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Draft Codes of Conduct and Meeting Practice on exhibition

April 16, 2019Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after Councillors endorsed the public exhibition of the draft Code of Conduct and draft Code of Meeting Practice documents. Council’s Group Manager Corporate and Community, Danielle Lidgard explained the significance of the two documents. “Together these two documents detail the minimum ethical and behavioural standards expected…

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ANZAC Day services across the Southern Highlands

April 15, 2019Posted in: Community, Events
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In the lead up to this year’s ANZAC Day services Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair is urging Southern Highlanders to attend one of many local commemorative services. “Thursday 25 April marks the 104th anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops on the shores of Gallipoli in 1915,” he said. “To commemorate…

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A new chapter for Mittagong Library

April 11, 2019Posted in: Community, Environment
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View of Mittagong Branch Library

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to embark on a green makeover of Mittagong Branch Library that will improve the energy efficiency of one of our Shire’s popular historic buildings. The Mittagong Library Energy Efficiency Upgrade (MLEEU) project will see the installation of a new air conditioning system, LED lighting and new building insulation to efficiently…

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Council invites community groups to apply for funding

April 9, 2019Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on local community groups to apply for funding in Category 1 as part of this year’s ClubGRANTS scheme. 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…

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Koala project keen to work with landholders

April 8, 2019Posted in: Environment
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The Southern Highlands Koala Conservation Project is excited to work together with private landholders from across the Wingecarribee Shire to help look after local koala habitat. The Koala project team have invited one thousand key landholders from across the Highlands which are predicted to have koala habitat to attend KOALARAMA – a series of free information…

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