Archive: Mar 2013

Youth Week kicks off in the Highlands

March 28, 2013Posted in: Community, Events
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The young people of the Southern Highlands are gearing up for this year’s Youth Week, with the celebrations set to kick off on Friday, 5 April with Plugged in the Plaza. The live music event will start at 5.30pm in Corbett Plaza and is the first of a number of youth-oriented events which will run...

Wingecarribee takes home gold at Elders Olympics

March 28, 2013Posted in: Community, Events
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It was game on for the region’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander elders on 15 March as they went head to head in the inaugural Elders Olympics held at Wollondilly Leisure Centre in Picton. The combined Wingecarribee and Camden team, compromising of Bob Simpson, Garry Russell and Beryl Fish from the Wingecarribee Shire and John...

Council signs Aboriginal Partnership Agreement

March 27, 2013Posted in: Community, Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has this week become the first Local Government Council to sign the Illawarra Aboriginal Partnership Agreement (RPA). The partnership will ensure that Council, in conjunction with the Shire’s Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population, advocate for State and Federal governments and non-government organisations to provide a more collaborative delivery of services...

Water, smoke and ice to be used in Council pipes

March 22, 2013Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to undertake a range of tests and procedures in order to maintain and improve the Shire’s underground network of water and sewerage pipes. Included in the testing schedule are a variety of tests including water main flushing, smoke testing and ‘ice-pigging’ procedures. The tests will be undertaken by Council’s Water...