November 2016 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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Shoalhaven Summer Beach Season
Shoalhaven City Council’s 2016/17 Professional Beach Patrol Services will commence with 9am - 5pm daily lifeguard patrols on the following beaches from Saturday, 17 December 2016 until Sunday, 29 January 2017: Shoalhaven Heads Beach (near Surf Club) Crookhaven Heads Beach Tilbury Cove (Ocean St, Culburra Beach) Warrain Beach (Culburra Beach) Cudmirrah / Berrara Beach (near Surf Club) Narrawallee Beach (Surfers Avenue) North Mollymook Beach (Beach Rd) South Mollymook ...
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Ulladulla Harbour Coastal Erosion Remediation Progress
Shoalhaven City Council will start work on the Ulladulla Harbour Coastal Erosion remediation work. Council has engaged Jirgens Civil to repair the rock protection at the rear Ulladulla harbour wall which was damaged by the storm that occurred on the 5 June 2016.   Sand will be relocated from the beach fronting the boat ramp car park to nourish the recreational beach fronting the harbour grassed reserve, where picnic tables were undermined and removed due to public risk.   ...
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Community takes pride in safety
Shoalhaven City Council supports a number of community groups including the Nowra East Pride Group who are working with our Community Safety Officer in lowering the rate of break and enters, whilst working together to bring awareness and enhance community spirit.  The Nowra East Pride Group will be holding a Twilight Garden Birthday Party on Sunday, 27 November 2016 from 3 pm – 5 pm at the Nowra East Public School Community Gardens on Journal Street, East Nowra. The community i...
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Understanding Energy Usage at Home Study
Shoalhaven City Council is teaming up with the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage and the University of NSW to assist them to improve the NSW BASIX Energy Assessment Tool for Low Carbon Dwellings.   Shoalhaven homeowners are being recruited to assist in the investigation of actual energy performance of dwellings by monitoring and understanding energy usage over a year. The data collected will help inform programs currently being designed and/or implemented within the NSW Office of...
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Nominations are now being called for the 2017 Australia Day Awards.  Shoalhaven City Council is looking for nominations for the 2017 Australia Day Awards. The community is invited to nominate people for four categories including: Citizen Award – 25 years and older. Young Citizen Award – 24 years and under. Sports Person Award – 19 years and older. Junior Sports Person Award – 18 years and under. Mayor Amanda Findley is e...
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Nowra CBD Facade Assistance Funding Now Available
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Amanda Findley is encouraging Nowra CBD businesses to apply for the Nowra CBD Façade Improvement Financial Assistance Program. Applications are open year round. The funding, available as part of the Nowra CBD Revitalisation project, is being made available to local businesses looking to undertake improvements and upgrades to their existing shopfront. Over the years, funding had brought about some major improvements to a number of buildings and facades within the...
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To ensure the community’s assets and services are maintained and continued, Councillors today voted to put forward a rate rise to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART).   Council has decided to undertake an extensive community engagement process to explain to our community a number of options for rates increases and to gain a greater understanding of the community’s ability to pay such an increase.   Council has determined to notify IPART of it...
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Help Get Our New Bridge and Highway Upgrade
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Amanda Findley is urging residents and visitors to get involved in signing a petition to the government for a speedy resolution to fund the Nowra Bridge and Berry to Bomaderry Highway upgrade. The petition calls on the Australian Government to commit financial assistance to the NSW State Government for the construction works to upgrade the Princes Highway specifically the: Berry to Bomaderry upgrade to provide a four lane divided highway; and A ...
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International Youth Day Award Winners
Over 130 people attended the inaugural International Youth Day Awards which saw 31 young finalists be acknowledged for their contribution to the Shoalhaven on Friday, 4 November 2016 at the Bomaderry Bowling Club. The community event hosted by the Shoalhaven City Council Youth Advisory Committee emanated a warm and friendly atmosphere that showcased the talents of the future generation of the Shoalhaven. The Youth Awards is an initiative of the Youth Advisory Committee which decided to celebra...
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Raw and risky foods - tips on how to avoid food poisoning Australian Food Safety Week
Recent years have seen major food poisoning outbreaks linked to risky raw foods such as unpasteurized milk, raw eggs, bean/seed sprouts, frozen berries and lettuce. Shoalhaven City Council’s Environmental Health Officer for Food Safety said each year an estimated 1 million Australians have to visit a doctor with food poisoning, 32,000 people end up in hospital and 86 people die. Raw foods can get contaminated with bacteria and viruses in many ways. These include from food handlers&rsquo...
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