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  • Cessnock paves the way for local roads across the country
    Councils across Australia backed Cessnock City Council’s motion at the National General Assembly of Local Government, urging the Federal Government to step in and address growing local infrastructure backlogs, while as the same time generating work creating national economic stimulus. 
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Environment

There are many environmental issues facing our community today, which have the potential to adversely impact on the way we live now and into the future.

Council is actively involved in a broad range of environmental areas to maintain the health of both our natural and built environments and also the health of the people who choose to live here.

There are opportunities for you to become involved in some environmental areas as a volunteer with community groups such as Tidy Towns or you can also make a positive contribution to environmental health and sustainability through the everyday things you do by learning how to live sustainability

Recycling, controlling weeds, minimising your electricity and water use, maintaining your swimming pool properly, looking after your septic systemusing appropriate hygiene when preparing food – it's easy to make a difference.