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Berrima Road consultant announced

September 22, 2016 - Commencement of work on the multi-million dollar Berrima Road Deviation Project is a step closer with the appointment of specialist infrastructure consultancy firm Opus International Consultants P/L. The multi-disciplinary infrastructure consultancy group has been... Read More

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Stormwater drainage upgrade for Old South Road Bowral

September 23, 2016 - Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that as a part of its regular capital works program, stormwater drainage upgrade...

Change of Council meeting time – Mayoral Election

September 20, 2016 - Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that the first meeting of the 2016-2020 Council has been scheduled to commence...

Temporary closure of Wingecarribee Animal Shelter

September 19, 2016 - Council wishes to advise that the Wingecarribee Animal Shelter will be closed to the public on Thursday 22 and...

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Council calls for service and supply tenders

20 September, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for tenders to provide a range of services including painting, cleaning, landscaping and fencing for a...

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Residents encouraged to get involved in bike week

8 September, 2016

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

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Council launches Local Emergency Management Plan

2 September, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council has this week launched the Shire’s Local Emergency Management Plan (EMPLAN) in order to be better prepared in...

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Children’s Services exceeds in ‘National Quality Standards’

2 August, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Children’s Services has exceeded national quality standards in a recent review of their out of school care service....

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Council to support Mental Health Month

25 July, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Larry Whipper is calling on local service providers to join together in support of October’s Mental Health...

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Council awards funds to 55 community projects

19 July, 2016

Community service providers along with sporting, cultural and health support groups are some of the community groups set to benefit from...

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Woolworths DA exhibition extension

21 July, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council has extended the exhibition period for the proposed Moss Vale Woolworths development application for a further three weeks....

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Mayor clarifies KFC and Woolworths petrol legal costs

27 May, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Larry Whipper has today refuted supposed costs reported in some sections of the media said to have cost...

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Minister responds to Colo Vale service station proposal

29 March, 2016

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has this month determined that the Planning Proposal for a highway service centre and...

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Alexandra Square restoration set for April start

17 March, 2016

The first stage of the long-awaited refurbishment of Mittagong’s Alexandra Square is set to commence in April with Council to begin...

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Council awaiting Minister’s decision on Chelsea Gardens

9 February, 2016

At the same time as Council prepares to return for its first sitting of the year, a major item from last...

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Asbestos Awareness Month

24 November, 2015

Does your home contain asbestos?  How would you know? Council is reminding home owners and renovators of the risks of asbestos...

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Concrete disposal restriction lifted at RRC

21 September, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council has recommenced accepting concrete and building waste effective immediately at its Moss Vale Resource Recovery Centre (RRC). Concrete...

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Beware the black and white bombers!

20 September, 2016

Surviving the magpie swooping season needn’t be a nightmare says Wingecarribee Shire Council Senior Ranger Troy McGlynn. “Swooping is a natural...

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Backyard burn approvals to cease from 30 September

16 September, 2016

Southern Highlands residents are reminded that Council backyard burning approvals will cease from midnight 30 September 2016 in line with the peak...

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Council calling on youth with green ambition

8 September, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on youth aged 17 to 24 years to join the Green Army as they gear up...

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Home owners reminded of tree removal responsibilities

5 August, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents of their responsibilities when it comes to undertaking tree works on their property. The call...

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Green waste fire temporarily closes RRC

25 July, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that the Moss Vale Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) will be closed Monday 25 July due...

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Wingecarribee Shire councillors announced

20 September, 2016

The NSW Electoral Commission has advised that the following councillors will guide the Shire from 2016-2020: Councillor Duncan Gair Councillor Graham...

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HSC study lock-in at Bowral Library

13 September, 2016

Wingecarribee Public Libraries will host their fifth annual HSC Night Shift study lock-in on Monday 10 October at Bowral Library to...

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Residents encouraged to get involved in bike week

8 September, 2016

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

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Council cracks down on Election posters

2 September, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding people erecting posters and advertising for candidates in this month’s Local Government Election of their responsibilities...

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Get ready for the Bush Fire Challenge

24 August, 2016

With the warmer weather just around the corner, Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging locals to sign up and get ready for...

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Council sponsors 40th anniversary of Highland Gathering

28 July, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council has tonight agreed to support the 2017 Bundanoon Highland Gathering with a $10,000 sponsorship. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor...

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Councillor Halstead returns as Mayor

28 September, 2016

Councillor Ken Halstead was tonight elected as Mayor of Wingecarribee Shire by his fellow councillors. “I’m extremely humbled to have been...

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Council calls for service and supply tenders

20 September, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for tenders to provide a range of services including painting, cleaning, landscaping and fencing for a...

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BPAY View and e-billing come to Council

16 August, 2016

Customers of Wingecarribee Shire Council can now choose to have their Rates Notices and Water and Sewerage Accounts delivered direct to...

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Asbestos found at Resource Recovery Centre

3 August, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today confirmed a small amount of asbestos has been found in a sample of crushed concrete at...

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Court of Appeal finds in favour of Council vs DeAngelis

2 August, 2016

The NSW Court of Appeal has this week delivered judgment on an appeal by Wingecarribee Shire Council against a decision in...

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MAYOR TO SIGN MOU WITH UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG

28 July, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Larry Whipper has signaled his support for a strong university presences in the Southern Highlands with a...

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Berrima Road consultant announced

22 September, 2016

Commencement of work on the multi-million dollar Berrima Road Deviation Project is a step closer with the appointment of specialist infrastructure...

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Mittagong Pool to close for summer swim season

18 August, 2016

Council’s Finance Committee has recommended that the Mittagong Swim Pool not open for the 2016/17 swim season following the East Coast...

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Counting the cost of storm damage

1 August, 2016

A preliminary report detailing damage to public infrastructure from the weekend storm of June 4 was presented to Wingecarribee Shire Councillors...

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Green waste fire temporarily closes RRC

25 July, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that the Moss Vale Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) will be closed Monday 25 July due...

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Helping Learner drivers become safer drivers

5 July, 2016

Teaching a young person to drive can be a daunting task, but a number of upcoming free Council workshops and hands-on...

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Council hosts Illawarra Highway “black spot” discussion

22 June, 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council played host to a preliminary meeting held late last week to discuss safety concerns surrounding the intersection of...

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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...

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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...

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Council to host Economic Summit Project Planning workshop

13 July, 2015

Following from last month’s inaugural Economic Summit, Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting interested parties to a follow-up meeting to progress the...

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Fall in love again in the Southern Highlands

9 June, 2015

Love was definitely in the air at the recent launch of the Shire’s new winter tourism campaign entitled ‘Fall in love...

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Immediate closure of Wombeyan Caves Road

30 January, 2015

Effective immediately, Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that Wombeyan Caves Road between Goodman’s Ford and Langs Road will be closed...

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Volunteer named Wingecarribee Shire’s top citizen

27 January, 2015

Tireless Southern Highland volunteer Harlan Hall has been named Wingecarribee Shire’s 2015 Australia Day Citizen of the Year. The Bowral resident...