The first Council Meeting of the year is on Wednesday 28 February, and it is shaping up to be a full agenda. I am looking forward to working with my fellow Councillors as we continue to meet the growing needs of our diverse community.
Stay informed and updated on the latest news.
Message from the Mayor
Conserving Local Wetlands
More than 30 volunteers turned out to plant 500 new native plants in the Hawthorne Street Natural Area as part of Council's commitment to conserving our wetlands.
Council Examines Government Development Program
Bayside Council welcomes the State Governments proposal to help house our growing population but is calling for any new development to be backed by the necessary infrastructure including sufficient open space.
Changes to Kingsford Smith Airport Flight Paths
Bayside Council is working to ensure residents’ concerns regarding changes to Sydney Airport’s flight paths are heard before the new international airport in Badgerys Creek opens.
Noel Seiffert Awards Recognises Local Volunteer
Ramsgate Seniors Centre President Mary Debono received the Noel Seiffert Award in recognition of her community volunteer work.
Recognising Bayside’s Historical Sites
Bayside residents now have an opportunity to nominate a local historical site, person or event that has cultural or historical importance to be recognised with a distinctive plaque.
Community Grants 2024 Open
Bayside Council’s 2024 Community Grants program is now open and Bayside groups are invited to apply for funding to help support community projects and initiatives.
Local not-for-profit community organisations and groups can apply for:
Free Childhood Immunisation Clinics
The NSW Government is running free Childhood Immunisation Clinics in Rockdale, Wolli Creek and Hurstville between February and June 2024.
Clean Up Australia Day 2024
Bayside Council is proud to support Clean Up Australia Day and is encouraging residents to register to take part.
Bayside Council supports Clean Up Australia Day each year by helping site supervisors locate suitable areas as well as:
Botany Bay Shorebirds
Botany Bay is a summer feeding ground for several species of migratory waders that fly thousands of kilometres from Siberia to arrive on the Sans Souci tidal flats.
Residents will have an opportunity to observe these birds on Sunday 18 February.