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Local Government Election 2021

The NSW Government has postponed the Local Government Elections scheduled for 4 September 2021, for a period of three months. The Elections will now be held 4 December 2021.

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Public Forum at Council Meetings

Council is pleased to confirm new arrangements for community members to speak at Council and General Committee meetings. Residents are now able to have their say on topics listed on the agenda for that meeting either in person or by video link. Speakers are required to keep their statement to a limit of five minutes. 

If you wish to either attend the public forum section or speak during the public forum section of the meeting (either in-person or using video conferencing), please contact the General Manager's Office by phoning 6340 2013 by no later than midday on the day of the meeting to make arrangements.

Current or past council meeting agendas and minutes can be found here.

Cowra: Into the 21st Century

Exploring 30 years of life in the Cowra Shire, Cowra: Into the 21st Century includes contributions from over 150 local authors and photographers. This beautifully illustrated 400 page hard cover book, provides an overview of the progress and development of the Shire from the years 1988 to 2018, shining a light on its residents and their achievements. Cowra: Into the 21st Century retails for $49.95 and can be purchased from Council's Customer Service Centre in Kendal St, online or from a number of local retailers or venues: Read more

2021/2022 Recycling calendars now available

Calendars with information regarding Cowra and Village/Rural Recycling Collection schedules and the relevant recycling pick-up days for your area are available from Council’s Customer Service Centre and the MRF or can be downloaded here.

The Annual Recycled Art competition is back!

The Cowra Tidy Towns Committee is pleased to announce that the annual Recycled Art for Cowra Award (RAFCA) is again being held this year at the Aquatic Centre.

All sculptures must be created from recycled materials, and must be on the theme of Celebrations and Holidays.

Key dates for the 2021 RAFCA competition are September 13-14, when entries can be brought to the Aquatic Centre between 1-5 pm, and Sunday 19th September, when winners are announced at the annual fun day.

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