Category: Events

Free workshops to help youth foster skills

June 23, 2020Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is offering a series of free workshops to support the development of skills in young people aged 12 to 24 years. Council’s Youth Liaison Officer Michelle Williams said the workshops were designed to upskill young people and provide them with greater opportunities for employment, particularly in the entertainment industry. “Here in the...

Stay warm and breathe easy this winter

May 29, 2020Posted in: Events
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Wood fire smoke

As the cooler weather sets in, Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents to check their wood heaters before lighting up. Council’s Environment and Sustainability Manager, Barry Arthur, said that faulty and incorrectly used wood heaters are major contributors to winter air pollution. “Efficient wood heaters can provide considerable cost savings and reduce the amount of...

Join the Glossy Black-Cockatoo Count

May 27, 2020Posted in: Environment, Events
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3 Glossy Black Cockatoo's on tree branch

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging landholders to participate in the Glossy Black-Cockatoo Bird Count this weekend. “The glossy black-cockatoo is a beautiful and charismatic bird,” said Council’s Environmental Projects Officer, Patrick Tegart. “They’re classified as a vulnerable species and we’re interested to learn more about our local population and their distribution.” Landholders within the Great...

Be drawn in to Council’s Community Art Project

May 25, 2020Posted in: Community, Events
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Woman painting portrait

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents to participate in a community art project that will feature in Council’s Civic Centre Foyer Gallery. Council’s Cultural Development Officer, Erin Adams, explained the concept behind the project. “We’ve teamed up with a local artist to help residents create self-portraits in a paint by numbers effect,” she said. “Submit...