Kind-hearted local wombat carer John Creighton named Citizen of The Year

January 27, 2023Posted in: Community, Corporate Affairs, Delivering, Events
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Large group of people standing in front of Berrima Court House waving Australian Flags

A local legend, affectionately known as ‘The Wombat Man’, John Creighton is our community’s Citizen of The Year. John’s selfless efforts to save our shire’s bare-nosed wombats were recognised at yesterday’s Citizenship Ceremony at the historic Berrima Courthouse. It was love that lured New Orleans-born John to Australia, where his love of Highlands wildlife has...

Meet Wingecarribee Shire’s Australia Day Ambassador, Mel Thomas

January 20, 2023Posted in: Community, Corporate Affairs, Events
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The hope of our Australia Day 2023 Ambassador, Mel Thomas, is that Wingecarribee Shire’s newest citizens find safety and belonging in community. Meet Mel Thomas – Commonwealth Bank Australian of the Day, Nominee for Australian of the Year, Game Changer-Woman of the Year, and our inspirational Ambassador for Australia Day 2023 in Berrima Village. Passionate...

No time to spare – an exhibition in The Atrium

January 20, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs, Events
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Black and white photo of Highlands landscape with yellow wheel barrow in bottom right foreground. Photo by Richard Batterley.

Love our local heritage? Don’t miss this wonderful photographic exhibition in The Atrium at our Civic Centre, from 14 January to 24 February. Highlighting key heritage sites across the Southern Highlands at risk of being lost to future generations, No Time To Spare features over 25 beautifully curated images. To celebrate Seniors Festival, there will...

No time to spare

January 19, 2023Posted in: Community, Corporate Affairs, Events, News
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Black and white photo of Highlands landscape with yellow wheel barrow in bottom right foreground. Photo by Richard Batterley.

Love our local heritage? Don’t miss this wonderful photographic exhibition in The Atrium at our Civic Centre, from 14 January to 24 February. Highlighting key heritage sites across the Southern Highlands at risk of being lost to future generations, No Time To Spare features over 25 beautifully curated images.   To celebrate NSW Seniors Festival, there...