Educational Resources for Students & Teachers

Council Clues are great for school assignments and general knowledge of your Council.


Council Clues 1 - What is Local Government?

Explains the three levels of Government in Australia and their responsibilities.

Council Clues 1 - What is Local Government(PDF, 261KB)


Council Clues 2 - About Local Councils

Explains the role of a council and its responsibilities to the community.

Council Clues 2 - About Local Councils(PDF, 254KB)


Council Clues 3 - About the Hills Shire

Explains the size and population of the Shire.

Council Clues 3 - About The Hills Shire(PDF, 962KB)


Council Clues 4 - History of the Shire

Explains how the The Hills Shire Council area was settled.

Council Clues 4 - History of the Shire(PDF, 332KB)

Fact Sheet - The Castle Hill Rebellion - Battle of Vinegar Hill 1804(PDF, 2MB)


Council Clues 5 - From Humble Beginnings

Lists the past and present Mayors of the Shire.

Council Clues 5 - From Humble Beginnings(PDF, 527KB)


Council Clues 6 - Your Council

Lists the roles and responsibilities of Councillors, including those of the Mayor and Deputy Mayor.

Council Clues 6 - Your Council(PDF, 300KB)


Council Clues 7 - Structures and Services

Includes Council's organisational structure and explains the role of Council employees.

Council Clues 7 - Structures and Services(PDF, 269KB)


Council Clues 8 - Building Our Community

Explains Council's role in building a community.

Council Clues 8 - Building Our Community(PDF, 2MB)


Council Clues 9 - Council and the Community

Explains Council's role in serving the community.

Council Clues 9 - Council and the Community(PDF, 2MB)


Council Clues 10 - Council's Finances

Explains Council's finances - how it receives and spends money.

Council Clues 10 - Council's Finances(PDF, 1MB)