As per Council’s exhibited Fees and Charges, effective from 1 July 2022, The Hills Shire Council is now ‘cashless’ and no longer accepts payments by cash or cheque at any of its facilities.
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The sustainable communities plan provides an overview of Council's aims and objectives for community support and development and explores safety and well-being, access, arts & culture, volunteering, sport and recreation, community engagement and governance. It has been prepared to communicate identified opportunities to local service providers, community groups, government agencies and the broader community.
Sustainable Communities Plan(PDF, 10MB)
Nominations for The Hills Shire Council’s Australia Day Awards 2023 are now open.
The Hills Shire hosts numerous community events, workshops, walks, activities and festivals throughout the year.
Search for local information close to your location using 'My Neighbourhood'.
Learn how to give your time to caring for the community, setting up local events or protecting our native environment.
Find local organisations, services & community groups.
Review guidelines and apply for Community Grants, Donations or Financial Assistance.
Local emergency management, road, pool and spa safety.
Stay up-to-date with The Hills Shire Council Community Magazine - read about important local issues, explore local events and activities and learn more about The Hills Shire region.
The Hills Economic Development Department provides a range of services for those starting a business or organisations looking to relocate to the Sydney Hills.
Information for young people living in The Sydney Hills.
Information on frail aged care, home maintenance, aged services and Seniors Festival events in The Hills.
Find services assisting those with a disability, find accessible toilets, car spaces & playgrounds featuring Liberty Swings.
Information on attending a Council run citizenship ceremony.
Find information on Cemeteries in The Hills.
Suicide prevention for small towns and local communities.
Council has adopted a Community Gardens Policy to provide a framework for Council to consider requests from the community for a land use agreement from Council relating to publicly accessible community gardens on Council owned or managed community or operational land.
The Hills Shire Council School Citizenship Awards are held annually to recognise young people who have shown a great level of commitment in their school and the Hills Shire local community.