Murals not graffiti

May 26, 2023Posted in: Community

2 people standing in front of the wall at the park

Hill Top residents are set to benefit from a successful application made by Wingecarribee Shire Council for a Graffiti Management Grant for Boronia Park, Hill Top. The council was one of 12 successful applicants for the NSW Government grant. Wingecarribee Shire Council partnered with Hill Top Residents Association to apply for the grant and are...

Supporting local athletes

April 28, 2023Posted in: Community, News

Two boys in soccer uniform standing next to water refill station on sunny day

Exeter Soccer Club knows that one of the simplest and cheapest ways an athlete can enhance their performance is to properly hydrate. That’s why they applied for $6,000 in grant funding through Council’s 2022/23 Community Assistance Scheme to install a water refill station at Exeter Oval. With additional funding secured through Veolia Mulwaree Trust, the...

Local netball Association shoots a goal with grant funding

April 20, 2023Posted in: Community, Delivering

5 young women in netball uniforms sitting court side, smiling and giving thumbs up to camera.

A lifetime of competing and coaching with Southern Highlands Netball has taught Kate Bow it’s tough to find backing for girls sports, and costly for families to take part. The Association shot a goal with grant funding of $5,585 through Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Community Assistance Scheme toward taking representative teams to state titles. The funds...

Community reaps rewards in grant funding

March 10, 2023Posted in: Delivering, Roads and Assets

Residents across the Highlands are set to reap the benefits of over $30 million in grant funding secured by Wingecarribee Shire Council since 1 July 2022. A report presented to Council in February revealed that 21 projects had successfully secured $6.5 million in Commonwealth and State grant funding in the six months ending 31 December...

To preserve the shire’s koala population, Council has secured critical funding

February 2, 2023Posted in: Environment

Koala in tree

We can’t underestimate the importance of protecting our koalas. The Southern Highlands is home to 10% of the total number of koalas remaining in the wild State-wide, and we’ve secured $1 million in State Government funding toward maintaining that precious, local population. Koala Officer Casey Taylor of Wingecarribee Shire Council said the funds are a...