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Drought Communities Programme Community Input Sought
Lithgow City Council has recently received a grant of $1 million for Drought initiatives as a result of significant lobbying on behalf of our community by federal member Andrew Gee. Mayor Ray Thompson is seeking community input in addition to that ... Read more
Inaugural Meeting of the Lithgow Council Women’s Advisory Committee
  The Women’s Advisory Committee held a ‘Meet & Greet’ session on Tuesday, 9 April 2019 at Lithgow City Council. Over 20 women turned up to show their support and commitment to women’s issues in Lithgow such as skills ... Read more
Farmers Creek Environmental Works
Significant rehabilitation works are underway along Farmers Creek to achieve the outcomes of the Farmers Creek Master Plan Council is continuing the implementation of the Farmers Creek Master Plan (FCMP) by enhancing our recreational and natural ... Read more
Youth Week and Lithgow Youth Awards Celebrate Our Local Young People
Lithgow’s Youth Week 2019 event, titled Fab Fun Day Out, was a hit with the Tony Luchetti Showground playing host to the Lithgow Youth Awards, live music and games. Approximately 200 people turned out to celebrate Youth Week - the largest annual ... Read more
Council Responds To Sunday Telegraph Article
Following issues raised in a media article in the Sunday Telegraph concerning an approved development application for a house in Ganbenang, an inspection of the premises was carried out by senior staff including the General Manager at the owner’s ... 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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Lithgow City Council

PO Box 19,
180 Mort Street
Lithgow NSW 2790

Phone: (02) 6354 9999 or 1300 661 303

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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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