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Council staff ‘think pink’ as part of Pink Ribbon Day activities
Shoalhaven City Council staff have been encouraged to ‘think pink’ in helping to raise much needed money for breast cancer research as part of Pink Ribbon Day.With around 13,500 Australian women annually diagnosed with breast cancer, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month aims to raise further awareness and funds for research and early prevention programs.As part of the ‘think pink’ initiative, Council staff have been encouraged to come to work dressed in pink today and assist the Cancer Council...
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With the warm weather of summer fast approaching, local residents can hit the water confident in the knowledge that the beaches of the Shoalhaven are among the cleanest in NSW.The Office of Environment and Heritage has released the State of the Beaches Report, 2011/12 – an annual scorecard of the summertime water quality at 260 popular NSW beaches and swimming spots.Ten ocean beaches are monitored within the Shoalhaven, with all sites receiving a rating of either ‘Very Good’ or ‘Good’, putting t...
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Shoalhaven City Council is currently seeking Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified and independent persons to fill three positions on Council’s Audit Committee.Council’s Audit Committee provides independent assurance and assistance to Council on a host of issues including risk management, control, governance and external accountability responsibilities.Independent Audit Committee members will be expected to have skills and experience in one or more of the following areas - • Finance.• ...
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Following the recent heavy rain event, Council staff has identified water damage within the Ulladulla Library and Visitors Centre.As a result it has become necessary to relocate the Library and Visitors Centre services to the Milton Library from Thursday 25 October. The Milton Library will operate between 9am-5pm Monday to Friday and between 9am-2pm on Saturdays.The Visitors Centre operations at the Milton Library will operate in a limited role, providing customer service, some brochures and boo...
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Shoalhaven City Arts Centre hosts Jasper Knight Survey Show
Shoalhaven City Arts Centre is currently hosting renowned Australian artist, Jasper Knight’s Survey Show 2003-2012.This 10 year survey exhibition showcases some of Mr Knight’s most significant and successful works over his burgeoning career.A former Archibald and Wynne Award finalist, Mr Knight has cemented himself as one the country’s most popular and leading contemporary artists.During the recent exhibition launch, Mr Knight offered a major work from his Survey Show, Pick Up Sticks IV, to the ...
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A number of Shoalhaven City community groups are set to receive a major financial windfall as nearly $300,000 in funding is divided up as part of the 2012 Clubs Grants Scheme.Shoalhaven City Council staff have been working closely with members of the Clubs Grants Committee to ensure this year’s funding is spread through a number of worthy organisations.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash said the Clubs Grants Scheme was designed to ensure that larger registered clubs in NSW contribute to ...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has welcomed today’s announcement that will see nearly $5.5 million of Federal Government funding allocated towards the voluntary purchase of land in the Heritage Estates located in Erowal Bay. The funding allocation will enable land owners within the Heritage Estates to sell their property, at a fixed price, through a voluntary land purchase project.Landowners will be offered a fixed price of $5,000 per lot and will be eligible for a $500 bonus if they...
Read more about Council welcomes funding to resolve long running lands issue
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has welcomed today’s announcement that will see nearly $5.5 million of Federal Government funding allocated towards the voluntary purchase of land in the Heritage Estates located in Erowal Bay. The funding allocation will enable land owners within the Heritage Estates to sell their property, at a fixed price, through a voluntary land purchase project.Landowners will be offered a fixed price of $5,000 per lot and will be eligible for a $500 bonus if they...
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Shoalhaven City Council has recently completed Estuary Management Plan Reviews for Tabourie Lake, St Georges Basin and Lake Conjola.Local residents are being encouraged to have their say on all three of the revised Estuary Management Plan Reviews with the documents placed on public exhibition until Friday 9 November.The three Plans guide how each individual waterway and the surrounding environment is managed by addressing issues and required actions relating to the health of the estuary and any ...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has congratulated the winners from Friday night’s Origin 2012 Shoalhaven Business Excellence Awards.Former Shoalhaven Business Chamber President, John Lamont from Nowra Chemicals received the Business Leader of the Year Award, Dane Cornish from the Activated Group was named Young Business Leader of the Year while Silos Estate took out the Shoalhaven Business of the Year Award.Mayor Gash said the Origin 2012 Shoalhaven Business Excellence Awards provided...
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