Tagged: Aboriginal

Council supports NAIDOC School Initiatives

December 5, 2016Posted in: Community, Events

NAIDOC School Initiatives 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council was proud to support the 2016 NAIDOC Week School Initiative Competition. The initiatives were coordinated by Koori Kids in partnership with the NSW State Government Departments of Education, Health, Education and Communities NSW, Aboriginal Affairs NSW and Transport for NSW. “These activities aim to promote awareness, respect and harmony within school communities,” said...

New locality signs unveiled

November 15, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets

In an effort to improve reporting details for Emergency Services, Wingecarribee Shire Council is rolling out a series of new locality signs which define the borders of localities across the Shire. The new signs also recognise local Indigenous history by including the name of the Aboriginal Country which has been used by Aboriginal people for...

NAIDOC Week celebrations for Wingecarribee Shire

July 2, 2015Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community will officially kick off NAIDOC Week celebrations with a flag raising ceremony at the Civic Centre in Moss Vale from 10am on Monday 6 July. Members of the public are invited to attend the ceremony, which will be held outside the Council Civic...

NAIDOC Week celebrations for Wingecarribee Shire

July 1, 2014Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community will officially kick off NAIDOC Week celebrations with the opening of a Contemporary Aboriginal Art exhibition at the Old Bowral Town Hall on Friday 4 July 2014. Members of the public are invited to attend the opening which will take place from 4pm...

Council to honour Indigenous soldiers for NAIDOC Week

June 17, 2014Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on relatives of Australian servicemen and women of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent to share the history of their service as they prepare for this year’s NAIDOC Week celebrations. Council’s Aboriginal Project Officer Joanne Albany explained the concept. “The theme for this year’s NAIDOC Week celebrations is entitled Serving...