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About the Lithgow LGA

The Lithgow Local Government Area (LGA) is a relatively large geographical area of 4,551 sq km, located about 140 kilometres west of the Sydney CBD and within the eastern part of the Central West Region. The Lithgow LGA lies almost wholly within the Wiradjuri Aboriginal nation, with the Gundungurra nation situated to the south and the Darug nation to the east. The Lithgow LGA is made up of one large urban centre called Lithgow, two townships called Portland and Wallerawang and numerous villages, hamlets and rural localities of varying proximity to Lithgow. The residential population for the 2011 census was recorded as 20,161.


2014 LJ Hooker Reg Cowden Memorial Sports Star of the Year Awards Presentation
Olympian, Suzy Balogh will be this year’s guest presenter for the presentation of the 2014 LJ Hooker Reg Cowden Memorial Sports Star of the Year Awards. The Mayor of Lithgow Maree Statham said “Preparations for the Awards night have been ... Read more
Additional Hours at Lithgow Indoor Aquatic Centre
Indoor Pool Patrons will now be able to enjoy the Lithgow Indoor Aquatic Centre with no weekday lunchtime closures. Lithgow’s premier new facility is now providing even greater access for patrons after desire was expressed by working patrons to ... Read more
Facelift for Kremer Park Kiosk
The Kiosk at Kremer Park is to receive a facelift with the installation of a new roof, fascias and guttering. Refurbishment works will commence shortly and will include the replacement of the old corrugated iron roof with new colourbond sheeting, ... Read more
NAIDOC Week @ Lithgow Library!
The community is being invited to free NAIDOC Week events at Lithgow Library celebrating the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. As part of NAIDOC Week 2015, which is celebrated not only in ... Read more
Steampunk Comes to Eskbank House
With its Victorian furniture, sandstone buildings, blacksmith tools and textiles, Eskbank House and Museum was just made for the upcoming Steampunk event to be held on Saturday 11 July 2015, from 2.00-6.00pm. “Eskbank House will be opening its ... Read more

Public Notices

Online Business Survey
Local business operators are being asked to advise Council about the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to your business and the broader Lithgow economy by completing the Lithgow Our Place Our Future Online Business Survey.

Follow the link business.lithgow.com/business-survey/ to complete the online survey which will run until Friday 3 July 2015. You can also contact Councils Ms Arabella Perguini-Sheere on 0459 159 527 to find out more information about the online survey.

Waste and Recycling App
Lithgow City Council's official Waste and Recycling App

Can’t remember your bin collection days? Not sure what goes in which bin? Unsure where you can take your waste and recycling? Lithgow City Council has introduced Waste Info which is a free App that makes it easier for residents to reduce rubbish, sort waste properly and recycle more. Waste Info provides you with:

Waste Info is available for free download from the Apple App Store and Google Play

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Time
Baby Bounce and Rhyme Time at Lithgow Library Baby Bounce and Rhyme Time at the Lithgow Library Learning Centre is a new program for 0-2 year olds every Thursday from 10.30-11.00am.

Bring your kids along for singing, talking, bouncing, music and some musical instruments to nurture your baby's early literacy development.

If your kids are at pre-school, then bring them along to the regular Story time every Wednesday at 10.30am.

Lithgow City Council Swim School
Lithgow City Council Swim School

Swim School Lessons will be commencing on 13th July 2015 with registrations now being accepted at the Lithgow Indoor Aquatic Centre for Term 3. All instructors are Austswim accredited.

For further details contact the staff at the Aquatic Centre on 6350 3200.

Indoor Pool Hours of Operation

Mon to Fri

6am to 7pm


8am to 4pm

Seasons tickets can be purchased at the Pool and at Council's administration Centre.

For more information visit Council's Website.

Sportstar of the Year Awards
LJ Hooker Reg Cowden Memorial Sports Star Of The Year Awards

Nominations for sporting achievements are currently being accepted for the LJ Hooker Reg Cowden Memorial Sports Star of the Year Awards, in both Junior (18 years and under) and Senior categories, for residents of the Lithgow Local Government area. Nominations must be received within seven (7) days of the end of the month, for example, nominations for achievements in January will be accepted until 7th February.

On Exhbition

Draft Lease Lithgow & District Community Nursery
At its meeting on 15 December 2014 Council resolved to exhibit its intention to enter into a lease with the Lithgow and District Community Nursery for the use of Part Lot 2 DP 1029892 Coalbrook St Lithgow for the purposes of a plant nursery. The lease will be publicly exhibited for a period of 28 days, allowing 42 days for submissions as per section 47A of the Local Government Act.

The Draft lease is available on the Council Website and from the Council Administration Building.

Written submissions marked "Submission - Draft Lease Lithgow & District Community Nursery" must be received by Council no later than 4pm on Friday 24th July 2015. Contact Council's Land Use and Property Officer, Karen Luka for further information.

View Draft Lease Lithgow & District Community Nursery

Development Proposal DA096/15
Council is in receipt of a development application DA096/15 from Matthew Johnson C/- Lithgow City Council to install walkways, pathways, platforms, fencing & car park at Lot 2 DP 776568 – Eskbank Blast Furnace Site Inch Street Lithgow NSW 2790.

The application is Integrated Development under the Heritage Act 1977 Section 91(1) and requires approval of the Heritage Office.

The application and plans are available for public inspection at Council's Environment & Development Department, in the Council Administration Centre, 180 Mort Street, Lithgow, free of charge, during office hours until 24 July 2015.

During this period any person may inspect the plans and make a written submission on the proposal quoting Council's file reference, Development Application No DA096/15 All submissions received during this period will be taken into consideration prior to Council's determination of the application.


Ten02/15 - Rehabilitation of Angus Place Rural Landfill
Suitably qualified and experienced companies are invited to lodge a tender submission for the rehabilitation of the former landfill site at Angus Place, near Wallerawang in the Lithgow Local Government Area.

The "Request for Tender Documents" may be downloaded for no charge. Tenders will be received until 4.00pm on 10 July 2015.

A compulsory pre-tender briefing shall be held at the site on Thursday 2nd July commencing at 10.30am.

Interested contractors may view the tender documents on the Tenderlink site, www.tenderlink.com/Lithgow. Tenders close on 10 July 2015.

Further information may be obtained by contacting Andrew Muir on (02) 6354 9999.

The advertisement of this Request for Tender does not constitute an offer by Council to enter into a Contract with any of the Tenderers and Council is not bound to accept the lowest Tender or any Tender submitted.

Contacting Councillors or Council staff other than the designated contact person directly will result in automatic disqualification from the tender process.


Customer Satisfaction Survey
Our goal is to provide our customers with the best service possible.

Please take a few minutes to complete the customer service questionnaire. Your comments will enable us to see how we're doing overall and find out how we can improve.





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