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Council to co-host Response, Recovery and Resilience Expo

April 29, 2022Posted in: Community, Events
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person raising hand in community information session

Wingecarribee Shire Council will join neighbouring Wollondilly Shire Council and Resilience NSW in hosting a two-day Response, Recovery and Resilience Expo from Tuesday 3 May 2022 at the Mittagong RSL. The free Expo will feature a panel of guest speakers and specialist stallholders from local and regional welfare, service, recovery and support agencies. Wingecarribee Shire’s...

Preparing your Wood Heater

April 28, 2022Posted in: Environment
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Wood fire smoke

With the cooler months approaching, Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents to check their wood heaters before they light up. “Faulty and incorrectly used wood fire heaters are a major contributor to winter air pollution,” said Council’s Environment and Sustainability Manager, Mr Barry Arthur. “Apart from the obvious health and community benefits of a properly...

Draft Disability Inclusion Action Plan on exhibition

April 26, 2022Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to view and provide comment on its draft Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2022–2026 which goes on public exhibition from Wednesday 27 April 2022. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and Resourcing, Ms Carmel Foster, explained the purpose of the draft plan. “Developed in consultation with the community, the plan represents Council’s...

Council establishes Internal Ombudsman

April 26, 2022Posted in: Community
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Council chambers 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council has established an Internal Ombudsman service in response to recommendations from an independent review. The Governance, Human Resources and Statutory Reporting Review was commissioned by the Interim Administrator and undertaken by Ms Samantha Charlton in 2021. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the Internal Ombudsman service would improve organisational transparency. “An Internal...

Celebrating 100 years of the Country Women’s Association

April 22, 2022Posted in: Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has today joined members from the Southern Highlands Country Women’s Association (CWA) as they celebrate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the CWA in NSW. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble and Interim Administrator Viv May PSM joined staff in congratulating local CWA members at a morning function in Moss Vale’s Leighton...