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Rural Roundup: Hornsby Councillor Warren Waddell

Rural Roundup: Galston Aquatic centre Open

With predicted hot weather over the break, it was terrific to have the Galston Aquatic centre open for business. Although the official reopening is on Saturday 3rd February, we welcomed the opportunity to provide access over the holiday period. I look forward to the resumption of all activities now we are into the New Year. […]

Celebrating Australia Day Julian Leeser – Federal Member For Berowra

More Needs to be Done to Help Thousands of Berowra Mortgage Holders Navigate Rising Interest Rates, 2023-24 Volunteer Grants are Now Open, RFS Volunteers, households,Australia Day

Australia is the best country in the world.  Every year, Australia Day gives us an opportunity to celebrate Australia and being Australian. Australia Day is a day of beginnings – about how the Australia that we know and love today has come to be. It is a chance for all of us to reflect on […]

From the desk of Matt Kean

From the desk of Matt Kean: Bushfire Season

To date, we have had a relatively mild summer and not faced the extreme bushfire season that was anticipated. However, I would like to remind everyone not to become complacent as we are not out of the bushfire season yet and dangerous fires can occur at any time. We all should continue to take precautions […]

The Hills Shire Council Australia Day Awards

The Hills Shire Council Australia Day Awards Ceremony.

MARK HODGES – MEMBER FOR CASTLE HILL Recently, on the 16th January, the Hills Shire Council held its Australia Day Awards Ceremony. The annual ceremony is held to recognise and honour the contributions made to the community of The Hills by selfless volunteers. What a perfect way to celebrate Australia Day, by celebrating local Australians […]

Mark Hodges

Mark Hodges: McHappy Day 2023

I was very pleased to attend the Dural and Castle Hill McDonald’s Restaurants for McHappy Day this year. I was joined by The Hills Shire Councillors, Deputy Mayor Mitchell Blue, Councillors Reena Jethi, Frank De Masi, and Jessica Brazier. The great work Ronald McDonald House Charities does in the wider community to support our children […]

From The Desk Of Matt Kean

Old Northern Road

I have been overwhelmed with positive feedback I have received on the proposal to have a safe pedestrian/cycle access along Old Northern Road between Glenorie and Dural. This is clearly a piece of infrastructure that, once delivered, residents will use and enjoy. My office will continue to pursue getting this on the Active Transport Strategy […]

Hills Council News Update

HILLS COUNCIL NEWS UPDATE, Happening Up North Clr Mitchell Blue

Clr Mitchell Blue As the year comes to an end, I would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year. Thank you for your ongoing support throughout the year and know that I have enjoyed working with many of you on […]

Three Box Hill Infrastructure Projects

Three Box Hill Infrastructure Projects

Three projects that will connect and reshape Box Hill are a step closer after The Hills Shire Council awarded contracts for their construction. The transformative projects include the construction of Anthony Skarratt Reserve Stage One, upgrading the intersection of Edwards Road and Annangrove Road to a four-way roundabout, and the establishment of a vital culvert […]

The Hills Shire Council Receives $2.49 Million in Black Spot Funding

The Hills Shire Council Receives $2.49 Million in Black Spot program

The Hills Shire Council has received $2.49 million for road safety projects under the Australian Government’s Black Spot Program for 2023/2024.  The Black Spot Program targets roads where crashes have occurred or are at risk of occurring. The following Hills Shire roads received funding under the program: $1.9 million for Annangrove Road between Edwards Road […]

For Animals Kept in Paddocks Without Shade; Summer isn’t Just Hot, It’s Hell

heat stress at 25°C

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