Community Consultation

Council is committed to community consultation to ensure community members are part of Council’s decision-making processes and so they can help shape decisions that affect them and their community.

Notification of items open for public comment are posted online and also appear in Council’s weekly notices in the Hawkesbury Courier.

Council also has an online community engagement hub, Your Hawkesbury - Your Say that is used to consult with the community on important issues and projects in the Hawkesbury. This online community engagement hub is only used for selective items on consultation.

See what is open for online consultation at  Your Hawkesbury – Your Say.

Seal of Council Policy

Council recently completed a review of its Seal of Council Policy, with the aim of refining the Policy to better protect the integrity of Council’s Seal, and to improve Council’s compliance with Local Government Regulations. Consequently, at its meeting on 13 February 2018, Council resolved to place the revised Seal of Council Policy on public exhibition for a period of 28 days and seek submissions from interested parties.

In accordance with that decision, Council’s Draft Seal of Council Policy is placed on public exhibition until Friday, 6 April 2018 and may be viewed on Council’s website at or at Council’s Administration Building, 366 George Street, Windsor by clicking here (PDF - 278.5 KB). For further information, please contact Council’s Manager Corporate Services and Governance on (02) 4560 4444 or attention email enquiries accordingly to

If you would like to make a submission, Council will receive these, in writing, addressed to the General Manager, Hawkesbury City Council, PO Box 146, Windsor NSW 2756, by fax to (02) 4587 7740 or by email to up to close of business on Friday, 6 April 2018. Council will consider all submissions received at a subsequent Council Meeting.

Should you lodge a submission, it will be considered, along with any other submissions received and may be included in Council’s meeting business paper. Your submission, including any personal information, is accessible by any person upon written application, subject to Council’s Privacy Management Plan and the GIPA Act. The inclusion of personal information in your submission is voluntary but, if not provided, may affect consideration of the submission. The information will ultimately be stored in Council’s records system.

Presentation of Financial Statements as per Section 418 (3) of the Local Government Act.

In accordance with Section 418 (3) of the Local Government Act, 1993, Hawkesbury City Council advises that the Ordinary Council Meeting to be held on 14 November 2017 will include the presentation of the audited Financial Statements and the Auditor's Reports for the financial year ending 30 June 2017.

A summary of the Financial Statements is provided below:

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In accordance with Section 420 of the Local Government Act, 1993, any person may make a submission in writing to Council with respect to the Council's Audited Financial Statements or the Auditor's Reports.

The online version of the Financial Statements can be viewed by clicking here. Copies of the audited Financial Statements and the Auditor's Reports may be inspected at Council’s Office at 366 George Street, Windsor. They may also be viewed on Council’s website at

Submissions close one week after the above Public Meeting has been held.

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