Category: Community

Draft Disability Inclusion Action Plan on exhibition

May 25, 2017Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after councillors endorsed the draft Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2017-2021 for public consultation at last night’s Council Meeting. Council’s Ageing and Disability Officer, Nicola Robson explained the purpose of the draft plan on public exhibition. “Developed in consultation with the community, the plan represents Council’s commitment to...

Council hosts Aboriginal Community Art project

May 22, 2017Posted in: Community, Events
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In 1967 Australians voted overwhelmingly to amend the constitution to include Aboriginal people in the Census. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of this historic occasion, Wingecarribee Shire Council and the Wingecarribee Reconciliation Group Inc. will be hosting a Community Art Project. Council’s Aboriginal Community Development Officer Melissa Wiya spoke about the ramifications of the Referendum...

Council invites community groups to apply for funding

May 18, 2017Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on local community groups to apply for funding as part of the latest round of ClubGRANTS. 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 Development Coordinator,...

Free annual garbage cleanup proposed for pensioners

May 18, 2017Posted in: Community
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At the Council meeting of 26 April 2017, Wingecarribee Shire Councillors unanimously voted to publicly exhibit a collection of draft community planning and budgeting documents. Included in these documents is Council’s Draft Delivery Program 2017-21 and Operational Plan 2017/18. This document details Council’s long-term plans and priorities and immediate program of works. Located within the...

Seven strategic priorities to lead our Shire

May 9, 2017Posted in: Community
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At the last Council meeting Wingecarribee Shire councillors unanimously voted to publicly exhibit a collection of draft community planning and budgeting documents. Included in these documents was Council’s Community Strategic Plan, Resourcing Strategy, Delivery Program and Operational Plan which also includes the 2017/18 Budget and Revenue Policy. Together these documents provide a blueprint for Council’s...