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Media Releases

Latest News

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

Hawkesbury Australia Day Winners Announced

28 Jan 2014

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 following award categories allow individuals, community groups and organisations to be recognised for their unique contributions to the Hawkesbury and encourage others to participate in lending a helping hand.

HCC Museum logo New museum display shines light on Freemasonry

24 Jan 2014

Windsor’s significant role in the development of the colony of New South Wales is well documented. What is less well known is that the town’s importance allowed Windsor to establish one of the earliest Masonic Lodges in the country in 1841.

HCC Gallery logo The Boondocks Experiment 2014: Off the beaten track

24 Jan 2014

An exhibition showcasing the work of young Western Sydney artists as part of The Boondocks Experiment: 2014, a festival for young people in the Hawkesbury and beyond, will soon open on Friday, 14 February at Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Windsor.

Get up close to micro bats

15 Jan 2014

Residents of the Lower Hawkesbury Nepean are invited to experience firsthand the magic of Sydney’s microbats at a free event hosted by the Greater Sydney Local Lands Services (GSLLS). This evening event will be held at Mitchell Park, Cattai on 7 February 2014 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm. Seats are limited and bookings are essential!

HCC Museum logo Hawkesbury Museum acquires a piece of Bligh’s Bounty

13 Jan 2014

Hawkesbury Regional Museum in Windsor is celebrating a very special recent acquisition in the form of a cannonball from HMS Bounty, infamous as the vessel whose crew mutinied and cast off their commander, William Bligh.

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