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Council Works – Week ending 12 July 2019
 “For the week ending 12 July, 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 have worked towards the completion of a number ... Read more
Review of Local Government Election Costs
IPART is reviewing local government election costs and has recommended a significant increase in costs to Councils in their draft report. Lithgow City Council has lodged a submission to IPART’s review of Local Government Election Costs. The ... Read more
Be Connected! – Learn Digital Literacy Skills At Your Local Library
Be Connected is an Australian government initiative that aims to increase the confidence, skills and online safety of older Australians and to empower everyone to use the internet and everyday technology to thrive in our digital world. Your ... Read more
Aboriginal Flag Raising for NAIDOC Week
A flag raising ceremony has been held at Lithgow County Council to mark NAIDOC Week 2019. The Mayor of Lithgow Councillor Ray Thompson and representatives of Mingaan Aboriginal Corporation raised the Aboriginal flag outside the Lithgow City ... Read more
JM Robson Aquatic Centre Change in Operating Hours
From Monday, 15 July 2019 there will be a change in the opening hours of the centre. From Monday 15 July 2019, the operating hours of Lithgow’s JM Robson Aquatic Centre will be changing. These hours will be in place for the remainder of the ... 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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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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