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Public Inquiry into Hawkesbury-Hills merger

An opportunity for residents to have their say about the proposed merger of Hawkesbury City Council with part of The Hills Shire Council is being offered by the Delegate appointed to provide a report to the Minster for Local Government. The NSW Government has now advertised details of the public inquiry in…

The Mayor’s Christmas Library Amnesty Records Big Haul

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The Hills community has once again responded generously to the Mayor’s Christmas Library Amnesty, with 106 boxes of non-perishable food donated throughout December. “I’m so happy that the Library Amnesty has once again attracted such a large haul of food which could be donated via our friends at St Vincent…

Council Boundary Review – Notice of Public Meetings

The NSW Government has released proposals for new council boundaries across NSW. There are two separate proposals affecting The Hills Shire Council : 1) Hills Shire Council area above the M2 to be merged with Hawkesbury City Council View here:  https://www.councilboundaryreview.nsw.gov.au/proposals/hawkesbury-city-and-the-hills-shire-councils/ 2) Hills Shire Council area south of the M2 to…

Residents Must Have Their Say On Mergers Before It’s Too Late

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The NSW Government has outlined a process by which Council mergers will be decided and residents only have until 28February to have their say. The Hills Shire Council has been a long-time supporter of Local Government reform and the need for greater efficiencies across the local government sector. The NSW…

Twilight Sessions at Bella Vista Farm has something for everyone

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The Sydney Hills Twilight Sessions will offer a new and unique lifestyle experience for Sydney Hills locals on January 22 at Bella Vista Farm. The Twilight Sessions will kick off at 4pm and will feature live music, great food and artisan markets. Twilight Sessions will take on a village festival…

Get Ready for Australia Day

Get Ready for Australia Day
Get Ready for Australia Day Australia Day is just around the corner and preparation is already underway. Hawkesbury’s Australia Day Ambassador Announced Each year, Hawkesbury City Council participates in the Australia Day Council of New South Wales Ambassador program. The Australia Day Ambassador Program sends high achieving Australians to over…

Hawkesbury Hills merger proposal – make your submission

Hawkesbury Hills merger proposal – make your submission                   Submissions are now open for the public to make comment on a NSW State Government proposal to merge Hawkesbury City Council with part of The Hills Shire Council. The Mayor of Hawkesbury, Councillor Kim…
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