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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

MEDIA RELEASE - ‘Tune In’ to Council’s latest series of wellbeing events

Local residents are being given an opportunity to boost their personal wellbeing and receive tips on supporting mental health through a host of programs being staged by Sutherland Shire Council as part of this month’s ‘Tune In Festival’.

Published: 19 October 2020

MEDIA RELEASE - Plenty of greenery amid the Sutherland Shire scenery at completion of Council’s ‘3K Trees’ planting program

Sutherland Shire Council has marked the successful completion of an ambitious project to see suburban streets, reserves and community spaces lined with fresh foliage, with final planting recently completed as part of Council’s ‘3K Trees’ program.

Published: 8 October 2020

MAYOR'S MESSAGE - The door to my office is always open

One of the many aspects I have enjoyed throughout my time on Sutherland Shire Council is the opportunity to meet with local residents and hear firsthand what matters are most important to them.

Published: 30 September 2020

MEDIA RELEASE - Clr Simpson elected as Sutherland Shire Mayor

Sutherland Shire Councillor Steve Simpson, has been elected to serve as Mayor, receiving the backing of his fellow Councillors in an open ballot conducted during yesterday evening’s regularly scheduled Council meeting.

Published: 22 September 2020

MEDIA RELEASE - Extra high-tech acquisition set to ensure beach access for “Every Body” this summer

Beachgoers of all abilities can look forward to improved access to one of Sydney’s most iconic beaches this summer, with a joint initiative from Sutherland Shire Council and leading social welfare agency, the St Vincent de Paul Society NSW, set to provide extra support to those with limited mobility.

Published: 18 September 2020

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