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Shoalhaven River Levee Flood Damage Restoration Project to Commence
Shoalhaven City Council has commenced the Shoalhaven River Levee Flood Damage Restoration 2017 Project at Terara and Comerong Island adjacent to the Shoalhaven River this month. This is a staged project and the remaining levees at Numbaa and Terara would be repaired at second stage. The levee re-construction work is expected to commence on 16 April 2018 and will affect Terara and Comerong Island residents due to truckloads of rock and soil being transported to the area. The project will be co...
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Council Offers Training Pathways
Shoalhaven City Council is gaining a reputation as a leading employer in the region that offers excellent training pathways for young people, currently employing 57 apprentices, trainees and cadets. This group of employees equates to 5.64% of the Council workforce and is part of Council’s evolving active youth employment strategy for the Shoalhaven. Trainee, apprentice and cadet positions are available in a variety of areas such as Assets and Works, Shoalhaven Water, Finance and Corp...
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Youth Week - Bring it On
Shoalhaven City Council is celebrating Youth Week on 13 - 22 April 2018.  There are several free activities during Youth Week which also falls on the school holidays that our youth can get involved in. Youth Week aims to celebrate the valuable contribution young people make to our communities. Some of the activities happening during the week including: Be Heard - Mayor Amanda Findley is holding three Mayor Chats with Pizza for young people aged 13 - 20 years. Do you want to have a ...
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Raised Pedestrian Crossing – Various Sites
Shoalhaven City Council will be constructing six Raised Pedestrian Crossings throughout the Shoalhaven during April 2018. The works have been identified as part of the NSW Pedestrian Around Schools Program with funding provided by the NSW Government. The cost of the works is estimated to be $300,000.00 and includes the provision for raised pedestrian crossings along with new line marking, signage and adjustments to the existing footpaths. The bulk of the works are scheduled to take place o...
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Affordable Housing Strategy Launched
To meet the future need of planning for affordable housing in the Shoalhaven, Shoalhaven City Council today launched its Affordable Housing Strategy. The Affordable Housing Strategy defines affordable housing in this context as, “Housing that is appropriate for the needs of a range of very low to moderate income households and priced so that these households are also able to meet other basic living costs such as food, clothing, transport, medical care, and education”. As a rule of...
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Droning in on Rubbish
Shoalhaven City Council is taking the drastic step of adopting the use of drones to find illegal rubbish dumping sites. The innovative new program will see a drone being used to assist in finding dumped rubbish in hard to get to areas of the bush and to assist in finding access points to clean up the rubbish. Rangers Unit Manager Michael Jarman said that this is just another step to combat what is becoming a big issue in the Shoalhaven. “Council is intending to use a qual...
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Young People Get a Chance to Be a Junior Ranger for a Day
Have you ever thought about becoming a Ranger? What does a Council Ranger do? How do you become a Council Ranger? Shoalhaven City Council is inviting two lucky young people under 18 years of age to shadow one of our Rangers for a day and see the work they do daily.  This experience is to celebrate Youth Week held during 13-22 April 2018. The Young Ranger of the Day will see first-hand how our rangers protect, clean, guide, investigate, inform our community and experience if this is a ...
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Ulladulla shooting goals with new netball courts
·         Two new acrylic netball courts officially opened today in Ulladulla ·         Tackling shortage of courts a big win for the region’s netballers ·         Coalition Government invested $150,000 in the project Shoalhaven netballers celebrated another win today with the official opening of two new netball courts in Ulladulla. Minist...
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Students Explore Career Options in the Shoalhaven
Over 60 school students from across the Shoalhaven participated in Shoalhaven City Council’s Economic Development’s Professional Snapshot program yesterday, 7 March 2018. Now in its tenth year, the Professional Snapshot is a collaboration between the spba (Shoalhaven Professional Business Association) and Shoalhaven City Council, with support from the University of Wollongong Shoalhaven, businesses and local High Schools. Students are offered a day program where they can partic...
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Bay and Basin Community Hub Update
A Notice of Motion at the Ordinary Meeting on 27 February on the Bay and Basin Community Hub - Draft Master Plan recommended that Shoalhaven City Council recommended:   Adopt the Draft Bay and Basin Community Hub Master Plan During development of detailed design Council incorporate additional Learn to Swim/Therapy Pool Continue the licence with the Department of Education for the existing building at Sanctuary Point and staff liaise with local community and user groups to ...
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