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Celebrate Children's Week 19-28 October 2018
Shoalhaven City Council is celebrating Children’s Week from 19-28 October with 14 Council supported events being held across the region. Mayor, Amanda Findley, is encouraging children, parents and carers to enjoy the upcoming Children’s Week events. “Children’s week is a national program recognising the talents, skills and achievements of the youngest residents in the Shoalhaven. It is a time to learn, play and enjoy.” “Council plays an important role in...
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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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Boongaree, a New Name for Berry District Park Chosen
The community has spoken and the planned Berry District Park on North Street Berry has a new name. After extensive community consultation on the proposed name change for the park, the community voted for and Shoalhaven City Council has endorsed the name “Boongaree”. Boongaree (Boon-ga-ree) is the original Indigenous name given to the area of Berry by the Wodi Wodi people of the Dharawal nation. Extensive community engagement regarding the naming of the park was undertaken over ...
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Bomaderry Flying Fox Colony
Shoalhaven City Council has been granted $47,130 under the Local Government NSW (LG NSW) Stream 1 Flying-fox grant program to manage the Bomaderry Grey-Headed Flying Fox population and the effect they have on residential properties and owners. Council staff in partnership with NSW Office of Environment and Heritage have been monitoring the flying-fox camp located in Bomaderry for six months now. Shoalhaven City Council announced they would receive additional funding from the State Governme...
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International Youth Day Awards - Nominate Today
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 you to nominate local young people under 24 years of age for Council’s International Youth Day Awards, which will be presented at an Awards event on Thursday, 9 August 2018. Organised by Council’s Youth Advisory Committee, the Awards aim to reco...
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