Hedland on Wednesday 9 August. Hosted at YIC…

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