August 2016 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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Following recent infrastructure upgrades to the Integrated Emergency Management Centre (IEMC), the Shoalhaven Rural Fire Service have held a regional training exercise over the past three days based on a significant fire event in the Southern Shoalhaven.  This exercise included support from the Shoalhaven Emergency Operations Centre located within the IEMC and included, road closures, planning for evacuations and health issues. Shoalhaven City Council staff joined other emergency...
Read more about Collaborative approach to emergencies
Shoalhaven City Council has provided a $2,500 grant to the Berry Rotary Club to assist in the staging of the 2016 Berry Small Farm Field Day. The Berry Small Farm Field Day will be held on Friday, 9th and Saturday, 10th September 2016 at the Berry Showgrounds, The weekend attracts over 4000 visitors who can explore products and services offered by 45 stallholders including veterinary services, farm machinery, stockfeed, farm contracting, weed control and small farm operation as well as talks ...
Read more about Council supports Berry Small Farm Field Day
Council issuing pet registration notices
Shoalhaven City Council will soon be issuing notices to local pet owners who have a dog or cat that is older than six months of age and not lifetime registered. As a requirement of the NSW Companion Animals Act all dogs and cats over six months in age must be registered. Council’s Unit Manager for Ranger Services, Michael Jarman said it was also a requirement that all dogs and cats were identified with a microchip by 12 weeks of age or prior to the animal being sold or given away (wh...
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Entries close this Friday for the Shoalhaven Building Design Awards. The awards have become popular with Shoalhaven's building, design and construction industry and promote design excellence within our community. The awards are held every two years and are open to all projects that are situated within the Shoalhaven City and completed within the three years before the call for nominations. The Awards cover residential and commercial/industrial designs and entries will be judged in the ...
Read more about Showcase of Building Innovation in the Shoalhaven
The new Shoalhaven Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2014 came into operation on 22 April 2014, and is largely a ‘best fit’ transfer from the previous LEP into the NSW Government's Standard Instrument Local Environmental Plan format. Leading up to, and following the commencement of Shoalhaven LEP 2014, a number of required ‘housekeeping’ changes were identified to improve the Plan’s operation and accuracy.  Council also continuously reviews its LEP to en...
Read more about Local Environmental Plan Improved
Sporting clubs equipment up for grabs in return to report illegal dumping
Does your sporting club need new equipment?  To help clean up our sporting fields and bush areas around the fields, Shoalhaven City Council is launching an exciting educational campaign offering sporting clubs across the Shoalhaven, the opportunity to participate in the Report Illegal Dumping (RID) Community Champions program. RID Community Champions is an innovative educational program pioneered by Council Rangers that aims to prevent illegal rubbish dumping by motivating and educa...
Read more about Sporting clubs equipment up for grabs in return to report illegal dumping
  Shoalhaven City Council will join the New South Wales Calisthenics Association in hosting the 2016 NSW Calisthenics Team Championships which will be held at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre on Saturday, 3 September 2016.   Teams of talented dancers from all over NSW and the ACT will perform artistic dance in spectacular costumes to compete for the NSW state titles.    The Shoalhaven Tourism Advisory Group Chair, Lynn Locke said, “I encourage the whole ...
Read more about Shoalhaven to host 2016 NSW Calisthenics State Championships
Busiest Wharf in Shoalhaven Gets Revamp
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Joanna Gash and Member for South Coast and Speaker, the Hon Shelley Hancock, MP officially opened Huskisson Wharf today progressing the redevelopment of the wharf that has had over 100 years of vessel use. As one of the busiest and most popular public wharf facilities in the Shoalhaven, the redevelopment features a new 19 metre heavy duty pontoon which now includes disability access, better boarding facilities and extra lighting for recreational and commercial ve...
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Have you thought about joining council and making a difference to the community? Nominations are now open for the Local Government Election which will be held on Saturday, 10 September 2016. Council is seeking to elect 12 Councillors as well as the Election of a Mayor. If you are interested in becoming a candidate representing the Shoalhaven City Council visit the NSW Electoral Commission website www.votensw.info page on “Planning to be a Candidate” or ring the NSW Electoral Of...
Read more about Nominate to be a Candidate at the Local Elections
Shoalhaven City Council joined with the community to officially open the Orion Beach Pathway at a function held on the pathway in Vincentia on Thursday, 4 August 2016. Mayor Joanna Gash together with Member for Gilmore Ann Sudmalis MP opened the next link of a dedicated 55 km walking track from lighthouse to lighthouse. By linking a number of walking routes around Jervis Bay to form the “Round the Bay Walks”, the pathway will increase access for residents, tourists, cyclists an...
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