Tagged: Economic Development

Southern Highlands Destination Plan on exhibition

July 15, 2020Posted in: Community

Robertson revegetation tour

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after Councillors endorsed the public exhibition of the Draft Southern Highlands Destination Plan 2020-2030. The draft plan provides a blueprint to achieve the 2031 vision for the Wingecarribee economy over the next 10 years. Council’s Coordinator Economic Development, Jan Campbell said that it is common practice...

Agribusiness and Equine Strategy to shine light on Shire

May 28, 2020Posted in: Development

Robertson revegetation tour

Wingecarribee Shire Council in partnership with Destination Sydney Surrounds South is set to develop an Agribusiness and Equine Strategy to showcase the Shire’s potential to agritourism and equine operators. The plan for a Southern Highlands Agribusiness and Equine Strategic Plan was developed by one of the strategic working groups created as part of the Southern...

Bushfire-affected small businesses encouraged to cash in

April 3, 2020Posted in: Community

Girl selecting items in patisserie

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding local business owners that they may be eligible for the NSW Government’s Small Business Support Grants, with 575 local businesses already receiving grants of up to $10,000. Eligible businesses must have experienced a 40 per cent drop in revenue over a three-month period, compared to the previous year, because of...

Sharing the Love with the Southern Highlands

February 12, 2020Posted in: Tourism

Steve Rosa and Leo Sayer outdoors with campaign material

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Destination Southern Highlands team is set to launch a new tourism and economic recovery campaign aimed at enticing visitors back to the Highlands. Council’s Group Manager of Tourism and Economic Development, Steve Rosa said the campaign would show that the Shire was back open for business. “We’ve called the campaign Share the...

Celebrating NSW Small Business Month

October 8, 2019Posted in: Community, Events

Girl selecting items in patisserie

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to celebrate NSW Small Business Month with two free workshops for business owners in the Southern Highlands. Council’s Economic Development Coordinator, Jan Campbell, said Council is proud to be supporting NSW Small Business Month, which runs from 1 to 31 October. “Small businesses play an important role in our community...