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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. December 01, 2009

    Hurstville City Library, Museum and Gallery unveils draft strategic plan 2009-2011

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom today announced the release of Hurstville City Library, Museum and Gallery’s (LMG) draft Strategic Plan 2009-2011.

  2. December 01, 2009

    Residents invited to ‘snap’ Australian spirit and win a great prize

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom is encouraging residents to get snapping and capture the spirit of Hurstville in a new Australia Day Council of NSW photography competition.

  3. November 26, 2009

    Hurstville City Council bans trans fats in new food premises

    Hurstville City Council last (Wednesday) night banned the use of trans fats in all new food premises in the Hurstville local government area.

  4. November 25, 2009

    Greening Hurstville - Issue 4

    Read the latest local environmental news in Issue 4 of Greening Hurstville.

  5. November 19, 2009

    Walk Against Warming

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom is encouraging the Hurstville community to join with thousands of Sydneysiders to demand renewable energy and a safe climate future.

  6. November 18, 2009

    Hurstville City Library annual book sale

    People of all ages are invited to come along and pick up a bargain at Hurstville City Library’s annual book sale from 27-29 November 2009.

  7. November 17, 2009

    Get Connected: classes for Baby Boomers

    Baby boomers have the opportunity to expand their horizons by attending a series of information sessions and events as part of Hurstville City Council’s ‘Get Connected’ program.

  8. November 05, 2009

    Council commends dedication of 45th Battalion plaque

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Phillip Sansom will dedicate a plaque to the 45th Infantry Battalion at a special ceremony at Mortdale Memorial Park on 7 November 2009.

  9. November 02, 2009

    Westpac Hurstville Pro-Am Tournament

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom is inviting the community to experience the thrill of professional golfing at Hurstville Golf Course on Sunday, 8 November 2009.

  10. November 02, 2009

    Manga Madness exhibition

    Locally-conceived characters from the zany world of Japanese cartooning are the subject of a new Hurstville City Library, Museum and Gallery (LMG) exhibition.

  11. October 28, 2009

    Living on the Water’s Edge exhibition

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom is inviting the community to discover the stories of the St George region and track how life on the banks of the Georges River has changed over time.

  12. October 27, 2009

    Christmas EcoLiving Workshop

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom is inviting St George residents to learn tips to reduce their ecological footprint this Christmas at a free EcoLiving Workshop on Wednesday, 4 November 2009.

  13. October 22, 2009

    Author Talk: The Inconvenient Child

    Local book lovers are invited to experience the gritty true story of an abandoned Australian black child’s struggle for survival, at Hurstville City Library and Penshurst Branch Library on Thursday, 29 October 2009.

  14. October 22, 2009

    2009 Safe Work Australia Week

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Philip Sansom today urged the Hurstville City community to take steps to create healthy and risk-free workplaces during Safe Work Australia Week (25-31 October 2009).

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

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