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.
Supporting the Funnel Web spider antivenom program1 February 2017
Hawkesbury City Council is a Collection Point for Funnel Web spiders and other spiders, with Council’s Customer Service staff regularly accepting spider deliveries on behalf of the Australian Reptile Park on the Central Coast. This week, Customer Service staff have already received three funnel webs and one red back, and the spiders have been delivered to the Australian Reptile Park.
Coastal Zone Management Plan20 January 2017
Council has received notification from the Minister for Planning that Council’s Upper Hawkesbury River Estuary Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) has received certification under the Coastal Protection Act 1979.
Hawkesbury Australia Day Winners Announced26 January 2017
The Hawkesbury Australia Day Awards are an integral part of Australia Day celebrations, recognising and honouring the outstanding achievements of everyday Australians in the Hawkesbury. The reinvigorated awards program which was launched on Australia Day in 2016, will again celebrate some remarkable people in 2017.
Nominations open for Western Sydney Airport forum19 January 2017
Hawkesbury City Council has received advice that the Australian Government is now calling for nominations from the community to be a part of the Community Forum on Western Sydney Airport, by Tuesday, 24 January 2017.
New smoking ceremony to be held annually19 January 2017
The Mayor of Hawkesbury, Councillor Mary Lyons-Buckett is pleased to announce that Council has resolved to engage a member of the local Darug community, determined by their Elders, to undertake a Smoking Ceremony at the beginning of the first Council meeting of each calendar year, commencing in 2017.
Library takes digital to the next level13 January 2017
Hawkesbury Library Service’s new website is making the Library’s many services even more accessible, including a number of digital services and programs such as how to learn a new language and even how to find your perfect match!
Free Australian movie – Lonely Hearts9 January 2017
Hawkesbury Central Library, Windsor will screen the Australian film, Lonely Hearts (1982), on Thursday, 9 February at 10am and again at 6pm, courtesy of the National Film & Sound Archive.
Let’s Celebrate Australia Day in the Hawkesbury9 January 2017
Celebrate Australia Day in the Hawkesbury at Hawkesbury City Council’s official Australia Day events with this year’s Ambassador, Karen Banton.
Hawkesbury is Light Years Ahead20 December 2016
Light Years Ahead – a project that involved nine western Sydney councils, including Hawkesbury City Council, won the Climate Change Action Award at the Local Government NSW’s Environment Awards this week.
Record sales for Hawkesbury Art Fair20 December 2016
This year’s Hawkesbury Art Fair, held at the Regional Gallery from 4 November to 4 December, resulted in more than $10,000 worth of sales – a record for the event, which was held for the first time in 2014.
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