News Flash module icon

News & Media

Stay up to date here with Council's latest News & Media information or search for specific news items.

Sign in or click the notify me icon in the right hand tool-bar to subscribe and manage your alerts for on Council happenings.

Mayoral Column

8 Stories
Posted on: 16 January, 2019

Mayoral Column 16 January 2019

The Stronger Communities Fund Major Projects Program is delivering important community projects throughout the Snowy Monaro. All our towns and villages are benefiting from this investment with projects covering: roads, public health, streetscapes, renewab...Read on...

Posted on: 9 January, 2019

Happy New Year - Mayoral Column 9 January 2019

I hope everyone has enjoyed their Christmas and New Year break. It appears many people have chosen to spend their well-deserved holidays here in the Snowy Monaro.

Our towns have been busy, the cafes full and judging by the amount of traffic passing th...Read on...

Posted on: 26 December, 2018

Mayoral Column 26 December 2018

I hope you and your family had a wonderful Christmas Day and enjoyed the occasion with family and friends.

A fantastic Christmas lunch was held at the Cooma Hub with many locals joining the festivities and sharing the day together. The free lunch was ...Read on...

Posted on: 19 December, 2018

Mayoral Column 19 December 2018

Christmas has come early for Snowy Monaro residents with a number of exciting funding announcements heralding a major investment in the region’s recreation facilities.

On Monday and Tuesday, I had the pleasure of joining the Deputy Premier and Member ...Read on...

Posted on: 12 December, 2018

Mayoral Column 12 December 2018

As we begin the countdown to the end of 2018, my fellow Councillors and I have had the honour of attending and presenting awards at our region’s local schools. I’m continually impressed by the many achievements of today’s youth and the outstanding way the...Read on...

Posted on: 5 December, 2018

Mayoral Column 5 December 2018

While the rain has been well received across the region, it was lovely, not to mention timely, to see a break of sunshine over the weekend as thousands of cyclist arrived to test their stamina and determination over 170 kilometres of our beautiful regions...Read on...

Posted on: 28 November, 2018

Snowy Monaro welcomes third annual L’Étape Australia - Mayoral Column 28 November 2018

I often get asked, “John, you must clock up some kilometres travelling around a region the size of the Snowy Monaro?” The answer, of course, is yes. And I always add, “And what a pleasure it is”. While some days I can spend hours driving around the Snowy ...Read on...

Posted on: 21 November, 2018

Congratulations to newly appointed General Manager, Peter Bascomb - Mayoral Column 21 November 2018

Firstly, I’d like to start this week’s column by congratulating our newly appointed General Manager, Peter Bascomb.

On 9 November 2018, an Extraordinary Council Meeting was held to select the General Manager from the shortlist of candidates. I was imp...Read on...