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Celebrating International Day of People with Disability

November 26, 2021Posted in: Community, Events

International Day of People with Disability branding

In recognition of International Day of People with Disability, Wingecarribee Shire Council will be launching an inclusive art exhibition on Friday 3 December 2021. The ‘Creating and Thriving’ exhibition showcases the artwork and skills of local artists with a lived experience of disability. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and Resourcing, Ms Carmel Foster, explained the purpose...

Expressions of interest called for Seniors Festival

November 1, 2021Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for expressions of interest from community groups, businesses and organisations interested in hosting an event during the 2022 NSW Seniors Festival. The festival will run from 25 March to 3 April 2022. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and Resourcing, Carmel Foster, explained the importance of the festival for our Shire’s seniors....

Julia Zemiro to host the Southern Highlands’ Koala Karaoke Party!

September 13, 2021Posted in: Environment, Events

Koala in tree with event branding over top

Wingecarribee Shire Council has combed the Southern Highlands for crooning koalas to join them in a world-first Koala Karaoke Party. The party will include an online community event featuring a Q+A with team members from the Southern Highlands Koala Conservation Project, results from the 2020 Koala Karaoke Bioacoustic Monitoring Survey and an online karaoke sing-a-long....

Applications now open for 2021 Arts Trail

June 4, 2021Posted in: Events

Arts trail logo and portrait by Ric Abel

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for applications from artists, studios and galleries for this year’s Southern Highlands Arts Trail. “The Arts Trail gives the public a rare opportunity to meet the makers, to see their work in the environment within which it was created and to buy direct from the studio door,” said Council’s Acting...

Learn more about becoming a councillor

May 7, 2021Posted in: Community

Close up of notepad on persons knee in lecture

Wingecarribee Shire Council has announced a series of candidate information sessions for residents interested in standing for the NSW Local Government Elections on 4 September. Council’s Acting Deputy General Manager, Ms Danielle Lidgard, said information sessions will provide valuable information on how to run for election and the role and responsibilities of a councillor. The...