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The 2016 Sydney Drinking Water Catchment Audit

September 22, 2017Posted in: Other
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The Sydney Drinking Water Catchment Audit is undertaken every three years on behalf of the NSW Minister for Energy and Utilities. Council participates in the audit process and provides data on key indicators and actions. The audit provides the Minister with scientific recommendations to mitigate risks to the catchment and assist in focusing State resources…

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Council employee wins State Award

September 22, 2017Posted in: Other
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Local Government NSW has awarded Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Aboriginal Community Development Officer Melissa Wiya the Aboriginal Indoor Employee of the Year. Council’s General Manager Ann Prendergast said the award recognised Ms Wiya’s contribution to local and Indigenous communities. ‘Melissa does an absolutely fabulous job and we couldn’t be prouder of her achievements,” she said. Some…

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Preparations underway for 2018 NSW Seniors Festival

September 22, 2017Posted in: Events
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Wingecarribee Seniors Festival

Preparations are underway as Wingecarribee Shire Council gears up for the sixtieth anniversary of NSW Seniors Festival. The festival will run from Wednesday April 4 to Sunday April 15 2018. Council’s Ageing and Disability Officer Nicola Robson explained that NSW Seniors Festival provides an opportunity to celebrate the value that older people bring to our…

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HSC study lock-in at Bowral Library

September 14, 2017Posted in: Events
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study lock-in

Wingecarribee Public Libraries will host their sixth annual HSC Night Shift study lock-in on Tuesday 26 September at Bowral Library to help students prepare for their final exams. Year 12 students will have exclusive after-hours access to the library from 6.30pm until the lock-in concludes at 10pm. Council’s Children’s and Youth Librarian Trudy Eccleston said…

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Council to begin clean-up of RRC aggregate

September 13, 2017Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council will begin remediation of the contaminated reclaimed crushed aggregate located within the grounds of the Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) following approval from the NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA). The reclaimed crushed aggregate in question was found to have contained a small amount of bonded asbestos, not dissimilar to fibro, following routine laboratory…

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