Tagged: Funding and grants

Community Assistance Scheme now open

February 17, 2020Posted in: Community

Kangaloon Hall

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today launched the 2020/2021 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Under the scheme, this year Council will distribute up to $120,000 to assist local not-for-profit organisations across the Shire. The scheme aims to encourage and increase participation and support initiatives that promote partnerships within our Highlands community. Grants and donations  can be sought...

Refurbished Wingello Community Hall reopens to public

December 6, 2019Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has this week officially reopened the newly refurbished Wingello Community Hall. The hall, sometimes referred to as the Wingello Mechanics Institute, was closed in the middle of the year as Council undertook major refurbishments of the popular community facility. Mayor Gair said making the hall more accessible was central...

Wingecarribee Heritage Grants now open

August 28, 2019Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on owners of heritage properties to apply for funding as part of this year’s Wingecarribee Heritage Assistance Grants Scheme. Council’s Heritage Strategic Land Use Planner Sarah Farnese said the grants scheme aimed to preserve and protect our Shire’s significant historical places. “The Southern Highlands contain some of the most beautiful...

Green light given for Welby hockey field expansion

July 31, 2019Posted in: Roads and Assets

A second synthetic hockey field is set to be constructed at the Welby Hockey Centre following support by Wingecarribee Shire Councillors. The green light was given by Councillors earlier in the year and will result in the construction of a second all-weather synthetic field at the Welby Hockey Centre. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair...

Voting now open for My Community Project program

July 30, 2019Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on the Shire’s residents to vote for local projects that they would like to see funded as part of the NSW Government’s My Community Project program. Under the program a total of $24.4 million is being made available for eligible projects, with between $20,000 and $200,000 available for individual projects....