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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

MAYOR'S MESSAGE - Share your voice

Here in the Sutherland Shire we take pride in working together to support all members of our community to stay informed and engaged in our shared future. To enable all local residents to have their say in how we develop opportunities to foster a prosperous and vibrant life for all, Council invites feedback via our ‘Join The Conversation’ platform.

Published: 16 September 2020

MAYOR'S MESSAGE - Add household chemicals to your Spring cleaning list

As residents of the Sutherland Shire we all appreciate the importance of doing our part to protect our beautiful natural environment. That’s why Council is again supporting local residents to responsibly dispose of their unwanted household chemicals as part of our regular Household Chemical CleanOuts.

Published: 9 September 2020

MAYOR'S MESSAGE - A strategy for the community, by the community

Here in the Sutherland Shire we are lucky to not only share in a high quality of life, but also ready access to a host of valuable community services, programs and facilities to ensure all members of our community can share in it.

Published: 2 September 2020

MAYOR'S MESSAGE - Green thumbs up for ‘Greenweb’ grants

Among the many features which make the Sutherland Shire such an incredible place to live is our beautiful bushland surroundings and the vital role local residents play in its preservation. That’s why Council is pleased to once again deliver financial support to further encourage local green thumbs to play a part in enhancing our environment through our ‘Greenweb’ grants program.

Published: 19 August 2020

MAYOR'S MESSAGE - Don’t waste another moment, learn more about our sustainability workshops

We’ve had a great response to some of the ‘waste wise’ initiatives Council has supported in recent months, with local residents evidently keen to adopt environmentally friendly practices at home.

Published: 12 August 2020

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