Tagged: Economic Development

Council sets a new direction for Economic Development in the Shire

March 6, 2019Posted in: Other, Tourism

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today announced that the corporate portfolio of Economic Development will be merged with the existing Tourism portfolio. Making the announcement was Council’s Deputy General Manager Corporate, Strategy and Development Services, Mark Pepping. “Combining the two functions at our Southern Highlands Welcome Centre makes perfect sense,” said Mr Pepping. “Our Welcome Centre...

Draft Rural Tourism Policy on exhibition

December 17, 2018Posted in: Development

Robertson revegetation tour

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from interested parties after councillors endorsed the public exhibition of a draft Rural Tourism Policy at the last Ordinary Council Meeting of November. The draft policy clarifies what tourism activities are currently permissible in the Shire’s rural areas as well as proposing a mechanism for determining where and when...

Council to host Economic Development Workshop

June 14, 2016Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting members of the community to attend an Economic Development Workshop to discuss future business opportunities for the Shire. Hosted by Council, the 21 June half-day workshop will revisit priorities set by attendees at last year’s Economic Development Summit and follow-up Investment Summit. “The workshop will be an opportunity for people...

Council to host Shire’s first Investment Summit

October 23, 2015Posted in: Events

The Shire’s inaugural Investment Summit is set to take place next Thursday 29 October at Peppers Craigeburn Hotel in Bowral. This Investment Summit is a direct follow up to the Economic Summit where representatives from across the Shire were invited to come up with a list of projects to help promote growth in innovative and...

Council to host Economic Summit Project Planning workshop

July 13, 2015Posted in: Events, Other, Tourism

Following from last month’s inaugural Economic Summit, Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting interested parties to a follow-up meeting to progress the Summit’s priority projects. Council’s Economic Development Manager Noel Ferguson explained the idea behind the follow-up workshop. “Last month we had over 100 people turn up for the Economic Summit at Chevalier College,” he said....