August 2014 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has congratulated the local award recipients at last night’s South Coast Tourism Awards.   In a tremendous night for the local tourism industry, Shoalhaven City received 13 of the 28 gold awards on offer in addition to 10 silver and five bronze awards.   Further to this, Silos Estate was inducted into the South Coast Tourism Awards Hall of Fame after winning the gold award for best Regional Winery, Brewery or Pu...
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Shoalhaven City Council will welcome back one of the more unique visitors to the area this Friday when ‘Connie’, the dress made from condoms, returns to the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre.   Created by the Northern Illawarra Youth Project, ‘Connie’ is currently touring the Illawarra in a bid to raise awareness of condom usage and halt the spread of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI).   Mayor, Joanna Gash said despite ‘Connie&rsq...
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Shoalhaven City Council is encouraging local residents to participate in one of the upcoming free cycling events taking place across the City as part of NSW Bike Week celebrations.   Taking place between Saturday 13 September and Sunday 21 September, NSW Bike Week provides an opportunity for the entire family to rediscover the joys of cycling in a controlled, scenic and safe environment.   Council will be hosting three separate cycling tours across the week, w...
Read more about Council providing host of activities during Bike Week celebrations
Shoalhaven City Council will join Chocolate Foot in hosting round four of the Finish Line Singletrack Mind Mountain Bike Series at the Coondoo Road Course in the Currambene State Forest this Sunday 31 August.   The event will see around 300 of the country’s finest mountain bikers competing across a range of open and age group categories within the four and seven hour long races.   Runner up in the 2013 World Solo 24 Hour Championships, Andrew Lloyd hea...
Read more about Council to co-host Finish Line Singletrack Mind Mountain Bike Series this weekend
Shoalhaven City Council is currently calling on nominations for the 2015 Australia Day Awards.   Local residents are being asked to nominate an outstanding community member for their ongoing contribution to the City.   Council will present the 2015 Australia Day Awards in the categories of Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Senior Sports person and Junior Sports person.   In a major change to previous years, Council will be alterna...
Read more about Council calling for Australia Day Award nominations
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has today welcomed Minister for Illawarra, John Ajaka’s announced $1.87 million funding grant for Council to facilitate further projects at the Albatross Aviation Technology Park (AATP).   The announced funding will allow Council to undertake automation of the aircraft gate operations, provide a major drain through the facility to move stormwater flows and bring a second electricity feed to the AATP.   The upgra...
Read more about Council welcomes $1.87 million AATP funding grant from NSW Government
Shoalhaven City Council is currently calling on nominations for the Community Grants Program, a scheme designed to help local associations build vibrant and active local communities.   The program aims to build diverse, safe and connected communities through the promotion of community based projects.   Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash said the Community Grants Program had a proven history in providing ongoing benefit to the local community. &nb...
Read more about Council calls on nominations for Community Grants Program
Shoalhaven City Council received the 12 month progress report on the 2013/14 Delivery Program and Operational Plan at last night’s Ordinary Meeting.   The report demonstrated a number of key achievements made across the past financial year including a surplus budget result in the General fund and the achievement of the Transformation Program Savings Target.   Other highlights of the report included –   Budget surplus...
Read more about Progress report highlights Council achievements across previous financial year
Shoalhaven City Council has undertaken a mechanical entrance intervention of Lake Conjola at 3.30pm today coinciding with the scheduled high tide.   Council opened the Lake to the ocean following the recent heavy rains which saw the Lake reach the required trigger level of 1.2m AHD early this morning.   Environmental Services Manager, Kelie Lowe said that by undertaking the work at this afternoon’s peak high tide it would provide the best opportunity to c...
Read more about Council opens Lake Conjola to the ocean
Shoalhaven City Arts Centre and Regional Gallery will be hosting the IN MEMORY exhibition, a photographic and multimedia display recognising Shoalhaven’s Aboriginal service men and women, from Saturday 23 August.   The exhibition provides first hand and family member’s accounts of the Shoalhaven’s Aboriginal service men and women’s involvement in conflicts from the Boer War right through to the recent conflict in Afghanistan.   Mayor, ...
Read more about IN MEMORY exhibition to highlight the Shoalhaven’s Aboriginal service men and women
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