Media Centre


MEDIA RELEASE - Stellar performances and stirring reflections to reach wider audience as Sutherland Shire Australia Day concerts go online

Sutherland Shire Council has taken its much loved Australia Day concert series online this year, with a stunning concert short film entitled ‘Our People. Our Places. Our Shire’ set to showcase the artistic talents of a diverse range of local performers.

Published: 25 January 2021

MEDIA RELEASE - Trial changes to pre-booked clean up waste collection set to deliver better, fairer service to local residents

Sutherland Shire Council is forging ahead with a number of changes to its pre-booked kerbside clean up waste collection service aimed at delivering a more timely and equitable service to residents throughout the Sutherland Shire.

Published: 21 December 2020

MEDIA RELEASE - Determined survivor thanks “heroic” local lifeguards for saving her life after surfing accident

A fateful decision to paddle out into unfamiliar waters has had a profound effect on the life of Kogarah mother of two Sally McEwan. But were it not for the efforts of a dedicated group of Sutherland Shire Council lifeguards, the consequences could have been even more profound.

Published: 14 December 2020

MEDIA RELEASE - New sporting facility in the basket for Sutherland Shire residents

Sutherland Shire residents have welcomed a new basketball facility to add to the host of recreational amenities on offer at Parc Menai, as Council looks to extend local leisure opportunities and deliver specialised facilities where keen interest is established.

Published: 8 December 2020

MEDIA RELEASE - Beachgoers urged to stay COVID Safe as warm weather beckons

Beachgoers are urged to do their bit to keep our beaches safe and open for all this weekend, with Sutherland Shire Lifeguards working with local authorities to manage crowd numbers ahead of a predicted increase in temperatures.

Published: 27 November 2020

MEDIA RELEASE - Council fundraising initiative set to harness help for those in need

Sutherland Shire Council has launched a new philanthropic initiative aimed at drawing on the Sutherland Shire’s incredible reputation for generosity by providing the tools necessary to help local businesses and residents to support those in need in the not-for-profit sector.

Published: 27 November 2020

MEDIA RELEASE - Council provides stamp of approval for $41.2m Sutherland Entertainment Centre upgrade

The largest infrastructure project in the history of the Sutherland Shire has taken a significant step closer to reality, with Sutherland Shire Councillors voting unanimously to support the redevelopment of the Sutherland Entertainment Centre.

Published: 18 November 2020

MEDIA RELEASE - Watch your waste: Sutherland Shire residents urged to consider rubbish disposal methods

Sutherland Shire Council is calling on residents to take the time to correctly sort and dispose of household waste after recent incidents of Council waste trucks catching fire due to rubbish contaminated with hazardous waste.

Published: 13 November 2020

MEDIA RELEASE - Local environment to go under the microscope in pioneering new study

Sutherland Shire Council has partnered with Australia’s national science agency to undertake a pioneering pilot study that is expected to deliver major improvements to the way the health of our environment is assessed.

Published: 26 October 2020

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