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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. June 27, 2016

    Georges River Council receives funding from the Stronger Communities Fund

    Georges River Council Administrator John Rayner is pleased that Council has received $10 million from the Stronger Communities Fund provided by the NSW Government.

  2. June 22, 2016

    Bringing outside in exhibition coming to Hurstville Museum & Gallery

    Georges River Council Administrator John Rayner invites members of the community to Hurstville Museum & Gallery’s upcoming art exhibition, Bringing outside in by Maggie Bullock.

  3. June 20, 2016

    Georges River Council invites you to celebrate NAIDOC Week, 3-10 July 2016

    Georges River Council Administrator John Rayner is encouraging all residents of the local area to take part in a number of activities hosted by Council to celebrate NAIDOC Week in 2016.

  4. June 15, 2016

    Council cleans up after asbestos dumped illegally in Kingsgrove

    Georges River Council Waste Officers have worked with NSW Police, Sydney Regional Illegal Dumping (RID) Squad, and Fire Brigade to clean up around 6 cubic metres of asbestos that was illegally dumped in The Crescent, Kingsgrove.

  5. June 14, 2016

    URGENT UPDATE: ASBESTOS DUMPING AT KINGSGROVE

    Georges River Council is currently investigating the asbestos that was dumped over the long weekend at The Crescent, Kingsgrove.

  6. June 14, 2016

    Georges River Council Administrator recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

    John Rayner, Administrator of Georges River Council, has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, receiving the Public Service Medal for outstanding public service in local government in NSW.

  7. June 11, 2016

    Winners announced for prestigious 2016 Kogarah Art Prize

    Dr Gene Sherman AM, judge for the 2016 Kogarah Art Prize, spoke about the high calibre of entries received and finalists who were selected for inclusion in the annual exhibition.

  8. June 09, 2016

    Free Mulch Giveaway Day coming soon

    Georges River Administrator John Rayner is inviting residents to take advantage of Georges River Council's Mulch Giveaway Day on Saturday, 25 June 2016.

  9. June 09, 2016

    Hurstville Library Museum & Gallery wins MAGNA award

    Hurstville Library Museum & Gallery was recently presented with a prestigious award as part of the Museums and Galleries National Awards (MAGNA).

  10. June 07, 2016

    Georges River Council approves draft Overland Flow Flood Study

    At last night’s Council Meeting (6 June 2016), Georges River Council formally endorsed the draft Overland Flow Flood Study of the former Hurstville Local Government Area.

  11. June 06, 2016

    2016 Hurstville Excellence in Business Awards

    Georges River Council Administrator John Rayner congratulated local businesses for their hard work and dedication at the 2016 Hurstville Excellence in Business Awards.

  12. June 01, 2016

    Kogarah Art Prize welcomes Dr Gene Sherman to opening night

    Georges River Council proudly presents the 2016 Kogarah Art Prize. Now in its fifth year, the Kogarah Art Prize is an annual acquisitive prize for painting in any medium, with prizes totalling $14,000.

  13. June 01, 2016

    Refugeez! exhibition set to open at Hurstville Museum and Gallery

    Georges River Council Administrator, John Rayner is inviting members of the community to come along to Hurstville Museum & Gallery’s upcoming art exhibition, Refugeez! which opens on Saturday 4 June, 2016.

  14. May 31, 2016

    Georges River Council approves public exhibition of 2016-17 Operational Plan

    The Administrator of Georges River Council John Rayner announced today that Council has approved the public exhibition of the consolidated 2016-2017 Operational Plan, including a draft Budget and Schedule of Fees and Charges.

  15. May 27, 2016

    Georges River Council receives funding to restore Riverwood wetlands

    Georges River Council Administrator John Rayner is pleased that Council has been awarded a NSW Environmental Trust grant of more than $81,000 to go towards restoring the Riverwood Wetlands.

  16. May 25, 2016

    Music at Twilight Concert Series

    Georges River Council Administrator, John Rayner is pleased to announce that the former Kogarah City Council’s seasonal concert series, Music at Twilight, will be continuing as scheduled.

  17. May 25, 2016

    Georges River Council welcomes funding for CCTV cameras

    Georges River Council Administrator John Rayner is pleased that the Federal Government has pledged more than $285,000 to fund the installation of closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras across the local government area.

  18. May 23, 2016

    Indira Naidoo is coming to Hurstville City Library

    Best-selling author, journalist, television presenter and gardening enthusiast Indira Naidoo will visit Hurstville City Library on Thursday, 26 May to talk about her books The Edible Balcony (2011) and The Edible City (2015).

  19. May 20, 2016

    South Hurstville Kindergarten Centre exceeds national quality standards

    Georges River Council Administrator John Rayner announced today that Council’s South Hurstville Kindergarten Centre has received an overall rating of ‘exceeding national quality standards’ in a recent assessment by the NSW Department of Education.

  20. May 20, 2016

    Georges River Council to establish an Independent Hearing & Assessment Panel (IHAP)

    Georges River Council Administrator John Rayner announced today that Council has approved the establishment of an Independent Hearing and Assessment Panel (IHAP).

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