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Blue Green Algae Alert at Lake Wallace downgraded to Amber Alert
Lake Wallace continues to experience blue green algae, and has now been downgraded to Amber Alert Amber alert indicates that the water may have a green tinge and musty or organic taste and odour. The water may be unsuitable for stock watering and ... Read more
Council Works – Week ending 17 May 2019
 “For the week ending 17 May, the following key works were completed by Council staff”, noted Council’s Mayor, Cr. Ray Thompson. “Within the urban Lithgow area last week, Council staff continued working towards the completion of ... Read more
The Biggest Morning Tea at the Library  
Once again Lithgow Library Learning Centre will be playing host to Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea. The Library is always a popular place to drop in, have a cuppa and a delicious morning tea for a small donation. The Cancer Council Australia ... Read more
Main Street paver restoration set to commence
Council notes the community’s concern over the state of the Main Street following the works undertaken by NBNCo.  We want to reassure everyone that restoration works to the pavers is scheduled to commence at the end of this month at the cost ... Read more
2019/20 Special Rate Variation Determination
IPART has partially approved Council’s Special Rate Variation (SRV) application. The approved increase in rates is 9% from 1 July 2019. In its determination, IPART stated “we found that the 9% total cumulative increase was more consistently ... Read more

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.

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PO Box 19,
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Lithgow NSW 2790

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Rural and Rural residential strategy review

Marrangarroo Master Plan

Public Complaints Line for Environmental Licenced Premises

Council’s complaints telephone line for the following premises which hold an Environment Protection Licence is (02) 6354 9999:

  • Oakey Park Water Treatment Plant
  • Lithgow Sewage Treatment Plant
  • Portland Sewage Treatment Plant
  • Wallerawang Sewage Treatment Plant
  • Lithgow Solid Waste Facility
  • Portland Garbage Depot.

This telephone line is for the purpose of receiving any complaints from members of the public in relation to the activities conducted at the premises and can be used for the reporting of sewer overflows.

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