April 26, 2017
Shoalhaven City Council has launched the draft Disability Inclusion Action Plan for public comment. Council invites the community, people living with disability, their families and carers, to read the plan and make comment.
The Shoalhaven Disability Inclusion Action Plan will be on public exhibition for 28 days until 24 May 2017. There is a legislative requirement for the Shoalhaven Disability Inclusion Action Plan to be lodged with the NSW Government by 1 July 2017.
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April 26, 2017
Emerging muralist and South Coast local, Claire Foxton and acclaimed American artist, Ryan ‘ARCY’ Christenson will join the string of high profile artists to contribute to the Faces of Nowra when they create two murals in the CBD this week.
Both artists will be in Nowra from April 26-30, with their work forming part of Shoalhaven City Council’s Nowra CBD revitalisation strategy.
Claire Foxton will transform the southern façade of Holt Centre, located on Kinghorne Street, ...
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April 24, 2017
Shoalhaven City Council is inviting the community to provide feedback on the Community Strategic Plan 2017 – 2027 and is holding a series of workshops enabling residents to get actively involved in face to face discussion on planning for the Shoalhaven in the next 10 years.
You can attend a community workshop to ask questions and have your say at the following dates and locations:
Bay & Basin Leisure Centre, Wool Road, Vincentia on Thursday, 27 April at 6.0...
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April 19, 2017
Shoalhaven City Council will be constructing a new 59 space carpark on 45-47 Ellmoos Avenue, Sussex Inlet commencing in April. The tender process has been finalised and the successful tenderer, Civil Logic Pty Ltd has been engaged.
The works will commence late April with completion by August 2017 (Weather permitting).
During the works access through the carpark will be restricted.
Your understanding while this project is undertaken is appreciated.
April 18, 2017
To enable ANZAC Day marches and ceremonies to be held throughout the Shoalhaven, Anzac Day road closures will be in effect on Tuesday, 25 April 2017 in the following locations and times:
Berry – Assemble in Queen Street adjacent to Apex Park at 10.20am. The march will move off at 10.30am via Queen and Alexandra Streets to War Memorial Gardens for a one (1) hour service.
Bomaderry – Dawn Service in Walsh Memorial Park, Meroo Street commencing at 5.45am; Memorial Service ...
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April 18, 2017
Shoalhaven City Council is one of 31 local councils that will receive a grant as part of the NSW Government’s Public Library Infrastructure Grant program.
The $140,000 grant was presented by Member for the South Coast, The Hon. Shelley Hancock to Mayor Amanda Findley
The grant will assist in purchasing an additional mobile library for the Southern area of the Shoalhaven.
Mayor Amanda Findley said, “We are extremely thankful to the NSW Government for provi...
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April 11, 2017
Shoalhaven City Council is seeking feedback on the priorities that the community would like to set for the next ten years to form part of Council’s Community Strategic Plan.
The Community Strategic Plan outlines the community’s aspirations and long-term vision for the City. It is prepared by Council in collaboration with and on behalf of residents, businesses, all levels of government and local agencies, to help build and maintain a vibrant and sustainable future for the...
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April 10, 2017
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Amanda Findley and councillors joined with the local disability community and representatives from Touched by Olivia on Friday, 7 April 2017 to celebrate the start of construction of the newest inclusive playspace, Livvi’s Place at Mollymook.
On completion, Livvi’s Place will be a state-of-the-art playground for people of all abilities to play side-by-side on the same equipment, ensuring full integration of children and families with differ...
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April 07, 2017
Shoalhaven City Council is calling for nominations to fill community vacancies, including a local Aboriginal representative, on the Shoalhaven Arts Board.
Nominated persons need to have both a passion for the Arts and a background of experience in strategic thinking and the capability to offer expertise and advice.
Board membership is a fixed two year voluntary term. Meetings are held quarterly in a form and format as determined by the Shoalhaven Arts ...
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April 05, 2017
Shoalhaven City Council has joined Eurobodalla and Bega Valley Shire Councils in banning the release of balloons, after a notice of motion by Councillor John Levett was carried at Council’s reconvened Ordinary Meeting on Tuesday 4 April.
Council will impose a ban on the release of balloons at Council events and in Council managed reserves.
Council will now write to the Members for Kiama and South Coast to encourage them to introduce legislation to ban the use of ...
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