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.
More local newspapers online14 January 2020
More local Hawkesbury newspapers were recently added to Trove newspapers, an extensive collection of digitised historical Australian newspapers. Information located from newspapers is often unique and not found anywhere else. They are an important source for both local and family history research.
The Hawkesbury welcomes Peter Frazer on Australia Day14 January 2020
The Mayor of Hawkesbury, Councillor Barry Calvert is pleased to announce that the 2020 Australia Day Ambassador for Hawkesbury will be road safety advocate Peter Frazer.
Australia Day on the Hawkesbury 202014 January 2020
Hawkesbury City Council proudly invites you to Australia Day on the Hawkesbury 2020, a free family fun, food and fireworks community event on Sunday, 26 January 2020 from 5pm to 9:30pm at Governor Phillip Park, Windsor. A special feature at the event will be a spectacular photo montage displayed on a large LED screen to acknowledge the heroic work of the Hawkesbury Rural Fire Service. The community will also have the chance to write thank you messages to the Hawkesbury Rural Fire Service, which will be distributed to the 21 Rural Fire Brigades of the Hawkesbury.
Federal Government support for fire affected communities14 January 2020
The Mayor of Hawkesbury, Councillor Barry Calvert has thanked the Federal Government for its latest $1 million funding announcement for all fire affected local government areas during the bushfire crisis, including the Hawkesbury community.
Bushfire Recovery Guide available for our community10 January 2020
Hawkesbury City Council has published a Bushfire Recovery Guide to help community members quickly and easily find out the best points of contact for bushfire recovery enquiries.
Library Lovers’ Day Talk – Perfume | Catherine du Peloux9 January 2020
Join Hawkesbury Library Service for a ‘Library Lovers’ Day’ presentation by perfume reviewer Catherine du Peloux Menage on Friday, 7 February, from 11am to midday.
An evening with author Chris Allen9 January 2020
Join Hawkesbury Central Library for an evening with ‘spy, thriller and action’ writer Chris Allen on Monday, 10 February at 6pm.
The new Biodiversity Offsets Scheme18 December 2019
A new framework established under the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016, the Biodiversity Offsets Scheme, aims to create a transparent, consistent and scientifically based approach to biodiversity assessment and offsetting for development that is likely to have a significant impact on biodiversity.
Hawkesbury Floodplain Risk Management Study18 December 2019
Hawkesbury City Council has received funding for two flood related projects under the Office of Environment and Heritage Floodplain Management Program 2019-2020.
New green waste disposal for Hawkesbury residents18 December 2019
Any Hawkesbury residents who have been affected by the bush fires can dispose of trailer loads of green waste to the Hawkesbury Waste Management Facility for $5 per trailer, ute or car rather than the usual $143 per tonne charge, until 31 January 2020.
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