March 2018 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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Raised Pedestrian Crossing – Various Sites
Shoalhaven City Council will be constructing six Raised Pedestrian Crossings throughout the Shoalhaven during April 2018. The works have been identified as part of the NSW Pedestrian Around Schools Program with funding provided by the NSW Government. The cost of the works is estimated to be $300,000.00 and includes the provision for raised pedestrian crossings along with new line marking, signage and adjustments to the existing footpaths. The bulk of the works are scheduled to take place o...
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Affordable Housing Strategy Launched
To meet the future need of planning for affordable housing in the Shoalhaven, Shoalhaven City Council today launched its Affordable Housing Strategy. The Affordable Housing Strategy defines affordable housing in this context as, “Housing that is appropriate for the needs of a range of very low to moderate income households and priced so that these households are also able to meet other basic living costs such as food, clothing, transport, medical care, and education”. As a rule of...
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Droning in on Rubbish
Shoalhaven City Council is taking the drastic step of adopting the use of drones to find illegal rubbish dumping sites. The innovative new program will see a drone being used to assist in finding dumped rubbish in hard to get to areas of the bush and to assist in finding access points to clean up the rubbish. Rangers Unit Manager Michael Jarman said that this is just another step to combat what is becoming a big issue in the Shoalhaven. “Council is intending to use a qual...
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Young People Get a Chance to Be a Junior Ranger for a Day
Have you ever thought about becoming a Ranger? What does a Council Ranger do? How do you become a Council Ranger? Shoalhaven City Council is inviting two lucky young people under 18 years of age to shadow one of our Rangers for a day and see the work they do daily.  This experience is to celebrate Youth Week held during 13-22 April 2018. The Young Ranger of the Day will see first-hand how our rangers protect, clean, guide, investigate, inform our community and experience if this is a ...
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Ulladulla shooting goals with new netball courts
·         Two new acrylic netball courts officially opened today in Ulladulla ·         Tackling shortage of courts a big win for the region’s netballers ·         Coalition Government invested $150,000 in the project Shoalhaven netballers celebrated another win today with the official opening of two new netball courts in Ulladulla. Minist...
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Students Explore Career Options in the Shoalhaven
Over 60 school students from across the Shoalhaven participated in Shoalhaven City Council’s Economic Development’s Professional Snapshot program yesterday, 7 March 2018. Now in its tenth year, the Professional Snapshot is a collaboration between the spba (Shoalhaven Professional Business Association) and Shoalhaven City Council, with support from the University of Wollongong Shoalhaven, businesses and local High Schools. Students are offered a day program where they can partic...
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