Tagged: citizenship

Wingecarribee Shire’s top citizens announced

January 27, 2021Posted in: Community, Events

Long serving Highlands volunteer Catherine Constable (OAM) has been named Wingecarribee Shire’s 2021 Australia Day Citizen of the Year. Mrs Constable has been a long-time advocate and supporter for senior citizens across the Shire and has served more than 17 years on the Board of the Wingecarribee Adult Day Care Centres Inc (WADCC). During her...

‘Scaled-back’ Australia Day celebrations to proceed

December 22, 2020Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire’s official Australia Day celebrations are set to proceed in January in a scaled-back ceremony. Due to the continued uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and the future of public gatherings, the annual Berrima community festivities have however been cancelled for 2021. “In consultation with the event organisers we’ve made the difficult decision to reduce the size...

Wingecarribee Shire to welcome new citizens

January 25, 2019Posted in: Events

Thirty one residents from across the globe will make the pledge of Australian Citizenship as part of Wingecarribee Shire Council’s 2019 Australia Day celebrations this Saturday 26 January in Berrima. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair said the occasion was a chance to acknowledge the importance of citizenship. “Becoming an Australian citizen is a very special...