The Campbelltown Local Government Area (LGA) is situated approximately 53 kilometres south west of Sydney and includes large areas of bushland and waterways.
The aesthetic and natural values of the bushland and waterways include good water quality and native flora and fauna which are contributing factors toward attracting people to live within and visit the area.
We are committed to preserving and rehabilitating these natural assets for current and future residents of the city. In this section, see what we are doing to protect and improve our local environment through a number of environmental initiatives and learn how you can become involved.
There is always plenty of environmental activities happening around Campbelltown, from bushwalking through the Dharawal National Park, to free sustainably themed workshops. So why not check out our whats on to see what you can get involved in.
Did you know that Campbelltown is home to more than threatened species, including the loveable koala? Can you tell a feral Indian Myna Bird from its native neighbour the Noisy Myna?
A Biodiversity Stewardship Agreement is an agreement that will provide for the permanent protection and management of biodiversity and allows for the creation of biodiversity credits.
Bushcare is a Campbelltown City Council program with opportunities to both discover our wonderful native bushland and help to conserve it through our Bushcare volunteer program. Get involved.
Most of Campbelltown drains into the Georges River Catchment, while a smaller portion of it belongs to the Nepean River.
Environmental education helps us make smart lifestyle choices that are good for our local natural environment.
Campbelltown City Council regularly seeks grant funding opportunities through both State and Commonwealth government agency programs.
Information on some of the plans and reports that we prepare each year relating to the environment.
Explore Campbelltown's natural world, discover our bushland reserves, find a bushwalk and plan your adventure on Dharawal Country.
Koalatown aims to raise awareness and empower the community to actively support the conservation of koalas at their homes and in their neighbourhoods.
Campbelltown offers some beautiful bushland and riverside settings for a range of outdoor recreational activities. Why not check out one of these local natural treasures?
Opportunities to enhance private property for the protection of native plants and animals are available through Council's Land for Wildlife and Koalatown Certified Properties programs.
Learn what's being done, and what you can do to preserve our environment and build our resilience.
Information on tree management, what to plant at home, neighbourhood tree issues, pruning and removal of trees, 10/50 laws, Significant Tree Register and Council's Tree Swap program.