Category: Community

ANZAC Day services across the Southern Highlands

April 15, 2019Posted in: Community, Events

In the lead up to this year’s ANZAC Day services Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair is urging Southern Highlanders to attend one of many local commemorative services. “Thursday 25 April marks the 104th anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops on the shores of Gallipoli in 1915,” he said. “To commemorate...

A new chapter for Mittagong Library

April 11, 2019Posted in: Community, Environment
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View of Mittagong Branch Library

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to embark on a green makeover of Mittagong Branch Library that will improve the energy efficiency of one of our Shire’s popular historic buildings. The Mittagong Library Energy Efficiency Upgrade (MLEEU) project will see the installation of a new air conditioning system, LED lighting and new building insulation to efficiently...

Council invites community groups to apply for funding

April 9, 2019Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on local community groups to apply for funding in Category 1 as part of this year’s ClubGRANTS scheme. ClubGRANTS is an initiative of the NSW Government and Clubs NSW to provide funding for community development projects and services that have a direct impact on residents in the Wingecarribee Shire. Council’s Community...

NSW Youth Week returns for 2019

April 5, 2019Posted in: Community, Events
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Teenage girls laughing

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting the youth of the Southern Highlands to come together and celebrate NSW Youth Week from Wednesday 10 April to Thursday 18 April 2019. Council’s Youth Liaison Officer Michelle Williams explained the importance of the week for our Shire’s young residents. “It provides a chance for our youth to get involved...

Council supports learner driver education

April 5, 2019Posted in: Community

Learner Drivers in front of car

Wingecarribee Shire Council is once again offering free road safety workshops designed to help learner drivers become safer drivers. Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, explained that parents and supervisors play a vital role in providing young drivers with the experience and support they need to be safe on our roads. “Navigating rules, regulations, technology...