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MEDIA RELEASE - GET YOUR BUCKET LIST READY, AS NEW AND RENEWED PLAYGROUNDS REOPEN

Children and families can now enjoy an even greater number of new and renewed playgrounds across Sutherland Shire as Council relaxes restrictions on public gatherings in line with Federal and State Government advice.

Published: 15 May 2020

MEDIA RELEASE - LOCALS TO ENJOY GREATER ACCESS TO COMMUNITY FACILITIES ACROSS THE SUTHERLAND SHIRE AS COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS EASE

Sutherland Shire residents are set to enjoy an even greater array of ways to enjoy parks, playgrounds and other public facilities, with Sutherland Shire Council preparing to relax restrictions on public gatherings in line with updated advice from the Federal and state governments.

Published: 14 May 2020

MAYOR'S MESSAGE - HAVE YOUR SAY

Over 6,000 people in our community have registered on Council’s online community engagement platform Join the Conversation and we have run over 40 consultations so far this financial year.

Published: 14 May 2020

MAYOR'S MESSAGE - RECYCLING MADE EASY WITH THE RECYCLESMART PICK UP SERVICE

Since we are all spending a lot more time at home, here is a way you can help our community stay green. Sutherland Shire Council has partnered with RecycleSmart to offer a pick up on-demand service for unwanted clothing and soft plastics that can’t be disposed of in the yellow recycling bin.

Published: 7 May 2020

MAYOR'S MESSAGE - THE MEETING OF TWO CULTURES

Today we commemorate 250 years since first contact between the Gweagal clan and the crew of the Endeavour on the southern shores of Kamay Botany Bay, Kurnell in 1770.

Published: 29 April 2020

MEDIA RELEASE - BOLD NEW SIGNAGE RECOGNISES KURNELL AS SITE OF 'MEETING OF TWO CULTURES'

One of the most significant moments in our nation’s history has been recognised through the installation of bold new signage reading The Meeting Place, Dharawal Country on the main thoroughfare into Kurnell in Sydney’s Sutherland Shire.

Published: 28 April 2020

MEDIA RELEASE - HONOUR OUR ANZACS AT HOME, LOCAL RESIDENTS URGED

Residents across the Sutherland Shire are being urged to adopt new ways to honour our servicemen and women this Anzac Day, with the restrictions in place to help tackle the COVID-19 pandemic meaning many traditional ways of observing the occasion will not be staged this year.

Published: 24 April 2020

MAYOR'S MESSAGE - ANZAC DAY

Anzac Day is almost upon us – a time when we traditionally come together to reflect on the extraordinary sacrifices our countrymen and women have made in times of conflict.

Published: 23 April 2020

MEDIA RELEASE - BEACHES FOR EVERY BODY - HAVE YOUR SAY!

Cronulla Beach is a local icon and while enjoying Sutherland Shire beaches is limited to exercise only as we continue to face the threat of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, now is your chance to provide feedback on how to improve beach accessibility.

Published: 22 April 2020

MEDIA RELEASE - SUTHERLAND SHIRE COUNCIL JOINS KURRANULLA ABORIGINAL CORPORATION IN LENDING SUPPORT TO LOCAL RFS CREWS

A generous gesture from the Kurranulla Aboriginal Corporation and Sutherland Shire Council will see much needed support continue to flow towards local Rural Fire Service (RFS) crews, with a joint donation of close to $15,000 recently provided to assist with the purchase of much needed safety equipment.

Published: 17 April 2020

MEDIA RELEASE - NEW SMALL WATERCRAFT LAUNCH FACILITY MAKING WAVES WITH SUTHERLAND SHIRE LOCALS

Local residents can now enjoy improved access to some of the Sutherland Shire’s most spectacular waterways, with the recent opening of a new small craft launch facility providing safe access for kayakers, rowers and paddlers looking to explore stunning Port Hacking.

Published: 17 April 2020

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