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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.


Blue Green Algae Update
The Blue Green Algae situation at Lake Wallace has improved and the red alert has been lifted. There has been a significant reduction in Blue Green Algae levels at Lake Wallace and the consistently good results have now allowed the red alert, ... Read more
Local High School students experience Vivid Sydney
Visual Arts Students from Lithgow High School participating in the Lithgow Halloween multimedia mentoring program experienced a behind the scenes look at Vivid Sydney light, music and ideas event. Robbie Park, Lithgow City Council’s Event ... Read more
Pioneer in Petticoats Performance at Eskbank House and Museum
Eskbank House and Museum will be hosting the colonial play “Pioneers in Petticoats”, a one woman performance that brings to life four amazing Australian colonial women, on Saturday 30 May 2015 from 2.00pm to 6.00pm. “Drama is a wonderful ... Read more
Know Your Standard Drinks Week
Every year the Lithgow LibraryLearning Centre participates in the “Know your Standards” campaign, which aims to enlighten more people ofthe different legal standards of alcoholic beverages. Do you know what a standard drink is? Do you know ... Read more
Events are a strong driver to attract visitors to regional towns
Events like Lithgow’s own Halloween attracts people to the area and delivers a positive financial and community benefit to Lithgow. “The Lithgow Halloween event has shown that in only two years our community, business and families have ... Read more

Public Notices

4th Instalment Rates

Payment of the 4th Instalment of the 2014/15 Rate Notice due by Sunday 31 May 2015 to be paid by Monday 1 June 2015

Council wishes to advise that the fourth instalment of the 2014/15 rate account is due for payment by Sunday 31 May 2015 must be paid by Monday 1 June 2015.

Payment Options:


Use your bank account or credit card to make payments or schedule direct debit payments via Council’s website www.council.lithgow.com

Direct Debit by Instalment

Contact Council’s Customer Service on 6354 9999 for an application form for instalments to be directly debited from your account on instalment due date.


Mail cheques or money orders to:

Lithgow City Council
PO Box 19
Lithgow NSW 2790

In Person

180 Mort St Lithgow – Cashier Hours 8.30am to 4.00pm

Australia Post

All outlets or phone payments 13 18 16


Contact your own bank and quote reference number found on rate notice

For payments and further information please contact Councils Customer Service Officers on 63549999.

Sale of Abandoned Vehicles

Quotations are invited for the purchase of the following abandoned vehicles currently impounded at Council's Mort Street Depot:

•  Mitsubishi Magna Station wagon (Yellow) - no wheels.

•  Ford Fairmont sedan (maroon)

•  Mitsubishi Magna Station wagon (maroon)

•  Ford Fairmont Sedan (silver)

•  Citroen Berlingo Van (red)

•  Mitsubishi Triton Table top utility (white)

•  Ford Raider Crew cab (maroon)

•  Hyundai Sonata sedan (white)

•  Toyota Corolla Hatch (Blue) - no wheels

For inspections by appointment call Council's Plant and Depot Supervisor, Mark Cronin on 63503353

All vehicles will be sold in “as is” condition.

All vehicles are unregistered and cannot be driven on the road. The vehicles will not be released from the depot without suitable transport.

Written offers marked “Purchase of abandoned vehicle” may be posted to PO Box 19, Lithgow NSW 2790, Emailed to council@lithgow.nsw.gov.au , or faxed to 02 6351 4259.

The highest or any quotation may not necessarily be accepted.

Closing date: 4.00pm Friday 5 th June 2015

Aqua Aerobics at the Indoor Heated Pool

Aqua Aerobics classes are being held at the new Heated Indoor Pool!

Monday - 9.30am

Tuesday - 6.00pm

Wednesday - 1.15pm (Seniors Class)

Thursday - 6.00pm

Friday - 7am

Saturday - 8.30am

If you would like further information please call the Indoor Aquatic Centre on 6350 3200.

For more information visit Council's Website.

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:
•  A personalised bin collection calendar with optional bin day reminders;

•  A quick guide to your bin system, and an A-Z list of materials and how to dispose of them;

•  Information about Council's services and waste facilities, including maps and directions;

•  Frequently asked questions, contact details and ‘report a problem' form

•  Optional notifications to find out the latest waste information from Council

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

Pipers Flat Road between Wallerawang and Portland shall be temporarily closed to traffic for approximately four (4) hours on Sunday, 31st May 2015 from 11am to 3pm to allow for the annual Laurie Bender/Barry Rushworth Walk for Cancer to be held. Roads located along this route shall be affected. This shall be a rolling road closure with affected roads reopened once all participants in the event have passed them. Detours are available for vehicles travelling between the two towns and motorists are advised to avoid the area during the event. For further information on the road closures please contact Council's Operations Department.

On Exhibition

Draft Operational Plan
The Draft Operational Plan identifies Council’s Revenue Policy and capital projects to be undertaken for 2015-2016.

The Draft Operational Plan and Draft Fees & Charges are on public exhibition until 4.30pm on Friday 22 May 2015 and is available for viewing at Council's Administration Centre, Lithgow Library Learning Centre, Portland Library, Wallerawang Library, Rydal Library and Council’s website www.lithgow.nsw.gov.au.

View Draft Delivery Program 2013-2017 Operational Plan 2015-2016

View Draft Fees and Charges 2015/2016

Written submissions may be made at any time during the exhibition period up until 4.30pm on Friday 22 May 2015 and should quote Council's Internal Reference No. IPR09-12.

Development Proposal DA053/15
Council is in receipt of a Development Application DA053/15 from New South Wales Police Force C/- Brookfield Johnson Controls for a proposed Subdivision 2 Lots into 3 at Lot 27 & 29 Sec 1 DP 2308 – 156 Mort Street Lithgow NSW 2790.

This proposal is an Integrated Development with NSW Office of Environment & Heritage.

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 for a period of 30 days until 25 May 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. DA053/15. All submissions received during this period will be taken into consideration prior to Council's determination of the application.


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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