In the News

Friday, 04 March 2022

The weather conditions have eased at the moment, but more rain is forecast for North West Sydney over the coming days.  Please be aware of your surroundings, stay away from floodwaters, and follow the advice of emergency management and local authorities.

For updates on road closures in The Hills, visit or visit Traffic NSW

Wednesday, 23 February 2022

Eligible groups and organisations in Mitchell are invited to submit an Expression of Interest to nominate potential projects for nomination for an Australian Government grant to plant trees in honour of the legacy of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II and her 70 years of service to Australia and the Commonwealth.

Thursday, 10 February 2022

Ex-service and community organisations in Mitchell are encouraged to apply for a share in $3.5 million for commemorative projects through the latest round of the Saluting Their Service grants program, which is now open.

The Australian Government had committed an extra $10 million to the ongoing program, offering more support for more organisations.

Monday, 07 February 2022

Supported with $1.5 million in Morrison Government funding, Lifeline has today launched a 24/7 crisis text service to expand its support for Australians struggling with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Australians are reaching out to Lifeline’s crisis support and suicide prevention services in record numbers, hitting more than 3700 calls in one day last month.

Monday, 31 January 2022

The Morrison Government’s Online Safety Act has come into force, with even stronger powers to keep Australians safe online.

The Online Safety Act 2021 gives Australia’s eSafety Commissioner (eSafety) substantial new powers to protect all Australians – adults now as well as children – across most online platforms and forums where people can experience abuse or harm.

Please visit esafety and learn how the new laws can help you.