Category: Events

Council calls on residents to help make every bird count

October 15, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

Galah, Georgina Steytler ©

Wingecarribee Shire Council is proud to support Birdlife Australia’s national Aussie Backyard Bird Count in a bid to count more than 2 million birds in seven days. The Aussie Backyard Bird Count will take place during National Bird Week from 22 to 28 October 2018. Council’s Bushcare and Citizen Science Environment Officer, Karen Guymer, explained how...

Triple Zero Challenge set to return this spring

October 11, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

NSW Police at Triple Zero Cricket Challenge

Wingecarribee Shire Council is proud to support the annual Triple Zero Cricket Challenge at Bradman Oval on Sunday 21 October. Council’s Local Emergency Management Officer, Amanda Lawrence, described the challenge as a continuous cricket match between local triple zero emergency service agencies. “The day provides a unique opportunity for families to meet with their local...

Community Services Expo returns for 2018

September 28, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

Thomas-Andrew Baxter welcomes participants to the 2016 expo

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to host the annual Wingecarribee Community Services Expo on Thursday 11 October from 10 am until 1 pm at Bowral Memorial Hall. Council’s Coordinator Community Development, Cath Brennan, explained that the Expo provides a unique opportunity for residents to discover the wide range of services and groups that contribute to...

Helping learner drivers become safer drivers

September 27, 2018Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets
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Learner Driver

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to host two free road safety events 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 they need to be safe on our roads. “As rules, regulations and technology...

Australia Day nominations now being called

September 12, 2018Posted in: Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents to nominate their fellow citizens for next year’s Australia Day Awards. Nominations are open for both the 2019 Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year awards. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead said the awards were an opportunity to recognise the efforts of those residents who contribute to...