January 2015 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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Shoalhaven City Council is currently calling for Expressions of Interest from local residents keen on participating in a Youth Showcase Market to be held as part of the upcoming Youth Week Celebrations. Youth Week provides Council an opportunity to celebrate young people and their contribution to the local community. The Youth Showcase Market, which will be held on the City Arts Centre front lawn on Saturday 18 April, is open to all residents aged between 12 and 24 years of age. Mayor, ...
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Shoalhaven City Council is currently calling for Expressions of Interest from local residents keen on participating in a Youth Showcase Market to be held as part of the upcoming Youth Week Celebrations. Youth Week provides Council an opportunity to celebrate young people and their contribution to the local community. The Youth Showcase Market, which will be held on the City Arts Centre front lawn on Saturday 18 April, is open to all residents aged between 12 and 24 years of age. Mayor, ...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash today joined Member for South Coast, Shelley Hancock and Member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis in turning the first sod on the $50 million Vincentia Marketplace.  Once completed, the Marketplace will include 27 major retailers inclusive of a 4,200 square metre Woolworths supermarket along with other major retailers including Aldi and the Reject Shop as well as an Anytime Fitness gym. Mayor, Gash said that while it had been a long time coming, the ...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has welcomed today’s announced Planning Approval that will see 50 hectares of Jervis Bay be made available for aquaculture farming. Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson joined Member for South Coast Shelley Hancock in making the announcement this morning. The announcement has seen approval granted for three aquaculture leases in Jervis Bay, including a 10 hectare site off Vincentia and two 20 hectare areas off Callala Beach. ...
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Shoalhaven City Council will again be hosting and coordinating a number of driver education courses and workshops following a horror year on the area’s roads. Council’s Road Safety Officer will be conducting various programs aimed at new and novice drivers, parents of young children and older senior drivers. The programs include – Graduated Licensing Scheme Parent Workshop – Offers support and advice on how best to deal with the recent changes in the licensing sy...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has welcomed an influx of large sized Development Applications to start the New Year. Council has received an application from Woolworths to develop a proposed $13.8 million supermarket on the former John Bull Centre, Bomaderry. The proposed development would see the demolition of existing structures and construction of a 3,860 square metre shopping centre and two further retail tenancies. The application also includes area for a further 296 ca...
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Shoalhaven City Council will lodge a tender on the block of land at 59 Owen Street, Huskisson following Thursday’s Extra Ordinary Council meeting. Council resolved to enter into the tender process with Club Jervis while keeping in mind both the valuation report and current financial restraints of Council. Mayor, Joanna Gash said that the decision to make an offer on the land follows on from the successful community run campaign to leave the land in public ownership. “I would...
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Shoalhaven City Council has received $80,000 through the Department of Local Government’s Building Resilience to Climate Change Program, allowing the construction of an innovative water play area in the Nowra CBD. The evaporative cooling solution will see the implementation of a vapour play area, water bottle filling station, shade and seating in the recently refurbished Egans Lane meeting place. The water vapour cooling system will provide a cool oasis in the CBD, operating on an &l...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has welcomed the placement of the offshore artificial reef to be located four kilometres off Shoalhaven Heads. Over 460 tonnes of concrete modules were loaded onto a barge at Port Kembla last week with the reef placement expected to commence offshore Shoalhaven Heads this week. Mayor, Joanna Gash said the $900,000 artificial reef was expected to provide the area with ongoing economic and social benefits while also boosting annual visitation number...
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Shoalhaven City Council is currently taking bookings from community members wishing to host an event in the freshly revitalised Thorough_Fair. Council recently hosted the inaugural THOUROUGH_FAIR art project in the laneway, a week-long event that saw the previously disused CBD laneway transformed into a living and breathing ‘Live Gallery Walk’. The event culminated with hundreds of interested onlookers converging on the area to take part in an evening of art, music and a food e...
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