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

  1. November 15, 2010

    Hurstville City Council set to celebrate Chinese New Year 2011

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom officially launched Hurstville City Council’s 2011 Hurstville Chinese New Year program of events today.

  2. November 09, 2010

    Georges River Health Monitoring Program Extends to the Cooks River

    The efforts of councils, community groups and students to monitor the health of the Georges River will continue through 2013, and be expanded to the Cooks River as well.

  3. November 03, 2010

    Hurstville City Council honours NSW Police Commissioner, Andrew Scipione APM

    Hurstville City Council presented an Outstanding Achievement Award to NSW Police Force Commissioner, Andrew Scipione APM yesterday (Tuesday) night.

  4. November 02, 2010

    GRCCC Applauds BHP Billiton Decision to Shelve Longwall Mining Proposal

    Echoing the sentiments of several environmental groups, the Georges River Combined Councils’ Committee (GRCCC) applauded BHP Billiton’s recent decision to shelve plans for a coal mine under the Dharawal State Conservation Area.

  5. November 01, 2010

    Hurstville City News

    Find out what's happening around Hurstville City in November 2010-Feburary 2011

  6. November 01, 2010

    Christmas Decoration Award set to light up homes and businesses in Hurstville City

    Hurstville City Council is hosting a Christmas Decoration Award in the lead up to the festive season by rewarding the owner of the best decorated business and home in December 2010.

  7. November 01, 2010

    Inaugural St George Art Awards: winners announced

    Hurstville City Council today congratulated the three winners of the inaugural St George Art Awards announced at the official opening held at Hurstville City Museum and Gallery on 29 October 2010.

  8. October 29, 2010

    Deputy Mayor Cr Con Hindi elected to Local Government Association of NSW Executive Committee

    Deputy Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Con Hindi was elected to the Executive of the Local Government Association of NSW (LGA) at the annual LGA conference in Albury on Tuesday, 26 October 2010.

  9. October 27, 2010

    Hurstville City Museum and Gallery wins award

    Hurstville City Museum and Gallery was presented with a prestigious award as part of the Museums & Galleries NSW IMAGinE Awards held at Museum of Contemporary Art on 22 October 2010.

  10. October 26, 2010

    Hurstville City Library annual book sale returns

    People of all ages are invited to come along and pick up a bargain at Hurstville City Library’s annual book sale from 5-6 November, 2010.

  11. October 20, 2010

    Hurstville City Council to host free Community Safety Forum

    Hurstville City Council, together with the NSW Police Force, will host a free community safety forum at the Hurstville Civic Theatre on Thursday, 4 November 2010.

  12. October 20, 2010

    Cooks River recognised as National Riverprize Finalist

    The Cooks River Foreshores Working Group (CRFWG) has been recognised by the International RiverFoundation for its restoration work within the Cooks River catchment. The CRFWG was selected as a finalist for the International RiverFoundation’s prestigious 2010 National Riverprize.

  13. October 19, 2010

    GRCCC publishes second report card on Georges River health

    The second Report Card on the health of the Georges River has been released. The Community River Health Monitoring Program Report Card provides a ‘snapshot ‘of the health of the whole of the Georges River and is the second of four Report Cards to be released during a two year monitoring program.

  14. October 13, 2010

    Author talk event: Dr Mohamed Khadra to visit Hurstville City Library

    Leading author and professor, Dr Mohamed Khadra, will be a special guest speaker at Hurstville City Library on Wednesday, 17 November 2010.

  15. October 11, 2010

    Hurstville Council wins grant funding to complete Georges River Estuary Management Plan

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom today announced that Hurstville City Council has received a $52,000 grant on behalf of the Georges River Combined Councils Committee (GRCCC).

  16. October 05, 2010

    Author talk event: Di Blacklock to visit Hurstville City Library

    Leading author, Di Blacklock, will be a special guest speaker at Hurstville City Library on Wednesday, 10 November 2010.

  17. September 30, 2010

    New exhibition set to showcase local Muslim artists

    The talented works of local Muslim artists will be the focus of an upcoming exhibition, Muslim Funoon, at Hurstville City Museum & Gallery.

  18. September 23, 2010

    Leviathan production shines a spotlight on local talent

    As part of the 2010 Discovery Festival of Community Arts, Hurstville City Council recently hosted two shows of a new Australian production, Leviathan, at Hurstville Entertainment Centre.

  19. September 23, 2010

    Former Oatley Bowling site – a win for the whole community

    Hurstville City Council tonight resolved not to sell the former Oatley Bowling Club site and instead change it to a mixed use site to include low rise aged care housing, community garden and a community meeting hall.

  20. September 23, 2010

    Hurstville City Council releases its draft Financial Statements

    Hurstville City Council today released its draft Financial Statements for year ending 30 June 2010.

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