23 January 2014


Let’s Celebrate Australia Day in the Hawkesbury - Sunday 26 January 2014

Celebrate Australia Day in the Hawkesbury at Hawkesbury City Council’s official Australia Day events with this year’s Ambassador, Susanne Gervay OAM.

Susanne Gervay OAM is an award winning author. She is head of The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Australia East and New Zealand and has received numerous awards including an OAM for Children’s Literature and professional organisations.

Official events include:
Citizenship Ceremony
Windsor Function Centre, Dight Street, Windsor- 9.00am – For further information please phone (02) 4560 4410.

Australia Day Awards
The Richmond Club, Cnr Francis and East Market Streets, Richmond - 11:30am - For further information please phone (02) 4560 4444.

Community Events

Australia Day Breakfast hosted by Lions Club of Hawkesbury Bells Line
McMahons Park, Kurrajong
Start the day with a breakfast BBQ organised by the Lions Club of Hawkesbury Bells Line featuring a talent quest with prizes, stalls, activities and games for all the family. 8.30am to 12.30pm. For more information please phone Anne from Lion Club of Hawkesbury Bells Line on (02) 4573 0543.

Australia Day Celebrations at the Australiana Pioneer Village
Rose Street, Wilberforce
Visit a Genuine Australian Folk Village with live music, stalls, food, demonstrations, displays, games and more. Includes the inaugural departure of the Pioneer Express (hobby train). Open 9am - 5pm. Adults $5, Children $3, Family $15 (includes 2 adults and 2 school-aged children). Free for children under 5 years. Adequate free parking on-site. For more information please phone The Village on
(02) 4575 1777 or visit www.theaustralianapioneervillage.com.au

Australia Day at Hawkesbury Oasis
Corner of Church and Drummond Street, South Windsor
Celebrate Australia Day at Hawkesbury Oasis with live music, face painting, water polo, pool inflatables, aqua golf and a jumping castle. There are giant raffles and prizes to win. There will be prize for best dressed in Aussie Theme. Open 8am to 6pm. Celebrations will start at 10am and finish at 4.00pm. For more information please phone Hawkesbury Oasis on (02) 4587 8900.

Feel Like Some Water Fun?
Come splash around and have some fun on Australia Day at the Richmond Pool between 10.00am - 8.00pm, (02) 4578 1349. 

Development Applications Recently Determined

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

>>> View applicaStions

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



Tuesday 4 Ordinary 6.30pm
Tuesday 25 Ordinary 6.30pm


The following vacant positions were advertised this week:

Technical & Restorations Officer
Word Processing Operator/Administrative Assistant
Details on the current vacancies are available on the positions vacant page.

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