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Last Updated
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Contact Us

Council welcomes your comments and appreciates your suggestions in relation to this site. We invite you to take a minute to provide us with your feedback by email. You can also submit an online Service Request for certain types of everyday problems you may notice while you are in our area.

Hunter's Hill Council
PO Box 21, Hunters Hill, NSW 2110
22 Alexandra Street, Hunters Hill, NSW 2110
Telephone: (02) 9879 9400
Operating hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday
After Hours (Duty Officer) - 0408 461 996
email: council@huntershill.nsw.gov.au

ABN: 75 570 316 011

Email attachments

Sometimes a simple text email just isn't enough. You may need to send additional documents or graphics to Council in electronic format.

As a guide, the total size of your email should be 5Mb or smaller. For attachments containing graphics, the images should be 1Mb or smaller per image. Council accepts and encourages you to compress your attachments using the popular ZIP format.

For word processing and desktop publishing documents, your page size should be A4 and not Letter size.

The following table lists some common file formats and shows whether Council supports files in those formats:

Format Extension Supported Recommended
Acrobat portable document format (raster) PDF Yes No
Acrobat portable document format (vector) PDF Yes Yes
Microsoft Word 2007 or 2010 DOCX Yes Yes
Microsoft Word 2003 or lower DOC Yes No
Rich text RTF Yes Yes
Plain text TXT Yes Yes
Microsoft Excel 2007 or 2010 XLSX Yes Yes
Microsoft Excel 2007 binary XLSB No No
Microsoft Excel 2003 or lower XLS Yes No
Symbolic link SYLK SLK Yes No
Data interchange format DIF Yes No
Text (comma delimited) CSV Yes No
Text (tab delimited) TSV Yes No
Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 or lower PPT Yes Yes
CompuServe graphics interchange format GIF Yes No
Joint photographic experts group JPG/JPEG Yes Yes
Windows bitmap BMP Yes No
Tag interchange file format TIF/TIFF Yes Yes
Postscript PS No No
Encapsulated postscript EPS No No
AutoCAD (native) DWG No No
AutoCAD (interchange) DXF No No
ESRI shape SHP No No
MapInfo MID/MIF No No

Other file formats not listed here are generally not supported. If your file is in a format not accepted by Council, you will need to convert or export your file into one of the supported formats. Failing to convert your file may result in Council being unable to action your email in a timely manner.

You may be able to install software that 'prints' your document to a file. Such software may take the print information and instead of sending it to a printer, it will typically export that information to an Acrobat PDF file. Examples of such software include the full version of Adobe Acrobat, PDFCreator, doPDF and PDF995. This method is recommended for CAD or desktop publishing type files.

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