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.
Faster Library borrowing thanks to Radio Frequency Identification Technology28 September 2020
Hawkesbury Library Service has just completed a new project to equip 111,000 library items with Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags. RFID will make it easier and faster for library patrons to borrow materials and increase staff efficiency, enabling the library to modernise circulation equipment, checkout stations and security gates. It also brings Hawkesbury Library Service up to speed with standard library practices and technology. During the COVID-19 closure, Hawkesbury Library Service staff were involved in preparing the library for RFID. This new system replaces the previous barcode reading system, speeding up the borrowing and return process.
Community feedback sought on Draft Landscape Masterplan for Colbee Park24 September 2020
Hawkesbury City Council’s is inviting community members to provide feedback and complete a survey on the Draft Landscape Masterplan for Colbee Park, McGraths Hill. The Draft Landscape Masterplan and the survey is available on Council’s community engagement website, Your Hawkesbury – Your Say at www.yourhawkesbury-yoursay.com.au and a hard copy of the Draft Landscape Masterplan is available to view at Council’s Administration Building, 366 George Street, Windsor until Friday, 16 October 2020.
Newly elected Mayor and Deputy Mayor for 2020-202124 September 2020
The election of Councillor Patrick Conolly to the position of Mayor of Hawkesbury for the 2020-2021 Mayoral Term took place at the Council Meeting on Tuesday, 22 September. It also saw Councillor Mary Lyons-Buckett elected to the position of Deputy Mayor. The Mayoral Term will be one year with the next Mayoral Election to be in September 2021 following the Local Government Elections.
School holiday fun for kids at Hawkesbury Regional Gallery 28 September to 9 October22 September 2020
With the school holidays looming, parents will be reassured to know that Hawkesbury Regional Gallery in Windsor is offering an exciting program of things for creative kids to do.
Nominations now open for Natalie Burton Memorial Award21 September 2020
Do you know a local high school student in the Hawkesbury who has shown great strength by overcoming adversity? Why not nominate them for the 2020 Natalie Burton Memorial Award?
Extended hours for Fieldwork – exhibition closes this weekend18 September 2020
Due to popular demand, the opening hours for Hawkesbury Regional Gallery will be extended this weekend for the final days of the Art Gallery of New South Wales touring exhibition Fieldwork.
Hawkesbury Art Fair 202018 September 2020
The seventh Hawkesbury Art Fair will be held at Hawkesbury Regional Gallery from Saturday, 26 September to Sunday, 29 November 2020. It is a celebration of local creative activity not to be missed!
The Hawkesbury welcomes new citizens on Australian Citizenship Day 202018 September 2020
The Hawkesbury welcomed 10 new citizens on Thursday, 17 September, as part of Australian Citizenship Day 2020.
Third Thursday Book Club 10th Anniversary18 September 2020
Hawkesbury Library Service is pleased to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Third Thursday Book Club!
The River’s Just the Beginning Get involved and share the news17 September 2020
The Mayor of Hawkesbury, Councillor Barry Calvert is delighted to announce the launch of the latest Destination NSW marketing campaign promoting the beautiful Hawkesbury region: The River’s Just the Beginning.
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