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MAYOR'S MESSAGE - CARING FOR OUR COMMUNITY

During these unprecedented times, Council has had to make some tough decisions to temporarily close services and that has had an impact on both our community and our staff. However, it is critical that we implement necessary actions to help stem the spread of Coronavirus in our community that also aligns to the advice and directives from lead public health agencies.

Published: 2 April 2020

MEDIA STATEMENT - Temporary Closure of Council services from 12 noon today.

Following an announcement by the Australian Government on 22 March 2020 and as part of Sutherland Shire Council’s Pandemic Response Plan, a number of Council Services will be temporarily closed from 12 noon today (Monday 23 March) until further notice is provided from lead public health agencies.

Published: 23 March 2020

MAYOR'S MESSAGE - FACILITIES UPGRADE AND PLAYGROUND RENEWAL PROGRAM

Our community strongly values open spaces and we want to ensure there are fun and safe places everyone can enjoy, whether that be our local residents and families or visitors to the area.

Published: 19 March 2020

MAYOR'S MESSAGE - LIFEGUARD CHALLENGE

On Sunday 15 March, our amazing Council lifeguards will once again be taking on their Waverly and Randwick counterparts in an epic 30 kilometre fitness challenge to raise money for the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation.

Published: 12 March 2020

MAYOR'S MESSAGE - COMMUNITY GRANTS AND SUBSIDIES PROGRAM APPLICATIONS OPEN

Are you a local not-for-profit organisation with a great idea for making our community a better place? Now is the time to get your application in for Sutherland Shire Council’s annual Community Grants and Subsidies Program.

Published: 5 March 2020

MAYOR'S MESSAGE - CLEAN UP AUSTRALIA DAY

Clean Up Australia Day is on Sunday 1 March and I’m encouraging our entire community, individuals, schools, youth groups and businesses to Step Up to Clean Up our beaches, parks and bushland areas across Sutherland Shire.

Published: 27 February 2020

MAYOR'S MESSAGE - COUNCIL'S WATER CONSERVATION INITIATIVES

Sutherland Shire Council is continuing to pursue innovative ways to make best use of the water we’ve got. We are currently one of the only Councils that operates a water recycling plant, with our Cronulla-Woolooware Wastewater Reuse Scheme capable of recycling up to 4 million litres of water a day.

Published: 20 February 2020

MEDIA RELEASE - WHAT A PURRRFECT WAY TO READ!

Sutherland Shire Libraries and Council’s Animal Shelter are once again teaming up to bring cats and readers together for an afternoon of purrs and words on Saturday 7 March.

Published: 13 February 2020

MAYOR'S MESSAGE - HOUSEHOLD CHEMICAL CLEAN-UP AND E-WASTE COLLECTION

Is looking after our environment important to you? Do you have household chemicals or electronic waste that you’re not sure how to responsibly dispose of? Come down to one of Council’s free waste collection events and help create a sustainable future through recycling and reducing waste.

Published: 6 February 2020

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  • 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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    Council receives many requests from students seeking assistance with assignments. Whilst we like to assist everybody, it is sometimes not possible to answer all questions in the requested timeframe. In an effort to assist, we do our best to ensure Sutherland Shire Council News and Publications and the Council’s corporate website are up-to-date, providing the latest news and announcements on Council projects and programs. If you still require assistance from Council’s Public Relations and Media team, we ask that you complete the Student Request Form and a member of the team will be in touch with you soon.
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    AdminPR@ssc.nsw.gov.au
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    02 9710 0333


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