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Notice of Mayoral Election

September 20, 2018 - Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that the Shire’s biennial Mayoral election will be held on Wednesday 26 September...

Roadworks for Penrose Road

September 19, 2018 - Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that road works are scheduled to commence on Penrose Road in Bundanoon from...

Drainage works – Lyell Street, Mittagong

September 7, 2018 - Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that stormwater drainage works are scheduled to commence on Lyell Street in Mittagong...

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Shire secures State funding for community projects

11 September, 2018

The Southern Highlands has secured over $1.75 million in funding as part of Round 2 of the NSW State Government’s Stronger...

Charity Dumping, Mittagong

Local charities plea for donations that count, not cost

11 September, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Council is working with local charities to tackle illegal dumping at stores and donation bins across the Shire. Council’s...

Bike Week

Hitting the pedals for Bike Week

10 September, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging bike riders to don their helmets and join the ninth annual BBT Family Fun Ride on...

Mayor welcomes Bowral Blacks funding announcement

6 September, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead has welcomed the news that the State Government will provide almost $1 million in funding...

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Draft Neighbourhood Noise Policy on exhibition

31 August, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after councillors endorsed the public exhibition of a draft Neighbourhood Noise Policy at...

Council donates $10,000 to Bowral Co-op Drought Appeal

21 August, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead has handed over $10,000 to the Bowral Co-op as part of Council’s commitment to helping...

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Moratorium begins on Water Supply and Sewerage Development charges

29 March, 2018

A six week moratorium on the payment of increased Water Supply and Sewerage Development Servicing Charges will take effect on Friday...

Revised Engineering Standard Drawings now online

14 March, 2018

A suite of revised Engineering Standard Drawings have been made available by Council providing engineering consultants, architects, contractors and developers with...

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Water and Sewerage Development Servicing Plan amendments on exhibition

11 January, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that the draft amendments to the Water Supply and Sewerage Development Servicing Charges (DSP) will...

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Moratorium on Water Supply and Sewerage Development charges

18 December, 2017

Wingecarribee Shire Council will immediately commence a process which is intended to allow a three month moratorium on the payment of...

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Council to raise Chelsea Gardens and Coomungie concerns with Premier

14 November, 2017

Wingecarribee Shire Council will write to the Premier of NSW, the Hon Gladys Berejiklian expressing concerns about the rezoning of the...

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Bowral Memorial Hall plans on exhibition

28 September, 2017

Detailed plans to transform Bowral Memorial Hall into a modern concert hall for music are now on public exhibition. The plans...

Council Bushcare team transform local waterway

18 September, 2018

Following twelve months of Council-led rehabilitation works, native bushland is again flourishing on the banks of three of the Shire’s most...

Council welcomes koala conversation funding

4 September, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Council has welcomed the announcement from the Member for Goulburn pledging $450,000 to address koala conservation in the Southern...

Bush Fire Danger Period starts early

3 September, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead is urging residents to remain vigilant to the threat of fire as the NSW Rural...

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Draft Neighbourhood Noise Policy on exhibition

31 August, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after councillors endorsed the public exhibition of a draft Neighbourhood Noise Policy at...

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Magpie season swoops in

27 August, 2018

Springtime may herald new blooms and blossoms but for much of our native birdlife it also signals the start of nesting...

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Changes to tree and vegetation removal requirements

26 July, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Council is advising residents of changes to the way in which tree and vegetation permits are now processed. As...

Australia Day nominations now being called

12 September, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents to nominate their fellow citizens for next year’s Australia Day Awards. Nominations are open...

Bike Week

Hitting the pedals for Bike Week

10 September, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging bike riders to don their helmets and join the ninth annual BBT Family Fun Ride on...

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‘Bag It’ documentary comes to Mittagong

26 July, 2018

In celebration of Plastic Free July Wingecarribee Shire Council will be hosting a free community screening of the environmental documentary ‘Bag...

Demystifying energy at Moss Vale

13 July, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage are set to host a joint energy-saving workshop at Moss...

‘Bag It’ documentary comes to Bundanoon and Mittagong

10 July, 2018

In celebration of Plastic Free July Wingecarribee Shire Council will be hosting a dual screening of the environmental documentary ‘Bag It’....

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Celebrating NAIDOC Week across the Shire

5 July, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community are inviting residents to join them as they celebrate...

Shire secures State funding for community projects

11 September, 2018

The Southern Highlands has secured over $1.75 million in funding as part of Round 2 of the NSW State Government’s Stronger...

Charity Dumping, Mittagong

Local charities plea for donations that count, not cost

11 September, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Council is working with local charities to tackle illegal dumping at stores and donation bins across the Shire. Council’s...

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Construction company fined for pollution breach

7 September, 2018

Zauner Constructions have been ordered to pay $10,000 by Moss Vale Local Court following prosecution by Wingecarribee Shire Council. Local Court...

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Council prosecutes illegal ‘Junk Yard’ operator

22 August, 2018

A Welby man has been ordered to pay $15,000 by Moss Vale Local Court following a successful prosecution by Wingecarribee Shire...

Draft Operational Plan and Budget on exhibition

27 April, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after Councillors endorsed the draft Operational Plan and Budget at this week’s...

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Information wanted on dumping of mulch

16 April, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Council Rangers are seeking information regarding the dumping of mulch following complaints from a number of locations across the...

Bike Week

Hitting the pedals for Bike Week

10 September, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging bike riders to don their helmets and join the ninth annual BBT Family Fun Ride on...

Council welcomes State Government funding for libraries

29 August, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Council has welcomed the announcement by the NSW State Government pledging $60 million in investments across the State’s public...

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Your pipes feel the cold too!

24 July, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents to protect their water meters from the winter chill. The call to shelter your meter...

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Council to carry out Shire-wide bridge inspections

19 July, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to undertake a Shire-wide assessment of all Council maintained bridges to help better plan for future...

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Council to install flood depth markers in Bowral

4 June, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to install a series of flood depth markers and warning signs at flooding hotspots in a...

Stephens Park amenities buildings ready for 2018 season

7 May, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead has given the new Stephens Park amenities facilities in Bowral his tick of approval following...

Council calls for 2018 Tulip Time charity partner

Council calls for 2018 Tulip Time charity partner

3 October, 2017

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from charities wishing to become the official charity partner for next year’s Tulip...

Tulip Time 2017 late to bloom but still a success

28 September, 2017

The 57th Southern Highlands Tulip Time Festival has been hailed a success with over 34,000 visitors flocking through the gates of...

Tulip Time 2016

Redkite join Tulip Time

24 February, 2017

Wingecarribee Shire Council is proud to announce Redkite as this year’s Tulip Time partner. Council’s Manager Tourism and Events, Steve Rosa...

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Council calls for 2017 Tulip Time charity partner

7 October, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from charities wishing to become the official charity partner for next year’s Tulip...

Expressions of Interest called for 2016 Art Studio Trail

14 April, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for Expressions of Interest from studios and artists to participate in the 2016 Southern Highlands Art...

Tulip Time 2015 closes with record numbers

29 September, 2015

The 55th Southern Highlands Tulip Time Festival has been hailed a success, with a record-breaking number of visitors enjoying the bright...