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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. September 07, 2015

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Con Hindi nominates two former Mayors to receive Emeritus Mayor

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Con Hindi today announced that two former mayors Mr Gary Punch and Mr Peter Olah will be nominated by Hurstville City Council to receive the prestigious title of Emeritus Mayor awarded by LGNSW.

  2. September 03, 2015

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Con Hindi set to donate $20,000 from Mayor’s Community Fund to floodlighting project at Olds Park

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Con Hindi today announced that he will donate $20,000 from the Mayor’s Community Fund towards the AFL Floodlighting Project at Olds Park, Penshurst.

  3. September 03, 2015

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Con Hindi proposes free lease agreement for outdoor dining opportunities on Forest Road, Hurstville

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Con Hindi today announced Hurstville City Council on completion of the Forest Road Streetscape Project, will offer business owners within the project area the opportunity to apply for an outdoor dining lease for a three-year agreement rent free.

  4. August 28, 2015

    New exhibition to highlight cultural exchange project

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Con Hindi is inviting community members to attend a new and exciting exhibition which is part of a cultural exchange project between Zhongshan and the City of Hurstville.

  5. August 28, 2015

    2015 Christmas Card Competition returns

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Con Hindi is inviting young artists to get creative and design Hurstville City Council’s 2015 official annual community Christmas card.

  6. August 19, 2015

    Hurstville City Council to host 2015 Wayne Riley Legends Pro Am

    Wayne Riley Hurstville City Council Legends Pro Am tournament will return for another year at Hurstville Golf Course on Friday, 27 November 2015.

  7. August 18, 2015

    Author talk: Nicole Alexander to visit Hurstville City Library

    One of Australia’s bestselling authors of rural historical fiction, Nicole Alexander, will visit Hurstville City Library on 9 September 2015, to talk about her latest novel, Wild Lands.

  8. August 13, 2015

    Experience Shanghai at Hurstville Museum & Gallery

    Hurstville Museum & Gallery’s upcoming exhibition encapsulates a photographic display entitled After Dark in Shanghai by Jianping Gu.

  9. August 12, 2015

    Australian Poetry Slam returns to Hurstville City

    Hurstville City Library will host a competition heat for the Australian Poetry Slam at Hurstville Civic Theatre, MacMahon Street, Hurstville on Thursday, 27 August 2015 at 7.00pm.

  10. August 11, 2015

    Nominations now open for 2016 Australia Day Awards

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Con Hindi is inviting the Hurstville City community to nominate its unsung local heroes for three prestigious 2016 Australia Day awards.

  11. August 10, 2015

    Appointment of Contractor: Forest Road Streetscape Project Stage One

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Con Hindi today announced Hurstville City Council will shortly commence works to transform the streetscape along Forest Road in the Hurstville CBD, between Queens Road and Rose Street, Hurstville (both sides).

  12. August 10, 2015

    Draft Plan of Management for Penshurst Park now on public exhibition

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Con Hindi today announced Hurstville City Council has approved the Draft Plan of Management for Penshurst Park for public exhibition.

  13. August 10, 2015

    River Health Volunteers needed for Georges River

    Participants are sought to take an active role in the Community River Health Monitoring Program to monitor ecosystem health in the Botany Bay catchment. Community volunteers will assist with field sampling in streams that flow into the Georges River.

  14. August 10, 2015

    Seeking Community Representatives to join the Cooks River Alliance

    The Cooks River Alliance is seeking three volunteer Community Representatives to join the Alliance Board. The Alliance is eight local councils from across the Cooks River catchment.

  15. August 03, 2015

    New planning controls now in operation for the Hurstville City Centre

    From 24 July 2015, new planning controls commenced for the Hurstville City Centre.

  16. July 17, 2015

    Nominations are now open for Volunteer of the Year Award 2015

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Con Hindi is inviting local organisations to nominate individuals they think should be shortlisted for the Hurstville City Council Volunteer of the Year Award 2015.

  17. July 16, 2015

    Folk art the focus of a new exhibition

    Hurstville Museum & Gallery’s next exhibition entitled, Evolution from Functional to Decoration is a collection by Southern Sydney based arts group, Friends through Folk Art Inc.

  18. July 07, 2015

    Council to celebrate 2015 National Tree Day with tree planting and native tree giveaway

    Hurstville City Council will celebrate 2015 National Tree Day with a special tree planting event and native tree giveaway on Sunday, 26 July 2015.

  19. July 06, 2015

    Hurstville City Council set to donate $20,000 to Hurstville Chamber of Commerce

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Con Hindi today announced Hurstville City Council will donate $20,000 to the Hurstville Chamber of Commerce (HCoC) as part of a one-off assistance grant.

  20. July 03, 2015

    Aboriginal Riverkeeper Team restores significant areas of bushland across the Georges River

    The Georges River Combined Councils’ Committee (GRCCC Inc) Aboriginal Riverkeeper Team supported by funding from the Australian Government, has achieved positive results in their first year with the rehabilitation of significant areas of bushland across the Georges River catchment.

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