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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. October 21, 2009

    Georges River website launch

    Georges River Combined Councils’ Committee today (21 October 2009) launched a new interactive website ( to provide the community with regular updates on the catchment’s rehabilitation.

  2. October 12, 2009

    Improve your swing this spring at Hurstville’s free birdie cages

    As the weather begins to warm up, keen golfers of all ages and skill levels are encouraged to take advantage of Hurstville City’s free birdie cages to practice their skills.

  3. October 12, 2009

    Local Writers on Air

    Literature buffs and radio listeners are invited to help celebrate the launch of a lively recording of stories by local residents at Hurstville City Library on Wednesday, 21 October 2009.

  4. October 09, 2009

    Hurstville’s child care centres take steps towards sustainability

    Acting Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Con Hindi has welcomed news that children and staff at Hurstville Preschool and Occasional Care Centre and Penshurst Long Day Care Centre will learn strategies to contribute to a greener planet in a local government edu

  5. October 09, 2009

    Diwali – Festival of Light

    Hurstville City Council is inviting residents to bring along family, friends and a picnic rug for a night of Indian fashion, food and festivities at Timothy Reserve, Hurstville on Saturday, 17 October 2009.

  6. October 09, 2009

    Discovery Film Screening

    Local film lovers are invited to an afternoon of heart-warming international and local cinema in Hurstville’s intimate Civic Theatre on Sunday, 18 October 2009.

  7. October 08, 2009

    Change to Penshurst Branch Library opening hours on Monday

    Hurstville City Library’s Penshurst Branch will open at 2.00pm on Monday, 12 October 2009 due to power outages on Hurstville City Council property.

  8. October 01, 2009

    Cheer on local table tennis stars at the World Masters Games

    Acting Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Con Hindi is encouraging sporting enthusiasts to head down to Hurstville Aquatic Leisure Centre to cheer on local table tennis players competing in the World Masters Games this month.

  9. October 01, 2009

    Making Tracks: 125 years of rail at Hurstville exhibition

    Acting Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Con Hindi is inviting the community to celebrate the history and significance of Hurstville railway station at a new Hurstville City Library photographic exhibition.

  10. September 28, 2009

    Visual Arts Discovery Day

    Budding artists are invited to set up their easels for an enlightening afternoon of creative expression in the leafy courtyard of Hurstville City Museum & Gallery on Saturday, 3 October 2009.

  11. September 28, 2009

    Hurstville residents urged to put their best foot forward on Walk to Work Day

    Acting Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Con Hindi is encouraging the community to take steps towards healthy living and reduce Hurstville City’s carbon footprint by participating in national Walk to Work Day on Friday, 2 October 2009.

  12. September 23, 2009

    Hurstville City News

    Find out what's happening around Hurstville City in October and November

  13. September 23, 2009

    2009 Hurstville Discovery Festival of Community Arts

    Hurstville City Council’s 2009 Discovery Festival of Community Arts will showcase the talent and creativity of local residents from 1-30 October 2009.

  14. September 18, 2009

    Hurstville City Council receives award for outstanding governance

    Hurstville City Council received a Local Government Award at the 2009 Local Government Managers Australia (LGMA) Management Excellence Awards in Sydney last Wednesday (16 September) night.

  15. September 16, 2009

    Hurstville City Council seeks Australia Day Award nominations

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom is calling on the Hurstville City community to nominate its unsung local heroes for three prestigious 2010 Australia Day awards.

  16. September 15, 2009

    Show Offs #2 exhibition

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom is inviting the community to experience the creativity and enthusiasm of students from local special developmental schools at a new Hurstville City Museum & Gallery exhibition.

  17. September 15, 2009

    Computer classes @ Hurstville City Library

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom is inviting community members to learn more about searching the web, sending emails and producing electronic documents at an upcoming series of inexpensive computer classes hosted by Hurstville City Library.

  18. September 15, 2009

    Community Meeting - Oatley Bowling Club site

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom is encouraging residents to have a say on the future use of the former Oatley Bowling Club site at a Community Meeting hosted by Hurstville City Council on Saturday, 19 September 2009.

  19. September 10, 2009

    Cr Philip Sansom elected to Mayoral office

    Cr Philip Sansom was elected as the Mayor of Hurstville City Council at an extraordinary Council meeting tonight (Wednesday).

  20. September 10, 2009

    Have your say on the future of Hurstville City Library, Museum & Gallery

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom is inviting residents to help determine the future direction of Hurstville City’s cultural activities and resources at a series of community consultation workshops on Wednesday, 23 September 2009.

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