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Released on: 14 December 2017
Construction of a new roundabout at the Hastings River Drive/Newport Island Road intersection will commence in February, resulting in improved safety and traffic flow at this busy intersection.
Released on: 12 December 2017
Our local Youth Advisory Councils present two mini festivals jam-packed with local music talent - Waves + Melodies and Rainbow Rhythms.
Released on: 11 December 2017
Works to ease congestion and improve the safety of Lake Rd continue with the duplication of the Toorak Court to Oxley Highway section now underway.
Wauchope residents can expect driving conditions on local roads to improve in the New Year, thanks to significant investment in a number of road rehabilitation works scheduled to commence in early 2018.
Council is recognised as the most progressive in NSW by winning the A R Bluett Memorial Award for 2017. Council has once again partnered with child pedestrian and road safety foundation, Little Blue Dinosaur.
Released on: 08 December 2017
The new umbrellas in Port Macquarie’s Town Square have had limited use to date with concern raised about their movement during high winds.
Released on: 06 December 2017
Port Macquarie-Hastings Council has partnered with Little Blue Dinosaur Foundation and installed over 200 bright and colourful ‘Holiday Time: Slow Down Kids Around’ and ‘Hold my Hand’ road safety signs.
At this week’s annual Local Government NSW Conference, Port Macquarie-Hastings Council has been recognised as the most progressive Council in NSW by winning the A R Bluett Memorial Award for 2017.
Released on: 05 December 2017
2016-2017 has been a bumper year for visitors to Greater Port Macquarie according to the latest figures from Tourism Research Australia.
The Live Crash Exercise held at the Port Macquarie Airport was a huge success with over 50 emergency services personnel participating in the simulated training event.