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.
Get Ready for Local Government Week 201431 July 2014
Local Government Week will be celebrated next week in the Hawkesbury (4 – 10 August 2014).
Hawkesbury’s National Tree Day Plant Giveaway starts next Wednesday21 July 2014
Volunteers and staff at the Hawkesbury Community Nursery are busy getting ready for the National Tree Plant Giveaway that starts next Wednesday. Volunteers have selected the plants to giveaway and are excited for residents to visit the Nursery next week.
Local Government Week 201417 July 2014
Local Government Week will be celebrated in the Hawkesbury from 4 – 10 August 2014.
The Blue Mountains epic story on show at Hawkesbury Central Library14 July 2014
A series of beautiful, rarely viewed scenes depicting Governor Macquarie’s crossing of the Blue Mountains in 1815 will be revealed in a new State Library of NSW travelling panel display, opening at Hawkesbury Central Library on Saturday, 26 July 2014 and on view until Thursday, 7 August 2014.
Nominate for the 2014 Hawkesbury Sports Awards10 July 2014
Nominations for the 2014 Hawkesbury Sports Awards are now open. Community members are invited to nominate dedicated sportspersons for the annual Hawkesbury District Sports Medal and Hawkesbury District Sports Certificate Awards now.
Get your entries in now for the 2014 Hawkesbury Garden Competition!10 July 2014
The 2014 Hawkesbury Garden Competition is now open! Entries Close on 1 September 2014.
FLOOD! Museum exhibition takes shape7 July 2014
If there’s a Hawkesbury story we all know about, it’s the ‘flood’ story. Well, you might be surprised, as recently as February 2012, a Hawkesbury resident was reported as saying that he did not realise his McGraths Hill home was at the risk of flooding. And he is not alone: a 2001 survey conducted in Richmond revealed that one in five of those surveyed did not know that they were living on a flood plain.
Get Ready! The Chemical CleanOut is here again!4 July 2014
Get ready for the 2014 Chemical CleanOut! This year’s Chemical CleanOut will be held on Sunday, 24 August 2014 at Hawkesbury Showground, Racecourse Road, Clarendon between 9am and 3:30pm.
Ten steps to reduce winter air pollution4 July 2014
With the winter chill setting in the Mayor of Hawkesbury, Councillor Kim Ford is reminding residents to use wood heaters correctly to help improve air quality.
Free plants at the Hawkesbury Community Nursery2 July 2014
To celebrate National Tree Day (27 July) and Local Government Week (4 to 10 August), Hawkesbury Bushcare and the Hawkesbury Community Nursery will be giving away over 1,000 native plants. The native plant giveaway will be run for one month every Wednesday starting on Wednesday, 23 July.
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