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Apply now for the 2020 Cowra Youth Council!

Cowra Youth Council is now looking for enthusiastic young people to join our team for 2020. For our 2020 Youth Council brochure, click here.

if you'd like to get involved in running youth events in Cowra and want to make a difference in your community, then the Youth Council may be the place for you.

Applications should be submitted by 4.30pm, Friday October 25. For a 2020 Youth Council application form, click here.

Check-out our Facebook page for a taste of the activities we get involved in.

For more enquiries, contact Linda Barron, Community Projects Officer, by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 6340 2064.

Cowra CBD Footpath Refurbishment Progress

The community will start to see further activity on Kendal Street with the setting up of services. Surveying works are also set to commence on Thursday 12 September.

The contractors site office will start taking shape which will be in the zone 4 vacant shop (lower Kendal Street – South East Section). Demolition will be commencing very soon.

More information on the Cowra CBD Footpath Refurbishment Project can be found here.

Council Callout for Frogbit Weed Sightings

Cowra Council are asking residents to report any sightings of a prohibitive matter plant, after biosecurity officers detected the presence of Frogbit, (Limnobium laevigatum) in the Pine Mount area between Woodstock and Darbys Falls.

Council biosecurity officers are working closely with the NSW Department of Primary Industries to ensure a rapid response to the outbreak and are calling on the public to help identify and report any other local sources.

“The NSW Department of Primary Industries have moved swiftly to work with our team of biosecurity officers to develop a plan of action for surveillance, awareness and treatment,” said Director of Infrastructure & Operations, Dirk Wymer.

Read more.

Six Month Review to 30 June 2019

The integrated Delivery Program 2017-2018 to 2020-2021 and Operational Plan 2018-2019 is based on the Community Strategic Plan and outlines how Cowra Council will undertake to work towards meeting the goals of the community over the four year term of elected members and on an annual basis.

The six month review to 30 June 2019 of the Delivery Program 2017-2018 to 2020-2021 and Operational Plan 2018-2019 was noted by Council this week and is available here.

Let’s recognise the best of Cowra - nominate now!

Cowra Shire residents are invited to nominate local individuals and community groups for the 2020 Cowra Australia Day Awards.

This prestigious local event will be held during Cowra's Australia Day celebrations on Sunday, January 26, 2020 to recognise the outstanding contribution that many individuals make to the Cowra community.

"We are asking that locals think about the groups and individuals that have contributed to the community over-time, but especially the last 12 months," Mayor of Cowra, Cr Bill West said. Read more.