August 2018 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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Do You Know An Unsung Hero in the Shoalhaven?
Shoalhaven City Council is now accepting public nominations for the 2019 Shoalhaven Australia Day Awards. Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Amanda Findley is encouraging Shoalhaven residents to play their part by nominating an unsung hero, so their efforts and contributions are recognised publicly. “From Kangaroo Valley to Durras, we are seeking nominations acknowledging everyday people who are great at what they do, what they contribute to our Shoalhaven community and deserve a pat on t...
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Collingwood Beach Dunes Vandalised
Shoalhaven City Council is disappointed that someone has once again vandalised the dunes at Collingwood Beach. Council adopted the Collingwood Beach Dune Vegetation two-year trial Action Plan at the Development Meeting in August which includes a vegetation restoration site. Council officers found approximately 30 mature banksia trees and saplings inside the restoration site were cut down, lopped or topped. Council is seeking any witnesses who may have seen or heard anyone using a saw or...
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Huskisson Round the Bay Pathway Project Finished
Mayor Amanda Findley joined Shelley Hancock today (Wednesday, 22 August) and members of the community at Moona Moona Creek, Huskisson, for an Official Opening of the Round the Bay shared user path project. The Round the Bay shared user path improvements recently completed with a $1,500,000 grant from the NSW Government (Active Transport program) included the Moona Moona Creek shared user path Bridge, Callala Headland Reserve path, Sydney and Tomerong Streets, Huskisson, and completion of the ...
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Shoalhaven Set to Begin Water Restrictions
Shoalhaven residents will be on Level 1 Water Restrictions from 3 September 2018. Level 1 restrictions ban the washing down of hard surfaces such as paths and driveways and allow the use of a hand-held hose at any time for gardening and lawn watering and washing of vehicles and boats.  Sprinklers, drip irrigation and topping up of existing swimming pools can be used, but hoses must be connected to a timer. Mayor Amanda Findley said the Level 1 water restrictions are the first step to ens...
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Mayor's Fundraising Appeal for Tully
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Amanda Findley, has opened the Mayoral Appeal for the family of the bushfire helicopter pilot, Allan “Tully” Tull. The experienced helicopter contractor died a hero as he was helping fight the Kingiman Road Woodstock fires last week when his helicopter crashed near Woodstock while waterbombing. At the suggestion of Jill Blackler and other members of the local community who wish to support his family, the Mayor is rallying the community to donate t...
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Council Meetings Now Webcasted
Shoalhaven City Council will now be webcasting all the Council Meetings held at the Council Chambers of the Nowra Administration Building, ensuring all the community can see how decisions are made. Mayor Amanda Findley said, “Webcasting will provide transparency of Council decisions so people who cannot attend meetings can watch them from the comfort of their home and learn results of meetings instantly. This is an exciting step in connecting a broader range of our community.” ...
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