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Notification of Works for Shared Pedestrian Pathway on Macaulay Street

Notification of Works for Shared Pedestrian Pathway on Macaulay Street

Changed traffic conditions will be in place at times during the week beginning Monday 25 October on Macaulay Street near the Tank Street intersection to facilitate the installation of a new shared pathway. The works may be delayed until the week beginning 1 November...

Green Waste Collection

Green Waste Collection

Lithgow Council’s final green waste Collection of the year scheduled for 8 November 2021 Lithgow Council provides a free green waste collection service four times a year with the final collection of the year scheduled for the 8 November 2021. Council will pick up:...

Re-opening of Community facilities

Re-opening of Community facilities

Lithgow City Council is re-opening public  facilities such as community halls and indoor sports stadiums from 25 October 2021. This will allow community groups to run activities and indoor sporting events for fully vaccinated people. “As with the recent...

Lithgow Library Learning Centre announces the launch of the Tovertafel – Magic Table

Libraries to Resume Normal Hours

Lithgow Library and Portland and Wallerawang branch libraries will resume regular opening hours from Monday 18 October. From Monday 18 October 2021, normal opening hours will resume at Lithgow Library – Monday to Friday 9.00am to 6.00pm and Saturday 9.00am to 12.00pm....

Lithgow City Council Completes a Number of Community Projects

Lithgow City Council Completes a Number of Community Projects

Over the past year Lithgow City Council and the Australian Government have collaborated to deliver has completed a number of public infrastructure projects. This was achieved through a $1 million grant from the government’s Drought Communities Program - Extension. The...

Vaccination Rates Lithgow LGA – October 2021

Vaccination Rates Lithgow LGA – October 2021

It is fantastic to see Lithgow’s total rates of vaccination steadily climbing in past weeks. However, we must continue to seize opportunities for vaccination and encourage others to do the same. Lithgow City Council closely monitors all local matters related to the...

Farmers Creek Regeneration Program

Farmers Creek Regeneration Program

A significant program of remediation works is planned to continue along Farmers Creek this year Funded via a $1Million grant from the Commonwealth and State Government’s Bushfire Local Economies Recovery Fund (BLERF), weed control and creekline restoration works will...

Re-opening of Indoor Pool and Commencement of learn to swim

Re-opening of Indoor Pool and Commencement of learn to swim

The J M Robson Aquatic Centre will soon re-open the indoor pool for lap swimming, learn to swim and rehabilitation purposes only, from Monday 11th October 2021. Lithgow Council is pleased to advise that after recent State Government announcements, the JM Robson...

Reopening of Council Facilities

Reopening of Council Facilities

Lithgow City Council is preparing for a staged return to normal operating as the lockdown is relaxed. The council remains focused however on ensuring the continuing health of the staff and the community. Council’s services will reopen in accordance with the NSW...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Portland

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Portland

Council advises that the water supply in the area of Pipers Flat Road, Falnash Street areas and Ridge Street areas may be affected due to a water mains repair on the supply lines. WaterNSW and Council are undertaking emergency repairs on the Trunk network that...

Get Ready Awareness Continues with Main Street Banner Campaign

Get Ready Awareness Continues with Main Street Banner Campaign

With the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) declaring the start of the statutory Bush Fire Danger Period (BFDP) on Friday 1 October 2021, Lithgow City Council’s Main Street Banner campaign is encouraging families, friends and neighbours to use a range of Get Ready...

Chalk It Up for Mental Health this October

Chalk It Up for Mental Health this October

With Mental Health Month just around the corner and many Australians’ enduring increased isolation as a result of long lockdowns, the importance of raising mental health awareness is more important than ever.  Council is collaborating with the Rural Adversity...

Re-opening of Indoor Pool and Commencement of learn to swim

JM Robson Aquatic Centre Outdoor Pool Re-Opening

Lithgow City Council are excited to announce that the outdoor swimming pool will reopen on Saturday 2nd October 2021! Once more, we are looking forward to offering our community an opportunity to get outside and swim for recreation or fitness. The outdoor pool of the...

Lithgow Council Opposes Waste to Energy

Lithgow Council Opposes Waste to Energy

At its meeting on Monday night, Lithgow Council considered a plan by the NSW Government for the concept of energy from waste. The Council resolved to oppose the plan. Energy from waste involves the incineration of residue waste material, with some of the energy stored...

Residential Kerbside Bin Audit in October 2021

Residential Kerbside Bin Audit in October 2021

As part of Council’s ongoing waste education strategy and objective of diverting waste from landfill, a contractor will be conducting surveys of Lithgow City Council’s residential kerbside bin contents in October 2021. The survey will provide valuable data on waste...

Chris Hammer Strikes again!

Chris Hammer Strikes again!

Lithgow Library Learning Centre in collaboration with BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival will be presenting an online author talk with Chris Hammer on his new novel, “Treasure & Dirt” on Wednesday 13 October 2021 at 6:00pm. If you loved “Scrublands”, you are in for...

October Long Weekend Waste Collection

October Long Weekend Waste Collection

It will be business as usual over the October Long Weekend period for garbage and recycling services. Lithgow Council advises that garbage and recycling collections will occur as normal during the October Long Weekend and residents should put their bins out as usual...

COVID-19 Testing Clinic Opening Tomorrow!

COVID-19 Testing Clinic Opening Tomorrow!

Commencing Wednesday 29 September, Lithgow’s drive-through testing clinic at Tony Luchetti Showground will re-open once more! Commencing Wednesday 29 September, Lithgow City Council is very pleased to announce that the Tony Luchetti Showground will be hosting a second...

Vaccination Rates Lithgow LGA – October 2021

Lithgow LGA COVID Vaccinations increasing!

The COVID-19 Pandemic continues to be a challenging time for the community but there is light at the end of the tunnel as the Lithgow LGA vaccination rates continue to increase. With the NSW Government announcing their roadmap to easing of restrictions once the state...

Green Waste Collection

Final Reminder Green Waste Collection

Lithgow Council’s third green waste Collection of the year scheduled for 27 September 2021 Lithgow Council provides a free green waste collection service four times a year with the third collection of the year scheduled for the 27 September 2021. Council will pick up:...

Join us in Conversation with Judy Nunn

Join us in Conversation with Judy Nunn

Lithgow Library Learning Centre will be participating in an online collaborative author talk presenting Judy Nunn’s new novel, “Showtime” on Wednesday 6 October 2021. Judy Nunn is one of Australia’s leading fiction writers who has now sold over one million books in...

Lithgow community welcomes its newest citizens

Lithgow community welcomes its newest citizens

On Friday 17 September 2021, Lithgow City Council celebrated Australian Citizenship Day by holding an online citizenship ceremony for 15 conferees of our communities’ newest Australian citizens. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Australian Citizenship Day. On...

Online Community Waste Education Workshops on 12 October 2021

Online Community Waste Education Workshops on 12 October 2021

Online waste workshops help educate residents on how to declutter, live sustainably and reduce waste to landfill.    Lithgow City Council’s Waste Education Team will partner with professional organiser Susanne Thiebe from ‘Less Mess’ to present two online...

Vaccination Rates Lithgow LGA – October 2021

First Vaccines Administered – Lithgow Vaccination Hub

For the period of 12, 13 and 14th September 2021, Lithgow hosted its own pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic, operated by NSW Health.  For the period of the 12th, 13th and 14th September 2021, Lithgow was host to a Vaccination Clinic, coordinated by NSW Health in...

Lithgow Library Learning Centre announces the launch of the Tovertafel – Magic Table

“Click & Collect” at Your Library

Following recent public health order changes, Lithgow Library is pleased to offer the community a next day “Click & Collect” service for library items.  The “Click & Collect” service will operate Monday to Friday from Lithgow Library and Tuesday to Friday...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Portland

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Lithgow

Council advises that the water supply in the area Coalbrook Street, Lithgow may be affected due to a water mains break. Council is undertaking emergency repairs on the reticulation network that services Coalbrook Street, Lithgow. Residents in this area of Lithgow may...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Portland

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Wallerawang

Interruption to Service – Water Supply  Burnett Street Wallerawang  Council advises that the water supply in the area of Burnett Street, Wallerawang may be affected due to a water mains break.   Council is...

New Aussies to be welcomed on Australian Citizenship Day

New Aussies to be welcomed on Australian Citizenship Day

Lithgow City Council will welcome 15 new citizens at an online Australian Citizenship Ceremony on 17 September 2021, as part of Australian Citizenship Day celebrations. The conferees from eight countries including, Italy, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand,...

Lithgow Library Learning Centre announces the launch of the Tovertafel – Magic Table

Still Time to Have Your Say about Your Local Library

Lithgow City Council is reminding library users and the broader public that the online survey is still open until 26 September. The online survey will help to identify how to improve so that the library can continue to offer relevant and engaging services. Click this...

Upcoming Vaccination Hub – Lithgow

Upcoming Vaccination Hub – Lithgow

For the period of 12, 13 and 14 September 2021, Lithgow will be hosting its own pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic, operated by NSW Health.  The Vaccination Clinic is coordinated by NSW Health in collaboration with Lithgow City Council. While NSW Health will be...

Temporary Removal of Bridge over Farmers Creek

Temporary Removal of Bridge over Farmers Creek

After considering a report on potential flood impacts, Lithgow City Council has decided to temporarily remove the pedestrian-cycle bridge over Farmers Creek near Burton Street. The bridge was installed in early 2021 as part of the Farmers Creek Masterplan enhancement...

Green Waste Collection

Green Waste Collection

Lithgow Council’s third green waste collection of the year is scheduled for 27 September 2021 Lithgow Council provides a free green waste collection service four times a year with the third collection of the year scheduled for 27 September 2021. Council will pick up:...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Marrangaroo

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Marrangaroo

Council advises that the water supply in the area of Gemalong Close, Marrangaroo may be affected due to a water mains break.   Council is undertaking emergency repairs on the reticulation network that services Gemalong Close, Marrangaroo. Residents in this area...

Vaccination Rates Lithgow LGA – October 2021

Upcoming Vaccination Clinic – Lithgow LGA

For the period of 12, 13 and 14th September 2021, Lithgow will be hosting its own pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic, operated by the Australian Defence Force.  Information just released by NSW Police Force has confirmed that for the period of the 12th to the...

COVID-19 Testing Clinic Opening Tomorrow!

Congratulations to Our Community

It has been almost a fortnight since the first Covid positive case was announced in the Lithgow Local Government Area.   As Mayor of Lithgow Council I am proud of this Community for their diligence in keeping us all safe.    “It has been a rough few...

Responsibilities of Dog Owners

Responsibilities of Dog Owners

One of the few upsides from the Covid restrictions is that people are looking to get out and safely exercise. This has allowed them to explore and use the wonderful parks and open spaces that are available throughout the city. Often, the family dog is also included in...

Wolgan Road Landslip – August 2021 

Wolgan Road Landslip – August 2021 

On the evening of 24 August 2021, a minor landslip occurred on the Wolgan Road, adjacent to the Wolgan Gap.  During the week commencing 23 August 2021, Lithgow was subject to a recorded 64.4 millimetres of rainfall. This necessitated...

Have Your Say about Your Local Library

Have Your Say about Your Local Library

Lithgow City Council is asking Library users and the general public for ideas on how to improve and adapt Library services throughout the LGA. The community is invited to participate in an on online survey which aims to find out how the community is currently using...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Portland

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Wallerawang

Council advises that the water supply in the area of Lyon Parade and Mackenzie Street, Wallerawang may be affected due to a water mains break.   Council is undertaking emergency repairs on the reticulation network that services Lyon Parade and Mackenzie Street,...

Lithgow Halloween 2021

Lithgow Halloween 2021

Whilst the Lithgow Halloween street carnival has been cancelled for 2021, Lithgow Halloween Digital 2021 returns with the online Best Dressed competition and the popular Lithgow Halloween Smartphone Film Competition. With the COVID-19 situation looking unlikely to...

COVID-19 Response – Waste Services

COVID-19 Response – Waste Services

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) and NSW Health have issued revised advice on the current COVID restrictions applying to waste disposal.   For regional residents who don’t have a council bin collection, the EPA has received clarification from NSW...

Update on Temporary Road Closures in the Lithgow Local Government Area

Update on Temporary Road Closures in the Lithgow Local Government Area

Council provides the following update to residents of the temporary road closures in the LGA; Sodwalls Road Causeway, Tarana  Diamond Swamp Road Causeway Brays Lane Causeway, Wallerawang These road closures have been put in place for safety of the residents due...

COVID-19 Testing Clinic Opening Tomorrow!

Lithgow City Council and NSW Health Maintain Sewerage Testing

Council’s latest sewerage testing has again detected the presence of COVID-19 within the community Council was engaged by NSW Health on 27 October 2020 to commence the sampling of sewerage at our Lithgow Sewerage Treatment Plant site once a week with samples sent to...

COVID-19 Testing Clinic Now Open!

COVID-19 Testing Clinic Now Open!

Commencing Wednesday 25 August, Lithgow’s drive-through clinic at Tony Luchetti Showground is now open! In close consultation with NSW Health and Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology, Lithgow City Council is very pleased to announce that Lithgow’s drive-through clinic at...

COVID-19 Response – Waste Services

COVID-19 Response – Waste Services

Further updates are now available on waste management during the current COVID-19 situation following advice from the NSW Environment Protection Authority. Currently Lithgow Solid Waste Facility, Portland Waste Depot and Wallerawang Waste Depot remain closed to the...

Lithgow Library Learning Centre announces the launch of the Tovertafel – Magic Table

Tender – Repair Of Lithgow Library Façade And Awning

Lithgow City Council is inviting companies to tender for the replacement of the Lithgow Library Façade and Awning. In 2019, Council discovered that the building’s facade and awning had developed structural issues and in the interest of safety, these components were...

Due Date – Council Rates Notices

Due Date – Council Rates Notices

Lithgow Council is reminding the community that the first instalment for property rates is due to be paid by 31 August 2021. The Council is committed to assisting all landowners to make these arrangements by tailoring its customer service to suit these unusual and...

Notification of Works for Improved Safety on Macaulay Street

Notification of Works for Improved Safety on Macaulay Street

Weather permitting, changed traffic conditions will be in place at times during the week beginning Monday 23 August on Macaulay Street near the Tank Street intersection to facilitate the installation of a new safety barrier. The left turning lane from Macaulay Street...

COVID-19 Testing Clinic Opening Tomorrow!

COVID-19 Exposure Sites – Lithgow LGA

Around 3:00PM Sunday 22 August, NSW Health advised of positive cases attending two sites in the Lithgow LGA Information just released by NSW Health advises both Coles Lithgow and ALDI Lithgow have been confirmed as positive exposure sites. For ALDI Lithgow, the...

COVID-19 Testing Clinic Opening Tomorrow!

Lithgow City Council and NSW Health Maintain Sewerage Testing

It is worrying that a sample taken from Lithgow sewerage on Monday 16 August has tested positive for the presence of covid. The result was picked up from increased testing of sewerage for COVID-19 fragments. Council was engaged by NSW Health on 27 October 2020 to...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Portland

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Wallerawang

Council wishes to advise that the water supply in the area of Lambert Place and Blackett Drive, Wallerawang may be affected due to a water mains break.   Council is undertaking emergency repairs on the reticulation network that services Lambert Place and Blackett...

End of an Era at Portland Branch Library

End of an Era at Portland Branch Library

Sue Millmore who has been at the helm of Portland Branch Library since 1992, will say good bye this week to commence her well-earned retirement. Sue started her library career with the RED scheme in the early 1970’s, and from there she worked across all Lithgow...

Changes to Council Services due to COVID lockdown

Changes to Council Services due to COVID lockdown

Lithgow Council has been required to modify the way that it delivers some local services during the current Lockdown. Support for the community A 24 hour phone service is available for the community so as to deal with any requests for emergency or after hours...

Vaccination Rates Lithgow LGA – October 2021

Lithgow residents urged to book now for a Covid vaccine

Covid has now been a part of our lives for 18 months. Fortunately, until recent weeks, the communities in regions outside of the capital cities have generally not been closely or personally affected. But this is no longer the situation with positive cases becoming...

Computer System Upgrade commencing 3pm Friday

Computer System Upgrade commencing 3pm Friday

Council business systems are moving to the cloud! The project will commence at 3pm on Friday 13th August and will be completed over the weekend. Due to the need to close off the systems at 3pm receipting will not be able to take place at the administration centre....

Removal of Trees in The Vale of Clwydd

Removal of Trees in The Vale of Clwydd

During December 2018, the Lithgow area experienced a severe widespread storm causing damage to property and bringing down several trees. As a result of this storm, two large mature eucalypt trees came down outside the Zig Zag Motel on Chifley Road in the Vale of...

Lake Pillans Boardwalk Now Open to the Public

Lake Pillans Boardwalk Now Open to the Public

Reconstruction of the Lake Pillans boardwalk, destroyed in the December 2019 bushfire event, is now complete and the public is encouraged to once again visit this unique wetland reserve. “I’m sure that many members of the community will be very pleased to know that...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Portland

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Lithgow

Council advises that the water supply in the area of the Coalbrook Street, Lithgow may be affected due to a water mains break. Council is undertaking asset replacement on the reticulation network that services Coalbrook Street, Lithgow. Residents in Coalbrook Street,...

Council approves $4M financing for large works program

Council approves $4M financing for large works program

At the July meeting, Council approved a $4M line of credit borrowing to support the delivery of a vastly increased program of major works over the next 12 months. Lithgow Council has set a large and ambitious program of works for the year ahead. Capital works projects...

Opportunities for Lithgow’s Creative Youth

Opportunities for Lithgow’s Creative Youth

Lithgow City Council, with support from a NSW Government Youth Opportunities grant and local organisations Centwest Entertainment and Mitchell Conservatorium, are excited to present a song-writing weekend for young people considering pursuing a career in the creative...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Portland

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Wallerawang

Council wishes to advise that the water supply in the area of Oxley Street, Wallerawang may be affected due to a water mains break. Council is undertaking emergency repairs on the reticulation network that services Oxley Street, Wallerawang. Residents in the area of...

Changes to Council Services due to COVID lockdown

Lithgow Residents Urged to Get Tested for COVID-19

Wentworth Healthcare together with Lithgow City Council are urging Lithgow residents who may be experiencing any respiratory symptoms to get tested, after South Bowenfels was listed as a COVID-19 exposure location recently. Wentworth Healthcare, the provider of the...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Portland

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Lithgow

Council wishes to advise that the water supply in the area of the Rifle Parade, Lithgow may be affected due to a water mains break. Council is undertaking emergency repairs on the reticulation network that services Rifle Parade, Lithgow. Residents in Rifle Parade,...

Notification of Works for Improved Safety on Macaulay Street

Roadworks to Commence on Wolgan Road, Wolgan Valley

Lithgow Council is to temporarily close Wolgan Road, Wolgan Valley, due to planned upgrades. The works are expected to commence on Monday 26 July. Works will see targeted lengths of the unsealed road gravel re-sheeted, roadside drainage re-established, and the surface...

Successful 2021 Household Chemical Cleanout Event

Successful 2021 Household Chemical Cleanout Event

Lithgow Council held a successful Household Chemical Cleanout Event on Sunday 9th May this year. 7,486 kilograms of household chemicals and hazardous materials were collected and consequently diverted from landfill during the event.  This annual event is a...

Artist callout for bushfire exhibition

Artist callout for bushfire exhibition

Lithgow City Council is inviting artists and community members to submit artworks for a special exhibition documenting the 2019/20 Black Summer bushfires. The exhibition, titled ReNew, will be hosted at the Union Theatre Gallery in the lead up to the major bushfire...

Cullen Bullen Sewerage Scheme Meeting Postponed  

Cullen Bullen Sewerage Scheme Meeting Postponed  

The meeting Council had organised for the 14th of July 2021 has been postponed until further notice.    Due to the current restrictions in place from the New South Wales government surrounding COVID-19 the meeting to be held at Cullen Bullen Progress...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Portland

Interruption to water supply – Lithgow

Lithgow City Council advises that water supply in Coalbrook, Davey, Stephenson, Wear and Geordie Streets will be affected on Friday 23 July to 30 July 2021 between the hours of 7 am to 5pm. This interruption is necessary for Council’s Contractors to carry out the...

2021/22 Operational Plan – Securing our Future

2021/22 Operational Plan – Securing our Future

Lithgow City Council has adopted a new Operational Plan for the next 12 months. The plan details a diverse range of services, projects and programs to be undertaken during 2021/22.  The plan was developed after an extensive community engagement process. ...

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Portland

Interruption to Service – Water Supply Portland

Council advises that the water supply in the area of the Cullen Street, Portland may be affected due to a water mains break. Council is undertaking emergency repairs on the reticulation network that services Cullen Street, Portland. Residents in Cullen Street and...

Lithgow Celebrates NAIDOC with Story Time at the Library

Lithgow Celebrates NAIDOC with Story Time at the Library

As part of NAIDOC celebrations, a special story time was held at Lithgow Library on Wednesday 7 July 2021 with young Wiradjuri woman and Youth Councillor Ella Zorz as special guest. Story Time happens at the Lithgow Library Learning Centre every Wednesday at 10:30am...

Lithgow Library Learning Centre announces the launch of the Tovertafel – Magic Table

Continuation of Reduced Lithgow Library Opening Hours

Due to the ongoing impact of the current public health orders on staff availability, the current reduced opening hours of Lithgow Library will continue until Friday 16 July 2021. Library opening hours from Monday 12 July 2021 to Friday 16 July 2021 will be 9:00am to...

Lithgow’s Own Advocates for First Nation’s Voice

Lithgow’s Own Advocates for First Nation’s Voice

NAIDOC Week is a time of year when we especially celebrate our ongoing relationship with First Nation’s people of our region. One such local person is Bridget Cama. An advocate, lawyer, musician, and proud Wiradjuri and Pasifika woman, Bridget recently featured on ABC...

Re-opening of Indoor Pool and Commencement of learn to swim

JM Robson Aquatic Centre Covid 19 Restrictions 2021

JM Robson Aquatic Centre would like to advise all patrons and parents of the updated Covid restrictions that will be in place for the coming weeks and during swimming lessons in Term 3. Lithgow City Council continues to monitor NSW Health Guidelines and update it’s...

Lithgow School Holiday Program Cancellations

Lithgow School Holiday Program Cancellations

Lithgow City Council recently teamed up with Planet Youth Lithgow and Office for Regional Youth to present a Winter Holiday Break program. While some of the scheduled school holiday activities were able to go ahead, Council has unfortunately had to cancel some of the...

Enrolments for Term 3 2021 Learn to Swim

Enrolments for Term 3 2021 Learn to Swim

With Term 3 just around the corner, J M Robson Aquatic Centre has invited enrolments for further 2021 Learn to Swim classes. Term 2 saw a high number of enrolments, with these numbers indicating a community commitment to learning the lifelong skill of swimming. To...

NEW Date Announced for FREE Grant Writing Workshop

NEW Date Announced for FREE Grant Writing Workshop

Do you have a ‘big idea’ that will benefit the Lithgow LGA? Are you seeking funding for a project but are unsure how to find, write and apply for grants? Join Lithgow City Council and grant writer Melanie Trethowan on how to find, apply, write and acquit grants and...

Lithgow Aboriginal Education Consultative Group

Lithgow Aboriginal Education Consultative Group

Lithgow City Council has acknowledged during NAIDOC Week 2021,  the work of Lithgow’s Aboriginal Education Consultative Group that has been in existence for over 10 years. The NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Inc. promotes respect, empowerment and...

Lithgow Aboriginal Education Consultative Group

Lithgow Celebrates NAIDOC

NAIDOC Week is a time of year when we especially celebrate our ongoing relationship with First Nation’s people of the region. While Covid restrictions resulted in the cancellation of last year’s NAIDOC event in the Wolgan Valley, Mingaan Aboriginal Corporation is...

Lithgow Business Resilience Program

Lithgow Business Resilience Program

Lithgow’s small businesses are being offered a free helping hand in responding to business challenges and recovery from bushfire and other events. Every business faces exposure to risk, whether it be a natural crisis such as a bushfire or flood, or man-made such as...

Update on Temporary Road Closures in the Lithgow Local Government Area

Temporary Closure of Cullenbenbong Road, Kanimbla Valley

Lithgow Council is to temporarily close Cullenbenbong Road, due to planned upgrades. The works are expected to commence on Tuesday 6 July. Works will see targeted lengths of the unsealed road gravel resheeted, roadside drainage reestablished, and surface profile...

Final Bulky Waste Collection

Final Bulky Waste Collection

The Final Bulky Waste Collection for the year is scheduled to commence on 12 July 2021. To take advantage of this service residents should register by midday on Friday 9 July 2021 on Council’s website www.council.lithgow.com or by contacting customer service on 6354...

Do you want to be a Councillor?

Do you want to be a Councillor?

The NSW Electoral Commission’s webpage contains information and guidance for prospective candidates who wish to stand in the upcoming local government elections. The NSW Electoral Commission recommends all prospective candidates access the candidate website before...

Do you want to be a Councillor?

Registering for Non-Residential Roll Local Government Election 2021

If you are an owner, rate-paying lessee or occupier of rateable land which is not your primary residence, you or a nominee may be entitled to be enrolled on the roll of non-residential owners of rateable land or the roll of occupiers and rate-paying lessees for this...

Council approves $4M financing for large works program

Cullen Bullen Sewerage Scheme Meeting Postponed

The meeting Council has organised for the 7th of July 2021 has been postponed until further notice.  Due to the current restrictions in place from the New South Wales government surrounding COVID-19 the meeting to be held at Cullen Bullen Progress...

Lithgow Celebrates Refugee Week

Lithgow Celebrates Refugee Week

Despite the cold and the rising concern around Covid restrictions, a small group of Lithgow residents gathered on the evening of Saturday 26 June to commemorate Refugee Week. “Although there weren’t many of us at the event, we do want to acknowledge the contribution...

Lithgow Library Learning Centre announces the launch of the Tovertafel – Magic Table

Temporary Change to Lithgow Library Opening Hours

 Due to the impact of the current public health orders on staff availability, Lithgow Library will temporarily reduce its opening hours for two weeks starting Tuesday 29 June 2021. Library opening hours from Tuesday 29 June 2021 to Friday 9 July 2021 will be...

Lithgow Council goes digital with DA and Certificate lodgements

Lithgow Council goes digital with DA and Certificate lodgements

July 1 heralds the start of a new system implemented by the NSW Government to lodge certain applications, which are usually lodged directly with local councils, through the NSW Planning Portal. Development applications (DAs), development modifications and DA reviews,...

Re-opening of Indoor Pool and Commencement of learn to swim

Changes to J.M Robson’s Indoor Pool Winter Weekend Opening Hours

As part of Council’s ongoing review of service levels and community demand, changes will occur to the J.M Robson Aquatic Centre operating hours for the winter period. Aligned with Lithgow City Council’s commitment to continuous improvement and a focus on cost...