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At-call hard waste collection

Residents are entitled to up to two free at-call hard waste collections per financial year. Learn more or make a booking by calling the Waste Line on 8295 5077 during business hour or visit

Heritage conservation grants

Council’s Heritage Conservation Program provides owners of Local Heritage Places and Contributory Items with support and financial assistance for conservation work to their buildings. The Program has also been expanded to assist owners of Regulated and/or Significant trees with maintenance pruning. Grant applications are now open for work to be completed by June 2018. For more information visit our website or contact Jim Gronthos on 8408 1265 or

Fund My Neighbourhood

Time is running out to vote for your favourite ideas to improve your local neighbourhood! Voting in the State Government’s $40million Fund My Neighbourhood program closes 5pm on Monday 20 November. Don’t miss the opportunity to have your say on projects that will improve your neighbourhood. Visit  

Land rezoning Bowden Brompton

The City of Charles Sturt is undertaking preliminary investigations into the rezoning of land at Bowden-Brompton from industry to a mix of residential and commercial. For further information please visit or drop into our community information session on Tuesday 28 November 2017 between from 4-8pm at 19 on Green, 19 Street, Brompton.

Citizen of the Year Awards

Embrace your community and nominate someone who you believe makes the City of Charles Sturt a better place to live, either through an ongoing contribution or an outstanding effort during 2017. You can nominate in the categories of Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year and Community Event of the Year. Visit our website to make your nomination by Friday 24 November.

Jet-ski restrictions at Henley Beach

The Henley Beach Restricted area applies annually over the summer months. Vessels fitted with an engine are not permitted at Henley Beach, within 200 meters seaward of the low water mark between the Torrens Outlet, Henley Beach South and Grange Road, Grange at any time between sunrise and sunset on any day during the period between 1 December and 31 March (inclusive) in any year. 

Light up Your Christmas

Light up Your Christmas is your complete guide to all things Christmas in Charles Sturt. Find out about events in your area, activities at the Woodville Town Hall and discover which homes that have lit up their homes this Christmas. For more information visit

Christmas Lights Competition

The City of Charles Sturt is encouraging residents to light up their Christmas this festive season for a chance to win up to $500! Register your home by midnight on 7 December 2017. Make sure you have a photo of your display ready to upload!

A map showing the locations of all of the homes and businesses who have registered to light up their Christmas will be available from Monday 11 December, you will then be able to create your own map and vote for your favourite lights here.

Woodville Town Hall lighting event

The Woodville Town Hall will be lit up with festive cheer and activities on Friday 1 December and Saturday 2 December. Friday will see carollers, Christmas craft workshops and roving performers from 7-9.30pm. On Saturday the Woodville Business Association will be hosting their annual Christmas show with local performances in the Town Hall, kids’ activities and food vendors from 5-9pm. Light projections on the Woodville Town Hall will commence from around 8.30pm.

Enchanted Forest

Visit the Civic Centre during office hours and experience our enchanted forest. Send your letter to Father Christmas (please use a stamped envelope and include a return address) or make a food/toy donation to those less fortunate this festive season supporting Uniting Care Wesley.

Carols by the Lake

The annual Carols by the Lake event will be held on Sunday 3 December from 6pm at Neighbourhood Reserve, Bartley Terrace, West Lakes Shore. At 6pm a Family BBQ kicks off, with a Santa visit at 6.15pm, and carols from 7:30pm. This free community event is jointly run by the West Lakes Rotary Club and the West Lakes Uniting Church. Entertainment is provided by Henley and Grange Concert Band, the Woodville Concert Choir, West Lakes Schools Choirs and local artists all showcasing their talents.

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