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Hampers sharing a taste of the Highlands

September 16, 2021Posted in: Other, Tourism
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Hampers being packed into boot by man in hi vis vest

Council’s Destination Southern Highlands team have been working with local businesses to prepare hampers for our neighbours in nearby Campbelltown. The Campbelltown local government area is classified as a local government area (LGA) of concern and its residents are under stricter stay at home orders. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s General Manager, Lisa Miscamble, said the benefits…

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Julia Zemiro to host the Southern Highlands’ Koala Karaoke Party!

September 13, 2021Posted in: Environment, Events
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Koala in tree with event branding over top

Wingecarribee Shire Council has combed the Southern Highlands for crooning koalas to join them in a world-first Koala Karaoke Party. The party will include an online community event featuring a Q+A with team members from the Southern Highlands Koala Conservation Project, results from the 2020 Koala Karaoke Bioacoustic Monitoring Survey and an online karaoke sing-a-long….

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2021 Arts Trail called off

September 10, 2021Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has regretfully announced that the 2021 Arts Trail will not proceed due to ongoing challenges presented by COVID-19. “The health and safety of our community is always the most important factor in our decision making,” said Council’s Interim Deputy General Manager, Marissa Racomelara. Council, in consultation with and response to concerns raised…

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Council Meeting highlights – Wednesday 8 September

September 9, 2021Posted in: Other
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Council chambers 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Ordinary Meeting of Wednesday 8 September began with a Minute by Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May. Within the Minute Mr May welcomed the decision by the Minister for Local Government to hold a Public Inquiry and thanked the residents of the Shire for coming forward with their concerns.  Mr May reiterated…

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Council approves construction of new Animal Shelter

September 9, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Aerial shot of the RRC in Moss Vale

Wingecarribee Shire’s new purpose-built Animal Shelter will be co-located adjacent to a new State Emergency Service (SES) building that will house the Moss Vale branch. The two facilities will be co-located on Council-owned property at 2 Bowman Road in Moss Vale. Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May made the announcement at Wednesday evening’s Ordinary Meeting…

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