Why Council is consulting on a half-day public holiday

almost 6 years ago
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For Show Day 2014, the Agriculture, Horticulture and Industry Association, which runs Newcastle Regional Show, has requested that Council make an application to the Minister for Industrial Relations for Friday 28 February 2014 to be declared a half-day local public holiday from noon to 5pm.

In response to this request, Council agreed to consult with the community and affected stakeholders to on a minimum half-day public holiday for Show Day 2014.

Consultation has concluded