Administrator village visit schedule

November 2, 2022Posted in: Events, Listening

Our communities have been tested by trying times on every front in recent years and Wingecarribee Shire Council is reaching out to Village Associations as we make a fresh start to rebuilding together. Village residents are invited to pre-arrange some one-to-one time with Council Administrator Mr Viv May as part of a series of visits...

Draft Former Employees Policy on exhibition

October 18, 2022Posted in: Community, Development


Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after Council endorsed the public exhibition of its draft Former Employees Dealing with Council Policy. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and Resourcing, Ms Carmel Foster explained the purpose of the draft policy. “The Administrator has previously raised concerns about the perceived need for residents to retain the...

Residents invited to join Community Focus Groups

October 7, 2022Posted in: Community, Listening

Candidate Information Seminars

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for Expressions of Interest from a diverse range of residents to discuss community priorities for the Shire and how residents can be actively involved in Council’s decision-making processes. Three general Focus Groups will be held to refresh Council’s current Community Strategic Plan and Community Engagement Strategy. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy...

Expressions of interest called for Seniors Festival

September 27, 2022Posted 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 2023 NSW Seniors Festival. The 2023 festival will run from Wednesday 1 February to Sunday 12 February. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and Resourcing, Ms Carmel Foster, explained the importance of the festival for...

Council launches ‘Sustainable Us’ video series

May 9, 2022Posted in: Community, Environment

Marquee at outdoor festival. Two women posing for photo with Council branding.

Wingecarribee Shire Council has launched a sustainable living program in a new initiative for the Southern Highlands. Council’s Manager Environment and Sustainability, Mr Barry Arthur, explained that the Sustainable Us program was developed in response to community feedback. “Last year we undertook extensive community research to help develop the new Environment and Climate Change Strategy,”...