Update: Bush fires

17 January, 2020


Blue Mountains Mayor Mark Greenhill and Chief Executive Officer Rosemary Dillon at the Community Recovery Meeting at Mount Tomah on 11 January. Pic: Sarah Hyde.
16 Jan 2020
Blue Mountains City Council will propose at the next Council meeting that a series of social wellbeing, environmental and waste, local economic and infrastructure initiatives be endorsed, to help the community recover after bush fires.
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14 Jan 2020
Many Blue Mountains lookouts and reserves have been reopened today (14 January, 2020) now that conditions have improved and there is isolated and low fire activity in the area.
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13 Jan 2020
Following the signing of the EU, SafeWork has withdrawn the prosecutions commenced against the Council in the Local Court, Sydney.
Council’s Love Local campaign encourages locals to shop, play and stay locally, to help local businesses recover after bush fires.
13 Jan 2020
Blue Mountains City Council is urging residents to spend at least an extra $20 a week locally in 2020, to help the City recover after bush fires.
Residents of Mount Tomah, Mount Wilson, Mount Irvine, Bell and Berambing attended Council’s Community Recovery Meeting on Saturday. Credit: Sarah Hyde.
13 Jan 2020
Blue Mountains City Council hosted a bush fire recovery meeting for residents of Mount Tomah, Mount Wilson, Mount Irvine, Bell and Berambing on Saturday.
Sapper Matthew Serretta, Private Nick Kelchine, Council’s emergency management program leader Peter Belshaw, Mayor Mark Greenhill, Lieutenant Edward Pym, Council’s natural area management program leader Eric Mahony and Sapper Aaron La Rosa at Mount York.
13 Jan 2020
A small Australian Defence Force unit joined Council officers in the Mount York precinct on Thursday, 9 January to lend a hand. After two days of work they moved on to Bell. Planning is also underway for them to visit Mount Wilson and Mount Tomah.

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