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2022 Australia Day celebrations go virtual

January 13, 2022Posted in: Community, Events
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Australia Day in Berrima

Wingecarribee Shire’s official Australia Day celebrations are set to proceed on 26 January in a virtual ceremony. Due to the continued uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, Berrima’s traditional Australia Day street parade and markets will however not be held in 2022. “In consultation with event organisers we have made the difficult decision to scale back this year’s...

Council opens applications for Australia Day Grand Parade

December 21, 2021Posted in: Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting applications from community groups wishing to take part in next year’s Australia Day Grand Parade in Berrima. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the Grand Parade was one of the highlights of the Shire’s official Australia Day celebrations. “Residents have told us that they’re keen on seeing the Grand Parade...

Celebrating International Day of People with Disability

November 26, 2021Posted in: Community, Events
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International Day of People with Disability branding

In recognition of International Day of People with Disability, Wingecarribee Shire Council will be launching an inclusive art exhibition on Friday 3 December 2021. The ‘Creating and Thriving’ exhibition showcases the artwork and skills of local artists with a lived experience of disability. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and Resourcing, Ms Carmel Foster, explained the purpose...

Christmas comes to the Highlands

November 23, 2021Posted in: Community, Events
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Illustrated poster with waratah Christmas tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council is gearing up to ring in the festive season with an expanded program of Shire-wide merriments. Council’s General Manager, Ms Lisa Miscamble, unveiled the Shire’s promotional campaign for Christmas. “The campaign artwork features the iconic waratah and encourages people to have a merry and magical Highlands Christmas.” Starting next week three Community...

Wingecarribee and Wollondilly Councils to host online bushfire Expo

November 12, 2021Posted in: Community, Events
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New growth on burnt tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council has joined with Wollondilly Shire Council to host an online bushfire Response, Recovery and Resilience Expo to help residents prepare, recover and re-build in the face of natural disasters. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the free Expo had been organised to provide residents of the adjoining Shires with support...