Welcome to the Hawkesbury River County Council document page. Listed below is a variety of documents in Adobe PDF. Please click on the links to view the documents you require.

Our goal is always to deliver up to date and relevant information to the users of this site. If you are looking for a HRCC document that is not on this page, or you would simply like a hard copy of one that is, please contact us.

Documents on Public Exhibition

The following documents have been resolved by Council to go on public exhibition. This provides the opportunity for citizens to suggest changes or make comments on the policy.


Comments can be made using the Contact Us page, with attention to the General Manager, up to 22 May 2024.

Annual Report




Our Annual Report against our Operational Plan – what we did, and how much it cost. Due to file size we publish our Financial Statements separately.

Strategic Plans

HRCC BASP 2022-2032

This is the long-term management plan for Hawkesbury River County Council. It provides an overview and regional profile. The guiding strategic objectives and the principal activities (what we do) are described. This is the big picture plan.
It also includes a Resourcing Strategy (how are we going to pay for what we do) that is composed of a long-term financial plan, workforce management strategy and asset management plan.

HRCC DELIVERY PROGRAM 2023-2024 to 2025-2026

The plan describes how we are going to deliver on our strategic objective over a four-year period. It includes a budget and a more detailed breakdown of activities, measures, responsibilities and costs.


This is our annual plan. It describes measures and costs by each Council area and activities over the 12 month period.

Pesticide Use Notification Plan

HRCC Pesticide Use Notification Plan October 2023

This plan describes how chemicals are used safely in the environment. It provides information on the public places and types of chemicals used and how the community is notified about their use. It also includes a form to register as a “chemically sensitive” individual or place. 

HRCC Policy Register

The HRCC Policy Register contains all of HRCC corporate policies which have been formally adopted and/or reviewed by our Council.

HRCC Business Papers and Minutes

The Business Papers and Minutes are official agendas, reports and outcomes of HRCC Ordinary Meetings.

Recordings of Meetings

Our meetings are recorded and an audio transcript is available via our Meeting Podcasts page.

NSW Handbook  – Weeds and the Biosecurity Act

The Weeds and the Biosecurity Act – a handbook for Councillors and Local Councils is a great explainer for anyone interested in the NSW Biosecurity Act 2015 and its implications for weeds management.