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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

New Windsor Bridge approved

24 Dec 2013

The Mayor of Hawkesbury, Councillor Kim Ford welcomed the news of the planning approval of the construction of a new Windsor Bridge by the NSW Government saying, " this is the next step in this very important project to provide a safer crossing of the Hawkesbury River which will benefit not only Hawkesbury residents but all road users."

Vandalism of amenities – Wheeny Creek camping ground

17 Dec 2013

Following recent theft at recreation facilities in the Hawkesbury, further vandalism has now been reported at the Wheeny Creek camping ground, Comleroy Rd, Kurrajong. The men's side of the amenities has been smashed in, with a wall destroyed. As a result, the amenities are now unsafe and fenced off.

16th Annual Hawkesbury Bushcare & Landcare Christmas Awards

16 Dec 2013

Hawkesbury City Council recently hosted the 16th annual Bushcare and Landcare Christmas awards to applaud the environmental volunteers of the Hawkesbury for their efforts in 2013.

Thieves strike again – swing stolen at Macquarie Park

16 Dec 2013

Despite positive reports that the local crime rate has dropped, alarming news is that thefts and vandalism in Hawkesbury parks is currently occurring in rapid succession – and sadly just before children go on the long Christmas holidays when they would have an extended time to enjoy them.

What’s on during the School Holidays

13 Dec 2013

The new School Holiday Activities brochure for January 2014 is now available.

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