20 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.

Community Information

Bowen Mountain Park Hall 21st Birthday Celebrations and Grand Opening of Extensions

Bowen Mountain Park cnr Bunya Crescent and Lieutenant Bowen Road, Bowen Mountain

Saturday, 29 January 2011
3.30pm - 7pm

Official Opening 5pm

A full program of entertainment including music and children's activities and refreshments available
Further information 45722440 or enquiries@bowenmountain.org.au

Development Application Recently Determined

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

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

Council Meetings


Tuesday 1 - Ordinary 6.30pm

Tuesday 15 - Ordinary 6.30pm


View Current tenders >>

Properties for sale by Tender

Tender No 01311 - Sale of Lot 1 in DP 1135982 – 139 Colonial Drive, Bligh Park

Tenders are invited for the purchase of Lot 1 in DP 1135982 - 139 Colonial Drive, Bligh Park and will be received by the Council until 3pm on Friday, 4 February 2011.

Tender documents can be downloaded free at http://tenders.nsw.gov.au/wsroc or are available from Council’s Enquiry Counter for a non-refundable fee of $75.

Tenders may only be submitted by the means described in the tender document and must be received by the closing time. The canvassing of Councillors in relation to this matter will automatically disqualify the applicant from the tender process.

For further information, please contact Nicole Spies, Council's Acting Manager Corporate Services and Governance on 4560 4426.

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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