Shoalhaven City Council Media Releases

Shoalhaven City Council has joined forces with more than 30 councils across Australia under a new initiative to slash emissions and tackle worsening climate change. The Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership program aims to transform Australia’s energy future, with hundreds of towns and cities, through councils, becoming local leaders and champions. Shoalhaven City Councillor Kaye Gartner said the landmark initiative is giving Australian councils actionable, realistic, and ...
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Artists Get Ready to Shine
Shoalhaven’s greatest artists stand to win recognition and cash for their contribution to the City’s cultural life through the Shoalhaven Arts Awards 2017.   For the first time, the Shoalhaven Arts Board is offering financial prizes along with official recognition of work undertaken by writers, visual artists and performers.   The biennial Arts Board Awards are now open and the Board will accept nominations that acknowledge the substantial contribution made by i...
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Council gives evidence before NSW Parliamentary Committee on Defence Industry
The NSW Standing Committee on State Development conducted a regional hearing into the Defence Industry in Nowra on Thursday.   Shoalhaven City Council’s Economic Development Manager Greg Pullen appeared before the Committee to give evidence and presented nine recommendations to the Committee for their consideration.   Mr Pullen said that the inquiry provided a great opportunity to further promote the Shoalhaven region to the defence industry and for Counci...
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Council's Director of Assets and Works Farewells the Shoalhaven
  Shoalhaven City Council’s General Manager Russ Pigg has announced that Director of Assets and Works, Ben Stewart, will be leaving Council taking on another role at Shellharbour City Council.   Mr Pigg announced, “Council’s Director Assets and Works, Ben Stewart will be leaving his current role after 13 years with Shoalhaven City Council and taking up a new Director position at Shellharbour City Council. As part of the management team, Ben has been an integr...
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On 28 March 2017, Shoalhaven City Council resolved to undertake a review of the building height controls in the southern part of the Ulladulla CBD that are currently mapped at 7.5 metres in Shoalhaven Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2014. The Study Area is generally bounded by St Vincent Street, Parson Street, Burrill Street South, Jubilee Avenue, Deering Street and the Princes Highway, Ulladulla. Council recently engaged City Plan/Atlas Urban to undertake this review. The Review will inves...
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Illegal Dumping Clean Up Program for Northern Shoalhaven
Shoalhaven City Council has announced a new Illegal Dumping Clean Up and Prevention Program in partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The new program will focus on illegal dumping in the northern Shoalhaven, and has been made possible by a $125,400 grant from the EPA and contributions from Council. Shoalhaven City Council Rangers Unit Manager, Mick Jarman, said the funding will allow Council to concentrate on cleaning up known problem dumping areas around North Nowra, ...
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Shoalhaven Regional Gallery, Nowra is calling for artists, arts organisations and community cultural groups to express their interest in exhibiting within the gallery in 2018.  The gallery is looking for applications from practising artists or groups who have a body of work suitable for exhibition, or an idea to create an exhibition in collaboration with other artists. Fiona McFadyen, Acting Manager for Arts and Culture at Shoalhaven City Council described the ‘Expression of Int...
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Shoalhaven City Council is incredibly disappointed with the loss of the historic Nowra Sailing Club following a fire which destroyed the building on the evening of Wednesday, 21 June 2017. Council appreciates the efforts of NSW Fire and Rescue crews in containing the fire and preventing damage to the wharf. The Council building was formerly occupied by the Nowra Sailing Club up until November 2015, but was unoccupied at the time of the fire. The iconic building was a reference point on ...
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No Charge Household Chemical CleanOut
Shoalhaven City Council will be hosting the Household Chemical CleanOut in Ulladulla and Nowra this weekend, 17-18 June 2017. Residents can take unwanted chemicals from around the home to Council’s Administration building car park in Deering Street, Ulladulla on Saturday, 17 June, between 9am and 3.30pm and to Council’s car park on Bridge Road, Nowra on Sunday, 18 June, from 9am to 3.30pm. These CleanOut days are the only opportunity for residents to safely dispose of chemicals...
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Roadworks on Bolong Road
Shoalhaven City Council will be commencing roadworks in June on the widening of Bolong Road, Bomaderry.  The two sections of work will be in the located near Hanigans Lane and east of Jennings Lane. The works are expected to be completed by September 2017 (weather permitting). Works will be undertaken by contractors Stefanutti Construction Pty Ltd. This project is funded by the Australian Government Black Spot Program (Hanigans Lane) and Roads to Recovery (Jennings Lane) programs. ...
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