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MEDIA RELEASE - Filmmaking talent the focus of 2021 ShireABILITY Film Festival

With a contingent of 487 elite Australian athletes lined up to compete in the green and gold as the Tokyo Olympics officially get underway this evening, Sutherland Shire Council has urged local residents to lend their support to the many local athletes who will be chasing their slice of Olympic glory.

Published: 3 August 2021

MEDIA RELEASE - Lending a hand to residential bushland

Sutherland Shire Council is once again releasing specialised grants to local ratepayers to assist them in enhancing our native tree canopy and providing more habitat for native animal populations across the region.

Published: 2 August 2021

GRANTS AVAILABLE TO ENHANCE GREENWEB

Private property owners in the Greenweb network are invited to apply for grants up to $2,000 to restore natural bushland on their property. The grants are available for work such as removal of invasive bushland weeds, regeneration and revegetation of natural bushland with local native plants and habitat creation and/or protection.

Published: 1 August 2021

MEDIA RELEASE - Council congratulates local Olympians set to take on the world at Tokyo

With a contingent of 487 elite Australian athletes lined up to compete in the green and gold as the Tokyo Olympics officially get underway this evening, Sutherland Shire Council has urged local residents to lend their support to the many local athletes who will be chasing their slice of Olympic glory.

Published: 23 July 2021

MEDIA RELEASE - Stay home, stay safe, stay connected: local residents urged to heed NSW Health restrictions

With tighter health restrictions announced today for residents across the Sydney metropolitan area, Sutherland Shire Council has sought to reinforce the importance of all members of the community abiding by Public Health Orders as they are updated.

Published: 9 July 2021

MEDIA RELEASE - Council encourages Sutherland Shire residents to honour NAIDOC Week remotely in 2021

Sutherland Shire Council is proud to continue supporting and celebrating NAIDOC Week in 2021 and while public health orders may limit the ability to come together at this time, the community is encouraged to recognise the importance of this event in other ways.

Published: 5 July 2021

MEDIA RELEASE - Planning for our future: Housing our Community

Have you been thinking about where and what type of housing you’d like to live in in the future? Are you wondering how your children will be able to move into their own home or what options exist for your ageing parents?

Published: 1 July 2021

MEDIA RELEASE - Council endorses $83m capital works spend as part of 2021/22 budget

Sutherland Shire Councillors have endorsed a budget which will deliver $83m in capital works funding, as well as supporting the continued delivery of vital services to local residents and community groups.

Published: 29 June 2021

MEDIA RELEASE - Sutherland Shire Libraries to go fine free

Following a successful two-month trial of waiving fines on overdue library items, Sutherland Shire Council has announced it will be turning a new page in its libraries fines policy.

Published: 22 June 2021

MEDIA RELEASE - Shelter provides fitting tribute to late Shire President’s legacy

Taking in expansive views out across Woolooware Bay and facing land that was once earmarked for a potential international airport, Sutherland Shire Councillors, staff and family members of the late Hon. Arthur Gietzelt AO recently celebrated the naming of a scenic lookout in his honour.

Published: 8 June 2021

MEDIA RELEASE - Council unveils tribute to the lasting legacy of Sutherland Shire surfing pioneer Bobby Brown

He may have last danced across the waves of the Sutherland Shire more than 50 years ago, but the spirit of local surfing luminary Bobby Brown will forever remain part of the local surfing landscape with the official opening of the beach lookout named in his honour today.

Published: 14 May 2021

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