Tagged: community

Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme now open

February 19, 2018Posted in: Community

Kangaloon Hall

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today launched the 2018 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Under the scheme, this year Council will distribute up to $130,000 to assist local not-for-profit organisations across the Shire. Monies can be sought to fund programs, equipment or capital works which aim to establish, improve or enhance cultural, sporting, welfare, health promotion, community...

Council’s Community Satisfaction Survey results in

November 21, 2017Posted in: Other

The results are in from Council’s most recent community satisfaction survey and while the report contained some positive results, General Manager Ann Prendergast has called for further improvements. “Just over three quarters of all residents surveyed were somewhat satisfied with the overall performance of Council,” she said. “While this statistic is encouraging we’d much prefer...

Wingecarribee Seniors Directory now available

November 15, 2017Posted in: Community

Seniors Directory 2017-2019

Local service information for the Shire’s senior citizens has become easier to find with the launch of the 2017-19 Wingecarribee Seniors Directory. Entitled ‘Positive Ageing’ the directory contains a comprehensive list of activities and contacts for seniors living in the Southern Highlands. Council’s Ageing and Disability Officer Nicola Robson said the new directory was an...

Council awards funds to 59 community projects

June 29, 2017Posted in: Community

Kangaloon Hall

Community service providers along with sporting, cultural and health support groups are some of the community groups set to benefit from Wingecarribee Shire Council’s latest round of community grants and donations. Fifty nine local community projects totalling $127,600 were allocated funding as part of the 2017/18 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Of the 59 grants allocated,...

Draft Disability Inclusion Action Plan on exhibition

May 25, 2017Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after councillors endorsed the draft Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2017-2021 for public consultation at last night’s Council Meeting. Council’s Ageing and Disability Officer, Nicola Robson explained the purpose of the draft plan on public exhibition. “Developed in consultation with the community, the plan represents Council’s commitment to...