January 2016 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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As part of Shoalhaven City Council’s ongoing commitment to rehabilitating roads and improving access with path improvements, Council are undertaking road rehabilitation in Chisholm St between Emmett St and Sheaffe St, Callala Bay and constructing a footpath. The works will commence next week on the 1st of February and continue until the 7th of March 2016. Director of Assets and Works, Ben Stewart advised the works will involve removing the existing pavement and construction a new wid...
Read more about Chisholm St, Callala Bay Road Upgrade and Footpath
      Educational signs detailing some of the European history of Narrawallee have been stolen from their posts in the Garrad Reserve Biobank.  Mayor Joanna Gash said the theft happened some time during the holiday period.  “The signs were to help visitors and the local community gain a fuller appreciation of what a special place Garrad Reserve is,” said Clr Gash. “Each stolen panel cost $1,700 to produce so replacing them is not an i...
Read more about Council appealing for Narrawallee Biobank signage to be returned
Kinghorne Street streetscaping upgrade Shoalhaven City Council will be making improvements to the streetscape in Kinghorne Street Nowra on the western side between Schofields Lane and Pumpkin Patch with work commencing on Sunday 7 February 2016. Mayor, Joanna Gash is enthusiastic about the upgrade and said the works form part of the Nowra CBD Revitalisation Strategy.  “The footpath and streetscape upgrade in Kinghorne Street will be similar to the upgrade that was completed i...
Read more about Nowra streetscape comes Alive with Kinghorne St upgrades
Shoalhaven City Council held an Extraordinary Meeting today to discuss the proposed merger of Kiama Municipal and Shoalhaven City councils. Council voted unanimously to adopt a position stating the present proposal is unworkable in its present form. “My view is that this merger proposal, presented in its current form, contains several anomalies, statement of financial processes and rating proposals that could well jeopardise Shoalhaven City’s capability to grow and retain its F...
Read more about Shoalhaven City Council finds merger proposal “unworkable”
Council met with executive members of the Community Consultative Bodies yesterday afternoon to provide information about the proposed merger of Kiama Municipal Council and Shoalhaven City Council. Mayor Jo Gash said the purpose of the meeting was to provide the Community Consultative Bodies (CCBs) with information in regard to the merger process, public inquiry and submission opportunities and for the CCBs to communicate the collective views of the community back to Council. “It was ...
Read more about Council meets with Community Consultative Bodies to discuss Merger Proposal
Council presented the 2016 Australia Day Awards in the categories of Citizen of the Year and Young Citizen of the Year in a prestigious function held at the Ulladulla Civic Centre last night. In a major change to previous years, Council combined the Australia Day Awards with the Shoalhaven medal, adding extra significance to the awards evening. Rick Meehan OAM has been named the 2016 Australia Day Shoalhaven Citizen of the Year Gold Medal Winner, taking out the most prestigious honour Coun...
Read more about Council announces Australia Day Citizen of the Year Award winners
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has welcomed yesterday’s announcement by Singapore Airlines that it will operate regularly scheduled international flights to Canberra Airport. Due to commence in September this year, the new ‘Capital Express’ route will provide two direct international destination options, with four flights a week linking Canberra with Singapore and four flights a week connecting Canberra with Wellington. Mayor Gash said she commends Canberra Ai...
Read more about Council commends Canberra Airport for securing international flights
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has welcomed yesterday’s announcement by Singapore Airlines that it will operate regularly scheduled international flights to Canberra Airport. Due to commence in September this year, the new ‘Capital Express’ route will provide two direct international destination options, with four flights a week linking Canberra with Singapore and four flights a week connecting Canberra with Wellington. Mayor Gash said she commends Canberra Ai...
Read more about Council commends Canberra Airport for securing international flights
Following a hugely successful year for tourism in the Shoalhaven, bolstered by the success of the award-winning ‘Unspoilt’ national digital marketing campaign, Shoalhaven Tourism is investing in its marketing and events expertise in 2016 with the announcement of two key appointments. Kristy Mayhew is Shoalhaven Tourism’s new Marketing Specialist, bringing over 12 years of experience working for media organisations including SBS, Time Magazine and most recently, the Griffin T...
Read more about Shoalhaven Tourism boosts marketing and events capabilities
Shoalhaven City Council has been awarded $750,000 in funding from the Member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis as part of the Federal Government’s Bridges Renewal Program Round 2. Mayor Jo Gash said Council will be matching the funding with the total project cost of $1.6 million. “The funding received from the Federal Member for Gilmore will allow for the timber bridge over Duck Creek on Naval College Road at Worrowing Heights to be replaced with a concrete bridge,” said Clr Gash...
Read more about Council receives funding for upgrade of Duck Creek Bridge
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