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Council acts on Community Research results

January 6, 2022
Wingecarribee Shire Council has adopted 11 key actions to improve transparency, communications and community participation in Council decision-making. Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May said the improvement actions had been developed by an in-house project... Read More

Sewer pipe inspections to commence in Moss Vale CBD

January 24, 2022 Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that a sewer cleaning and inspection program will commence in Moss Vale’s central... Read More

Improvement works scheduled for Old Hume Highway

January 10, 2022 Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that road safety improvement works will be undertaken on the Old Hume Highway... Read More

Temporary closure of Clarence Street public toilets

January 7, 2022 Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that the public toilets located on Clarence Street in Moss Vale will be... Read More

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2022 Australia Day celebrations go virtual

13 January, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire’s official Australia Day celebrations are set to proceed on 26 January in a virtual ceremony. Due to the continued...

Council acts on Community Research results

6 January, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council has adopted 11 key actions to improve transparency, communications and community participation in Council decision-making. Council’s Interim Administrator...

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Bowral Library re-introduces Click and Collect service

5 January, 2022

Wingecarribee Public Libraries will re-introduce a Click and Collect service for residents commencing Thursday 6 January at Bowral Central Library. Council’s...

Help make our Shire more inclusive and accessible

13 December, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents to take part in an online survey to help develop our next Disability Inclusion Action...

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Celebrating International Day of People with Disability

26 November, 2021

In recognition of International Day of People with Disability, Wingecarribee Shire Council will be launching an inclusive art exhibition on Friday...

Interim Administrator pushes for dual facility designs

25 November, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May has used Council’s Quarterly Budget Review to call for design plans for the proposed...

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Interim Administrator adopts Local Housing Strategy

15 July, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May has adopted and commended Council’s Local Housing Strategy and Local Strategy Planning Statement during...

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Commissioner releases Small Business Report

18 June, 2021

The NSW Small Business Commissioner has delivered a report into small business relationships and support across the Southern Highlands following the...

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Interim Administrator calls for resident feedback

8 April, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May is calling on residents and professional advisors who have had recent interaction with...

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Community reps called for Local Planning Panel

31 March, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for applications from interested community members to join an Interim Independent Advisory Assessment Panel. Community members...

Record developments drive Highlands boom

12 February, 2021

Development Applications received and processed by Wingecarribee Shire Council over the summer period reveal the Southern Highlands is experiencing a building...

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Council launches revised Engineering Specifications

15 January, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council has completed a review of its engineering specifications in a bid to provide the local design and construction...

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Council powers up latest solar system

9 November, 2021

A new solar photovoltaic system installed atop Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Moss Vale Civic Centre is now operational. The 100-kilowatt system is...

Post bushfire research grant secured for rare flora

20 October, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council has successfully secured a grant from the State Government to help monitor the recovery of rare and threatened...

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Julia Zemiro to host the Southern Highlands’ Koala Karaoke Party!

13 September, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council has combed the Southern Highlands for crooning koalas to join them in a world-first Koala Karaoke Party. The...

Project Sustainable Us

27 August, 2021

Do you know a local sustainability champion? Wingecarribee Shire Council is looking for unsung local champions who are helping to drive...

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Bushfire survey open to public

24 June, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting Shire residents to take part in an online survey about Council’s response to the 2019/20 Black...

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Council responds to EPA odour action

23 June, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council has commended the NSW Environment Protection Agency (EPA) for intervening in an ongoing odour issue emanating from the...

Wingecarribee Shire’s top citizens announced

27 January, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire’s 2022 Australia Day Citizen and Young Citizen of the year have today been announced. Berrima resident Eric Savage has...

Wingecarribee Shire to welcome new citizens

25 January, 2022

Twenty-seven residents from across the globe are set to make the pledge of Australian Citizenship as part of Wingecarribee Shire Council’s...

Australia Day in Berrima

2022 Australia Day celebrations go virtual

13 January, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire’s official Australia Day celebrations are set to proceed on 26 January in a virtual ceremony. Due to the continued...

Council opens applications for Australia Day Grand Parade

21 December, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting applications from community groups wishing to take part in next year’s Australia Day Grand Parade in...

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Celebrating International Day of People with Disability

26 November, 2021

In recognition of International Day of People with Disability, Wingecarribee Shire Council will be launching an inclusive art exhibition on Friday...

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Christmas comes to the Highlands

23 November, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council is gearing up to ring in the festive season with an expanded program of Shire-wide merriments. Council’s General...

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Interim Administrator calls for feedback on Chamber changes

9 December, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May is asking residents to provide feedback on a proposal to modify the recently refurbished...

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Bulky waste kerbside collection commences in January

9 December, 2021

Residents of Mittagong will be amongst the first of the Shire’s homeowners to take advantage of Wingecarribee Shire Council’s new bulky...

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Get Ready for summer: Plan now for seasonal hazards

3 December, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging families, friends and neighbours to use the start of summer as the start of a conversation...

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September Quarterly Budget Review adopted

24 November, 2021

Council’s September quarterly budget review was presented and adopted by Council this afternoon. In adopting Council’s September Budget Review Mr May...

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National Asbestos Awareness Week

22 November, 2021

As part of National Asbestos Awareness Week, Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding home owners and renovators of the risks of asbestos....

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Council Meeting highlights – Wednesday 10 November

12 November, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Ordinary Meeting of Wednesday 10 November began with a Minute by Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May. Within...

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Council Christmas trading hours

23 December, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that the Moss Vale Civic Centre will close for the Christmas holiday period from 11.45...

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RRC Christmas hours and holiday bin collections

16 December, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that the Moss Vale Resource Recovery Centre will remain open over the holiday period only...

Civic Centre refurbishment review presented to Council

16 December, 2021

A report into the refurbishment of the Moss Vale Civic Centre was considered by Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May PSM...

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Civic Centre to house Emergency Operations Centre

26 November, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May PSM has given the green-light for a new multi-purpose Emergency Operations Centre to...

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Tender for Moss Vale Bypass design announced

19 November, 2021

The long-awaited Moss Vale Bypass took another step towards reality with Council accepting a tender for detailed designs to be prepared...

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Minimising bushfire risk at public facilities

16 November, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council continues to work with key stakeholders on a process for closing public facilities in times of increased fire...

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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,...

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Council appoints Economic Development and Tourism Coordinators

2 July, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today appointed Jan Campbell as Coordinator of Economic Development and Izabella Lane as Coordinator of Tourism. The...