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Ecotourism Workshop A Real Hit With Locals

Community members packed The Hive earlier this month to hear from experts and have their say about the future of ecotourism at the Houtman Abrolhos Islands. Attendees heard from international tourism expert, Associate Professor David Newsome who shared his knowledge about adequate protected area management and sustainable nature based tourism at seabird breeding sites.  Whilst […]

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Connecting Youths in the Coworking Community

Last week, youths from Training Alliance Group Geraldton joined Pollinators coworkers for a unique networking experience. The group undertaking an Employment Skills Course wanted to connect more with individuals in the community, and network with people they otherwise wouldn’t get the chance to meet. Around a feast of fish and chips on the Geraldton Foreshore, […]

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After Dark In Ancient Rome!

After a sell-out “Scitech After Dark” event in 2017, Scinapse brings you After Dark in Ancient Rome at the Museum of Geraldton on Thursday March 28th. Come and immerse yourself in the new Ancient Rome: The Empire that Shaped the World Touring Exhibition of incredible machines, art and technology. With artefacts, models, catapults, frescoes, armour, weapons, busts, and much more, […]

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Sweet Orange Productions – Venture Profile

What is your venture? Sweet Orange Production is a theming and events company specialising in Tropical, Rustic & Nautical themes. We also do weddings, offering the whole package as a celebrant, wedding DJ and of course all the rustic/vintage wedding furniture, lights and gear you need to make your day look amazing! Also, as approved […]

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Geraldton’s Botanical Garden gets the go-ahead!

Friends of Geraldton Gardens Inc. (FROGGs for short) recently got the go-ahead they were after to start Stage 1 of the Geraldton Botanical Gardens project. Pollinators have been supporting FROGGs on their journey to develop a Botanical Garden at Maitland Park in Geraldton’s CBD, similar to Kings Park but on a much smaller scale. Pollinators […]

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Soup Rallies in the Community Troops

On Friday the 22nd of June, CityHive was packed with members, coworkers and the general public for what was an anticipated evening… GeroSoup is an innovative event that crowdfunds support for local innovations and ideas that benefit the wider community. On the night there were four ventures pitched. Every person in the room not only […]

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The Geraldton Project – Venture Profile

What is your venture? The Geraldton Project is a not-for-profit community strengthening organisation. We are part of the North Midlands Project which was incorporated in 2015. What’s your focus for the next 3 months? Enhancing the quality of life, health and well-being of people living in regional Western Australia through culture, arts, heritage and education. […]

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Looking to Invest in the Midwest?..

Geraldton lies at the heart of a region with a diverse economy and many opportunities for agriculture, aquaculture, mining, tourism, manufacturing and infrastructure opportunities. Centrally located between Perth and Broome, in western Australia, the region has the potential to be a home for projects that build on existing strengths, as well as new and innovative enterprises. With […]

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Laneway Revitalisation – Have your say

Join representatives of CBD Property Trust and Pollinators to dream up plans for a revitalised laneway outside CityHive. The redevelopment of the old Lotteries House building on Marine Terrace has presented the opportunity to transform the current construction site into a funky, functional space for West End patrons and residents. Join us for this Swarm […]

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Mapping future for innovation hubs

A group of can-do Mid West collaborators are planning the future of innovation hubs and spaces in Geraldton. The group of influencers, creatives, business leaders and entrepreneurs will meet at Pollinators’ CityHive on Friday September 16 to consider future physical spaces to enable innovation in our region. Using CityHive coworking space as a case study, the group […]

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Geraldton creatives form an alliance

A group of Geraldton creatives and youth services has banded together to support each other’s ventures and add vibrancy to the city. Pollinators, headspace, The Comedy Emporium, Mara Art Aboriginal Corporation and the Arts and Cultural Development Council have signed an MOU as part of their union under Pollinators’ new CreativeHub space in the West […]

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Pollinators showcased to nation’s leading social enterprises

The nation’s leading social enterprise advocates invited Pollinators to present at their annual conference in Melbourne last month. Pollinators Learning Lead and co-founder Andrew Outhwaite presented Pollinators as an example of a successful social enterprise in regional Australia to participants at the Social Traders Masters Conference 2016. Mr Outhwaite said feedback on what Pollinators had achieved and […]

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Horizon HR – Venture Profile

What is your venture? Horizon HR is a consultancy focused on Human Resources apart from recruitment, meaning all aspects of employee relations, performance management, industrial relations, investigations and training. We help employers both get the basics right to avoid common pitfalls, and also deal with challenges like managing performance & disciplinary issues and making strategic decisions […]

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Panaceum – Venture Profile

What is your venture?  Panaceum Group is a locally owned GP and allied health practice, which also offers onsite pathology and pharmacy. We also have an injury management site including a fully equipped gym with physiotherapist, exercise physiologist and personal trainer. We provide a comprehensive industrial health service to the greater Midwest. Due to the […]

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FroGGs – Coworker Profile

What is your venture? My venture is the organisation called FroGGs which is an acronym for Friends of Geraldton Gardens Inc. and I think the title explains its direction. It is a not for profit organisation looking towards the creation of a Botanical Garden tourist Mecca in the CBD of Geraldton. We will target local […]

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