Tagged: Economic Development

Wattle Street Car Park open for business

October 16, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

Motorists and shoppers in Bowral have more car parking options following the opening of Council’s newly expanded Wattle Street Car Park. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair said the refurbished and expanded car park was ideally situated in the town’s central business district. “This car park will provide multiple benefits for Bowral,” the Mayor explained.  “Not...

Arts and culture survey now open

October 13, 2020Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking community response to a survey commissioned as part of a research project into the arts and culture sector in the Southern Highlands. The Wingecarribee Arts and Culture Stakeholder Group in association with The SHAC (Southern Highlands Artisans Collective) has commissioned research into the value of arts, culture and heritage across...

Council urges small businesses to ‘Get Ready’

October 2, 2020Posted in: Other

NSW Gov Get Ready for disasters banner image

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging local business owners to prepare for emergencies and disasters in five simple steps by downloading the free Get Ready Business toolkit from Resilience NSW as part of Small Business Month. Council’s Economic Development Coordinator, Jan Campbell, said the theme for this year’s Small Business Month is ‘Futureproof your business’. This...

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...