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MEDIA RELEASE - Sutherland Shire Council continues towards carbon neutral target with trial of new electric street sweeper

Sutherland Shire Council continues to explore new ways to work towards its target of achieving carbon neutral operations by the year 2030, with an innovative new zero emission street sweeper added to the Council fleet as part of a month long trial.

Published: 16 April 2021

MEDIA RELEASE - Plenty to see and do locally for Seniors Festival

Local senior residents are invited on a 12-day trip around the Sutherland Shire to explore a host of locations and enjoy more than 25 specialised events and programs as part of Council’s Seniors Festival itinerary.

Published: 29 March 2021

MEDIA RELEASE - Sutherland Shire Council to host a day to celebrate all abilities

Sutherland Shire Council is set to celebrate our local residents living with a disability and those that care for them, staging a host of activities aimed at promoting inclusiveness for all members of our community as part of the upcoming ‘ShireAbility Family Fun Day’.

Published: 23 March 2021

MEDIA RELEASE - Competition to shine a light on diversity in the Sutherland Shire

In celebration of Harmony Week, Sutherland Shire Council is inviting residents to highlight exceptional local multicultural businesses and acknowledge the contribution these businesses bring to the local community.

Published: 10 March 2021

MEDIA RELEASE - Council provides potential solution to impasse on State Government’s Jannali commuter carpark

Sutherland Shire Council is calling on the State Government to come back to the negotiating table, after Councillors voted last night in support of a plan which would allow the delivery of a commuter carpark on Council owned land near Jannali train station.

Published: 2 March 2021

MEDIA RELEASE - Statement from Sutherland Shire Mayor Steve Simpson

Sutherland Shire Council received written notification from TfNSW today rejecting viable alternative sites we put forward that would enable the State Government to deliver on their 2019 election commitment for a commuter carpark at Jannali.

Published: 24 February 2021

MEDIA RELEASE - Works begin to prepare beloved local performing arts facility for encore performance

The stage has been set for a dramatic overhaul of one of the region’s preeminent performing arts venues with an official sod turn ceremony today marking the start of construction on the long planned refurbishment of the Sutherland Entertainment Centre.

Published: 10 February 2021

MEDIA RELEASE - Sutherland Shire Literary Competition returns in 2021 offering additional prizes for local residents

The nationally recognised Sutherland Shire Literary Competition is set to return this year, with organisers expecting a large number of entries from both local residents and aspiring writers from further afield.

Published: 9 February 2021

MEDIA RELEASE - Stellar performances and stirring reflections to reach wider audience as Sutherland Shire Australia Day concerts go online

Sutherland Shire Council has taken its much loved Australia Day concert series online this year, with a stunning concert short film entitled ‘Our People. Our Places. Our Shire’ set to showcase the artistic talents of a diverse range of local performers.

Published: 25 January 2021

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