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Pathway and Road Inspections

July 30, 2019 - Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that a Shire-wide street audit that commenced in early-June continues into the next...

Belmore Falls causeway works

June 6, 2019 - Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that road works are scheduled to commence on the Belmore Falls Road causeway,...

Argyle Street sewer works

June 4, 2019 - Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that sewer main replacement works are scheduled to commence on Argyle Street in...

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Australia Day nominations now being called

10 September, 2019

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

Firetrucks lined up on smokey street

Bush Fire Danger Period starts early

6 September, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair is urging residents to remain vigilant to the threat of fire as the NSW Rural Fire...

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Magpie season swoops in

4 September, 2019

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

View of Mittagong Branch Library

Upgrades continue at Mittagong Library

5 August, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to embark on the next stage of upgrade works at Mittagong Branch Library. Works involve replacing...

Learner Drivers in front of car

Council supports learner driver education

1 August, 2019

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

Voting now open for My Community Project program

30 July, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on the Shire’s residents to vote for local projects that they would like to see funded...

Local Housing Strategy to set direction for future residential developments

2 September, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Councillors have agreed that no further Planning Proposals involving residential development will be supported until the completion of the...

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Organisation fined for illegal tree destruction in Yerrinbool

23 August, 2019

A Yerrinbool-based organisation has been ordered to pay $25,000 by Moss Vale Local Court following successful prosecution by Wingecarribee Shire Council....

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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...

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Council undertakes review of engineering specifications

13 June, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reviewing its entire suite of engineering specifications in a bid to provide the local design and construction...

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Outdoor advertising and signage criteria

11 June, 2019

Changes to outdoor advertising rules have led Wingecarribee Shire Council to remind ratepayers of enforceable regulations relating to the placement of...

Draft Pool Barrier Policy on exhibition

31 May, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after Councillors voted to place Council’s draft Swimming Pool Barrier Policy and Guidelines...

Solar panels on roof

Council’s sustainability efforts pay-off

6 September, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has commended a Council-led program for reducing Council’s energy consumption and costs for the 2018/19...

Firetrucks lined up on smokey street

Bush Fire Danger Period starts early

6 September, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair is urging residents to remain vigilant to the threat of fire as the NSW Rural Fire...

Magpie, canstockphoto©

Magpie season swoops in

4 September, 2019

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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Organisation fined for illegal tree destruction in Yerrinbool

23 August, 2019

A Yerrinbool-based organisation has been ordered to pay $25,000 by Moss Vale Local Court following successful prosecution by Wingecarribee Shire Council....

First rehabilitated koala released at Tugalong Station

5 August, 2019

‘Tug’ the koala has this week become the first rehabilitated koala to be released onto ‘Tugalong Station’. The NSW State Government...

Playground equipment with person demonstrating weed control method

Council weeds out glyphosate use

31 July, 2019

With the use of glyphosate-based products coming under greater scrutiny, Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to conduct its own trials into...

Mr Neuhaus presented Mayor Gair with a porcelain tulip vase from Holland

Shire welcomes Ambassador to Netherlands

13 September, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair has this week welcomed Mr Matthew Neuhaus, Australia’s Ambassador to the Netherlands, on a visit to...

Australia Day nominations now being called

10 September, 2019

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

Council’s Road Safety Officer, Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman and Senior Constable Scott Waples from the Southern Highlands Highway Patrol take the Fatality Free Friday pledge.

Take the pledge for Fatality Free Friday

24 May, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging residents to steer their thinking towards Fatality Free Friday on 31 May 2019. Fatality Free Friday...

Chemical CleanOut at Moss Vale Depot

Household Chemical CleanOut at Council Depot

20 May, 2019

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) in conjunction with Wingecarribee Shire Council will be accepting unwanted chemicals as part of its...

Arts Studio Trail

Expressions of Interest called for 2019 Art Studio Trail

14 May, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for Expressions of Interest from studios and artists wishing to participate in the 2019 Southern Highlands...

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ANZAC Day services across the Southern Highlands

15 April, 2019

In the lead up to this year’s ANZAC Day services Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair is urging Southern Highlanders to...

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Council rolls out new phone system

29 August, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council will be switching over to a new phone system on Friday 30 August 2019. Chief Information Officer John...

Wingecarribee Heritage Grants now open

28 August, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on owners of heritage properties to apply for funding as part of this year’s Wingecarribee Heritage...

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Organisation fined for illegal tree destruction in Yerrinbool

23 August, 2019

A Yerrinbool-based organisation has been ordered to pay $25,000 by Moss Vale Local Court following successful prosecution by Wingecarribee Shire Council....

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Nattai Ponds draft floodplain risk management study and plan on exhibition

23 July, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to view and provide comment on the draft Nattai Ponds Floodplain Risk Management Study and...

Council welcomes State Library funding

10 July, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has welcomed the State Government’s pledge to inject $36.5 million in funding across NSW public...

Change of operating hours at Resource Recovery Centre

28 June, 2019

Starting Monday 15 July 2019 Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) will open from 8.00am seven days a week. Other...

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Mayor Gair thanks wind storm responders

12 September, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair has praised Council’s Infrastructure Services staff for their role in cleaning up after last weekend’s wild...

Draft Road Maintenance Policy on exhibition

4 September, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to view and provide comment on its draft Road Maintenance Policy which went on public...

Green light given for Welby hockey field expansion

31 July, 2019

A second synthetic hockey field is set to be constructed at the Welby Hockey Centre following support by Wingecarribee Shire Councillors....

Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, with the custom ‘Look out before you step out’ banner at Bowral Public School

Council works with local school to encourage road safety

22 July, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding motorists to slow down and travel safely around schools with school zones coming back into effect...

Wingecarribee Water Treatment Plant

Council secures funding to increase climate change resilience

16 July, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured $50,000 in grant funding as part of the NSW Government’s Increasing Resilience to Climate Change (IRCC)...

Council unveils more locality signs across Shire

4 July, 2019

Berrima, Sutton Forest, Welby and Colo Vale will soon have new locality signs erected welcoming residents and guests to their respective...

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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...

Council sets a new direction for Economic Development in the Shire

6 March, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today announced that the corporate portfolio of Economic Development will be merged with the existing Tourism portfolio....

Lightning strikes twice for award winning Mittagong Caravan Park

20 November, 2018

Mittagong Caravan Park has been awarded Best Inland Caravan Park for a second successive year by the Caravan & Camping Industry...

Multi-coloured close up of Tulips

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...