April 2016 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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Shoalhaven Tourism, on behalf of Shoalhaven City Council will be installing 35 newly designed Aboriginal town signs, acknowledging the long and rich history of Aboriginal people and their continued spiritual and diverse cultural connections, throughout the Shoalhaven region. Shoalhaven City Council Aboriginal Advisory Committee representative, Mr Troy Lenihan, says it’s wonderful to see the Aboriginal community and Council working together to promote the local Aboriginal culture. &ld...
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Shoalhaven City Council is helping students from Macquarie University Department of Environmental Sciences undertake field works on coastal management in the Jervis Bay area this week. The students will undertake vegetation and dune topography surveys at Collingwood Beach along as well as water quality monitoring on a number of waterways discharging into the Bay. As part of the field works, the students will also be surveying local residents and visitors to assess community views...
Read more about Council to assist Macquarie University students undertake coastal management field works
Shoalhaven City Council, in partnership with the Australian Breastfeeding Association is updating and upgrading the popular ‘Breastfeeding Friendly Shoalhaven’ resource card.  Council is inviting the community to help launch the new card at a morning tea with Mayor Joanna Gash on Wednesday 20 April, from 10.30 - 12.30pm at the Shoalhaven City Arts Centre. Local Australian Breastfeeding Association Community Educator, Amanda Volpatti will be at the launch to share her knowl...
Read more about Council launching streamlined ‘Breastfeeding Friendly Shoalhaven’ card
Shoalhaven City Council joined with the community to officially open Whiteley’s Walk at a function held in Howell Faulks Reserve today. Mayor Joanna Gash said the opening acknowledged the numerous hours of volunteer labour and tireless work of the community, in partnership with Shoalhaven City Council, to make significant improvements to the Howell Faulks Reserve, including the construction of 8 metres of footpath. “I would like to congratulate the community and the many volunt...
Read more about Mayor Gash opens Whiteley’s Walk
As part of this week’s Seniors Week celebrations, Shoalhaven City Council has installed a large ‘As I Age’ chalkboard at the entrance of the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, for local residents to share their thoughts on getting older. Mayor Joanna Gash said the installation, a joint project between Council and Feros Care, is intended to ignite conversation among local Shoalhaven residents about ageing. “I would like to thank Feros Care for providing the chalkboard ...
Read more about Council invites community to chalk their thoughts on ageing
Shoalhaven City Council is encouraging local residents and visitors to be especially vigilant on the roads over the upcoming school holiday period, and to be mindful of the new cycling laws that came into effect last month. Mayor Joanna Gash said the April school holidays can be a busy time in the Shoalhaven, with many residents and visitors taking the opportunity to enjoy a well-deserved break in the region. “It is imperative that all motorists, riders and pedestrians keep road safe...
Read more about Council reminding road users of new cycling laws in lead up to school holidays

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