The 2016 Census of Population and Housing has been a big topic. It showed that while the Pilbara population had decreased since 2011, more families were calling our region home.
There’s actually lots of families moving to Karratha at the moment. Gina Leckie
Perfect weather, beautiful place to live. Geisha L Seimons
Great place to work and live. Stuart Noakes
No one could live there during the boom as a lot of houses were taken by FIFO workers who, despite living in town four-in-five weeks, still classed somewhere else as their place of residence. Adam Dougal Edwards
Wait till Wheatstone is finished then see the crash. Stephen Macneall
A lot of the population has been shifted from towns up and down the coast just to fill the voids. Michele Haymans
The City of Karratha has been successful in its bid to purchase the Quarter and plans to use the revenue to offset rates rises in the future.
Maybe now they will put public toilets and an emergency exit on the second floor where all the Government agencies are now — strange that it was approved without them. Catherine Palmer
Good, hopefully the City will put some clever, innovative planning and strategies into this new investment to activate the space and encourage new businesses to the precinct. Camille Sara Barton
The city should stick to core business. Interest rates are so low because asset values are falling. Matt Korten
That happened quickly! So rates are being reduced then? Dani Hage
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