Tagged: Berrima

Volunteers named Wingecarribee Shire’s top citizens

January 27, 2017Posted in: Events

Tireless Southern Highland volunteer Dr Allan Beavis (OAM) has been named Wingecarribee Shire’s 2017 Australia Day Citizen of the Year. The former Headmaster and now Musical Director of St Jude’s Anglican Church and the Bowral Autumn Musical Festival is also a Board Member of the Southern Highlands Symphony Orchestra. In 2013 Dr Beavis received an...

Bob Turner to headline Shire’s Australia Day celebrations

December 21, 2016Posted in: Community, Events

Bob Turner

One of Australia’s most recognisable and respected sports personalities Mr Bob Turner is set to join Wingecarribee’s Australia Day celebrations this January as the Shire’s 2017 Australia Day Ambassador. Best known for his basketball coaching and administration, Mr Turner is renowned throughout sporting circles for his marketing and management ability. Originally from the United States,...

Berrima Road consultant announced

September 22, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets

Commencement of work on the multi-million dollar Berrima Road Deviation Project is a step closer with the appointment of specialist infrastructure consultancy firm Opus International Consultants P/L. The multi-disciplinary infrastructure consultancy group has been engaged by Wingecarribee Shire Council to undertake detailed design and environmental studies for the multi-million dollar project. The project will see...

Wingecarribee Shire to welcome new citizens

January 20, 2016Posted in: Events

Eighteen residents from the United Kingdom, India, South Africa, Columbia, Nepal, Ecuador and the United States will make the pledge of Australian Citizenship as part of Wingecarribee Shire Council’s 2016 Australia Day celebrations this Tuesday 26 January at Berrima. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor Larry Whipper said the occasion was not only a chance to celebrate...

John Waters to headline Shire’s Australia Day celebrations

December 23, 2015Posted in: Events

Iconic Australian screen and stage actor and Southern Highlands resident John Waters is set to join Wingecarribee’s Australia Day celebrations this January at Berrima as the Shire’s 2016 Australia Day Ambassador. John’s theatre credits span across many productions in Australia and the United Kingdom including lead roles in productions such as Hair, They’re Playing Our...