Category: Events

Helping Learner drivers become safer drivers

February 16, 2017Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets
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Teaching a young person to drive needn’t be a daunting task with a number of Council workshops and hands-on driving events designed to help parents of learner drivers prepare their teenagers for safer driving. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, said parents and supervisors of novice drivers have a crucial role to play...

Bookings open for Seniors Festival

February 9, 2017Posted in: Events
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Wingecarribee Seniors Festival

Wingecarribee Shire Council is now taking bookings for this year’s 2017 Seniors Festival. Council’s Ageing and Disability Officer, Nicola Robson is encouraging participants to join the celebrations by booking early. Events planned for this year’s celebrations include the ever-popular Mystery Bus tour, concerts, a bicycle workshop, aqua and exercise classes, barbecue lunch and morning teas,...

Volunteers named Wingecarribee Shire’s top citizens

January 27, 2017Posted in: Events
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Tireless Southern Highland volunteer Dr Allan Beavis (OAM) has been named Wingecarribee Shire’s 2017 Australia Day Citizen of the Year. The former Headmaster and now Musical Director of St Jude’s Anglican Church and the Bowral Autumn Musical Festival is also a Board Member of the Southern Highlands Symphony Orchestra. In 2013 Dr Beavis received an...

Deadline for Australia Day nominations extended

January 13, 2017Posted in: Community, Events
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Residents are being encouraged to nominate now for the Wingecarribee Shire’s 2017 Australia Day Awards, with the deadline being extended until close of business on Friday 20 January. The Australia Day Awards are one of the most prestigious honours which can be bestowed upon a hardworking member of our local community. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor...

Bob Turner to headline Shire’s Australia Day celebrations

December 21, 2016Posted in: Community, Events
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One of Australia’s most recognisable and respected sports personalities Mr Bob Turner is set to join Wingecarribee’s Australia Day celebrations this January as the Shire’s 2017 Australia Day Ambassador. Best known for his basketball coaching and administration, Mr Turner is renowned throughout sporting circles for his marketing and management ability. Originally from the United States,...