Category: Community

Council cuts parking fines

December 14, 2018Posted in: Community, Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council will reduce parking fines across the Shire following a majority vote by Councillors. The decision was made at Council’s final Ordinary Meeting of the year and follows a similar reduction administered by the State Government in a limited number of venues across the Sydney CBD. At present parking infringements are set by...

Council supports Aboriginal Elders road safety message

December 11, 2018Posted in: Community, Events, Roads and Assets
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Representatives from Yamanda Aboriginal Association at the inaugural Elders Art of Road Safety workshop.

Wingecarribee Shire Council coordinates a number of road safety programs each year that are available to different road users throughout our community. Council in collaboration with the Roads and Maritime Services have tailored a workshop targeting Aboriginal Elders. The inaugural Elders Art of Road Safety workshop was held in October at the Aboriginal Cultural Centre...

Bikes bound for Myanmar depart Council’s RRC

December 11, 2018Posted in: Community, Environment, Other
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Volunteers Hans Radowitz and Bob Clark with Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair and representatives from Bikes 4 Life

Disadvantaged school children in Myanmar are set to benefit from the generosity of Southern Highlands residents with the imminent arrival of a shipping container of refurbished bicycles. Closing the door on the shipping container packed with hundreds of bikes was Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair and volunteers from Bikes 4 Life. “This container is...

Draft Water Extraction Policy on exhibition

December 5, 2018Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents on its proposed draft Water Extraction Policy following endorsement from Councillors. Council’s Manager of Water and Sewer, Jonathan Hook, explained the purpose of the draft policy. “Across the Shire Council has installed a number of bulk water filling stations for access to our water supply,” Mr Hook...