Council has a diverse range of projects, programs and issues and it is important the community is informed of changes, advances and achievements in these areas.
Council regularly releases media releases ensuring the positive achievements of the Council and important information are communicated to the Hawkesbury Community. Council has weekly notices in the Hawkesbury Courier providing important information to the Community.
For more information on news and events, please contact Council’s Public Relations Coordinator on
(02) 4560 4430 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Council’s New Facebook page13 December 2017
Hawkesbury City Council has launched its new Corporate Facebook page which will add another aspect of community engagement to Council’s already strong connections with the Hawkesbury community.
Million dollar makeover for Governor Phillip Park8 December 2017
Governor Phillip Park is set to receive a $1 million makeover including new gardens and avenue plantings, new park entry signage, bollard fencing and a carpark upgrade which will improve traffic flow and parking capacity for boat trailers. The project will be jointly funded by Hawkesbury City Council and the NSW Government as part of the Regional Recreational Trail Enhancement Project.
Australia Day on the Hawkesbury7 December 2017
A free family fun, food and fireworks event is coming to the Hawkesbury for Australia Day 2018. ‘Australia Day on the Hawkesbury’ will be held at Governor Phillip Park, Windsor on Friday, 26 January 2018.
Free extra recycling services this January7 December 2017
Hawkesbury City Council will give ratepayers extra recycling services between 1 January 2018 and 26 January 2018 as a special way to support residents with their recycling efforts over the holiday period.
Support the less fortunate this Christmas7 December 2017
Mayor of Hawkesbury, Councillor Mary Lyons-Buckett officially launched the 2017 Mayoral Christmas Appeal on Tuesday, 28 November at a special morning tea hosted by Hawkesbury Central Library.
New park furniture at Bligh Park Community Centre Precinct5 December 2017
Local residents visiting Bligh Park Community Centre Precinct this weekend will appreciate the new park furniture that has been installed recently.
Two new bridges on Upper Macdonald1 December 2017
Hawkesbury City Council has completed two major bridge projects at Upper Macdonald Road, Higher Macdonald.
School Holiday Activities at Hawkesbury’s Gallery and Library29 November 2017
Whether it’s colourful craft creations, a magic show, giant games or just diving into some great holiday reading, the Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Hawkesbury Central Library and Richmond Branch Library have a range of programs and activities to make these holidays the best ever. There are plenty of free drop-in activities, as well as structured workshops and events, all designed to engage, delight and amaze.
Micro music festivals bringing music to our streets24 November 2017
The streets will be alive with the sounds of music thanks to a new $20,000 grant to hold micro music festivals in Richmond and Kurrajong. The grant has been provided to Hawkesbury City Council under the Live and Local Strategic Initiative from the ‘Create NSW and the Live Music’ Office.
Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements16 November 2017
Council’s Wastewater Operations section has made substantial savings of around $400,000 this year thanks to reviewing treatment operations and processes at South Windsor Wastewater Treatment Plant over the past 18 months.
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