Category: Events

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 Driver

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...

Join in on Clean Up Australia Day for your chance to win

February 5, 2019Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents to lend a hand on Clean Up Australia Day for their chance to win a home compost bin. Clean Up Australia’s Managing Director, Terri-Ann Johnson, explained the importance of continuing founder Ian Kiernan AO’s work. “Ian firmly believed that every single one of us can and should make...

Council kicks off annual Summer Clean Up

January 31, 2019Posted in: Events
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WSC waste

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Resource Recovery Centre will commence its annual Shire-wide Summer Clean Up in Balaclava, Mittagong, Renwick and Welby starting Monday 4 February 2019. The Clean Up is available to all current domestic Council waste service users and is operated on a pre-book and pre-paid basis. Old furniture, metals and white goods with doors...

Wingecarribee Shire’s top citizens announced

January 29, 2019Posted in: Events
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Tireless Highland Bikes 4 Life volunteer and cycle repairman Hans Radowitz has been named Wingecarribee Shire’s 2019 Australia Day Citizen of the Year. Since 2010 Hans and his team have collected and repaired over 2,700 bicycles for disadvantaged communities in developing countries. Hans initially began collecting and restoring bicycles through the Bundanoon Men’s Shed before...