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Shoalhaven Family Day Care is currently recruiting a new batch of Educators to provide quality home based childcare options throughout the area.Educators work in partnership with local families to provide a unique caring environment for children in care. Opening their homes to local children, Educators are self employed, however receive extensive training and support from Shoalhaven Family Day Care staff.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green said Educators play a vital role in the local comm...
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The North Head Bushcare Group will be hosting a guided tour of the iconic Ulladulla Headland from 10am Friday 19 August after the previous Open Day was cancelled due to poor weather.An extremely popular recreational space, the North Head Bushcare group work to regenerate the native bushland and keep the headland free from rubbish.North Head Bushcare Coordinator, Peter Loyd said he was hoping the rescheduled open day will help attract new members to the organisation saying the group was looking f...
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Shoalhaven City Council is inviting Burrill Lake residents to attend an open meeting regarding the future management of Ireland Street Reserve, taking place from 3pm Wednesday 31 August at the Barker Reserve Boat Ramp.Areas around the Burrill Lake foreshore are home to endangered ecological communities protected under legislation. Senior Council staff and fisheries staff will be attending the meeting with residents to discuss Council’s maintenance activities in the area, to ensure the best socia...
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Shoalhaven City Council is reminding local associations to get their nominations in for the Community Grants Program, with applications closing Wednesday 31 August.The Community Grants Program aims to help local organisations in building vibrant, safe and active local communities through the promotion of community based projects.Grants of up to $2,000 are available to all associations and community groups within Shoalhaven City for projects that meet the funding grant guidelines.Shoalhaven City ...
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Shoalhaven City Council adopted an amendment to the Development Control Plan for Ulladulla (DCP 56 Amendment 5) at its Tuesday 22 February Ordinary Meeting.In adopting the recommendation, it was decided the inclusion of the residential unit living precinct east of Burrill Street be deferred pending further investigations into the area’s economic viability and visual amenity.The deferment was designed to enable further consideration of any future development controls, such as maximum building hei...
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Shoalhaven City Libraries are offering patrons the opportunity to learn a second language through the new and easy to use Mango Languages online learning system.Free for all Library users, Mango languages uses audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions to help participants break down actual foreign language conversations.Manager of Shoalhaven Libraries, Noela Lim said the courses accelerate language learning among participants as they are presented with an appreciation for cultur...
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Shoalhaven City Council senior staff met with the Southern Area Community Consultative Bodies (CCB) group last Friday 5 August to discuss ongoing projects and specific issues affecting the area.Representatives from six CCBs were represented at the meeting, including members of the Lake Conjola Lakecare Association, Red Head Villages Association, Ulladulla and Districts Community Forum, Friends of 2538, Sussex Inlet Community Forum and Tabourie Lake Ratepayers and Residents Association. Some of t...
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Shoalhaven City Council welcomes new Arts Development Manager
Shoalhaven City Council has recently employed the services of Arts Development Manager, Jill Farrar.Having previously studied Fine Arts at the University of Sydney and having attained a PHD in Communication Arts, Dr Farrar is looking forward to help growing the Arts and Cultural sector within the Shoalhaven region. “The Shoalhaven is a vibrant, diverse community situated in a beautiful physical environment, which is also rich in visual and performing arts,” said Dr Farrar.“Helping the arts to fl...
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Shoalhaven City Council will be undertaking roadworks on Kangaroo Valley Road, Kangaroo Valley (two kilometres east of Wattamolla Road) in order to improve surface drainage and road stability while also maintaining a high level of road safety for all users. Work will be undertaken from Monday 15 August until late September 2011. During this time Kangaroo Valley Road will remain open to all vehicular traffic, however only one lane will be in operation through the work site with delays to be e...
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Council unveils three new village entry signs
Shoalhaven City Council has recently unveiled three new village entry signs at Sanctuary Point, Orient Point and Burrill Lake.The signs have been designed to capture the overall character of the Shoalhaven allowing for variations in colour and landscaping to reflect each individual town’s personality.Artwork for the Orient Point sign was designed by local artist, Rebecca Williams through the Jerringa Aboriginal Lands Council.Ms Williams utilised the handprints of many of the area’s children in c...
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