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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. June 04, 2010

    Proposed boundary changes for Hurstville and Canterbury

    In response to community requests, Hurstville City Council and Canterbury City Council have developed a draft joint submission for proposed boundary changes to the two local government areas.

  2. June 04, 2010

    'Look After YOUR Mind’ during National Drug Action Week 2010

    Hurstville City Council is hosting a joint special event for local youth to raise awareness about the dangers of alcohol and illicit drug use during National Drug Action Week 2010.

  3. June 03, 2010

    Hurstville City Council to host Italian Community Open Day

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom is inviting the local Italian community to get to know Hurstville City Council at a special free Open Day on Tuesday, 8 June 2010.

  4. June 03, 2010

    Transition Careers Expo 2010

    The 11th annual Transition Careers Expo 2010 For People with Disabilities will be held at Hurstville Aquatic Leisure Centre on Monday, 7 June 2010.

  5. May 27, 2010

    Hurstville City Council introduces new taskforce to reduce red tape

    Hurstville City Council has introduced a new Red Tape Reduction Taskforce which will save time and money for both ratepayers and those doing business with Council.

  6. May 25, 2010

    2010 Hurstville Excellence in Business Awards

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom congratulated local business operators for their hard work and dedication at the 2010 Hurstville Excellence in Business Awards last night.

  7. May 25, 2010

    Hurstville City Council to mark 2010 National Reconciliation Week

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom today announced that Hurstville City Council will host a special celebration in recognition of 2010 National Reconciliation Week on Thursday, 27 May 2010.

  8. May 18, 2010

    Waste tender cancelled due to industry uncertainty

    Hurstville, Kogarah and Rockdale and Sutherland councils yesterday cancelled a tender for the processing and disposal of general solid waste (putrescibles) (Contract No. 293).

  9. May 18, 2010

    Come and see the ‘See Scapes’ exhibition

    The calming effects of water is the central theme of a new exhibition at Hurstville City Museum & Gallery.

  10. May 17, 2010

    Hurstville City Council to mark 2010 National Reconciliation Week

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom today announced that Hurstville City Council will celebrate the rich culture and history of the First Australians by hosting two events during National Reconciliation Week (27 May – 3 June 2010).

  11. May 17, 2010

    getting greener!

    The Lower Georges River Sustainability Initiative (LGRSI) has launched the getting greener! program which is all about improving sustainability across the Lower Georges River catchment that incorporates parts of Hurstville City, Kogarah City, Rockdale City, and Sutherland Shire council areas.

  12. May 13, 2010

    St George Art Awards – entries open soon!

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom today urged artists to begin preparing their entries for the inaugural St George Art Awards, which open on Monday, 2 August 2010.

  13. May 12, 2010

    Celebrate Library and Information Week 2010

    Hurstville City Library will host a vibrant program of events to showcase the large range of services it offers the local community, during May 2010.

  14. May 11, 2010

    Countdown begins for new waste services: Ratepayers to receive $60 cheque in early 2011

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom said the countdown is on until a new waste contract is introduced, which will deliver a $60 cheque to ratepayers in the Hurstville local government area in early 2011.

  15. May 04, 2010

    Hurstville City Council raises more than $63,000 for PCI

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom today said the Prostate Cancer Institute (PCI) was the big winner from Hurstville City Council’s St George Ball last Friday (30 April) night.

  16. May 03, 2010

    Hurstville City News

    Find out what's happening around Hurstville City in May-June 2010.

  17. May 03, 2010

    E-marketing experts to share their secrets with Hurstville business community

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom is inviting Hurstville City’s business owners and operators to receive internet marketing and sales advice from three tech-savvy executives at a special corporate seminar on Tuesday, 11 May 2010.

  18. April 27, 2010

    2010 Free Tree Giveaway

    Hurstville City Council’s free tree giveaway will be held at Mortdale Memorial Park on Sunday, 9 May 2010, from 9.00am until 3.00pm.

  19. April 27, 2010

    Local Landscapes exhibition

    The leafy green surrounds and colourful wildlife of the St George and Sutherland Shire regions are captured in a new Hurstville City Museum & Gallery exhibition.

  20. April 22, 2010

    Get paid $35 to dispose of your energy-guzzling second fridge

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom is encouraging residents to cut energy bills and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by disposing of old and inefficient fridges.

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