Media releases

Student's Vision For New Library

Monteagle Public School student Anna Cockburn and Young North Public School student Max Doldissen are the winners of the ‘Think outside the Box’ library ideas competition. The students were presented with their prizes yesterday morning by Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke

Hilltops Council | 15/06/2018


Funding win for new library in Young

Hilltops Council has been successful in its application to the State Government’s Regional Cultural Fund for $3 million to go towards a new library for Young. Deputy Premier, John Barilaro was in Young with Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke to share the great news. 

Hilltops Council | 13/06/2018


Additional Trial Bus Service Between Young and Cootamundra

NSW TrainLink will be improving travel times between Young and Sydney with the introduction of an extra daily bus service from Young to Cootamundra commencing on Sunday 17 June 2018. The service will depart the Young Visitor Information Centre and arrive at Cootamundra Rail Station in time for the XPT service to Sydney. This will reduce the wait at Cootamundra Station to less than fifteen minutes when transferring between coach and train services.

Hilltops Council | 6/06/2018


Hilltops Council Releases Budget

Hilltops Council have released their first budget as a newly elected Council.   The new budget has a strong focus on delivering stronger country communities, grant projects and asset renewal with water and roads being key priorities as indicated by the community and will use loans to fund new infrastructure and spread the cost for ratepayers now and in the future. The budget reflects Council’s long-term goal of financial sustainability and the delivery of quality services, infrastructure and outcomes for the community.  

Hilltops Council | 31/05/2018


General Manager Recruitment Underway

General Manager Recruitment Underway   Hilltops Council has engaged a recruitment firm to assist with the hiring of a new General Manager and it is hoped that the new GM will commence within the next few months.  

Hilltops Council | 31/05/2018


Burrangong Creek Upgrade Underway

New pathways, improved playground areas including an inclusive all-ages playground, outdoor fitness equipment, signage and outdoor art installations are set to be the key elements of planned upgrades to Burrangong Creek.

Hilltops Council | 23/05/2018


Murrumburrah Precinct Plan- Have your say

Hilltops Council is partnership with Landscape Architects Sala4D are hosting a range of community meetings and workshops for those interested in sharing their thoughts on the Murrumburrah Precinct Plan.

Hilltops Council | 14/05/2018


Hilltops Welcomes Murray Darling Medical School

Hilltops Mayor Brian Ingram delighted with the 2018 Federal Budget announcement of the Murray Darling Medical School.

Hilltops Council | 11/05/2018


Vision for Jugiong Streetscape

The streetscapes of the bustling Hilltops village of Jugiong were a focus at the recent Hilltops Council meeting, with a draft masterplan put forward to upgrade Riverside Drive, the main street passing through Jugiong.

Hilltops Council | 7/05/2018


Moving forward with Murrumboola Creek Plan

Hilltops Council is moving forward with spending the $1.1million dollars that was allocated to Murrumboola Creek as part of the Stronger Communities Funding after engaging the services of Sala4D to undertake the development of a precinct plan.

Hilltops Council | 7/05/2018


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