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Fit for the Future

10/09/2014
Southern Councils Group (SCG) welcomes the Minister for Local Government’s announcement of “Fit for the Future” - the State Government response to the Independent Local Government Review Panel’s report. The response sets a blueprint for changes, the need for which our Councils are well aware of, and are at the... Read More
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$$ for Waste

21/11/2013
The NSW Environment Protection Authority and the Southern Councils Group have entered into a funding agreement for a Regional Coordination support package covering the Wollongong, Shellharbour, Kiama, Shoalhaven and Wingecarribee Councils.  The package is to provide the necessary resources to develop a Regional Waste Strategy, identify regional waste and recycling... Read More
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Dumpers Beware

21/11/2013
Southern Councils Group releases second television advertisement campaign.  In this campaign SCG has included a new green waste advertisement to run with its existing bush dumping advertisement. The green waste advertisement is aimed at the seasonal increase of green waste that is dumped this time of the year and will... Read More
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Coastal Partners

14/10/2013
Southern Councils Group, the University of Wollongong's Global Challenges Program and NSW Public Works' Manly Hydraulics Laboratory signed a memorandum of understanding on Friday 11 October 2013 with the aim of working together to develop policies and processes to approach changes to coastal environments. Read More
Vote YES

SCG Supports the YES Vote in the Federal Government Referendum

07/06/2013
At its second business meeting of 2013, the Southern Councils Group resolved to issue a Statement of strong support for the YES vote in the Federal Government referendum for financial recognition of Local Government in the Constitution. Read More