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Blue Mountains and Blacktown unite against Badgerys Creek

23 July 2017

The Mayors of two of western Sydney’s largest councils – the City of Blue Mountains and Blacktown City Council today vowed to keep fighting to protect their residents and ratepayers from the impacts of Western Sydney Airport at Badgerys Creek.

Garden competition entries open

21 July 2017

Calling all green thumbs: Blacktown City Council is on the look-out for the city’s best gardens.

GreenMoney rewards resident recyclers

13 July 2017

More than 13,000 Blacktown City households are turning trash into treasure, thanks to Council’s GreenMoney initiative.

Beat winter at Council’s Leisure & Aquatic Centres with school holiday fun!

06 July 2017

Beat the winter blues and send the kids along to the NEW Kidz Blitz Holiday Program at Council’s aquatic & leisure centres.

Don’t Feed the Beast

27 June 2017

The Mayor of Blacktown City, Stephen Bali, wants Sydney to recycle its waste rather than burn it.

Incinerator Inquiry

26 June 2017

Blacktown City Council has successfully lobbied for a parliamentary inquiry into the Energy from Waste industry.

OMG it’s a FTW! Wetland treatment a Blacktown first

14 June 2017

A pond that essentially cleans itself has been built by Blacktown City Council at William Lawson Park, Prospect.

Opinion Against Energy from Waste

06 April 2017

There has been overwhelming opposition to build one of the world’s largest waste-burning electricity generation plants in Western Sydney.

Waste Incinerator Inquiry a Flaming Good Idea

06 April 2017

Blacktown City Mayor Stephen Bali says today’s announcement of a parliamentary inquiry into the controversial Energy from Waste process will be a much-needed test of its safety for the community.

Blacktown supports calls for an urgent Upper House Inquiry

27 March 2017

The Mayor of Blacktown City Council Stephen Bali, local State MPs and Councillors united with State Opposition Environment spokesperson Penny Sharpe MLC today to call for an urgent Upper House inquiry into energy from waste technology.


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