Activities

Lithgow City Council’s Drought Communities Program
is focused on the key activities listed below

Portland Footpath

Portland Footpath

Installation of tourism signage to key destinations in and around the LGA to promote local tourism and tourist attractions.
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Noxious weed management

Noxious weed management

The control of noxious weeds (including African Lovegrass) on road reserves and public lands including Farmers Creek is aimed at improving the amenity and bio security of public lands through noxious weed control.
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Sporting field irrigation systems

Sporting field irrigation systems

Installation of Automated Watering systems at Sporting Fields in Lithgow, Wallerawang and Portland principally aimed at conserving water and ensuring the efficient watering of sporting fields to enhance the quality of the existing facilities.
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Storm water harvesting

Storm water harvesting

Installation of stormwater storage and reticulation system for harvested water for use at the Portland Golf Club. This will improve the amenity of this facility which is a focal point for the community.
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Portland Footpath

Tourism sign posting

Installation of tourism signage to key destinations in and around the LGA to promote local tourism and tourist attractions.
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Sustainable Farming Events

Community Events

Events are being added to this section as they are planned. Check back to see what’s coming up.
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Community hall, facility maintenance & upgrades

Community hall, facility maintenance & upgrades

This project will include maintenance upgrades to community halls and facilities including: The Hermitage Hall and Vale of Clwydd Hall in Lithgow, Capertee Hall, Wallerawang Hall, the Lithgow Girl Guides, the Wool Pavilion at Rydal Showground.
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