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Floods Funding

Primary producers affected by the February-March floods can now access additional funding of up to $100,000. The $100 million Critical Producer Grant Program will provide primary producers hardest hit by floods with support to restore production systems and rebuild essential infrastructure to a standard that will better withstand future disasters. Funding is available to primary […]

Blackspot Funding for Road Safety

Three local roads will soon see safety upgrades following a successful grant application by The Hills Council from the Australian Government’s ‘Black Spot Program’. “Increasing safety on our rural roads is a priority to us and we would like to thank the NSW Government for helping us fast track these vital safety measures,” Hills Shire […]

Council Spends $43 Million On Capital Projects

Hornsby Shire Council received a special Mayoral Minute extending condolences to King Charles III and the Royal Family on the recent passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Council’s meeting on September 14. Hornsby Shire Mayor Philip Ruddock reminisced about the Queen visiting Australia in 1954. It was on this trip that the Royal […]

Protecting Native Wildlife

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″ offset=”vc_col-lg-1/5 vc_col-md-1/5 vc_col-xs-1/5″][us_image image=”81825″ size=”thumbnail” align=”left” style=”circle” has_ratio=”1″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/12″ offset=”vc_col-lg-4/5 vc_col-md-4/5 vc_col-xs-4/5″][vc_column_text]By Annette Madjarian[/vc_column_text][us_post_date][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Hornsby Shire Council will lobby the NSW Government for “standards to ensure native wildlife found on development sites are given the best possible chance of survival” in a move that could put Council at the “forefront of protecting wildlife”. A […]