The Oberon Hospital Auxiliary is hosting an event to showcase the Defence Community Dog Programme at the Bathurst Correctional Centre. This canine training program unique to Bathurst is changing lives for inmates at the facility. Rescue animals are paired with inmates for an intensive six month program which sees the dogs eventually provided to Australian Defence Force Veterans who may be suffering from PTSD anxiety or depression.
Mayoral Column Media Release - 18 April 2019
The Lithgow Oberon Landcare Association (LOLA)
Click here to find out how to protect your Big Old Paddock Trees. Funding is available now for landholders in the Lithgow Oberon region to protect their mature hollow bearing paddock trees through stock proof fencing.
NSW Government Office of Environment & Heritage-Notification Big Plain Hazard Reduction Burn
To view click here for more details: NPWS will be conducting a hazard reduction burn in the southern Blue Mountains National Park and Kanangra Boyd National Park.
Mayoral Column Media Release - 11 April 2019
Field to Forest - Recent rain and warm weather has ensured the Field to Forest festival has started on a high note. The first of the 4wd Foraging tours was very successful with plenty of mushrooms in evidence. Good feedback from the “Wine & Beer Trail” event last weekend.
Mayoral Column Media Release - 04 April 2019
Daylight saving ends this coming weekend, do not forget to put your clocks back one hour before you go to bed on Saturday night.
Mayoral Column Media Release - 28 March 2019
OBERON MEN’S SHED APPRECIATION LUNCH - Almost every month the gentlemen of the Oberon Men’s Shed volunteer three hours of their time to assist council with the folding of the Oberon and Surrounding Villages Community Newsletters. Members also assisted Community Services staff during the school holidays by conducting a “build a mini go kart workshop”.
Third Quarter Rate and Water Reminder Notices Error
It has come to our attention that the most recent rate and water reminder notices have been issued in March have the incorrect dates on them. The problem occurred at the printing house and we will be reprinting with the correct dates.
We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience this may of caused.
Free Tip Day - Sunday 14 April 2019
FREE TIP DAY
Sunday 14 April 2019
Free of charge for all private and domestic rubbish. Please ensure that items are separated into general rubbish, recyclables and green waste.
Oberon Council Garbage Depot
From 8am- 5pm
Burraga Transfer Station
From 10am – 12pm
Black Springs Transfer Station
From 12.30pm – 2.30pm
Mayoral Column Media Release - 21 March 2019
The Black Springs Community Association is working hard to ensure the unveiling of the Charles Throsby Monument and dedication of the Avoca Pioneer Heritage Wall is on track for Saturday May 11 2019 at the newly renamed Avoca Pioneer Park on the corner of Abercrombie Road Black Springs. The whole community is invited to attend and help celebrate this event. May 11 2019 marks the bicentenary of a visit to the area by explorer Charles Throsby...
Lost & Found 5 month old kitten
Lost intact male ginger kitten is approximately 5 months old and found on the Reef Rd. Help him find his way home if you can contact Council 02 6329 8129.