13 January 2011

Come Celebrate our National Day

Hawkesbury Australia Day Celebrations

Wednesday, 26 January 2011

Meet Australia Day Ambassador Dr Jonathon King - the internationally acclaimed Historian and Author Dr Jonathan King - at the following official events:

Citizenship Ceremony
Windsor Function Centre - 9 am - enquiries: 4560 4410.

Australia Day Awards
Richmond Club - 11.30 am - enquiries: 4560 4430

Community Events - Things to See and Do

Start the day with breakfast hosted by Kurrajong-Comleroy Historical Society.
Venue: Kurrajong Heights Hotel. Time: 9 am – midday. Coincides with 10th birthday of the Society. Cost: $25, bookings essential. Phone: Airdrie 4567 7921 or Valerie 4573 2226.

Hawkesbury Historical Society Dinner and talk 'Blackmailing the Governor? Australia's first successful strike' by Ralph Hawkins, the historian and archivist, Society of Australian Genealogists. Oakville House, $49 per person. 6.30pm start. Bookings/enquiries: Judy Newland 4572 3007 or jmnewland@bigpond.com

Australiana Pioneer Village, Rose Street, Wilberforce
Come in colonial costume to celebrate, stalls, music, food, demonstrations, competitions, displays, games, races. Open 9am - 5pm. Adults $5 Children $3
Free Parking in The Village phone (02) 45 75 1777 email chimneycottage@yahoo.com.au

Feel Like Some Water Fun? Come splash around and have some fun on Australia Day at the Richmond Pool between 10am - 8pm, enquiries: 4578 1349 or at Hawkesbury Oasis, Windsor between 8am - 6pm enquiries: 4587 8900.

Consulting the Community

Are you organising an Australia Day Event?

Organisations planning events for Australia Day are welcome and invited to inform Hawkesbury City Council of their event so that these can be advertised to the local community in the lead up to Australia Day.

To register your community event, or for further information about Australia Day activities in the Hawkesbury, please contact Council's Public Relations Coordinator on 4560 4430.

Hawkesbury Mobility Plan Implementation Committee -community representative Council Notices

Expressions of Interest are invited from persons interested in being considered for appointment as a community representative to the Hawkesbury Mobility Plan Implementation Committee. The Committee's role is to assist Council staff in implementing the strategies and scope of works outlined in the Hawkesbury Mobility Plan

The Hawkesbury Mobility Plan has been adopted by Council to provide a blueprint for improving bicycle and pedestrian facilities for the Hawkesbury. The Plan outlines principles for determining capital works priorities for the construction of cycleway and pedestrian facilities and includes a 10 year works program based on these priorities.

The Committee is seeking to appoint persons to fill casual vacancies on the Committee and would welcome applications from people who have experience and knowledge of pedestrian access, mobility and cycling issues. The Committee would particularly welcome applications from motorised mobility scooter users, pedestrians, cyclists and people with a disability.

An application form can be obtained by contacting the Community Safety Coordinator, Ms Denise Oakes on 4560 4498 or Mr Joseph Litwin on 4560 4428. Alternatively, via email: denise.oakes@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.

Expressions of Interest close at 5.00pm, Friday, 4th February 2011, and should be forwarded to the General Manager, Hawkesbury City Council, PO Box 146, Windsor NSW 2756.

Development Application Recently Determined

Notice under Section 101 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979, the following Development Consents were determined by Council.

>>> View applications

The development consents are available for public inspection, without charge, at Council Offices. Office hours are 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

Hawkesbury Regional Gallery

Interpreting Portraits - Macquarie 1810 - 2010
10 December – 6 February 2011

See rare portraits of the Macquaries and their contemporaries, as well as portraits specially created by contemporary artists using primary source material from Hawkesbury Museum and private collections.

Hawkesbury Regional Gallery
Deerubbin Centre (1st Floor)
300 George Street WINDSOR Phone 4560 4441
Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm Weekends 10am - 3pm. Closed Tuesdays and public holidays.
Free entry

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