Get Involved


As a Care For Hedland member, you will be joining a diverse demographic of supporters of the Association including residents, local businesses, industry, community and indigenous representation from Port and South Hedland. Your generosity helps Care For Hedland by supporting a range of programs, including seasonal Flatback turtle monitoring, recycling initiatives, regular clean ups, gardening workshops and educational talks at schools and daycares. Members can also receive a 10% discount on gardening supplies at South Hedland Home Hardware.


Care For Hedland is a not-for-profit organisation and thus relies greatly on dedicated volunteers. We regularly hold fundraising and community-centred events and love seeing the community get involved.

Regular volunteer events

Community Garden: please watch our Facebook page and join Hedland Garden Club Facebook group for updates.

Adopt-a-Spot: Litter clean ups are the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month starting from May (specific location changes each time). Volunteers collect roadside litter from 7-8:30am to protect the environment and improve the appearance of the area. Gloves and bags are supplied but a hat and water bottle are recommended.

Containers for Change Mobile Refund Point: these are held 4th Sunday of each month. Reach out to Jules ☎️ 0417 722 784 or 📧 to for more details and to participate.

Turtle Program: Turtle time kicks off in November and goes through to end of January. Turtle training weekend is held last weekend in October – watch our socials for details 🐢

Join our mailing list to be first to hear about new volunteering opportunities.


Care For Hedland is a not-for-profit organisation which relies on support from the community to run its community-based environmental projects like the Flatback turtle monitoring program, Hedland Garden Club and recycling and litter prevention initiatives. Donating to Care For Hedland will contribute to keeping Hedland an environmentally-aware and strong community in which people want to live (and all donations are tax-deductible!). Thank you for your generosity!