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Marine & Civil Maintenance – Coworker Profile

What is your venture? Marine & Civil Maintenance is a remedial contractor for marine-based infrastructure such as Ports, Wharves and Bridges.  Normally we operate on the Eastern Seaboard, so this is our first project in Western Australia. We are currently working at the Mid West Ports Authority (MWPA) fixing the concrete and steel structural elements. […]

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Geraldton Fringe Festival Attracts Thousands

Who knew that what started out as just a small idea by two Geraldton locals would grow into Geraldton’s largest performing arts festival? Funtavia Festival Producers (and Pollinators Coworkers) Jodi Reilly and Julian Canny stood back in awe on Saturday night as the 2,400th patron walked through the Funtavia gates to experience Geraldton’s Fringe World […]

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Get In the Loop: Collaborative spaces around the globe!

What is Loop? Loop is a “Priority Pass” of collaborative working. Loop partners with coworking spaces around the globe to give people a platform to work and travel anywhere they want. CityHive in Geraldton has recently partnered with Loop, meaning all of our members now have FREE access to a variety of collaborative, working spaces […]

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New and Improved Coworking Options!

Freelancers, entrepreneurs, start-ups, business visitors, working-at-home mums… we have a new coworking product to offer you! Have you been wary of the subscription that comes behind coworking? Scared to commit to the 2 days per week that you paid for? Well now you can buy 5, 10 or 20 day coworking passes and use them […]

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Future for Innovation Hub

Pollinators brought together a roomful of the region’s movers and shakers last Friday to map the way forward for innovation spaces in Geraldton. About 20 influencers met at Pollinators’ CityHive to consider options for a physical space for innovation, using CityHive co-working space as a case study. Using an innovative business modelling tool known as a Zwicky […]

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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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Why coworking rocks

A testimonial from Kate Thompson, Blue City Mediations Before I started community hosting I used to go into McDonalds, the Library, open my laptop in between the driver’s seat and the steering wheel hotspotting my mobile phone to get reception. Floating around town.  I always felt a little bit unsure of how things worked at Pollinators. I knew […]

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ACDC joins CreativeHub

Pollinators’ new CreativeHub premises is transforming into the vibrant, multipurpose creative space that Pollinators planned for, with the Arts and Cultural Development Council (ACDC) the latest venture to move into the West End CreativeHub premises at 189 Marine Tce. The ACDC move marks a major transformation for the region’s peak arts organisation, which is not only moving […]

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Mums and downsizing corporates reap coworking benefits

Work-from-home mums and downsizing companies in Geraldton are reaping the benefits of coworking as a way of escaping the home office and adjusting to a downsizing economy. Pollinators, which offers the state’s leading regional coworking premise, is experiencing an increase in interest from both sectors as they adjust to personal needs and economic fluctuations. Pollinators […]

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CityHive offers various innovative and vibrant meeting spaces for anyone to use!

CityHive offers fully serviced and professional meeting rooms, in three different sizes. There is the Boardroom (also known as Amegilla), which is suitable for up to 15 people, and includes a desktop, projector, cold water and tea and coffee. The next size down is Meeting Room 2 (also known as Melliferra), which fits up to 10 […]

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Lia Thornton – Member Profile

Who are you?  I am an eighteen year old that has recently finished high school, moved out of home and am learning the ropes of the adult world. (Quick tip: don’t move out of home, kids!) I love being around different people with different backgrounds, as I enjoy knowing about people’s lives and stories they […]

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Pia Lanzinger – collaborative art and social games

Pia Lanzinger creates socially-engaged art with places and communities, or in her words “focuses on collaborative projects in public spaces that attempt to notice the breaks and inconsistencies in the conditions of daily existence, and enable communicative experimentation.“   Thanks to Spaced 2, Western Australian Museum, City of Greater Geraldton, Pia will be working on “Geraldton […]

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Limited office space available in West End of CBD

Private office space has become available at CityHive  — Geraldton’s award-winning, innovative office, meeting and workspace located in the exciting West End of the CBD. Owing to the growth and expansion of two of our private office tenants, space has become immediately available. This is the perfect environment for small and growing businesses, NFPs and social enterprises. More information about CityHive is online: https://pollinators.org.au/city-hive/ with specific […]

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Pollinators submission to CGG re: CBD incentives

Below are details of a written submission to the City of Greater Geraldton as feedback on their draft “CBD redevelopment and revitalisation scheme” presented at March Council meeting: http://www.cgg.wa.gov.au/meeting/ordinary-meeting-council-25-march-2014-mullewa-130pm Below is: A brief explanation of why Pollinators is involved, Links to related documents, Our submission and CGG’s response. Your feedback on any or all of this is most welcome! […]

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How to discover and share the best of Geraldton?

Pollinators hosted a “Brains Trust” session on how to discover and share the best of Geraldton. This blog posts summarises some of the thinking and opportunities shared by those who attended from government, business, community organisations and even some tourists. We’ll introduce some ‘design thinking’, background to the project and share some interesting discoveries and […]

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