Speeches

Australia Day 2016 – Mayor Larry Whipper

February 2, 2016

It is my great pleasure to officially welcome you to Wingecarribee Shire’s 2016 Australia Day festivities. I particularly welcome our visitors and hope you enjoy what we unashamedly believe to be the most beautiful part of this wonderful land. Today we are gathered to celebrate Australia Day – our official National Day.  A day in…

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NAIDOC Week Flag Raising Ceremony

July 7, 2014

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you here today for this flag raising ceremony, which also doubles as the official opening of our Shire’s NAIDOC Week celebrations. Before I start I wish to acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which we have gathered today and pay my respects to all…

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Launch of Destination Southern Highlands branded waste trucks

July 2, 2014

Welcome to the launch of our brand new tourism waste trucks. Trucks – that as you can see double as advertising billboards – which will shortly be doing multiple runs up and down the Hume Highway every day. Apart from being able to carry over 100 cubic metres of waste per load to our Camden…

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Opening of Moss Vale Public School’s Bush Tucker Garden

June 5, 2014

World Environment Day Thursday 5 June 2014 Good afternoon and welcome to the official opening of Moss Vale Public School’s Bush Tucker Garden. Before I start I’d like to acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of this land on which we meet today and pay my respects to Elders past and present. Today is a…

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Bundanoon is Brigadoon

April 5, 2014

Welcome to the beautiful Southern Highlands – the Wingecarribee Shire of NSW – for this, the 37th Annual Highland Gathering here in Bundanoon. Before I start I would like to acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of this land on which we meet today and pay my respects to Elders past and present. Few would…

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