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Media Release - NSW Rural Fire Service Concerned re Open Burning in Chifley / Lithgow Area

Monday 26 August 2019

MEDIA RELEASE

26 August 2019

Australian Citizenship Ceremony - August 2019

Monday 26 August 2019
Oberon Council Mayor, Councillor Kathy Sajowitz, and State Member for Bathurst, Paul Toole MP welcomed Ms Laurel Hawken and Mr Gary Peyton to the Australian family when they took the Australian Citizenship Pledge at an Australian citizenship ceremony held at the Council Chambers this afternoon.

Latest News from Mayor Kathy Sajowitz - 22 August 2019

Thursday 22 August 2019

An enjoyable afternoon was had by all who went along to the Accidental Ensemble performance “Baby Its Cold Outside” last weekend. Funds raised at the event were donated to both the Tarana Red Cross and the Oberon Writers Group so a double benefit. Congratulations also to The Oberon Tigers who through their Can Assist Round last Sunday raised approx.

Latest News from Mayor Kathy Sajowitz - 15 August 2019

Monday 19 August 2019

My thanks go to our amazing council works staff that went above and beyond to ensure the safety of residents and visitors through the major snow event last weekend. Out all weekend from early morning to late at night in very tough conditions assessing and clearing the roads, then relaying that information for regular distribution via social media by Technical Services Staff.

Media Release - NSW Rural Fire Service - Bush Fire Danger Period - 8 August 2019

Tuesday 13 August 2019

MEDIA RELEASE

Bush Fire Danger Period Starts Early
08 August 2019
 
The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) has declared that the start of the statutory Bush Fire Danger Period (BFDP) will commence on Sunday 1 September 2019 for the following local government areas:
 
• Bathurst Regional Council

Unveiling of Plaque – Oberon’s Big Tree

Friday 26 July 2019

Western NSW Primary Health Network and Oberon Council collaborate to produce first health snapshot

Thursday 25 July 2019

Western NSW Primary Health Network and Oberon Council collaborate to produce first health snapshot.

The Oberon Local Government Area Health Snapshot was launched on Wednesday 24 July. The Health Snapshot provides details on the health status of those living in the Oberon Local Government Area as well as available healthcare and community services. 

Latest News from Mayor Kathy Sajowitz - 25 July 2019

Thursday 25 July 2019

“My Community Project” is a new funding initiative by the State Government aimed at improving the wellbeing of people and communities in NSW. Each electorate in the state has been allocated approximately $260,000 in this round of the program.

EASY TO DO BUSINESS PROGRAM

Tuesday 23 July 2019

Oberon Council has partnered with Service NSW in providing the Easy to do Business program to the wider Oberon community. 

Easy to do Business is a free service offered across a range of industries, providing one contact point across three levels of government which is designed to cut through the red tape and make opening or growing your business easier and faster. 

O'CONNELL EARTH BUILDING PROJECT WINS NATIONAL TRUST HERITAGE AWARD

Thursday 18 July 2019

The Bathurst and District Branch of the National Trust has presented their monthly heritage award for July to a joint Oberon/O'Connell project aiming to restore the region's historic buildings.  The O'Connell earth building workshop coordinator Angus McKibbin and Oberon Mayor Kathy Sajowitz received their National Trust Heritage Awards from Bathurst branch chairman Iain McPherson.

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