Category: Events

ANZAC Day services across the Southern Highlands

April 15, 2019Posted in: Community, Events

In the lead up to this year’s ANZAC Day services Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair is urging Southern Highlanders to attend one of many local commemorative services. “Thursday 25 April marks the 104th anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops on the shores of Gallipoli in 1915,” he said. “To commemorate...

NSW Youth Week returns for 2019

April 5, 2019Posted in: Community, Events
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Teenage girls laughing

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting the youth of the Southern Highlands to come together and celebrate NSW Youth Week from Wednesday 10 April to Thursday 18 April 2019. Council’s Youth Liaison Officer Michelle Williams explained the importance of the week for our Shire’s young residents. “It provides a chance for our youth to get involved...

Solar world records on the line for Earth Hour

March 26, 2019Posted in: Environment, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is gearing up to tackle two unique records as it prepares to celebrate Earth Hour on Saturday 30 March in conjunction with the Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens. Michael Rhydderch from Council’s Environment and Sustainability team explained how locals could join in the fun. “Every year millions of people across the globe come...

Community Assistance Scheme now open

February 18, 2019Posted in: Community, Events
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Kangaloon Hall

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today launched the 2019 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Under the scheme, this year Council will distribute up to $120,000 to assist local not-for-profit organisations across the Shire. The scheme aims to encourage and increase participation and support initiatives that promote partnerships within our Highlands community. Monies can be sought to fund...

Council supports learner driver education

February 8, 2019Posted in: Community, Events, Roads and Assets
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Learner Drivers in front of car

Wingecarribee Shire Council is once again offering free road safety workshops designed to help learner drivers become safer drivers. Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, explained that parents and supervisors play a vital role in providing young drivers with the experience and support they need to be safe on our roads. “Navigating rules, regulations, technology...