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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 22, 2015

    Hurstville City Council response to Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) Fit For The Future Report

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Vince Badalati today expressed his disappointment after the recent announcement by the NSW Government that Hurstville City Council has been deemed as ‘unfit’ in the Fit For The Future report issued by Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART).

  2. October 21, 2015

    Author talk: Matt Alderton to visit Hurstville City Library

    St George Business Person of the Year 2015, successful local entrepreneur and speaker Matt Alderton will visit Hurstville City Library on 30 October 2015 to launch his new book, Business for Life.

  3. October 14, 2015

    2016 St George Art Awards Coming Soon

    Artists from all around Australia are being urged to get creative, explore the theme Reflection and enter the upcoming 2016 St George Art Awards.

  4. October 13, 2015

    New exhibition to showcase different textile techniques

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Vince Badalati is inviting members of the community to come along to Hurstville Museum & Gallery’s newest exhibition entitled Journey’s focusing on textile arts which opens on Saturday, 31 October, 2015.

  5. October 08, 2015

    Hurstville City Council joins the NSW Small Business friendly Council program

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Vince Badalati today announced that Hurstville City Council will participate in the NSW Small Business friendly Council program in partnership with the NSW Small Business Commissioner and the NSW Business Chamber.

  6. October 07, 2015

    Hurstville City Library, Museum & Gallery’s local studies collection

    A recent study by the State Library of NSW, into the future of public libraries highlighted that there were 35 million visits to libraries across NSW for 2013/14.

  7. October 02, 2015

    Hurstville City Council joins Garage Sale Trail

    Hurstville City Council is proudly participating in the national Community Garage Sale Trail on Saturday, 24 October 2015.

  8. September 28, 2015

    Free seminar: How to Reduce Stress

    Hurstville City Library is hosting a free seminar on stress led by renowned presenter and author of How to Reduce Stress, Christine Thompson-Wells on 30 September 2015 from 6.00pm.

  9. September 25, 2015

    2015 Discovery Festival of Community Arts celebrates opening with colourful art show

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Vince Badalati invites the community to come along and help support the 2015 Discovery Festival of Community Arts.

  10. September 25, 2015

    Walking For A Cause

  11. September 24, 2015

    Statement from the Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Vince Badalati Notices of Intention to Issue a Performance Improvement Order and Suspend Council Withdrawn

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Vince Badalati said today Minister for Local Government, Paul Toole late yesterday afternoon (23 September 2015), has withdrawn the Notice of Intention to Issue a Performance Improvement Order and to Suspend Council.

  12. September 24, 2015

    Regional Illegal Dumping squads to patrol Hurstville City

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Vince Badalati today announced Hurstville City Council will participate in the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) Regional Illegal Dumping (RID) squads program for a two-year period.

  13. September 23, 2015

    Statement from the Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Vince Badalati Notices of Intention to Issue a Performance Improvement Order and Suspend Council

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Vince Badalati said today following Hurstville City Council’s extraordinary meeting last night (22 September 2015), that Council has resolved in order to comply with the requirements of the draft Performance Improvement Order issued by the Minister for Local Government, Paul Toole to reinstate Hurstville City Council, General Manager, Victor GD Lampe (on suspension) and not to take any further action in relation to Mr Lampe’s employment pending the outcome of the current

  14. September 15, 2015

    New measures to manage feral foxes around Sydney

    Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Vince Badalati today announced that Hurtsville City Council will be participating in a regional program to manage the problem of feral foxes in Southern Sydney.

  15. September 14, 2015

    You’re invited to a journey around Australia

    Hurstville Museum & Gallery’s newest exhibition entitled Are We There Yet? A journey around Australia will officially open on Saturday, 19 September 2015.

  16. September 14, 2015

    Hurstville Oval to host games for Matador BBQ’s Cup

    In association with Cricket Australia, Hurstville Oval will host three matches as part of this year’s Matador BBQ’s Cup in October 2015.

  17. September 10, 2015

    Cr Vince Badalati elected to Mayoral office

    Cr Vince Badalati was elected as the Mayor of Hurstville City Council at an extraordinary Council meeting last tonight (Wednesday, 9 September 2015).

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

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