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Increased COVID testing for sewage treatment plants

July 30, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is working with NSW Health to increase COVID testing schedules at Council’s Sewage Treatment Plants in a bid to keep the Shire COVID-safe. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the increased surveillance was a precautionary measure. “With neighbouring local government areas in lockdown this is a proactive measure we’re taking to help...

Learn to skate at Bundanoon Skate Park

January 8, 2021Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council will team up with The Totem Collective to host two skateboarding workshops on Saturday 23 January 2021. Council’s Youth Liaison Officer Michelle Williams said the workshops catered to varying abilities. “The first session is aimed at beginners whereas the late afternoon session is more suitable for intermediate skaters,” she said. “The sessions...

Youth ready to shred at Bundanoon Skate Park

June 1, 2020Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman and Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair have today officially opened the brand-new Bundanoon Skate Park. “This is an absolutely fabulous facility that I’m sure our Shire’s youth will enjoy for years to come,” Mayor Gair said. “I’m particularly pleased at the range of elements that have been included in the...

Construction recommences on Bundanoon Skate Park

March 4, 2020Posted in: Other

Construction on the long-awaited Bundanoon Skate Park has recommenced following the disruption caused by the summer bush fires and record rains. Located in the Bundanoon Oval precinct, Council staff and contractors have begun preliminary forming and concreting works. Council’s Group Manager of Capital Projects Ned Tripkovic is confident the finished project will be warmly welcomed...

Mayoral Relief Fund update

February 26, 2020Posted in: Other

Less than eight weeks since the outbreak of the first bush fire to hit the Southern Highlands and Wingecarribee Shire’s Mayoral Relief Fund has topped $100,000. A total of $94,250 has been distributed to 198 families and individuals across the Shire since the first fires tore through the villages of Balmoral and Buxton. Wingecarribee Shire...