Tagged: Robertson

ANZAC Day services across the Southern Highlands

April 17, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

As the Nation prepares to pause and commemorate our servicemen and women, Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead is urging residents to attend one of this year’s ANZAC Day services. “Next Wednesday marks the 103rd anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops on the shores of Gallipoli in 1915,” he said. “The...

Information wanted on dirt bags dumping rubbish

January 9, 2018Posted in: Environment

Rangers from the Wingecarribee Regional Illegal Dumping Squad (RID) are seeking information regarding the dumping of used carpet tiles on the Illawarra Highway. Dozens of boxes containing hundreds of industrial-grade carpet tiles were dumped sometime in December off the highway atop Macquarie Pass.  The used tiles were found beside the rail bridge overpass located mid-way...

Village action plan launched in Robertson

June 16, 2016Posted in: Community, Events

Southern Highlands

Wingecarribee Shire Council will be joining the residents of Robertson in launching the Robertson Village Community Action Plan on Friday 17 June 2016. Developed as part of Council’s Our Village Our Future project, the plan details a five-year vision for the village of Robertson. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Larry Whipper explained the purpose of the...

Residents invited to tour Robertson revegetation site

May 27, 2016Posted in: Environment, Events

Robertson revegetation tour

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the Robertson Environment Protection Society (REPS) are inviting residents to join them for a guided tour of the Caalong Creek Reserve on Saturday 11 June 2016, as part of Wingecarribee’s ‘Go Wild’ World Environment Week activities. REPS have been working to restore the Caalong Creek area around Hampden Park for over...

EPA infringement notice for Robertson STP spill

April 28, 2016Posted in: Environment, Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today accepted the penalty handed down by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) following a chemical spill at its Robertson Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) in late January. An estimated 3,700 litres of caustic soda, which is used in the treatment of sewage, escaped from an onsite storage tank at the treatment plant...