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Temporary Closure of Portland Landfill
 Lithgow City Council wishes to advise the temporary closure of Portland Landfill on Wednesday 26th June 2019 to allow waste compaction operations to take place safely. The temporary closure is necessary to allow the safe use of large ... Read more
Temporary Closure of Cullen Bullen Landfill
Lithgow City Council wishes to advise the temporary closure of Cullen Bullen Landfill on Tuesday 25th June 2019 to allow waste compaction operations to take place safely. The temporary closure is necessary to allow the safe use of large machinery ... Read more
Council Works – Week ending 14 May 2019
 “For the week ending 14 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 a ... Read more
Emergency Services Levy
The NSW Government has given local government two months’ notice on a significant increase in the Emergency Services Levy without warning or consultation. “Each year, the NSW Government collects payments from councils and insurers to fund ... Read more
Winners of the 2019 Waste 2 Art Competition Announced
  Winners of the Waste 2 Art competition were announced by the Mayor Ray Thompson, at the official opening on Saturday 8th June at Eskbank House Museum.   Local artists of all ages have creatively given new life to waste ... 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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