Category: Events

Brendan Nelson to headline Australia Day celebrations

November 26, 2019Posted in: Events
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The Honourable Dr Brendan Nelson AO is set to join Wingecarribee’s Australia Day celebrations next January as the Shire’s 2020 Australia Day Ambassador. The former federal politician and medical doctor by profession will be guest of honour at the Shire’s annual Berrima-based festivities. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor Duncan Gair said Dr Nelson’s inclusion would be...

Mayor to light community Christmas tree in Corbett Plaza

November 21, 2019Posted in: Community, Events
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Soft focus Christmas lights on tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the Southern Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Industry are set to light up the Shire’s largest Christmas tree on Friday 6 December in Bowral’s Corbett Plaza. Corbett Plaza will be a hive of activity with face painting, plaster decorating and a crazy hair station kicking off festivities from 6 pm. “This...

Council launches new look arts and culture website

October 28, 2019Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has this week launched a new look website to support our thriving arts community. The Southern Highlands Arts Festival website has been rebranded as the Southern Highlands Arts File (SHAF). Council’s Cultural Development Officer Erin Adams said the website will keep residents in the loop with what’s happening in the local arts...

Put second hand first at this year’s Garage Sale Trail

October 15, 2019Posted in: Community, Events
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Four kids holding up items at garage sale

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging residents to put second hand first by shopping the Garage Sale Trail this weekend. Now in its ninth year, Garage Sale Trail is the nation’s biggest weekend of garage sales and one of Australia’s biggest community events. Council’s Waste Education and Policy Officer, Libby Guest, said Council is pleased to...

Celebrating NSW Small Business Month

October 8, 2019Posted in: Community, Events
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Girl selecting items in patisserie

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to celebrate NSW Small Business Month with two free workshops for business owners in the Southern Highlands. Council’s Economic Development Coordinator, Jan Campbell, said Council is proud to be supporting NSW Small Business Month, which runs from 1 to 31 October. “Small businesses play an important role in our community...