Category: Community

Council welcomes State Library funding

July 10, 2019Posted in: Community, Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has welcomed the State Government’s pledge to inject $36.5 million in funding across NSW public libraries this financial year. “This is great news for our Shire and State,” he said. “Libraries are an integral part of our community and this commitment provides real certainty and protection for all our...

Council calls for applications for State funding grant

July 5, 2019Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging local community groups to apply for funding as part of the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund (SCCF). Round Three of the Stronger Communities Fund was launched by the Deputy Premier John Barilaro on 1 July 2019 making an additional $100 million available for community projects across regional NSW. Wingecarribee...

Council to capture Shire’s ‘character’

July 5, 2019Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has launched a unique photographic competition asking residents to capture the ‘character’ of the Southern Highlands. Council’s Coordinator Strategic Land Use Planning, Michael Park explained the aim of the project. “We all love living and working in the Southern Highlands but it’s often difficult to describe what it is that makes the...

Council calls for information on Mount Gibraltar Vandals

July 3, 2019Posted in: Community
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View of Mount Gibraltar Heritage Reserve’s Jellore lookout in March 2012

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for information from residents who may have witnessed any persons damaging structures in Mount Gibraltar Reserve. Council’s Asset Planner for Parks and Buildings, Michelle Green, said the most recent incident occurred over the weekend of the 23 and 24 June. “Volunteers from the Mount Gibraltar Landcare Bushcare Group arrived after...