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.
Free remote area recycling collection events22 July 2020
Hawkesbury City Council will offer free remote area recycling collection events that will accept wastes such as paint, motor oil, gas bottles and batteries. All residents attending must register and numbers are strictly limited.
Bushfire Recovery - Council Listening Posts17 July 2020
Hawkesbury City Council is hosting a series of ‘listening posts’ in the fire-affected regions of the Hawkesbury. We want to understand the needs of our communities so visit us to talk to Council staff and recovery support services who are there to listen and to help to locate the assistance or services you may need.
Hawkesbury Library Service – COVID-19 Operational Update17 July 2020
We are excited to announce that you are now able to browse shelves and check items using the self-checkers at our Hawkesbury Libraries. There will be access to free Wi-Fi, more public computers and seating. At the Hawkesbury Central Library there will be access to study rooms.
Hawkesbury Regional Gallery – COVID-19 Operational Update – Fieldwork Exhibition16 July 2020
We are excited to be reopening Hawkesbury Regional Gallery’s doors on Saturday 18 July 2020, with the major exhibition Fieldwork – landscapes west of Sydney. Fieldwork is an Art Gallery of New South Wales touring exhibition. It will be on display until Sunday 20 September.
Continuing our bushfire recovery8 July 2020
Local bushfire recovery has continued in the Hawkesbury with lead bushfire recovery contractor Laing O'Rourke conducting assessments of local fire affected properties. Clean ups have now been completed for the majority of eligible properties.
Free Chemical CleanOut in August 20208 July 2020
Hawkesbury City Council’s free Chemical CleanOut will be held on Sunday, 9 August 2020 from 9am to 3:30pm, at Hawkesbury Showground, Racecourse Road, Clarendon, entry via Gate 1. The event is run by the NSW Environment Protection Authority in conjunction with Hawkesbury City Council.
Bilpin Community Hall upgrade7 July 2020
Bilpin’s Community Hall is a central hub of the town. It hosts local markets, community events and most recently it was used during the fires as a staging area. As part of the Hawkesbury Community Strategic Plan, Council has recently completed a $56,000 upgrade which included the following works:
Hawkesbury Community Nursery – COVID-19 Operational Update6 July 2020
The Hawkesbury Community Nursery is reopening to the community on its regular opening day for the public on Wednesdays from 9am to 1pm or by appointment, excluding public holidays. It will reopen Wednesday, 8 July 2020.
Reaching out to agribusiness in the Hawkesbury3 July 2020
Hawkesbury City Council is collaborating with Regional Development Australia – Sydney to increase farming communities' awareness, knowledge, skills and capacity to adopt best practice sustainable agriculture.
Media Alert – Photo Opportunity Save Historic Windsor Bridge campaign launch2 July 2020
Hawkesbury City Council is calling for historic Windsor Bridge, built in 1874, to be saved and for the NSW Government to stop demolition following the construction of the new Windsor Bridge. Media and photographers are invited to attend a photo opportunity. The Mayor of Hawkesbury and Councillors will be in attendance.
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