Liverpool City Council’s Australia Day Awards Ceremony goes online

Liverpool City Council’s Australia Day Awards Ceremony goes online

The 2021 Australia Day Ambassador for Liverpool will be Simon Chapman, pictured far right with Australian Olympic rowing colleagues.Liverpool City Council will be hosting a virtual Australia Day Awards Ceremony to recognise the outstanding contributions made by individuals and small businesses to the broader Liverpool community.“Within a community as culturally diverse and vibrant as Liverpool, Australia Day always holds a special place in our annual events calendar,” said Liverpool Mayor Wendy Waller.“However, due to the continuing impacts of COVID-19 and with the safety of the community as our primary concern, Council’s Australia Day outdoor community celebration has been cancelled.”“While this year’s celebrations will be different to previous years, we are pleased to still be able to come together as a community virtually to celebrate some of our best and brightest.”The virtual ceremony will be hosted by radio presenter of Saturday Night Live Pete Graham and streamed on Liverpool City Council Australia’s Facebook page from 10.30am on Tuesday, 26 January.Joining Mr Graham will be Liverpool’s 2021 Australia Day Ambassador, James Chapman, an Olympic medallist who competed in rowing for Australia at the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Olympics.“We are thrilled to welcome an Australia Day Ambassador of such a high calibre as James Chapman,” said Mayor Waller.“Rowing at the highest level for many years, James has exemplified passion, teamwork and, above all, perseverance.
Liverpool City Council News
15 Jan 2021
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Historic Deed of Agreement on Apex Park and Phillips Park

Historic Deed of Agreement on Apex Park and Phillips Park

Liverpool City Council and Gandangara Local Aboriginal Land Council have signed a Deed of Agreement to become co-creators and co-managers of two recreational sites - Apex Park in Liverpool and Phillip…
Liverpool City Council News
14 Jan 2021
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Council brings inclusive play to local parks

Council brings inclusive play to local parks

New communication boards that support inclusive play have been installed at parks in the Carnes Hill Community Precinct and Casula Parklands to help people with disability, language barriers and visio…
Liverpool City Council News
14 Jan 2021
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Environmental Health Australia Early Career recognition for Maddison Said

Environmental Health Australia Early Career recognition for Maddison Said

Liverpool City Council Environmental Health Officer Maddison Said has been awarded the EHA NSW Environmental Health Early Career Professional of the Year for 2020.The award recognises early career exc…
Liverpool City Council News
22 Dec 2020
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Gateway artworks embrace cultural diversity

Gateway artworks embrace cultural diversity

Embracing cultural diversity and showcasing the voices of children in the local community was pivotal to the Miller gateway public art project.Liverpool Mayor Wendy Waller has unveiled a new plaque at…
Liverpool City Council News
18 Dec 2020
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A new Miller masterplan released

A new Miller masterplan released

Liverpool City Council is preparing a Masterplan to renew and redevelop community facilities and parks and open spaces in Miller.
Liverpool City Council News
16 Dec 2020
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Council rolls out waste collection with attitude

Council rolls out waste collection with attitude

Liverpool City Council has unveiled five new-look waste compactor trucks which not only collect rubbish but spread positive messages to the community at the same time.Each truck displays a community m…
Liverpool City Council News
14 Dec 2020
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Giving Christmas hampers away to brighten Christmas Day

Giving Christmas hampers away to brighten Christmas Day

Council will be giving away more than 300 Christmas hampers to bring festive cheer to the most needy in the local community.Liverpool Mayor Wendy Waller said it was a challenging year for many familie…
Liverpool City Council News
8 Dec 2020
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Liverpool City Library delivers new accessible technology space

Liverpool City Library delivers new accessible technology space

“The new space brings greater flexibility for people who need assistance due to a disability - it gives patrons a place to conveniently research, borrow books, read, study and interact at the Liverpoo…
Liverpool City Council News
3 Dec 2020
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