Pillar 1: Our Community

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Community gatherings, festivals and celebrations

Council and community gatherings, festivals, celebrations and events are held for the social, cultural, economic and environmental benefit of the Georges River community. Through events, we aim to ensure our community feels connected to place and each other, and people are inspired to visit and experience the Georges River area.

More information can be found in the Events Strategy 2018 – 2020, and the Hurstville Heart of the City Place Strategy.

Arts and heritage pedestrian trails and cycling routes

Local pedestrian trails and cycling routes provide opportunities to delve into the history, art and culture that makes Georges River unique. These trails are marked using QR codes, phone apps or other technology and signage. More information can be found in the Create Georges River Cultural Strategy

Aboriginal cultural and heritage recognition

The Georges River community is committed to listening to and engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to increase awareness of Aboriginal culture and heritage. Council is committed to reconciliation, mutual understanding and a shared future. More information can be found in the Create Georges River Cultural Strategy.

Services for additional needs children

Georges River Early Learning Centres provide equitable access to high quality education for children and families in the Georges River community. This is particularly important for children with additional needs to in order to support their individual developmental stage with appropriate and specialized programs and resources. More information can be found on Council’s website: https://www.georgesriver.nsw.gov.au/Services/Early-Education-Services.

Protection of Georges River area heritage and history

The Georges River area contains rich and diverse heritage and history. Its preservation is vital for future generations to continue to enjoy and engage with these stories of our past. More information can be found in the Create Georges River Cultural Strategy.

Community gatherings, festivals and celebrations

Council and community gatherings, festivals, celebrations and events are held for the social, cultural, economic and environmental benefit of the Georges River community. Through events, we aim to ensure our community feels connected to place and each other, and people are inspired to visit and experience the Georges River area.

More information can be found in the Events Strategy 2018 – 2020, and the Hurstville Heart of the City Place Strategy.

Arts and heritage pedestrian trails and cycling routes

Local pedestrian trails and cycling routes provide opportunities to delve into the history, art and culture that makes Georges River unique. These trails are marked using QR codes, phone apps or other technology and signage. More information can be found in the Create Georges River Cultural Strategy

Aboriginal cultural and heritage recognition

The Georges River community is committed to listening to and engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to increase awareness of Aboriginal culture and heritage. Council is committed to reconciliation, mutual understanding and a shared future. More information can be found in the Create Georges River Cultural Strategy.

Services for additional needs children

Georges River Early Learning Centres provide equitable access to high quality education for children and families in the Georges River community. This is particularly important for children with additional needs to in order to support their individual developmental stage with appropriate and specialized programs and resources. More information can be found on Council’s website: https://www.georgesriver.nsw.gov.au/Services/Early-Education-Services.

Protection of Georges River area heritage and history

The Georges River area contains rich and diverse heritage and history. Its preservation is vital for future generations to continue to enjoy and engage with these stories of our past. More information can be found in the Create Georges River Cultural Strategy.

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