Humans of Hedland

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Humans of Hedland

Humans of Hedland gives people the opportunity to tell the story of their Port Hedland.

From the newcomers to the long termers and those who were born and bred in the town or the Pilbara, everyone has different memories and experiences of Port Hedland.

By sharing our stories, we can all get a better understanding of the town.

Humans of Hedland: Joel Schreiber

When some people arrive in Port Hedland, they’ve simply made the journey from Perth — not so Joel Schreiber. For Joel — an advanced skills lecturer in management, accounting and training at North Regional TAFE — the jour [...]

Humans of Hedland: Claire Boyce

Ask Claire Boyce what she likes about Port Hedland and the answer comes quickly and simply: the people. It’s a long way geographically — about 14,200km —from Ireland to Port Hedland, so Claire felt some trepidation when [...]

Humans of Hedland: Donna Curnow

A new job in a new town in the middle of a pandemic — all challenges that did not deter Donna Curnow when she arrived in Port Hedland last October as Manager of Industry Engagement at North Regional TAFE. While she is ba [...]

Humans of Hedland: Lizzy Capp

Life’s a (turtle) beach and much more   Lizzy Capp has only been in Port Hedland seven months, but her love of the town and its community — particularly the women’s football side — and the delight she gets from her job a [...]

Humans of Hedland: Nur-Irdah Halik

Opportunities provided the chance to succeed  Port Hedland and the opportunities it offers have been a constant for Nur-Irdah Halik. Like others before her, Nur has left and returned. Born in Port Hedland shortly after h [...]

Humans of Hedland: Joseph Bassford

Vivid memories of carefree days Last June Joseph Bassford did what he and his parents before him did many times over the years — return to Port Hedland. Initially, the travel and time away was to accommodate the work req [...]