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Acclaimed artist painting Nowra wall
Shoalhaven City Council is pleased to announce that next CBD Mural artwork will commence today on Bridge Road Nowra. The murals are being funded by the Nowra CBD Revitalisation Committee and have been made possible with the help of the owners of the buildings involved and also Verb Syndicate. Andres Von Chrzanowskis’s (a.k.a. CASE or CASE Maclaim) will be in Nowra from Friday, 22 February to Friday, 1 March  working on his creation as part of the CBD Revitali...
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2019 Harmony Day Events Calendar – Everyone Belongs
Harmony Day is held on the 21 March and is a day that allows all Australians to celebrate our diverse multiculturalism. Harmony Day is about inclusiveness, respect and belonging for all Australians, regardless of cultural or linguistic background, united by a set of core Australian values. Since 1999, more than 70,000 Harmony Day events have been held in childcare centres, schools, community groups, churches, businesses and federal, state and local government agencies across Australia. &nb...
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Council and Business Chamber Call for Answers
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Amanda Findley and Shoalhaven Business Chamber President Jemma Tribe stand united in their call for action and answers on the future of Nowra Bridge. In December 2019 the two community leaders attended a roundtable meeting held with RMS and local members at the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre and are now calling for feedback from RMS, Member for South Coast, Member for Kiama and Minister for Roads, Premier for NSW and the Shadow Cabinet. Shoalhaven City Counci...
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Calling all Ulladulla Residents to join the Healthy Town Challenge
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Amanda Findley is encouraging residents to participate in a free fitness challenge in Ulladulla. Ulladulla has been selected as one of five regions in rural New South Wales to compete in the Healthy Town Challenge and organisers are asking any residents interested in improving their fitness and health to sign up for the contest. The competition starts now until September and offers participants aged 16 years and over a free health coaching service with NSW Gov...
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Council’s strong stance to protect the Crookhaven River
Shoalhaven City Council successfully prosecuted a Wollumboola resident with criminal charges in Nowra Court on Tuesday, 13 February 2019. Mr Phillip Vella was issued with a Penalty Infringement Notice following his failure to comply with an order within a Pollution Prevention Notice issued by Council in February 2018 pursuant to the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997.  Mr Vella elected to challenge the Penalty Infringement Notice which was heard before her Honour Magist...
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Cuddlepot and Snugglepie Visit the Shoalhaven
Australia's most famous babies will be visiting the Shoalhaven in a travelling display.  Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Amanda Findley is encouraging residents to visit Nowra Library before Thursday, 21st February and enjoy the exhibition.  "It's 100 years since May Gibbs' characters have found their way into the homes of Australians and Nowra is hosting the travelling display of her artwork," Clr Findley said.  "May Gibbs was Australia's fir...
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Ulladulla Civic Centre Renovations
Shoalhaven City Council is advising that the Ulladulla Civic Centre will undergo renovations from mid-February to early March to upgrade the lower level meeting rooms.  Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Amanda Findley said the purpose of the renovations is to create an additional space for community groups. “The Ulladulla Civic Centre boasts panoramic views of the Harbour and has seen a steady increase in patronage over the past four years,” Cl Findley said. “The...
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Active Kids and Creative Kids in the Shoalhaven
Shoalhaven City Council is reminding parents of school-aged children that NSW Active Kids and Creative Kids vouchers can be used at both Council’s Swim and Fitness Centres and Shoalhaven Regional Gallery Nowra.   Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Amanda Findley said the centres being registered providers is all about giving our next generation great opportunities.    “From drawing classes and teen gym to swimming lessons and squad session, Council is giving...
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Shoalhaven Beachwatch Results
Shoalhaven City Council is proud that local beaches monitored by the Beachwatch program have again been assessed with the highest rating achievable. The Office of Environment and Heritage released the State of the Beaches Report, 2017-2018 this month – an annual scorecard of the summertime water quality at 260 popular NSW beaches and swimming spots. Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Amanda Findley said the standard of our beaches in the region is very high. “Nine out of the 10 o...
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