Wednesday, 11 April 2007

The Council administration

Council has about 1,000 employees and an annual budget of around $150 million.

Council is responsible for looking after public facilities and providing community services. Newcastle City Council provides more than 150 services such as:
Town planning
Construction and maintenance of local roads, streets and bridges
Preservation of historic places
Food and public health services
Waste management and recycling
Supervision of building and development control
Parking control
Maintenance of parks, golf courses, sporting fields, pools and beach facilities
Provision and servicing of libraries, community centres, theatres and art galleries
Pet registration and control
Tourism services
Promotion of economic development
Child care facilities
Fire prevention enforcement and many more

The administration is located in the "mushroom" building at 282 King Street, Newcastle NSW 2300. The phone is 02 4974 2000 and the email address is

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