January 2014 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has welcomed competitors taking part in the Hobie 16 World Championships before the official commencement of racing on Jervis Bay this Saturday.The Hobie 16 World Championships will see over 500 competitors from 27 different nations competing on Sailors Beach, Jervis Bay between Saturday 1 February and Saturday 15 February.Mayor, Joanna Gash said the Hobie 16 World Championships were the pinnacle competition for the largest and most popular catamaran cl...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has today welcomed news that the area will form part of the next official rollout of the National Broadband Network.NBN Co is set to lodge development applications with Council in the coming months that will result in parts of the Shoalhaven having access to its fixed wireless network by mid-2015.Mayor, Gash said the continual roll out of the NBN would provide the local community with increased business and social benefits.“It is certainly very pleasing...
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Shoalhaven City Council, in partnership with the NSW Roads and Maritime Services (RMS), will be undertaking a series of traffic surveys on Friday 7 February.This survey follows on from previous surveys undertaken across the Shoalhaven last year.The traffic surveys are to be undertaken by a private contractor, with the data being obtained to assist both organisations in updating traffic models used in the assessment of upcoming projects.These projects include the assessment of Nowra Bomaderry new...
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Shoalhaven City Council will commence vegetation clearing works along a section of Gerroa Road in mid-February.The $820,000 project will involve the clearing of vegetation within the road reserve and the construction of wider shoulders.The works will take place along Gerroa Road between the turn off to Shoalhaven Heads to the south and the Shoalhaven/Kiama border in the north.Mayor, Joanna Gash said the works were being undertaken to increase the safety of this well utilised road.“The upcoming G...
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Shoalhaven City Council has awarded the tender for the design and construction of the Nowra Swimming Centre upgrade to Zauner Construction.The $7 million project will see the construction of a new nine lane pool, installation of a recreational splash pad, new filtration equipment and pool heating.Mayor, Joanna Gash said she was extremely pleased to see the long awaited pool upgrade closer to the commencement of works.“The Nowra Olympic Pool is obviously an extremely popular and well utilised com...
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Marilia Pereira has been named the 2014 Australia Day Citizen of the Year as recognition of her work with sufferers of Parkinson’s disease.Mrs Pereira originally moved to the Shoalhaven to run Australia’s first Neurological Nurse Educator Pilot Project, a program designed to provide people in remote areas access to a high level of care.When funding for the scheme ran out, Mrs Pereira lobbied the government and sourced additional funding to ensure the continuation of the program.Mrs Pereira also ...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has today hand delivered the official invitation to have the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge tour the area this April.The Mayor joined Council Tourism Manager, Steve Lawson in delivering the invitation to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet in Canberra earlier this morning.Mayor, Gash said today’s delivery of the official invitation and proposed itinerary represented a significant milestone in the area’s bid to have the Royal couple visit the are...
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Shoalhaven City Council will undertake road rehabilitation works on sections of Braidwood Road in May to coincide with proposed road works at HMAS Albatross.Sections of Braidwood Road have experienced rapid deterioration as a result of the significantly increased number of construction vehicles using the area to access the current development at the Navy base.With limits on the amount of heavy vehicle traffic utilising new pavement, the works are unable to be undertaken until a gap in the projec...
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Shoalhaven City Council will be joining the South Nowra Rotary in hosting the annual Australia Day celebrations from 8am – 12pm Sunday 26 January at the Nowra Showground. The morning will feature a host of family fun and unique entertainment, culminating with the announcement of the Australia Day Award winners, Citizenship Ceremony and an address by 2014 Australia Day Ambassador, Bob Turner.Further entertainment on the day will include a host of market stalls, face painting, jumping castles, her...
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Mayor, Joanna Gash has today announced an invitation to have the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Shoalhaven City as part their upcoming Australian tour. As part of the formal invitation, Council has provided the Royal couple with a very important and unique reason to visit Shoalhaven City this April. 'Without us you may never have met' The Mayor took the opportunity at today's launch to share the area's strong links with the Royal couple. Alexander Berry, who along with Edward Wollstonec...
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