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Council’s strong stance to protect the Crookhaven River
Shoalhaven City Council successfully prosecuted a Wollumboola resident with criminal charges in Nowra Court on Tuesday, 13 February 2019. Mr Phillip Vella was issued with a Penalty Infringement Notice following his failure to comply with an order within a Pollution Prevention Notice issued by Council in February 2018 pursuant to the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997.  Mr Vella elected to challenge the Penalty Infringement Notice which was heard before her Honour Magist...
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Cuddlepot and Snugglepie Visit the Shoalhaven
Australia's most famous babies will be visiting the Shoalhaven in a travelling display.  Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Amanda Findley is encouraging residents to visit Nowra Library before Thursday, 21st February and enjoy the exhibition.  "It's 100 years since May Gibbs' characters have found their way into the homes of Australians and Nowra is hosting the travelling display of her artwork," Clr Findley said.  "May Gibbs was Australia's fir...
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Ulladulla Civic Centre Renovations
Shoalhaven City Council is advising that the Ulladulla Civic Centre will undergo renovations from mid-February to early March to upgrade the lower level meeting rooms.  Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Amanda Findley said the purpose of the renovations is to create an additional space for community groups. “The Ulladulla Civic Centre boasts panoramic views of the Harbour and has seen a steady increase in patronage over the past four years,” Cl Findley said. “The...
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Active Kids and Creative Kids in the Shoalhaven
Shoalhaven City Council is reminding parents of school-aged children that NSW Active Kids and Creative Kids vouchers can be used at both Council’s Swim and Fitness Centres and Shoalhaven Regional Gallery Nowra.   Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Amanda Findley said the centres being registered providers is all about giving our next generation great opportunities.    “From drawing classes and teen gym to swimming lessons and squad session, Council is giving...
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Shoalhaven Beachwatch Results
Shoalhaven City Council is proud that local beaches monitored by the Beachwatch program have again been assessed with the highest rating achievable. The Office of Environment and Heritage released the State of the Beaches Report, 2017-2018 this month – an annual scorecard of the summertime water quality at 260 popular NSW beaches and swimming spots. Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Amanda Findley said the standard of our beaches in the region is very high. “Nine out of the 10 o...
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Shoalhaven Water’s, Carmel Krogh awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia
Carmel Krogh, Director of Water at Shoalhaven City Council, has been recognised in the 2019 Australia Day Honours, being awarded an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for her outstanding service to civil engineering across the South Coast and NSW. Ms Krogh has proudly served Shoalhaven Water for over eleven years and is recognised as an expert across the industry. Ms Krogh is widely respected as a trailblazer for the Shoalhaven and the Water Industry as a whole, leading forward-thinking projec...
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Senior's Week
Shoalhaven City Council is hosting NSW Seniors Festival 2019 from Wednesday, 13 February 2019 – Sunday, 24 February 2019 with the theme ‘Love your Life’, the festival celebrates older people in the community and encourages them to live active and connected lives. NSW Seniors Festival is designed to thank, celebrate and recognise seniors for the role they play and the contributions they make to the NSW Community. Every year during NSW Seniors Festival, government, community a...
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Shoalhaven Regional Gallery Grant Success
Shoalhaven Regional Gallery is celebrating their success on two grant funding announcements, securing almost $700,000 towards specific projects at the gallery in the last six months. Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Amanda Findley said NSW and Commonwealth funding has played an important role in the next chapter for the Shoalhaven Regional Gallery.  “I want to thank both NSW Government and the Department of Communications and Arts for these funding announcements without boosts like...
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Reminder to keep your Pet Rego Details Up to Date
Shoalhaven Animal Shelter Staff are reminding pet owners to keep their registration records up to date as this assists with returning lost animals. From the 1st December to now more than 81 lost dogs and cats have entered the Shelter.  More than 40 animals were returned to their owners over the period and 33 stray animals have found new forever homes. Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Amanda Findley said Shoalhaven residents are generally responsible pet owners and praised them for t...
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Lake Conjola Entrance Update
Shoalhaven City Council has continued works to create a pilot channel along the northern alignment of Lake Conjola, as identified in the Lake Conjola Interim Entrance Management Policy. This continued work follows on from works just prior to Christmas, where a preparatory channel was established to meet any emergency scenarios that looked possible having regard to rainfall and storm events that had either occurred or were predicted at that time. The pilot channel works carried out prior to Ch...
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