5th August 2009

Community Information

Local Government Week 2009 3-9 August

Join us in celebrating Local Government Week at: -

Woodbury Reserve, Glossodia 'New Playground Official Opening'
Saturday, 8 August 2009, 10am-1pm
Woodbury Reserve, Glossodia
Bring the kids and all the family to see the new playground at Woodbury Reserve, new climbing challenges, the latest swings and curvy slippery dips, plus free sausage sizzle and entertainment

Local Government Week provides a chance for the community to learn about Hawkesbury City Council and the important services that local government provides.

Details of other activities for the remainder of Local Government Week can be seen below. For more information, please contact: 02 4560 4430. For more information....

Free exhibitions 31 July - 13 September:

Hawkesbury Regional Gallery

Diaspora: Mapping migration in textilesThis printed textiles exhibition draws on Jill Kinnear’s personal experience of migration from Scotland to Australia – the myths and memories of migratory experience and the journey between these geographic extremes.

31 July – 13 September
Vessels of hope -
a project commemorating convict women by Tasmanian conceptual artist Christina Henri, and Diaspora: Mapping migration in textiles, reflecting artist Jill Kinnear’s personal experience as a Scottish migrant.
Artist Christina Henri pays tribute to the lives of all convict women sent to Australia – 'Roses from the Heart'.

Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm Weekends 10am - 3pm. Closed Tuesdays and public holidays.
Free entry, all welcome

See here for more details of public programs including workshops and talks

Gallery opening hours: Weekdays 10am-4pm Weekends 10am-3pm
Closed Tuesdays and public holidays

Hawkesbury Regional Gallery
Deerubbin Centre (1st Floor)
300 George Street WINDSOR

Hawkesbury Regional Museum

Special exhibition: John Tebbutt, the Hawkesbury’s famous astronomer. In 1973 a crater on the Moon was named in honour of John Tebbutt and nine years later his image was placed on the back of the new $100 note. Also on show are a number of telescopes from the collection of Hawkesbury Astronomical Society, space toys on loan from a Hawkesbury collector and archival film footage showing NASA astronauts playing with toys in space.

Museum opening hours: Wednesday - Friday 10am-4pm, Weekends 10am-3pm
Closed Monday, Tuesday and public holidays

Rhyme Time at Richmond Library

Thursday, 6 August 2009 at 10am
Babies and toddlers
The Hawkesbury Community Nursery
Bushland Regeneration

Saturday, 8 August 2009, 9am-12.30pm
Chain of Ponds Reserve, Ebenezer
Woodbury Reserve, Kentucky Drive, Glossodia
Saturday, 8 August 2009, 1.30pm-4.30pm
Meet the Bushcare volunteers and help this amazing group of people who have been removing the weeds and restoring the natural bushland.
Please RSVP: 4560 4525

Hawkesbury Community Hub – Playgroup

All community members with children up to school age welcome.

Windsor South Primary School
Church Street, South Windsor
Thursdays 9.30am-11.30am during school term
For more information about playgroup contact: 4577 8970

Consulting the Community

Installation of CCTV cameras at Bowen Mountain Park - Comments Invited

Bowen Mountain Park Committee are proposing to install CCTV cameras within Bowen Mountain Park for the purpose of ensuring the safety and security of the public and the parks facilities. The Parks Committee are in the process of developing a policy/procedure regarding the use of these cameras, such as when and how the footage can be viewed.

The community is invited to provide comment on the proposed installation via written submissions, sent to Council, by any of the methods listed below by 14 August 2009:

  • By mail: PO Box 146, Windsor, NSW 2756
  • By fax: 45604400
  • By email: council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

For any enquiries regarding this proposal, please contact Mr Sean Perry on 4560 4507

Proposed Removal of Street Tree/s - 09/16 - 09/19

Notice is given of proposed removal of street tree/s as detailed below:

Identification Number Tree Species Address Reason Specified Date

- 09/16
- 09/17
- 09/18
- 09/19 Silky Oak Nature Strip at end of Cul -de -sac in William Street ,North Richmond Obscuring street lighting – removal of immature trees 13/8/09

Any objection to this proposal must be in writing, quoting the above identification number/s and be lodged by the specified date.

Proposed Removal of Tree 09/20

Notice is given of proposed removal of street tree/s as detailed below:

Identification Number Tree Species Address Reason Specified Date
09/20 Liquid Amber 30 William Cox Drive, Hobartville Damaging pavement 13/08/2009

Any objection to this proposal must be in writing, quoting the above identification number/s and be lodged by the specified date.

Richmond Park, Richmond, Draft Plan of Management

Would you like to comment on the Richmond Park, Richmond, Draft Plan of Management?

The draft Richmond Park, Richmond, Draft Plan of Management is now available for public comment. This Plan has been commissioned by Hawkesbury City Council to set guidelines for future permitted usage and management of the reserve.

The Draft Plan can be viewed at Council Offices, and at www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

Please address all comments to Sean Perry, Manager – Parks and Recreation, PO Box 146 Windsor 2756. The closing date for comment is 11 September 2009.

Council Meetings

Tuesday 11 Ordinary 5pm
Tuesday 25 Ordinary 5pm

Development Applications Recently Determined

View applications

Positions Vacant


2009/2010 Casual Pool Positions- IS028PR

Operational Assistants - Construction & Maintenance IS010CM


Tender for the Hire of Trucks for the period 2009-2010 - Tender No 00110

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