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Hampers sharing a taste of the Highlands

September 16, 2021Posted in: Other, Tourism

Hampers being packed into boot by man in hi vis vest

Council’s Destination Southern Highlands team have been working with local businesses to prepare hampers for our neighbours in nearby Campbelltown. The Campbelltown local government area is classified as a local government area (LGA) of concern and its residents are under stricter stay at home orders. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s General Manager, Lisa Miscamble, said the benefits...

Tulip Time 2021 goes virtual!

August 26, 2021Posted in: Tourism

The Southern Highlands annual Tulip Time festival in Corbett Gardens is to be transformed into an online virtual tour following uncertainty around public health orders relating to physical distancing and public gatherings. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble explained the decision. “After much deliberation Council has decided to re-focus this year’s celebrations,” she said. “We considered...

Council continues to deliver services whilst undertaking further Covid measures

July 23, 2021Posted in: Other

With Greater Sydney and the Illawarra under continued lockdown restrictions, Wingecarribee Shire Council has introduced further proactive Covid-safe procedures to help limit staff movement and protect customers. Central to the latest measures introduced is the temporary limitation on face-to-face contact. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said Council was continuing to deliver core Council services despite...

Tulip Time to bloom in 2021

April 6, 2021Posted in: Events

Tulip Time girl

Tulip Time will be back in September following last year’s COVID cancellation. Council’s Group Manager of Tourism and Economic Development, Steve Rosa said plans for the festival’s return were well progressed. “Tulip Time is synonymous with the Southern Highlands and we’re absolutely thrilled to announce its return in September of this year,” he said. “Council’s...

Southern Highlands Destination Strategy Action Plan breakfast

December 9, 2020Posted in: Community

Drone image of Moss Vale Town

Wingecarribee Shire Council will host a breakfast with the local business community to discuss the next stage of the Southern Highlands Destination Strategy following its adoption by Council last month. Key elements to be discussed include the development of an Action Plan to identify tasks, responsibilities and timeframes. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair said the...