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Shoalhaven City Council is seeking investment in the Nowra CBD for a number of its key sites.Mayor Paul Green stated, “We see this as the next logical step in the growth of Nowra and this is a wonderful opportunity for an innovative developer to come up with a concept that will really capture the essence of Nowra”The Shoalhaven is one of the state’s prime tourist destinations, located an hour south of Wollongong, where its population of 95,000 people swells to 300,000 in the peak summer time.Pre...
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“Today’s announcement from the Prime Minister on the continued expansion of the NBN into the Shoalhaven is excellent news” said Mayor Green. “Nowra and Bomaderry will see fibre rolled out from December 2013 with work to be completed by 2014”Council is already engaged with NBN Co on planned and future roll-outs in the Shoalhaven. Council has been working hard on bringing the NBN to the Shoalhaven and this announcement is reward for the continued efforts.Council has also recently adopted Shoalha...
Read more about NBN Roll-out to Shoalhaven - Digital Economy Strategy
Shoalhaven City Council will be exhibiting an amendment to the Payment of Contributions by Deferment or Instalments Policy from Wednesday 4 April.The draft amendment will allow for the deferment of Section 94 contributions and Section 64 charges in respect of residential subdivisions.Under the draft amendment, all contributions would be deferred until the point of sale for residential subdivisions, a decision which would allow the developer to pay the relevant charges out of net sales proceeds o...
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Shoalhaven City Council has closed access to the Bulk Store Shed and Stores Office at the Bomaderry Depot following the discovery of asbestos dust within both locations.The quantity and type of asbestos dust will not be known until a detailed report is released by the expert consultant however Council is currently in the process of arranging for further asbestos testing to be undertaken throughout the entire depot.Four Council staff members who use the Bulk Store Shed and Stores Office have been...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green is encouraging local residents to get along and witness the 2012 Ulladulla Blessing of the Fleet Festival taking place on Easter Sunday 8 April.An important part of the regional calendar, Councillor Green said he was very excited to see Shoalhaven City Council on board as a Platinum Sponsor for this year’s event.“The Blessing of the Fleet has built a reputation as an iconic, fun filled event and Council is extremely proud to be involved as a platinum spo...
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Council releases leaf eating beetle to tackle growing Madeira vine issues
Shoalhaven City Council has joined a state-wide biological control program aimed at controlling the difficult environmental weed Madeira vine. Madeira vine is a rapidly growing weed providing a serious environmental problem along the east coast of Australia.Council has treated over 300 infected sites throughout the past six years in a combined program involving many private landowners and businesses including both Landcare and Bushcare groups as well as National Parks and Wildlife.To combat the...
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Shoalhaven City Council is advising residents that the Huskisson Sea Pool and Wading Pools will reopen for swimming tomorrow, Saturday 24 March.Both pools had been temporarily closed as a result of the large amount of materials washed into the pools following the recent rains.
LESS IS MORE: More or Less
Shoalhaven City Arts Centre will be featuring the latest M.G Dingle and G.B Hughes collection, LESS IS MORE: More or Less, from Thursday 5 April – 3 May 2012.The collection shows works by a host of renowned and critically acclaimed artists, all of which have roamed across historic styles and chosen influences to assist in capturing a mood, essence or sense of place while exploring the realms of minimalist art.With the works ranging from the 1960s through to the current day, the collection featur...
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Council pays tribute to 150 years of NSW Policing
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green paid tribute to the local area command today while unveiling a new banner designed to help celebrate 150 years of NSW Policing.The banners haven been hung throughout the Nowra CBD as Council pays tribute to the hard work and dedication of the NSW Police Force.Mayor, Paul Green congratulated the NSW Police Force on their milestone achievement saying the Council shared a tremendous working relationship with the Shoalhaven Local Area Command.“Council works ...
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Shoalhaven City Council has moved to proceed with detailed design for the redevelopment of the Ulladulla Civic Centre, Library and Tourist Information Centre.A number of additions were made to the original concept plans after project architect, Brewster Hjorth met with the Project Steering Panel on Friday 2 March.Some of these additions included – • A permanent bar adjacent to the cloak room.• The provision of four accessible toilets on the auditorium level.• A demountable stage extension with a...
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