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Parson Street Development Update
At Shoalhaven City Council’s Ordinary Meeting on 28 March 2017, Council determined to change its previous resolution of the Development Committee held on 14 March to vary the height limit for the development at Parson Street, Ulladulla.   This matter was brought to Council through a rescission motion by Clr Proudfoot, Clr Guile and Clr Kitchener.   On further consideration, Council has determined that they will not support the variation to the height limit policy that...
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Shoalhaven City Council has urged the Australian Government to honour its promise to restore indexation to the local government Financial Assistance Grants (FAGs) payments in the upcoming 2017-18 Federal Budget.   Mayor Amanda Findley said the funds have played an important role in helping Shoalhaven City Council provide vital services and infrastructure for the Shoalhaven community.   “The untied FAGs are an important part of our revenue base, allowing us to provide ...
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Eggciting Reading Adventure
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Amanda Findley launched the Paint the Town ReaD literacy program in the Shoalhaven at the Entertainment Centre forecourt on Monday, 27 March 2017. To ensure our local children receive the best start in life, Shoalhaven City Council is one of nineteen local councils in 50 Australian communities that has supported The Paint the Town ReaD program.   Paint the Town ReaD motivates communities to read, talk, sing and draw with children from birth, so that t...
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Motorsports Complex Plans Exhausted
Shoalhaven City Council is extremely disappointed that plans for a world class motorcycle complex and track on Braidwood Road Yerriyong, as well as a motorcycle industry hub, have been cancelled, as Motorcycling NSW have pulled out of the venture. Motorcycling NSW has decided that due to environmental concerns of a cluster of Leafless Tongue orchids classified as “vulnerable” growing on the selected site, the body will withdraw their Development Application (DA).  The DA whic...
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Shoalhaven to welcome Queen's Baton in lead up to Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
Local legends are being called on to carry the Queen’s Baton in the Shoalhaven as it prepares to host the Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR).   The eyes of the Commonwealth will be on the Shoalhaven on Monday, 5 February 2018 as the Baton journeys towards its final destination, the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Opening Ceremony on 4 April 2018.   Across Australia approximately 3,800 batonbearers are needed to share the dream of the ‘friendly Games&rsq...
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Prepare for Severe Weather Warning
Heavy rain is forecast by the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) over the next few days. The BOM also forecast the potential for a low pressure system to develop off the southern or central coast on Friday or Saturday causing large swells. There is the potential for flooding in coastal areas.   Given the forecast, Council predicts a flood watch will be issued by the Bureau of Meteorology for Shoalhaven River and St Georges Basin/Sussex Inlet and it is expected that smaller river or lake syst...
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