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.
Unveiling of Eather family memorial sign26 June 2017
Members of the Eather family, Father Robert from St Matthews Catholic Church, Councillors and members of the community gathered today to unveil a new memorial sign at Cornwallis Road, Windsor in memory of the Eather family.
Free talk – The Hawkesbury River: a Social and Natural History22 June 2017
Have you ever wondered about the intriguing history of the Hawkesbury River, the longest coastal river in NSW? From its significant place in Aboriginal culture, to its pivotal role in European settlement, the relationship of the Hawkesbury River to its unique environment is fascinating.
Commemorating the Great Flood of 186716 June 2017
Hawkesbury City Council and the local community will mark the anniversary of the June 1867 Great Flood with various events and activities around Thompson Square, Hawkesbury Regional Museum and Howe House from Friday, 23 June through to Sunday, 25 June. See the Program of Events below.
Council adopts Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework16 June 2017
On Tuesday night, 13 June, Hawkesbury City Council resolved to adopt its 2017/18 Budget. In doing so, Council adopted a balanced budget that begins a program of allocating resources towards the priorities identified in the Community Strategic Plan The Hawkesbury 2036…Its Our Future.
Council welcomes Federal grant and the return of indexation14 June 2017
Hawkesbury City Council has received a $4.2 million Financial Assistance Grant for 2016/2017 to help deliver vital services and infrastructure to the Hawkesbury.
Last chance to register for the Waste 2 Art competition!14 June 2017
Don’t forget to register to enter the 2017 ‘Waste 2 Art’ Competition, which closes on Wednesday, 28 June 2017 at 11:59pm. Artworks do not need to be submitted until Tuesday, 25 July 2017.
An evening with Kate Forsyth9 June 2017
Kate Forsyth, an award winning Australian author and leading name in historical fiction, is visiting Hawkesbury Central Library. On Tuesday, 11 July 6pm to 7.30pm she will talk about her latest novel Beauty in Thorns. The novel is a tribute to the world of the Pre-Raphaelites and their unconventional bohemian lifestyle which shocked Victorian sensibilities.
Get in the HSC zone @ your library9 June 2017
Need some tips, tricks and strategies to improve your HSC mark? Hawkesbury Library Service has three great workshops to help you.
Waste not, want not - Waste Survey9 June 2017
Have you heard about the war on waste? Well it’s happening here in the Hawkesbury too! A Waste Survey will be conducted in the Hawkesbury this month to get a community snapshot into what’s going into household bins and how we might be able to do it better.
Elf farm receives $100,000 penalty for polluting creek - Council questions Elf farm comments8 June 2017
As reported by the Environment Protection Authority (EPA), the Land and Environment Court has recently handed down a $100,000 penalty to Elf Farm Supplies Pty Ltd (Elf Farm), following successful prosecution by the EPA after Elf Farm unlawfully irrigated waste water and polluted South Creek, near Windsor, in May 2015.
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