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Recycling Stations – Council media release

10 October 2016 Further Community Engagement- Recycling and Waste Transfer Facilities   At the Shoalhaven City Council Ordinary Meeting held on 10 October 2016, it was decided that Council will undertake further community engagement on a proposal to potentially change … Continue reading

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Council Rates increase 2016/17 – community comment

22 April 2016 Rating Charge Changes Proposed in Draft Budget Shoalhaven City Council General Manager, Mr Russ Pigg, has outlined that there are some proposed changes in this year’s draft budget, which will impact on the amount of rates charged … Continue reading

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Aboriginal names signage

14th April 2016 New Aboriginal signage for Shoalhaven unveiled Shoalhaven Tourism, on behalf of Shoalhaven City Council will be installing 35 newly designed Aboriginal town signs, acknowledging the long and rich history of Aboriginal people and their continued spiritual and … Continue reading

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Council Draft Budget 2016/17 – community input

19th April 2016 Have your say on Councils Budget and Delivery Program! The General Manager of Shoalhaven City Council, Mr Russ Pigg, is inviting all interested ratepayers to come along to one of three public meetings to hear more about … Continue reading

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New cycling laws over holiday period

Media Release 7 April 2016 Council reminding road users of new cycling laws in lead up to school holidays Shoalhaven City Council is encouraging local residents and visitors to be especially vigilant on the roads over the upcoming school holiday … Continue reading

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Seniors week 2016 activity

7th April 2016 Council invites community to chalk their thoughts on ageing As part of this week’s Seniors Week celebrations, Shoalhaven City Council has installed a large ‘As I Age’ chalkboard at the entrance of the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, for … Continue reading

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Council Meets with Community Groups to discuss Merger proposals

Please Note that the Currarong Progress Association Inc is the local Consultative group for Currarong residents and ratepayers.       22 January 2016 Council meets with Community Consultative Groups to discuss Council merger proposal Council met with executive members … Continue reading

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Canberra airport international flights

  Council commends Canberra Airport for securing international flights   Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has welcomed yesterday’s announcement by Singapore Airlines that it will operate regularly scheduled international flights to Canberra Airport.   Due to commence in September … Continue reading

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Shoalhaven and Kiama Counilcs Amalgamation

          Council to convene workshop to discuss proposed amalgamation Shoalhaven and Kiama Councils     Shoalhaven City Council will convene a workshop in early January to discuss the proposed merger with Kiama Municipal Council.   The workshop will be used … Continue reading

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Adventure Race in 2016

Shoalhaven City to host 2016 Adventure Racing World Championships   Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has welcomed today’s announcement that will see the area host the 2016 Adventure Racing World Championships in November 2016.   The 700 kilometre race … Continue reading

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State of Beaches report

Shoalhaven again scores well in State of the Beaches Report   Shoalhaven City Council has again scored extremely well in the annual State of the Beaches Report with the area’s beaches rated among the cleanest in NSW.   The Office … Continue reading

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Community Survey – Council report

Council scores well in 2015 Shoalhaven Community Survey   Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has welcomed the 2015 Shoalhaven Community Survey results which have demonstrated an increase in the organisation’s overall satisfaction rating.   The organisation received an 85 … Continue reading

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Black Spot funding programme

Council allocates Black Spot Program funding Shoalhaven City Council has accepted a $5.46 million grant allocation under the Australian Government’s Black Spot Program. The Black Spot Program is a Federal Government initiative designed to reduce the number of crashes on … Continue reading

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Councils 2015/16 Budget

Council adopts 2015/16 Delivery Program and Operational Plan   Shoalhaven City Council has this afternoon adopted its budget for the coming financial year as part of the 2015/16 Delivery Program and Operational Plan.   The Delivery Program and Operational Plan … Continue reading

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Orion Beach footpath

Council announces successful tender for Orion Beach Shared User Path project   Shoalhaven City Council has awarded the tender for construction of the Orion Beach Shared User Path to Brefni Excavation and Earthmoving following last night’s Ordinary Meeting.   The … Continue reading

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New motel development – Shoalhaven area

Council approves $6.5 million motel for Worrowing Heights   Shoalhaven City Council has approved a Development Application for the demolition of an existing dwelling and construction of an 80 room motel at Worrowing Heights during tonight’s Ordinary Meeting.   The … Continue reading

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Nowra CBD works

Council to complete further road rehabilitation works within the Nowra CBD   Shoalhaven City Council will be completing a number of road rehabilitation projects within Nowra over the coming weeks.   Council has undertaken a number of projects in the … Continue reading

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Currarong Jetty completed

Council completes new walkway jetty at Currarong Boat Ramp   Shoalhaven City Council has completed construction works on the new walkway jetty at the Currarong Boat Ramp.   Construction on the facility faced a number of hurdles with Council’s contractor … Continue reading

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Vegetation damage – Vincentia

Council welcomes fine for local resident found guilty of vegetation vandalism   Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has welcomed today’s Land and Environment Court decision that has found a Vincentia resident guilty of lopping and injuring two trees on … Continue reading

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New winter off leash dog areas agreed to

Policy and Resource Committee endorse extended winter times for off leash dog access Shoalhaven City Council’s Policy and Resource Committee has endorsed the extended winter times for off leash dog access at a number of existing timed sites throughout the … Continue reading

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