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Draft Disability Inclusion Action Plan on exhibition

May 25, 2017Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after councillors endorsed the draft Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2017-2021 for public consultation at last night’s Council Meeting. Council’s Ageing and Disability Officer, Nicola Robson explained the purpose of the draft plan on public exhibition. “Developed in consultation with the community, the plan represents Council’s commitment to…

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Council hosts Aboriginal Community Art project

May 22, 2017Posted in: Community, Events
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In 1967 Australians voted overwhelmingly to amend the constitution to include Aboriginal people in the Census. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of this historic occasion, Wingecarribee Shire Council and the Wingecarribee Reconciliation Group Inc. will be hosting a Community Art Project. Council’s Aboriginal Community Development Officer Melissa Wiya spoke about the ramifications of the Referendum…

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Draft CCTV and surveillance camera policy on exhibition

May 18, 2017Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after councillors endorsed a draft CCTV and Portable Surveillance Cameras Policy at last week’s Council Meeting. Council’s Deputy General Manager, Corporate, Strategy and Development Services, Mark Pepping explained the purpose of the draft policy currently on public exhibition. “We’ve currently got a number of CCTV cameras located…

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Council invites community groups to apply for funding

May 18, 2017Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on local community groups to apply for funding as part of the latest round of ClubGRANTS. ClubGRANTS is an initiative of the NSW Government and Clubs NSW to provide funding for community development projects and services that have a direct impact on residents in the Wingecarribee Shire. Council’s Community Development Coordinator,…

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Council supports national campaign to reduce road toll

May 18, 2017Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is throwing their support behind a national road safety campaign urging road users to reflect on their driving habits. Fatality Free Friday is an initiative of the Australian Road Safety Foundation and will be held nation-wide on Friday 26 May 2017. Council’s Road Safety Officer Melanie Lausz explained the concept of the campaign. “The…

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