September 2014 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre will again be demonstrating its support for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by turning pink throughout the month of October. Breast cancer remains the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women in Australia with one in eight Australian women likely to be diagnosed with the disease within their lifetime. To assist in bringing in raising further awareness around breast cancer, the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre will be utilising pink external lighting ...
Read more about Mayor, Gash urges support for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Shoalhaven City Council Deputy Mayor, John Wells has today hosted a delegation from the organisation’s sister City, Fuzhou, China. The six person delegation was led by Fuzhou Municipal People’s Government Deputy Mayor, Lin Fei and included representatives from the Fuzhou Free Trade Port Area and Foreign and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the Municipal Government. Deputy Mayor, Wells, Economic Development Manager, Greg Pullen and General Manager, Russ Pigg provided the deleg...
Read more about Council hosts sister city delegation from Fuzhou, China
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash will host a reception for the Nowra-Bomaderry Jets following their historic maiden Group Seven Rugby League Premiership over the weekend. The Jets beat Minor Premiers and title favourites, Warilla-Lake South Gorillas 30 – 20 in the First Grade Grand Final held at Collegians Sports Complex, Figtree yesterday afternoon.  While both Bomaderry and Nowra had previously won Group Seven premierships, the win represented the first time the amal...
Read more about Council to host reception for Nowra-Bomaderry Jets
Please find update on road works progressing throughout the City. Main Road Cambewarra The final sealing of Main Road has been postponed this week following the recent run of wet weather. The works will be completed at the earliest opportunity following a spell of hot dry weather. Yalwal Road, Mundamia Works on Yalwal Road, Mundamia are set to commence Monday 22 September. The works will include the rehabilitation of a 400 metre stretch between Cabbage Tree Lane and Flatrock Ro...
Read more about Road works progress report
Shoalhaven City Council is encouraging local residents to view the wide array of entrants in the 2014 Threatened Species Competition currently on display in the Nowra Administration Building foyer. Open to local Primary School students, the competition aims to raise awareness surrounding the 140 native species of plants and animals in the Shoalhaven that are currently threatened with extinction. Nowra Anglican College Primary students won first prize in this year’s competition after ...
Read more about Council displaying Threatened Species Competition entrants
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has welcomed the NSW State Government’s announced response to the Independent Local Government Review Panel’s recommendations.   NSW Premier, Mike Baird today announced the $1 billion Fit for the Future package designed to ensure the long term viability of the local government sector.   The Fit for the Future package includes:   $258 million to assist the voluntary merging of Councils.   ...
Read more about Mayor, Gash welcomes Fit for Future package announcement
Shoalhaven City Council today released results from a recent community survey with 83 percent of local residents rating they are medium to highly satisfied with the organisation’s performance.   Council engaged IRIS to undertake the independent survey which targeted a randomly selected cross section of the community to help assess community attitudes towards Council’s service and facilities by identifying key issues and community needs.   While ...
Read more about Report card in for Council: 83 percent satisfaction rating
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has officially launched Nowra Alive, with $55,000 in incentive funding, which will see Council collaborating with the community and business in activating Nowra CBD.   The Mayor was joined by local community representatives and CBD business owners at the official launch held at the Shoalhaven City Arts Centre this afternoon.   “I am thrilled to offer this funding incentive which includes:   ...
Read more about Council launches ‘Nowra Alive’ with $55K kick- off
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has expressed her frustration and disappointment following the Planning and Assessment Commission’s decision to issue concept plan approval for the Shaolin Temple pending major modifications to the application.   Mayor, Gash said today’s announcement had created serious doubts as to whether the $360 million project would now proceed.   The Mayor said she was extremely concerned that the Planning and Assessm...
Read more about Mayor, Gash expresses disappointment at Shaolin Temple modifications
Shoalhaven City Council has received notification from the NSW State Government that Amendment No.1 to the Shoalhaven Local Environmental Plan 2014 has been approved.   The amendment enables low impact residential development in parts of Veron Estate, located west of Sussex Inlet.   Residential development will now be allowed on areas of Lots one to 19 zoned ‘E4 – Environmental Living’.    The remaining land, including t...
Read more about Veron Estate amendment approved by NSW State Government
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