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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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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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Marlo Elsum-Beaumont – Venture Profile

What is your venture? DRYWELL is a sustainable, home-based small business supporting the environment and the surrounding community. I combine my love of art, organic gardening and nature craft to create Drywell’s range of handmade succulent bowls, organic produce and rustic art using materials found on Drywell. I grow majority of the plants used to […]

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Laneway Revitalisation Swarm

A group of about 30 enthusiastic creative thinkers converged at Pollinators in Geraldton recently to dream up plans for a revitalised Swansea Laneway, off Marine Terrace. CBD Property Trust contracted Pollinators to conduct a ‘Swarm’ event to engage the community in the revitalisation of the privately-owned laneway. The Trust and City of Greater Geraldton have already agreed […]

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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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Idea transforms into fine dining extravaganza

An idea to boost Geraldton transformed into a fine dining experience under the stars on the weekend after travelling chefs Fervor dazzled guests with a 10-course degustation experience. Geraldton women Pam Sherlock and Emma Jackson organised the Taste of Geraldton experience at Gunnadoo Farm after brainstorming ideas to boost Geraldton at a Pollinators Lunchtime lab […]

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Fine dining under the stars

Geraldton residents will have the chance to experience fine dining under the stars at the hands of travelling chefs Fervor. The highly sought after Fervor team will offer two eight-to-12-course degustation experiences to around 40 guests in an outdoor setting overlooking sweeping countryside south of Geraldton on October 14 and 15. Two Pollinators members, Pam […]

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Innovators to bring fine dining to Geraldton

Two Pollinators members plan to capitalise on the city’s local produce to showcase the region, provide a fine-dining experience and raise funds for innovation, with plans afoot for a team of travelling chefs to offer a degustation experience in an iconic Geraldton location. The duo discussed plans for such a dining experience at Pollinators’ LunchTime […]

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Goodness Festival to Inspire

Pollinators and partners have met to plan a range of inspiring science, sustainability and innovation activities during the 2016 Goodness Festival in Geraldton. Held over National Science Week from August 14th to 21st, the Goodness Festival brings together a kaleidoscope of exhibits, activities and presentations aimed at thrilling participants with the wonders of science and innovation. Last […]

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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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Social Enterprise Bar Earns Cash and Livens up Laneways

Pollinators’ first ever social enterprise bar has raked in the cash to support social innovation and enlivened the CityHive laneway with colour, laughter and sound. Held as part of the ‘The Night Before’ celebrations, on Friday before Triple J’s One Night Stand, the bar earned over $3500, which will go towards development of Pollinator’s new […]

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Community Hosting and Free Coworking

Pollinators is throwing open its doors at CityHive on Fridays, offering free coworking space to all members. The move is part of Pollinators’ ongoing bid to nurture innovation and offer lively working spaces and facilities to its members. In return, Pollinators asks that coworkers simply provide some kind of positive impact to the Pollinators community, […]

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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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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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Growing comedy troupe finds home in new CreativeHub

Geraldton’s local comedians and performers are moving into a new home in the West End of Geraldton’s Marine Tce today. The Comedy Emporium have taken up a 4 year lease in  Pollinators’ new CreativeHub, converting part of the derelict space into a home for performing arts. The rear of the old ‘Salvos’ building at 189 […]

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Alliance to lead action and strengthen representation across the region

It could read like the start of a great joke: “An artist, a businessman and a social entrepreneur walked into a bar….”, however while this newly-formed Alliance got off to a light-hearted start, it is a serious endeavour with significant implications for the future of the region. This week the Midwest’s three leading representative organisations signed a new […]

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Showcasing Geraldton’s Creative professionals

This post is a short summary of a Peer Learning Session hosted by Pollinators, focused on Professional Development for our Design and Creative professionals. Designers and creative professionals are highly-skilled, generate significant economic and cultural value, and contribute disproportionately to the look and feel of our regional. Participants included landscape architects, textile designers, arts teachers, graphic designers […]

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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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