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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,”...

Council acts on Community Research results

January 6, 2022Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council has adopted 11 key actions to improve transparency, communications and community participation in Council decision-making. Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May said the improvement actions had been developed by an in-house project team in the wake of Council’s recent Community Research results. “Last year I called for the release of the 2021 Community...

Help make our Shire more inclusive and accessible

December 13, 2021Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents to take part in an online survey to help develop our next Disability Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP). Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and Resourcing, Ms Carmel Foster, explained the purpose of the document. “A DIAP tells people what Council will do to make life easier for people living with disability.”...

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...

Council launches Christmas Giving Tree

November 17, 2021Posted in: Community

Council's General Manager poses with present and giving tree inside Civic Centre

Gifts are stacking up under Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Christmas Giving Tree as part of the annual donation drive to support local families in need. General Manager, Ms Lisa Miscamble, said that Council is proud to once again support this initiative. “For a lot of people Christmas can be an especially tough time of the year,”...