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MEDIA RELEASE - FOSTERING INCLUSIVE COMMUNITIES THROUGH AWARENESS, ADVOCACY AND ACTION

Students from Sutherland Shire and the Georges River area will have the opportunity to come together to learn about and discuss the challenges facing refugees and people seeking asylum at two Youth Refugee Forums this month.

Published: 16 August 2019

MEDIA RELEASE - MINI MASTERPIECE AT BRADMAN ROAD

Children at Sutherland Shire Council’s Bradman Road Menai Early Education Centre have created a mini artistic masterpiece with the help of one very talented educator at the centre, Fran Caruana.

Published: 16 August 2019

MAYOR'S MESSAGE - RECYCLESMART APP 14 August 2019

Did you know that Council now utilises an app that can help you keep track of recycling and waste collection? The RecycleSmart app is free to download and provides residents with specific, up-to-date and localised information about bin cycles, waste events and what items can go in each of your bins.

Published: 16 August 2019

MEDIA RELEASE - MORE INCLUSIVE LIBRARIES FOR THE WHOLE COMMUNITY

Sutherland Shire Council’s libraries will now be more accessible to people with low or limited vision and children with autism, thanks to a $7,500 ‘Great Expectations’ grant from Ability Links NSW.

Published: 9 August 2019

MEDIA RELEASE - SUTHERLAND SHIRE COUNCIL ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO RECYCLESMART … USING AN APP!

As part of our commitment to providing our residents information on how to recycle right, Sutherland Shire Council has joined Australia’s most comprehensive recycling smartphone app, RecycleSmart.

Published: 6 August 2019

MAYOR'S MESSAGE - GREENWEB GRANTS 31 July 2019

If you’re a bit of a green thumb or like to spend the spring and summer months in the garden, don’t forget to apply for a Council Greenweb Grant and restore the natural bushland on your property.

Published: 1 August 2019

GRANTS AVAILABLE TO ENHANCE GREENWEB

Private property owners in the Greenweb network are invited to apply for grants up to $2,000 to restore natural bushland on their property. The grants are available for work such as removal of invasive bushland weeds, regeneration and revegetation of natural bushland with local native plants and habitat creation and/or protection.

Published: 1 August 2019

MEDIA RELEASE - MAINTAIN YOUR BRAIN DEMENTIA SEMINAR 2019

Sutherland Shire Council, in collaboration with Dementia Australia, The Brain and Mind Centre, Southcare, and Neuroscience Research Australia has organised a Maintain Your Brain information seminar to give an overview of the latest research on dementia and give tips and tricks to maintain a healthy brain.

Published: 25 July 2019

MAYOR'S MESSAGE - SUTHERLAND 2 SURF 24 July 2019

On Sunday, thousands of people hit the streets running for the PAYCE Sutherland 2 Surf, which is Sutherland Shire’s longest running major community event.

Published: 25 July 2019

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Contact and Enquiries

  • For media inquiries and interview requests during business hours, contact the media team:
    media@ssc.nsw.gov.au
  • For out-of-hours media requests or requests for comment from the Mayor of Sutherland Shire, contact:
    alindsell@ssc.nsw.gov.au
    02 9710 0944
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    AdminPR@ssc.nsw.gov.au
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    02 9710 0333


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