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Council supports learner driver education

May 5, 2022Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets

close up young girl driving

Wingecarribee Shire Council is once again offering free road safety workshops designed to help learner drivers become safer drivers. Council’s Road Safety Officer, Mr Brian Speed, explained that parents and supervisors play a vital role in providing young drivers with the experience they need to be safe on our roads. “As rules, regulations and technology...

Helping learner drivers become safer drivers

February 18, 2022Posted in: Events

close up young girl driving

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to host an online road safety workshop designed to increase knowledge and confidence in supervisors of learner drivers. Council’s Road Safety Officer, Brian Speed, explained that parents and supervisors play a vital role in providing young drivers with the experience they need to be safe on our roads. “As rules,...

Repair works to commence on Wombeyan Caves Road

September 6, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to begin rehabilitation works on Wombeyan Caves Road thanks to $5.6 million in joint funding from the Federal Government’s Disaster Recovery Funding Agreement (DRFA) and the NSW Government’s Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Package (BLER). The rehabilitation works will involve repair of several sites along the road, which was significantly impacted...

Acting General Manager cautions motorists ahead of Easter weekend

April 1, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Machinery scooping up flood water

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Acting General Manager is urging motorists to take extra care on the roads as holiday traffic increases across the Shire. Acting General Manager Les MacMahon said the warning was particularly important as Council crews continued to mop up from last month’s deluge. “While we avoided some of the more serious flood damage...

Council secures multi-million dollar Black Spot Funding

May 6, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured over $8 million in grant funding from the NSW State and Australian Federal Governments to help rectify four traffic ‘black spots’. A total of $3.3 million dollars was allocated as part of the Australian Government’s Black Spot Program to remediate sections of the Old Hume Highway in Mittagong and Bowral...