Category: Events

Helping learner drivers become safer drivers

February 16, 2018Posted in: Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council will be hosting two free learner driver workshops in a bid to help learner drivers prepare for solo driving. The Learner Driver Parent Workshop will be held on the evening of Tuesday 20 February in Council’s Moss Vale Civic Centre from 6pm. Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, said parents and supervisors...

Volunteers urged to pitch in for Clean Up Australia Day

February 14, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events
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Locals will be once again lending a hand in tidying up the Highlands as part of this year’s national Clean Up Australia Day event to be held on Sunday 4 March. Echoing the sentiments of national Clean Up Australia Day campaign, founder and Chairman Ian Kiernan AO, Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor Ken Halstead encouraged locals...

Wingecarribee Shire’s top citizens announced

January 29, 2018Posted in: Community, Events
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Passionate Aboriginal Culture awareness educator Aunty Wendy Lotter has been named Wingecarribee Shire’s 2018 Australia Day Citizen of the Year. For over 25 years, Wendy has shared her Aboriginal culture and knowledge to help improve relations between non-indigenous and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Aunty Wendy is the Program Director of Platypus Dreamin’ Aboriginal Educational Programs...

Wingecarribee Shire to welcome new citizens

January 22, 2018Posted in: Community, Events
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Australia Day in Berrima

Eight residents from the United Kingdom, India and South Africa will make the pledge of Australian Citizenship as part of Wingecarribee Shire Council’s 2018 Australia Day celebrations this Friday 26 January at Berrima. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Ken Halstead said the occasion was a chance to acknowledge the importance of citizenship. “Becoming an Australian citizen is...

Council Christmas trading hours

December 22, 2017Posted in: Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that the Moss Vale Civic Centre will close for the Christmas holiday period from 4.30pm Friday 22 December 2017. The Civic Centre, including the Customer Service Counter, will re-open on Tuesday 2 January 2018. Council will however maintain essential services and normal emergency call-out arrangements throughout the Christmas closure. ...