Mayoral Column


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


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


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

Mayor's Message 17 July 2019

Sutherland Shire is known for its beautiful, natural environment and we know our community value our natural spaces, bushland and our parks. One of the ways Council works to protect our natural environment is through our Native Plant Nursery, which is located on the Boulevard at Gymea, where we grow more than 250 local plant species.

Published: 19 July 2019

Mayor's Message 10 July 2019

Council is proud to support Kurranulla Aboriginal Corporation in hosting NAIDOC Week Celebrations in Gunnamatta Park and Hall at Cronulla tomorrow. The theme for this year’s NAIDOC Week is “Voice. Treaty. Truth.” and we invite you to come along to this free community event that celebrates working together for a shared future.

Published: 11 July 2019

Mayor's Message 03 July 2019

If you love cats and reading, then we have the perfect event for you! Reading with the Cats is back at our Animal Shelter on Tuesday 9 July and the cats are ready and waiting to hear you read your favourite books.

Published: 11 July 2019

Mayor's Message 26 June 2019

I’m extremely proud to say that Sutherland Shire Council was a finalist at the 2019 Local Government Professionals Excellence Awards (NSW) last week, in recognition of our hugely successful community crime prevention project Walk the Walls.

Published: 26 June 2019

Mayor's Message 12 June 2019

Did you know that Sutherland Shire is a Refugee Welcome Zone? I recently re-signed Council’s Refugee Welcome Zone certificate, on display in Council’s Administration building, which reaffirms Council’s commitment to raising awareness about issues affecting refugees.

Published: 20 June 2019

Mayor's Message 5 June 2019

I’d like to say a big thank you to everyone who helped make the 43rd Sutherland Shire Mayoral Debutante Charity Ball on Saturday 25 May such an amazing success.

Published: 6 June 2019

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