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For further information contact Council's Manager, Public Relations and Events Tanya Abraham on (02) 9330 6008 or 0411 748 953.

  1. February 08, 2007

    Fridge Buyback Program Update

    In January, a Fridge Buyback Program for the collection of old, energy inefficient domestic second hand fridges, took its 1500th booking. “This result was reached almost one year before the original anticipated date which shows a fantastic commitment

  2. January 31, 2007

    Hurstville Library to launch new software system 'Spydus'

    Hurstville City Library has recently completed the transition to a new library software system called ‘Spydus' which will provide many improvements for their patrons. The launch of the new system is being held at the Library on Friday 9 February at 3

  3. January 31, 2007

    12th Annual Antiques & Collectables Fair

    The 12th annual Antiques and Collectables Fair, incorporating the 8th Annual Royal Doulton Collectors Fair, is to be held on 9 - 11 February 2006 at the Marana Auditorium Civic Centre, MacMahon St, Hurstville.

  4. January 31, 2007

    Hurstville Celebrates 'Year of the Pig' at Chinese New Year Festival

    Hurstville will spectacularly welcome the Year of the Pig at its Chinese New Year celebrations which will be held on Saturday 10 February 2007 on Forest Road Hurstville. “This will be the fifth Chinese New Year Festival held in Hurstville and it's gr

  5. January 24, 2007

    Hurstville City Council's Bushcare program continues outstanding work

    The State of the Environment Report 2005/06, shows that Hurstville City Council's Bushcare program has carried out a number of positive initiatives over the last year. “Council has approximately 80 hectares of remnant bushland and the protection of t

  6. January 23, 2007

    Hurstville City Council's Masterplan studies on exhibition

    As part of Hurstville City Council's Masterplan project, a draft City Centre Traffic Study and draft City Centre Public Domain Plan is currently being publicly exhibited until Friday 9 February.

  7. January 19, 2007

    Hurstville Citizens of the Year announced

    The Hurstville Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year and Young Sportsperson of the Year were announced at the Australia Day Awards Dinner held at the Conca D'oro, in Riverwood, on Thursday 18th January 2007.

  8. January 18, 2007

    A collection of art works good enough to eat!

    The St George Regional Museum has become the new home to a wonderful collection of cakes, sugar art and associated objects courtesy of the former Australian Cake and Sugar Art Gallery and Museum.

  9. January 16, 2007

    Saving the planet needn't cost business the earth

    Small businesses in the St George region are being offered advice on how to save the environment and save money at the same time.

  10. January 16, 2007

    John Stanley to be Hurstville's Australia Day Ambassador

    Hurstville City Councils Australia Day Ambassador for 2007 is Mr John Stanley, who is a 31 year veteran of the radio journalism industry. John will be attending Hurstville's Australia Day Dinner on Thursday January 18th 2007 and also the Australia Da

  11. January 12, 2007

    New Plan of Management for Hurstville's Sportsgrounds

    Hurstville City Council has adopted the Sportsground Generic Plan of Management at the Council meeting held on Wednesday 13th December 2006. “The aim of the Plan of Management is to provide guidelines to assist with the maintenance, management, use a

  12. January 11, 2007

    Bank of China supports New Year Celebrations

    Hurstville City Council's Chinese New Year Celebrations have been boosted by a $10,000 sponsorship from the Bank of China. The Chief Executive of the Bank, Mr Frank Huang presented a cheque to the Mayor of Hurstville on Thursday 11th January.

  13. January 08, 2007

    Alcohol Free Zone for Riverwood approved by Council

    Hurstville City Council has adopted the proposal for the establishment of an Alcohol Free Zone (AFZ) in Riverwood along both sides of Belmore Rd from Shenstone Rd to Josephine St for a period of three years, at the Council meeting held on 13th Decemb

  14. January 08, 2007

    Hurstville Council committed to water saving initiatives

    Hurstville City Council has installed four 9,000 litre rainwater tanks at Council's Works Depot over the 2006 period, according to the State of the Environment Report 2005/06, helped by the ‘Australian Governments' Community Water Grants' program.

  15. January 08, 2007

    Community Garden gets the go ahead from Hurstville City Council

    Hurstville City Council has approved a new Community Garden to be built next to the Cross and Wright St Intersection, on the site of a remnant parcel of land at the bowling green of the former Hurstville Bowling Club.

  16. December 27, 2006

    Ned Kelly - Saint or Sinner

    St George residents are being challenged to sort the fact from fiction surrounding the story of bushranger Ned Kelly in a National Museum of Australia travelling exhibition on show at the St George Regional Museum.

  17. December 27, 2006

    St George Council's support the St George Hospital

    The St George Hospital has received a donation from the combined St George Council's of Hurstville, Kogarah and Rockdale for a staggering $82,263, in a special presentation held at the Hospital on Monday 18th December 2006.

  18. December 19, 2006

    Ross River Virus on the rise

    An increase in mosquito-borne Ross River Virus infections earlier this year in residents of the Sutherland Shire and Hurstville City living near the Georges River has prompted the South Eastern Sydney and Illawarra Public Health Unit to issue a healt

  19. December 18, 2006

    Give your children a better start to school

    Starting school is a BIG event in the lives of young children and their families. It is about being BIG enough to go to BIG school which is a BIG place with BIG children! Hurstville Council in conjunction with the ‘Families First - Transition to Scho

  20. December 13, 2006

    Make your home bushfire proof this summer

    As the summer temperatures continue to rise the risk of bushfires becomes more and more of a threat. That's why Hurstville City Council along with the NSW Fire brigade is asking that people make sure their homes are bushfire proof this summer.

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