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Council to co-host Response, Recovery and Resilience Expo

April 29, 2022Posted in: Community, Events

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Wingecarribee Shire Council will join neighbouring Wollondilly Shire Council and Resilience NSW in hosting a two-day Response, Recovery and Resilience Expo from Tuesday 3 May 2022 at the Mittagong RSL. The free Expo will feature a panel of guest speakers and specialist stallholders from local and regional welfare, service, recovery and support agencies. Wingecarribee Shire’s...

Council secures additional bushfire grant funding

February 18, 2022Posted in: Other

New growth on burnt tree

Three community projects will be fast-tracked after Wingecarribee Shire Council successfully secured more than one million dollars in bushfire grant funding. A total of $1.04 million will be distributed from the Australian Government’s Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants Program to fund: The installation of water storage tanks at Canyonleigh, Bullio, High Range/Joadja and Penrose, Construction...

Minimising bushfire risk at public facilities

November 16, 2021Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

New growth on burnt tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council continues to work with key stakeholders on a process for closing public facilities in times of increased fire danger. The process applies to organised group activities at sports fields, pools, cemeteries and public halls on bushfire-prone land. Council’s General Manager, Ms Lisa Miscamble, said the new process would help Council better respond...

Wingecarribee and Wollondilly Councils to host online bushfire Expo

November 12, 2021Posted in: Community, Events

New growth on burnt tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council has joined with Wollondilly Shire Council to host an online bushfire Response, Recovery and Resilience Expo to help residents prepare, recover and re-build in the face of natural disasters. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the free Expo had been organised to provide residents of the adjoining Shires with support...

Council secures additional bushfire vegetation removal grant funding

October 25, 2021Posted in: Community

New growth on burnt tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council will clear thousands of tonnes bushfire damaged trees after securing $4.59 million in grant funding from the NSW Government Environment Protection Authority (EPA) – Bushfire Recovery Green Waste Program. Wingecarribee Shire Council was one of 15 regional councils to secure funding from the EPA to assist with the continued cleanup following the...