Message from Mayor Ben Keneally

Photography Entries on Display

The entries from this year’s Photography Competition are now on display at the Mascot Library – all 191 of them! There are some great shots from across our city and it is well worth a visit. For the Library opening times please visit our website www.botanybay.nsw.gov.au or call 9366 3888.

 

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Domestic Violence – How can I make a difference?

One woman a week in Australia is killed by an intimate partner and more than 132,000 women suffer assaults by partners or ex-partners each year.  How can we prevent and reduce this violence?  

Date: Tuesday 2 December 2014

Time: 5.30-7.30pm

Venue: Level 3 Bowen Library, Cnr Anzac Parade and Gale Rd, Maroubra

RSVP: Botany Bay City Council Community Services 9366 3889

Click here for more information.

White Ribbon Day Morning Tea

Be part of our community morning tea at Botany Family & Children’s Centre to raise awareness for White Ribbon Australia and make the pledge to say ‘No’ to violence against women.  Click here for more information.

When: Thursday, 27 November 2014 10am-1pm

Where: 13 Banksia St, Botany

Have Your Say: Botany Bay Vision 2040

We want to hear from you. The Council is putting together a 25 year plan that will shape the future of the City of Botany Bay and we want to know what you want for your neighbourhood. Please come along to one of the four community workshops that we are holding to discuss the big ideas and the big decisions that are before us. Together we can make sure that Botany Bay continues to be a safe, clean and friendly place… a community that we are proud to be part of.

Photography Competition attracts 161 entrants

This year the City’s second photography competition attracted 161 entrants producing over 190 photos! 

More than 200 residents joined the Mayor and Councillors for the announcement of the winners and presentation of Awards last week. 

Students from Banksmeadow Public School scooped the pool in the Primary School category, with the other categories being shared across the City.   

 

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Food Lovers Republic Online Tutorial and Quiz – Win prizes!

Did you know that the average NSW household throws away over $1000 of edible food every year? If you can think of other ways you’d prefer to spend $1000, then take the Food Lovers Republic 5 minute online Masterclass.  Learn the secrets that will help you avoid wasting food and save money. Complete a quick quiz and choose from 2 exciting prizes! Just select City of Botany Bay from the drop down list of councils and pick up a great prize.

John Curtin Reserve Upgrade

Council has approved funds to upgrade John Curtin Reserve, Mascot, and a concept plan has been prepared.  

Council is excited about the improvements and providing a more attractive open space for our residents.   The upgrade will include the installation of new playground equipment, 2 outdoor gym areas, a concrete cycle way for children, new footpaths making accessibility easier, plus additional outdoor furniture and planting.

Click here to view the Draft Concept Plan

If you have any comments or suggestions contact council via post PO Box 331, Mascot, 1460 or email council@botanybay.nsw.gov.au or drop your thoughts in writing at the Mayor’s Office, Eastgardens or Council’s Administration Centre at 141 Coward Street, Mascot.

Proposed Cricket Nets for Booralee Park

Council has approved funds to construct a practice cricket net in Booralee Park, Botany. The two practice nets both feature a synthetic grass pitch and protective fencing.

To view the proposed location for the nets click here.

If you have any comments or suggestions please contact council via post PO Box 331, Mascot, 1460 or email council@botanybay.nsw.gov.au or drop your thoughts in writing at the Mayor’s Office, Eastgardens or Council’s Administration Centre at 141 Coward Street, Mascot.