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Most people can't tell whether building materials contain asbestos just by looking at them. We are encouraging DIY residents to think first and be aware of where asbestos might be found in their home, the dangers of disturbing it and how best to manage it.
Our policy for the payment of expenses and provision of facilities to the Mayor and Councillors has been reviewed in accordance with the requirements of the Local Government Act 1993. Comments may be made to Council in writing to be received by 5.00pm on Friday 17 January 2014.
Our libraries have so much to offer, so come along and participate in free activities and make some new friends. For more information on or to reserve your place in any of the activities offered, please phone the individual branches of the City of Canterbury Library service.
The Festive Season is a great time to rethink the way we do things and to be more sustainable! We are offering two great workshops in the lead-up to Christmas, including making your own pickled preserves and a reupholstery workshop. Bookings are essential.
Canterbury and Roselands Aquatic and Fitness Centres are offering some great deals just in time for Christmas! The perfect gift for Christmas for family or friends or as a special treat for anyone wanting to get fit and into great shape today!
In accordance with the Pesticide Use Notification Plan for the City of Canterbury, notice is given that we will be conducting our weed spraying program along road verges and footpaths in the Campsie, Ashbury, Canterbury, Hurlstone Park as well as the main roads Canterbury Road and King Georges Road.
Do you have any comments to make about playgrounds in the City of Canterbury? Now is your chance to give your ideas as Council is developing a Playground Plan for the future. Surveys need to be completed and returned by Friday 6 December, 2013.
The annual Sustainable Schools Grants Scheme is now open and provides small amounts of funding for schools to run environmental education and sustainability projects. Primary and high schools in the Canterbury Local Government Area are welcome to apply.
Notice is given of Council's intention to rename the section of Penshurst Road, between the railway line and Broadarrow Rd, Narwee to Hurst Place. If you wish to make a submission on this proposal, it must be in writing and received no later than 6th December2013.
We are seeking community representation on the Floodplain Management Committee. This Committee provide residents with an opportunity to participate and to provide advice on flood management strategies. Nominations close on Friday 6 December 2013.
Regular inspections of the existing bridge indicate that it is in poor condition and coming to the end of its life it has been agreed that replacing the footbridge is the best option for the community. Canterbury and Marrickville Councils invite community input into the proposed bridge designs.
The National Broadband Network (NBN) have advised that they are rolling out work in parts of Campsie and Canterbury. The NBN is an upgrade to the existing telecommunications network, designed to provide the infrastructure for affordable high speed internet and phone access for all Australians.
To assist ACT in planning activities based on what the City of Canterbury residents would like to see offered, we would like to know what your preferences are for exercise and nutrition programs in the region.
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An opportunity is available for suitable not-for-profit organisations to utilise two private offices (approx. 19sqm and 21sqm) within the Belmore Youth Resource Centre. The rooms may be licensed separately or together and are available for license for a period of up to three years.