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MEDIA RELEASE - Queen’s legacy set to grow, with Council, students leading leafy tribute

The first of a series of living tributes to Her Majesty, the late Queen Elizabeth the Second took root today, with Sutherland Shire Council working with staff and students at Cronulla South Public School to begin a major tree planting project in honour of the Queen and her remarkable seventy-year reign.

Published: 22 September 2022

MEDIA RELEASE - Council flicks the switch on renewable energy

Efforts by Sutherland Shire Council to deliver 100 per cent renewable energy operations across all Council facilities have marked an important step towards Council’s target of achieving carbon neutral operations by 2030, delivering a major drop in emissions and significant energy savings.

Published: 16 September 2022

MEDIA RELEASE - Spring into Sutherland Shire Council’s Bushcare Fair

Sutherland Shire Council’s Bushcare Fair is set to return this month offering residents a plethora of native plant species and specialised advice to support horticulture hobbyists across the community.

Published: 14 September 2022

MEDIA RELEASE - Celebrating creativity among all abilities through new ShireABILITY Art Award

Sutherland Shire Council is seeking to highlight the diverse artistic talents of people living with disability through a new art award and exhibition in Hazelhurst Arts Centre’s Broadhurst Gallery.

Published: 2 September 2022

MEDIA RELEASE - Extraordinary efforts of ordinary people to be celebrated in local community awards program

Sutherland Shire Council is calling for nominations of worthy recipients for its annual Sutherland Shire Australia Day Awards program to celebrate incredible efforts of people who are united by a common cause to improve the lives of many among the community.

Published: 2 September 2022

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 September 2022

MEDIA RELEASE - Council sets the scene for creative concepts to become prize winning projects

Aspiring and experienced filmmakers and storytellers are encouraged to channel their creative talents and pay tribute to some of our most beautiful natural wonders in a new short film competition led by Sutherland Shire Council.

Published: 9 August 2022

MEDIA RELEASE - Share your vision for the future of key community areas

Sutherland Shire Council is encouraging residents to provide input on how they use and appreciate some of our most loved local recreation areas, with a view to shaping the future use of four significant sites of importance for our community.

Published: 5 August 2022

MEDIA RELEASE - Slide, glide or stride around Sutherland Shire’s latest playground upgrades

Local youngsters and the young at heart can now enjoy more exciting outdoor experiences right across Sutherland Shire thanks to several recent playground renewals which will provide top-notch adventures for active families all year round.

Published: 26 July 2022

MEDIA RELEASE - Legacy of Dharawal woman Biddy Giles honoured in Kirrawee park

Sutherland Shire Council has recognised some of the many local not-for-profit organisations who deliver immeasurable support across a broad cross section of community service areas through its 2022/2023 Community Grants and Subsidies Program.

Published: 8 July 2022

MEDIA RELEASE - Funding boost from Council set to support local not-for-profit programs

Sutherland Shire Council has recognised some of the many local not-for-profit organisations who deliver immeasurable support across a broad cross section of community service areas through its 2022/2023 Community Grants and Subsidies Program.

Published: 1 July 2022

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  • For media inquiries and interview requests during business hours, contact the media team:
    media@ssc.nsw.gov.au
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    media@ssc.nsw.gov.au
    0447 763 650
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