Administrator calls Extraordinary Meeting

September 21, 2022 Wingecarribee Shire Council will hold an Extraordinary Meeting on Tuesday 11 October 2022. Council’s Administrator Mr Viv May PSM... Read More

Administrator delivers General Manager’s Performance Review

September 20, 2022 Wingecarribee Shire Council Administrator Viv May PSM has today delivered the assessment of General Manager Lisa Miscamble’s first annual... Read More

Station Street night works continue

August 23, 2022 Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that night works on Station Street in Bowral will continue until September 2022.... Read More

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Bowral Memorial Hall to retain name

21 September, 2022

Bowral Memorial Hall will retain its long-standing name following this evening’s endorsement by Council. A report presented at Council’s Meeting of...

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Nesting season arrives for native birdlife

22 August, 2022

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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Windy weather caution for Highlands

2 August, 2022

With the blustery weather soon due, Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents and builders to secure any items that could be...

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Draft Grants, Donations and Sponsorship Policy on exhibition

25 July, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after Council endorsed the public exhibition of its draft Grants, Donations and...

Council adopts 2022/23 Operational Plan and Budget

29 June, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May PSM has adopted the 2022/23 Operational Plan and Budget. Mr May said the adoption...

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Expressions of Interest open for 2022 Art Studio Trail

6 June, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for Expressions of Interest from artists and galleries wishing to participate in the 2022 Southern Highlands...

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Council’s 2021/22 grant windfall

18 August, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council secured more than $26 million in grant funding for the twelve months ending 30 June 2022. A report...

Station Street pavement works begin

18 August, 2022

Improvement works on Station Street are set to move aboveground following the Council Meeting where it was resolved to award the...

Bowral Memorial Hall refurbishment update

17 August, 2022

Hazardous materials unearthed during the renovation of Bowral Memorial Hall have required Wingecarribee Shire Council to allocate an additional $850,000 towards...

Council calls for Old South Road rehabilitation tenders

9 August, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on contractors to submit a tender to rehabilitate Old South Road. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Director Service...

Council to commence bridge replacement works

28 July, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to replace ageing bridges at both Wildes Meadow and Mittagong as part of a multi-million grant...

Council secures multi-million-dollar flood protection funding

27 July, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured more than four and half million dollars from the Australian Government to assist in the construction...

Land and Environment Court dismisses ‘Karingal’ Appeal

21 September, 2022

On Friday 16 September 2022 the Land and Environment Court of NSW dismissed an appeal by the owner of 26 Elizabeth...

Community and industry reps invited to help shape Shire’s future housing

10 June, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on interested persons to help guide future residential development across the Southern Highlands. As part of...

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Council warns of correct property advertising

7 June, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today reiterated its position regarding a recent advertisement of land in the Moss Vale area. Council’s General...

New Employment Zones proposed across the Shire

3 June, 2022

In 2020 the State Government announced it was reforming the planning system to help businesses recover and grow following the pandemic....

Mittagong Playhouse refurbishment update

5 May, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council has awarded the contract to undertake the detailed design works and submitted the Development Application for the restoration...

Thinking about lodging a DA meet with our Duty Planner for early advice

14 April, 2022

From Tuesday 19 April Council’s Duty Planners and Certifiers will be available via appointment between the hours of 8.30am and 12.30pm...

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Nesting season arrives for native birdlife

22 August, 2022

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

Large tree down in nature reserve with council staff inspecting

Windy weather caution for Highlands

2 August, 2022

With the blustery weather soon due, Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents and builders to secure any items that could be...

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Council to host Sustainability Festival

3 June, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is hosting an inaugural Wingecarribee Greener Footprint Fair on Saturday 25 June to inspire and connect residents with...

Stay warm and breathe easy this winter

2 June, 2022

As the cooler weather sets in, Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents to check their wood heaters before lighting up. Council’s...

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Council launches ‘Sustainable Us’ video series

9 May, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council has launched a sustainable living program in a new initiative for the Southern Highlands. Council’s Manager Environment and...

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Preparing your Wood Heater

28 April, 2022

With the cooler months approaching, Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents to check their wood heaters before they light up. “Faulty...

Council encourages residents to Get Ready for summer

13 September, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging families across the Shire to use the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) Get Ready Weekend to...

Arts Studio Trail

Expressions of Interest open for 2022 Art Studio Trail

6 June, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for Expressions of Interest from artists and galleries wishing to participate in the 2022 Southern Highlands...

Marquee at outdoor festival. Two women posing for photo with Council branding.

Council to host Sustainability Festival

3 June, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is hosting an inaugural Wingecarribee Greener Footprint Fair on Saturday 25 June to inspire and connect residents with...

Harbison to join Tulip Time Bulb Planting

17 May, 2022

Preparations for this year’s Tulip Time celebrations are set to gather pace with the official bulb planting at Bowral’s Corbett Gardens...

Council commits to continued Christmas funding

10 May, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council will continue to fund Christmas celebrations as part of the 2022/23 budget following endorsement by Council. Council’s Interim...

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Council supports learner driver education

5 May, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is once again offering free road safety workshops designed to help learner drivers become safer drivers. Council’s Road...

Bowral Memorial Hall to retain name

21 September, 2022

Bowral Memorial Hall will retain its long-standing name following this evening’s endorsement by Council. A report presented at Council’s Meeting of...

Land and Environment Court dismisses ‘Karingal’ Appeal

21 September, 2022

On Friday 16 September 2022 the Land and Environment Court of NSW dismissed an appeal by the owner of 26 Elizabeth...

Council mourns loss following Buxton road tragedy

7 September, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council extends its deepest condolences to families and our close-knit community following the tragic overnight loss of five young...

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Draft Stormwater Management Policy on exhibition

27 July, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking feedback from the community after Council endorsed the public exhibition of its draft Stormwater Management Policy....

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Bulky waste collection service to return in 2023

21 July, 2022

Residents across the Wingecarribee Shire will be able to take advantage of a second free bulky waste service in 2023 following...

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Highlands businesses urged to take part in regional survey

7 June, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging local business owners to take part in an online survey to better understand economic trends and...

Council mourns loss following Buxton road tragedy

7 September, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council extends its deepest condolences to families and our close-knit community following the tragic overnight loss of five young...

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Council’s 2021/22 grant windfall

18 August, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council secured more than $26 million in grant funding for the twelve months ending 30 June 2022. A report...

WSC waste

Bulky waste collection service to return in 2023

21 July, 2022

Residents across the Wingecarribee Shire will be able to take advantage of a second free bulky waste service in 2023 following...

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Draft Complaints and Complainants Policies on exhibition

27 June, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents to provide feedback on two draft complaints-related policies now on public exhibition. Council’s General...

Drone image of Moss Vale Town

Highlands businesses urged to take part in regional survey

7 June, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging local business owners to take part in an online survey to better understand economic trends and...

Draft Operational Plan and Budget on exhibition

13 May, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after Council endorsed the draft Operational Plan and Budget at this month’s Extraordinary...

Station Street pavement works begin

18 August, 2022

Improvement works on Station Street are set to move aboveground following the Council Meeting where it was resolved to award the...

Bowral Memorial Hall refurbishment update

17 August, 2022

Hazardous materials unearthed during the renovation of Bowral Memorial Hall have required Wingecarribee Shire Council to allocate an additional $850,000 towards...

Council calls for Old South Road rehabilitation tenders

9 August, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on contractors to submit a tender to rehabilitate Old South Road. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Director Service...

Council to commence bridge replacement works

28 July, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to replace ageing bridges at both Wildes Meadow and Mittagong as part of a multi-million grant...

Council secures multi-million-dollar flood protection funding

27 July, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured more than four and half million dollars from the Australian Government to assist in the construction...

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Draft Stormwater Management Policy on exhibition

27 July, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking feedback from the community after Council endorsed the public exhibition of its draft Stormwater Management Policy....

Tulips Time to expand after dark

31 March, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire’s 2022 Tulip Time celebrations are set to shine after dark when the festivities return in September this year. The...

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Hampers sharing a taste of the Highlands

16 September, 2021

Council’s Destination Southern Highlands team have been working with local businesses to prepare hampers for our neighbours in nearby Campbelltown. The...

Tulip Time 2021 goes virtual!

26 August, 2021

The Southern Highlands annual Tulip Time festival in Corbett Gardens is to be transformed into an online virtual tour following uncertainty...

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Tulip Time pruned back due to COVID-19

5 May, 2020

The Southern Highlands annual Tulip Time is to be cut back in the wake of COVID-19 but organisers promise the floral...

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Sharing the Love with the Southern Highlands

12 February, 2020

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Destination Southern Highlands team is set to launch a new tourism and economic recovery campaign aimed at enticing...

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Council adopts Rural Tourism Policy

15 November, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Councillors have voted to adopt the Shire’s first Rural Tourism Policy. Council’s Group Manager Planning, Development and Regulatory Services,...