Tagged: Funding and grants

Supporting bushfire-affected communities

August 11, 2020Posted in: Community

New growth on burnt tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council in partnership with the NSW Government is launching a Social Recovery Small Grants Program to support communities recovering from the 2019/20 bushfires. Grants of up to $5,000 are available for recovery-focused health and wellbeing projects in the Wingecarribee Shire. Council’s Coordinator Community Development, Cath Brennan, said the program would support collaborative approaches...

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...

Construction recommences on Bundanoon Skate Park

March 4, 2020Posted in: Other

Construction on the long-awaited Bundanoon Skate Park has recommenced following the disruption caused by the summer bush fires and record rains. Located in the Bundanoon Oval precinct, Council staff and contractors have begun preliminary forming and concreting works. Council’s Group Manager of Capital Projects Ned Tripkovic is confident the finished project will be warmly welcomed...

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...

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