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.
New improvements for Animal Shelter8 October 2018
Dogs and cats are set to enjoy better conditions while they wait to be rehomed, as part of a program of new works planned at the Hawkesbury Companion Animal Shelter in Mulgrave.
Free movie – Top Hat27 September 2018
Top Hat will screen at Hawkesbury Central Library on Thursday, 11 October at 10am and again at 6pm.
Extra Weekly Recycling over Christmas and New Year27 September 2018
During this Christmas and New Year period in the Hawkesbury, Council will provide an extra two weeks of recycling services from Monday, 24 December 2018 to Friday, 4 January 2019.
New Bin Collection Day for parts of Bligh Park and Windsor27 September 2018
In order to maintain efficient and reliable bin collection services, Council has changed the bin collection schedule in sections of Bligh Park and the Windsor CBD as highlighted in the maps below*.
Hawkesbury Residential Land Strategy27 September 2018
Following a recent metropolitan media item which stated that Hawkesbury City Council “aims to deliver 60,000 new dwellings by 2031”, the Mayor of Hawkesbury, Councillor Barry Calvert is reassuring residents that the current Hawkesbury Residential Land Strategy seeks to accommodate 5,000 to 6,000 additional dwellings across the entire Hawkesbury Local Government Area by 2031, not 60,000. Most importantly, the strategy aims to preserve the unique and high quality natural environment of the Local Government Area.
Council and community helping local farmers during the NSW drought27 September 2018
With many local farmers suffering from the NSW drought conditions, Hawkesbury City Council has made a commitment to support local farmers by selling lucerne silage rolls, which are produced at its McGraths Hill Treatment Plant using recycled water. The silage rolls will be available at cost for only $48 each over the next six months.
Nominate for the 2019 Hawkesbury Australia Day Awards - reminder24 September 2018
Now is your chance to nominate outstanding local people for the 2019 Hawkesbury Australia Day Awards as well as go into a draw to win one of five $100 Coles/Myer gift cards as their nominator.
Richmond Swimming Centre to open for the Summer Season21 September 2018
Richmond Swimming Centre will open for the 2018-2019 Summer Season in time for the October school holidays on Saturday, 29 September 2018.
The Missing Pieces of Sophie McCarthy21 September 2018
Best-selling, Irish-Australian chick literature author, Ber Carroll will visit Hawkesbury Central Library on Tuesday, 9 October from 6:30pm to 8pm to discuss her latest book The Missing Pieces of Sophie McCarthy.
Complete a Library Survey for your chance to win a $50 voucher!21 September 2018
If you want improved services from your local library and the chance to win $50 from a store of your choice, then hop online and complete the Hawkesbury Library Service customer survey from Monday, 24 September to Sunday, 25 November 2018.
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