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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. November 24, 2016

    Georges River Council Launches Summer Events Program

    Georges River Council has launched its 2016/17 Summer Events Program which kicks off from December.

  2. November 22, 2016

    2016 Short Stuff Film Festival Winners announced

    Winners of the 2016 Short Stuff Film Festival have been announced during a screening of all participants’ movies at Event Cinemas, Hurstville, on Friday 11 November.

  3. November 22, 2016

    NSW Land and Environment Court rejects Development Application for South Hurstville Mosque

    The Land and Environment Court of NSW today rejected DA234/2015, an application to build a mosque for worshippers in South Hurstville at 849 King Georges Road.

  4. November 21, 2016

    Georges River Council promotes National Asbestos Awareness Month

    In support of National Asbestos Awareness month, Georges River Council is reminding all residents, tradespeople and business owners about the importance of safely managing asbestos.

  5. November 11, 2016

    Council adopts Georges River Transformation and Implementation Plan 2016

    Administrator of Georges River Council, John Rayner, said Council is successfully meeting all NSW Government requirements as a newly formed entity and will continue this progress by a Transformation and Implementation Plan for the organisation.

  6. November 10, 2016

    Georges River Council welcomes St George Illawarra Dragons at UOW Jubilee Oval

    Administrator of Georges River Council, John Rayner, said during a meeting on 7 November, Council approved the continued use of UOW Jubilee Oval stadium by the St George Illawarra Dragons Rugby League Club.

  7. November 10, 2016

    Council to provide share of $1 million in funding to local community groups

    Georges River Council will support 27 local community groups from across the local government area as part of the Stronger Communities Fund Program.

  8. November 09, 2016

    Georges River Council unveils new Carss Park Playground

    On Friday 4 November 2016, Georges River Council reopened the Carss Bush Park Playground in Carss Park following a major upgrade of the site.

  9. November 08, 2016

    Council to construct major stormwater drainage projects

    Administrator of Georges River Council, John Rayner, said Council will undertake significant stormwater drainage projects at two key sites in the local government area (LGA).

  10. November 08, 2016

    Council to undertake community consultation on future of former Oatley Bowling Club site

    Georges River Council will not proceed with the former Hurstville City Council’s option for a seven-to-nine-storey mixed residential and seniors housing to be built on the former Oatley Bowling Club site on River Road, Oatley.

  11. October 27, 2016

    Hurstville Library annual book sale returns

    People of all ages are invited to come along and pick up a bargain at Hurstville Library’s annual book sale from Thursday 10 – Friday 11 November 2016.

  12. October 24, 2016

    Georges River Council set to celebrate Australia Day 2017

    George Rivers Council Administrator John Rayner has announced that Georges River Council will host a free Australia Day Festival at Carss Bush Park on Thursday 26 January 2017.

  13. October 24, 2016

    Music at Twilight Concerts a winner

    Georges River Council invited music lovers across the local area to attend the final Music at Twilight Concert for 2016 at the St George Bank Auditorium.

  14. October 21, 2016

    The 2016 St George Art Awards exhibition now on display

    Georges River Council is inviting art-lovers and members of the region to view the finalists of the 2016 St George Art Awards which are on display at the Hurstville Museum & Gallery.

  15. October 13, 2016

    Wayne Riley Legends Pro Am to return to Hurstville Golf Course

    Georges River Council will be hosting the Wayne Riley Legends Pro Am Golf Tournament at the Hurstville Golf Course on Friday 18 November 2016.

  16. October 07, 2016

    Acquisition of the Hurstville Baptist Church

    Georges River Council’s Administrator John Rayner said today the former Hurstville City Council resolved to acquire the Hurstville Baptist Church site in 2008 and negotiations have been ongoing since.

  17. October 06, 2016

    Georges River Council receives first quarterly Financial Assistance Grant

    Georges River Council has received its first quarterly Financial Assistance Grant from the NSW Local Grants Commission for the 2016/2017 financial year.

  18. September 28, 2016

    Discovery Festival of Community Arts returns for another year

    Georges River Council is inviting all residents across the St George area to come along and support the 2016 Discovery Festival of Community Arts.

  19. September 27, 2016

    Georges River Council celebrates local volunteers

    Nominations are now open for Georges River Council’s 2016 Volunteer of the Year Awards.

  20. September 26, 2016

    Hurstville Oval to host games for Matador BBQs Cup

    In association with Cricket Australia, Hurstville Oval will host five matches as part of this year’s Matador BBQs Cup in October 2016.

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