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Cowra Community Grants Program

Get your application in now for a Cowra Community Grant!

Are you a Cowra Shire community group in need of new equipment or improvements to a building? Cowra Council's Community Grants Program may be for you!

Round One of the $50,000 Cowra Community Grants Scheme 2017–18 opens on Friday, September 1 and eligible individuals and community groups have until Friday, September 29, to lodge their applications

Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Training

Cowra Council is offering a free training course for builders and contractors on the topic of erosion and sediment control.

The course will address a range of issues, including:

-Why it makes sense to manage erosion and sediment.-The law and erosion and sediment control.

-Common sense approaches to erosion and sediment control.

-Developing basic erosion and sediment control plans.

-Common problems and solutions.

The course is on Tuesday October 17, from 5–7.30pm. Cowra Council Chambers, 116 Kendal Street Cowra.

Bookings are essential (for catering) If you require CPD Points it is important to register online here.

For more information, call 0447 711 344 or click here.

Asbestos removal training

Cowra Council and TAFE are joining forces to provide the community with important asbestos removal training.

Two courses are on offer:

• Non Friable Asbestos Removal - 2 and 3 October 2017 at TAFE Cowra

• Asbestos Removal Supervisor - 4 October 2017 at TAFE Cowra

Expressions of interest must be received by the 23 August 2017, so TAFE can secure the funding to be able to provide this training in Cowra.

Subject to funding approval from Training Services NSW, your course fees will be fully subsidised. To access Government subsidised training in NSW you must be:

  • An Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or NZ citizen
  • Aged 15yrs or older and no longer at school and
  • Living or working in NSW

The training is limited to 20 people so get in quick and register your interest!

To do this, please contact Director of Environmental Services, Kate Alberry on e: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR ph: (02) 6340 2045.