September 2011 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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The Ulladulla Library Redevelopment Project Steering Panel agreed on a recently revised $8 million option for the redevelopment of the Ulladulla Civic Centre at last night’s panel meeting.The revised option will now be put forward to Council’s Policy, Reserves and Resources Committee meeting for further discussion and a request for further funding after Council voted to consider a review of the project budget at its last Ordinary Meeting.The latest option includes items cited as necessities by t...
Read more about Progress made on proposed Ulladulla Civic Centre refurbishment
Shoalhaven City Council has adopted a simpler process for allocating funding towards local community path construction projects.The project allows local organisations to apply for funding and carry out specific path construction works throughout the City.Local community groups in Kangaroo Valley, Swanhaven and Bawley Point have previously applied for funding under the program and with the help of local volunteers have already constructed paths within their towns.With a high level of community in...
Read more about Community Path Construction Projects budget allocation
Mayor congratulates Threatened Species competition winners
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green recently attended two local Primary Schools to congratulate the winners of the 2011 Threatened Species Competition.With over $2,000 worth of prizes up for grabs, the competition aims to raise awareness of the many species native to Shoalhaven City that are currently threatened with extinction.Class 2/3O from Nowra Public School was awarded first prize for their life size Grey Nurse Shark model and research project. Other winners included Class 5H from th...
Read more about Mayor congratulates Threatened Species competition winners
Shoalhaven City Council recently provided over $14,000 in funding grants as part of the Local Heritage Assistance Fund Program.Offered on an annual basis, the grants are available to owners of recognised heritage items wishing to complete small restoration or conservation projects.The 2011/12 Local Heritage Assistance Fund Program is providing eight separate recipients with grant funding to carry out a host of different works on items across the City. Some of the approved projects include the co...
Read more about 2011/12 Local Heritage Assistance Fund recipients announced
The lodgement of a Development Application for the Shoalhaven Cancer Care Centre is one step closer to fruition after the NSW State Government recently published an amendment to the Shoalhaven LEP 1985 to rezone the site of the proposed Centre.The amendment which was published on the NSW Government’s Legislation website last Friday 23 September rezoned the proposed Cancer Care Centre site on the corner of North Street and Scenic Drive, Nowra to Special Uses 5(a) (health services facility).Shoalh...
Read more about Amended LEP allows for Shoalhaven Cancer Care Centre DA lodgement
Shoalhaven City Council has received a $30,000 funding grant from the Roads and Traffic Authority to assist in the local ‘Safety Around Schools’ program.The grant, to be matched by Shoalhaven City Council, will be utilised to provide safer conditions for students and road users outside both Nowra High School and Sanctuary Point Primary School.As part of the works, pedestrian fencing will be erected outside the High School along Brereton Street, Nowra in a bid to prevent students accidentally pus...
Read more about ‘Safety Around Schools’ project funding grant
Shoalhaven City Council will be hosting a free workshop, addressing the issues of adolescent depression and suicide, at the Ulladulla Youth Centre on Saturday 22 October. The ‘Beautiful Soul’ workshop will feature a presentation from award winning motivational speaker and Vision in Mind CEO, Fay Jackson as well as youth acoustic performances, question and answer sessions and light refreshments.Ms Jackson will provide information on the benefits of mentoring and meditation as well as advice and l...
Read more about Free workshop to address adolescent depression
Shoalhaven City Council voted to consider a review of the project budget for the Ulladulla Civic Centre, Library and Tourist information Centre Redevelopment project at its last Ordinary Meeting.A decision on the project budget will be made following the upcoming Library Redevelopment Project Steering Panel meeting to be held on Thursday 29 September. A detailed concept development plan and project cost estimates will be tabled at this meeting.The Project Steering Panel recommended a number of a...
Read more about Decision nearing on Ulladulla Civic Centre project
Shoalhaven City Council has combined with the Australian Breastfeeding Association to produce a valuable new resource card as part of the ‘Breastfeeding Shoalhaven’ project.Undertaken as one of the largest projects of its kind in Australia, the new resource card lists over 180 breastfeeding friendly venues and baby change facility locations within the Shoalhaven.This innovative resource came about after Council staff engaged with over 300 parents and carers through a series of face to face and c...
Read more about ‘Breastfeeding Shoalhaven’ resource card launched
Shoalhaven City Council is reminding residents that the notification period for the temporary removal of stored boats along the Callala Bay boat ramp has been extended until October 12.Local residents have been notified that Council will be undertaking a cleanup of the stored boats along Callala Bay boat ramp, reserve and beach.The increasing number of private dinghies being stored throughout the area has begun to interrupt routine maintenance activity as well as general beach and reserve usage....
Read more about Extension for Callala Bay stored boat notification period
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