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Hampers sharing a taste of the Highlands

September 16, 2021Posted in: Other, Tourism

Hampers being packed into boot by man in hi vis vest

Council’s Destination Southern Highlands team have been working with local businesses to prepare hampers for our neighbours in nearby Campbelltown. The Campbelltown local government area is classified as a local government area (LGA) of concern and its residents are under stricter stay at home orders. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s General Manager, Lisa Miscamble, said the benefits...

Council celebrates Local Government Week

August 4, 2021Posted in: Community

Roadworks

Wingecarribee Shire Council is celebrating Local Government Week by showcasing the diverse range of services provided by councils across the State. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said all councils played an integral part in everyday life. “Local Government has the most direct and immediate contact with residents,” she said. “Whether picking up and...

Increased COVID testing for sewage treatment plants

July 30, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is working with NSW Health to increase COVID testing schedules at Council’s Sewage Treatment Plants in a bid to keep the Shire COVID-safe. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the increased surveillance was a precautionary measure. “With neighbouring local government areas in lockdown this is a proactive measure we’re taking to help...

Interim Administrator releases bushfire report findings

July 28, 2021Posted in: Other

Interference amongst suspended councillors, lack of leadership and inexperience in dealing with large-scale disasters are some of the findings from a report into Council’s response to the 2019/20 Black Summer bushfires. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May said the findings painted a sobering picture. “Council’s response was clearly not good enough and the organisation...

Council’s new General Manager announced

May 20, 2021Posted in: Other

Ms Lisa Miscamble has been named Wingecarribee Shire Council’s new General Manager. Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May made the announcement at an Extraordinary Meeting of Council on Thursday 20 May 2021. “Following an extensive recruitment and interview process, I’m pleased to welcome Ms Miscamble to Wingecarribee Shire Council,” he said. Ms Miscamble has extensive local...