Council Encourages Residents To Participate In Clean Up Australia Day

Published Thursday, 16th February 2017

Council Encourages Residents To Participate In Clean Up Australia Day.

Council is calling on the Fairfield community to participate in Clean Up Australia Day on Sunday 5 March.

The Community has said that  their top priority for Fairfield City residents is to live in “A Clean and Attractive Place” Mayor of Fairfield City Frank Carbone says that Clean Up Australia Day is an ideal occasion for residents  to take action.

“Clean Up Australia Day is a fantastic opportunity to help keep our City clean and make it a place we can take pride in,” Mayor Carbone said.

Mayor of Fairfield City Frank Carbone encourages businesses, schools and the community to get involved and help clean up Fairfield City.

“The day will be easy, fun and everyone is encouraged to join in. Clean Up Australia Day should give residents inspiration to take pride in their local parks and streets. We can work together to continue to make our City a better place to live, work and play”.

“Council has already received registrations from three businesses, three youth groups, six schools, and six public sites where people can volunteer to help make our City clean.”

Dates for this year’s events are as follows:

  • Business event – Tuesday 28 February 2017
  • Schools event – Friday 3 March 2017
  • Community event – Sunday 5 March 2017

The main community event will be held at the following six locations on Sunday 5 March:

Newleaf, Bonnyrigg
Meet at 1 Wall Place, Bonnyrigg

9am-11am
 

Smithfield Road, Prairiewood
Meet at Fairfield Showground car park
9am-1pm
 

McDonald’s Bonnyrigg
Cnr Elizabeth Drive & Smithfield Road, Bonnyrigg
9am-5pm
 

McDonald’s Fairfield
Cnr Horsley Drive & Court Road, Fairfield
9am-5pm
 

Bowden Street, Cabramatta
Meet at bottom of Bowden Street near Cabramatta Creek
9:30am-1pm
 

Freedom Plaza, Cabramatta
Meet at Park Road, Cabramatta
10am-1pm

 

People can visit www.cleanupaustraliaday.org.au if they would like to volunteer at one of these sites or register their own site.

Council will assist large groups by providing additional bags and disposable gloves. Visit www.fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au/CleanUpAustralia2017 for a list of local sites and more information.

For more information contact Council’s Sustainability team on 9725 0222.

ENDS

Media enquiries:       Suzie Sekulic, Communications and Marketing Officer

Phone:                        9725 0166

Email:                         fcccommunications@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au