Celebrating International Day of People with Disability

November 21, 2022Posted in: Community, Delivering, Events

IDPwD branding

In recognition of International Day of People with Disability, Wingecarribee Shire Council will be launching an inclusive art exhibition on Friday 2 December 2022. The ‘Creating and Thriving’ exhibition showcases the artwork and skills of local artists and makers with disability. Council’s Coordinator Community Development, Ms Cath Brennan, explained the purpose of the exhibition. “International...

Australia Day Citizen nominations now open

November 7, 2022Posted in: Community, Events

Nominations for Wingecarribee Shire’s 2023 Australia Day Awards are now open. Residents are invited to nominate their fellow citizens for both the Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year awards. Wingecarribee Shire’s Administrator Viv May said the awards were an opportunity to recognise the efforts of residents who contribute to making the Southern Highlands a...

Moss Vale SES facility receives financial boost

October 28, 2022Posted in: Development, Listening

Progress on the new Wingecarribee State Emergency Service (SES) building has taken another step towards fruition with the announcement of a $1.5 million grant from the NSW Government to Wingecarribee Council. Council’s Administrator thanked the State Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman for her advocacy and the Minister for Emergency Services Steph Cooke in support of...

Council commits to Christmas funding

October 20, 2022Posted in: Community, Delivering, Listening

Community Christmas Tree in Bowral's Corbett Plaza

Wingecarribee Shire Council will continue to fund the installation of Christmas trees across the Shire’s towns this December following overnight endorsement by Council. Council’s Administrator Mr Viv May PSM agreed with the Council Recommendation to allocate funding towards the hire of Christmas trees in Mittagong, Bowral and Moss Vale. “Feedback from the community and businesses...

Animal Shelter and SES building DA approved

October 6, 2022Posted in: Community, Delivering, Roads and Assets

Architectural impression of Animal Shelter and SES facilities

Progress on the new Wingecarribee Animal Shelter has taken another step towards fruition as development approval is granted for the joint-facility. The Development Application (DA), including detailed designs of both the Animal Shelter and adjoining State Emergency Service (SES) building was yesterday approved by the Regional Planning Panel. The approved DA for the new facility...