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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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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).

  5. 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.

  6. 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).

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. May 03, 2010

    Hurstville City News

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

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. April 21, 2010

    Ray Martin to visit Hurstville City Library

    One of Australia’s most well known and loved journalists, Ray Martin, will share his fascinating life story with local residents at Hurstville City Library on Friday, 30 April 2010.

  18. April 21, 2010

    There’s a War On! World War II at Home exhibition

    Experiences of local men, women and children who fought World War II on the home front are revealed in a Museums and Galleries NSW travelling exhibition, to open soon in Hurstville.

  19. April 19, 2010

    Community River Health Monitoring Program - Report Card

    The first 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 first of four Report Cards to be released during a two year monitoring program.

  20. April 16, 2010

    Council celebrates local Lions, Rotary and SES groups

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom paid tribute to City of Hurstville Lions Club, the Rotary Club of Hurstville and the Hurstville State Emergency Services Unit at a Civic Reception on 13 April 2010.

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