Entries for September 2017
September 29, 2017
Do you know a young person who deserves acknowledgement for their contribution to their community? Perhaps they volunteer, are a good neighbour or are a great youth ambassador for your school or club!
Shoalhaven City Council is inviting people to nominate local young people and young adults under 24 years of age for Council’s International Youth Day Awards, which will be presented at an Awards event on Thursday, 2 November 2017.
Organised by Council’s Youth Advisory Committee, ...
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September 25, 2017
Last week, Shoalhaven City Council hosted the Shoalhaven Developer’s Forum, a proactive approach on how Council, developers and development consultants can work together to create efficient development processes and learn from each other.
The Shoalhaven Developers Forum was arranged by the Urban Development Institute of Australia’s Southern Chapter and provided an interactive face to face approach for Council and development industry representatives to investigating ways the devel...
Read more about Collaboration the key to streamlining development
September 22, 2017
Earlier this year, Shoalhaven Tourism and Council’s Community Development team launched a Volunteer Tourism Ambassadors Program, the first step in amassing a passionate group of individuals from our beautiful area to work alongside Visitor services staff.
The Volunteer Tourism Ambassador program aims to recruit and upskill locals to become welcoming representatives for the region, a particularly important role to be played as our visitor numbers grow, particularly on weekends and ...
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September 19, 2017
As part of creating an active Shoalhaven, Shoalhaven City Council in partnership with Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District and Grand Pacific Health have teamed up to “Make Healthy Normal” with a series of signed health walks across the Shoalhaven.
The one kilometre walks are located in 18 different areas throughout the Shoalhaven and have signage at intervals encouraging people to complete the walk.
Mayor Amanda Findley said, “The “footprint” signs...
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September 19, 2017
Shoalhaven City Council General Manager, Russ Pigg, is delighted to announce that a new five-year employment contract has been negotiated with the Director of Shoalhaven Water Carmel Krogh.
Ms Krogh commenced with Council on 11 September 2007 so the new contract was finalised and signed on Monday, the day that marked her 10th anniversary.
General Manager Russ Pigg said, “Ms Krogh has been an inspirational leader in the Shoalhaven Water group and the retention of her services is excel...
Read more about Inspirational Water Director signs up for five more years
September 08, 2017
Congratulations to Shoalhaven Water- winner of the NSW Training Awards for Large Employer of the Year.
Director of Shoalhaven Water, Carmel Krogh was presented with the prestigious Large Employer of the Year Award in recognition of its long running Traineeship Program at an event on Thursday night conducted by the NSW Department of Industry. The awards recognise outstanding achievement in the vocational education and training.
Working in partnership with HVTC...
Read more about Shoalhaven Water wins Prestigious Training Award