Town of Port Hedland

The Town of Port Hedland is 1,660kms north of Perth. It has an area of 11,844sqkms with 575kms of road, of which 71% is unsealed, and a population of 20,000. The Town has a very diverse population and the world’s largest bulk tonnage export port.

Committee Membership

  • Town of Port Hedland
  • Industry
  • Bloodwood Tree Association
  • Main Roads WA
  • WA Police Force
  • Community
  • WALGA's RoadWise Program


  • Encourage safe use of the road network by all road users
  • Improve road safety through education and behaviour change
  • Raise community awareness of road safety issues and initiatives
  • Develop and coordinate local road safety initiatives




Engel Prendergast, Senior Road Safety Consultant

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