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Media Releases

For further information contact Council's Public Relations and Events Manager Anthea Gregory-Desmond on (02) 9330 6008 or 0433 051 388.

  1. September 21, 2016

    Georges River Council to celebrate the Year of the Rooster

    Georges River Council will be welcoming in the Year of the Rooster by hosting a number of fantastic events across the local area during the 2017 Lunar New Year Festival.

  2. September 21, 2016

    Media Statement: Gannons Park Revitalisation Project

    Consistent with the Gannons Park Landscape Masterplan 2012, the Gannons Park Revitalisation Project will see the construction of a three metre wide pedestrian and cycle path which will connect the upper and lower sections of the Park.

  3. September 13, 2016

    Residents of the local area are invited to take advantage of another free mulch giveaway – the third for the year – which Georges River Council is hosting on Saturday 24 September 2016.

    Residents of the local area are invited to take advantage of another free mulch giveaway – the third for the year – which Georges River Council is hosting on Saturday 24 September 2016.

  4. September 12, 2016

    Council task force tackles graffiti across the local government area

    Georges River Council is combating the instance of graffiti across the local government area through a newly expanded anti-graffiti task force.

  5. September 09, 2016

    Stories Alive set to return this month

    Georges River Council is inviting local families to attend the next Stories Alive event on Saturday 17 September 2016.

  6. September 09, 2016

    Media Statement: Former Oatley Bowling Club site, River Road, Oatley

    Georges River Council’s Independent Hearing and Assessment Panel (IHAP) yesterday approved the Development Application for the amalgamation of several lots to form a consolidated parcel of land for the former Oatley Bowling Club site, River Road, Oatley.

  7. September 09, 2016

    Council to host final Music at Twilight Concert for 2016

    Georges River Council is inviting all music lovers across the local area to attend the final Music at Twilight Concert for 2016 at the St George Bank Auditorium on Wednesday 5 October 2016.

  8. September 09, 2016

    Rockdale City Council and City of Botany Bay merge to become Bayside Council

    On Friday 9 September 2016, NSW Minister for Local Government, Paul Toole, announced the newly formed Bayside Council.

  9. September 08, 2016

    Georges River Council is inviting the community to attend the official re-opening of the full course at Beverley Park Golf Course, Beverly Park on Saturday 24 September from 12.00pm.

    Georges River Council is inviting the community to attend the official re-opening of the full course at Beverley Park Golf Course, Beverly Park on Saturday 24 September from 12.00pm.

  10. September 08, 2016

    Georges River Council awarded funding for Gannons Park Creek Naturalisation Project

    Georges River Council has been awarded an environmental grant of $250,000 to reinstate the Upper Boggywell creek line at Gannons Park, Peakhurst.

  11. September 07, 2016

    Council to commence Butler Reserve Raingarden and Playground Project

    Georges River Council will commence the Butler Reserve Raingarden and Playground project in Kingsgrove later this month.

  12. September 06, 2016

    Georges River Council establishes Heritage Building Grants program

    Georges River Council has established a Heritage Building Grants program, which will allow owners of heritage listed buildings to apply for financial assistance towards specific restoration and conservation works.

  13. September 06, 2016

    Georges River Council awarded funds for environmental rehabilitation works at Riverwood Wetlands

    Georges River Council recently accepted funding of over $80,000 for the Riverwood Wetlands Restoration Project.

  14. August 30, 2016

    Hurstville Museum & Gallery set to host Point of Contact exhibition

    Local art lovers are invited to Georges River Council's Hurstville Museum & Gallery’s upcoming art exhibition, Point of Contact by Fangmin (Jack) Wu.

  15. August 30, 2016

    Celebrate Family History Month with Author Jane Eales

    Award-winning author Jane Eales will be a special guest speaker at Hurstville Library as part of Family History Month on Wednesday 31 August 2016.

  16. August 30, 2016

    Country musical Always… Patsy Cline to feature at Hurstville Civic Theatre

    Georges River Council is inviting everyone to attend the musical play Always… Patsy Cline by Ted Swindley at the Hurstville Civic Theatre on Thursday 22 September 2016.

  17. August 29, 2016

    No local government elections for Georges River Council in 2016

    Residents of the local area are reminded that there will be no local government elections for Georges River Council in September 2016.

  18. August 26, 2016

    Georges River Youth Advisory Committee member to assist with NSW Youth Week 2017

    Georges River Youth Advisory Committee member Tracey Xue has been appointed to the 2017 NSW Youth Week Committee.

  19. August 25, 2016

    Georges River Council to host second Free Mulch Giveaway Day

    Residents of the local area are invited to take advantage of Georges River Council's free Mulch Giveaway on Saturday 3 September 2016.

  20. August 15, 2016

    No grounds for Georges River Council to challenge Land and Environment Court decision regarding childcare centre

    At a meeting of Georges River Council last night, Administrator John Rayner determined that Council would not appeal the Land and Environment Court’s decision to grant consent to the development of a childcare centre at 45 Ogilvie Street in Peakhurst.

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