Tagged: Wingecarribee Shire Council

Council invites community groups to apply for funding

April 9, 2019Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on local community groups to apply for funding in Category 1 as part of this year’s ClubGRANTS scheme. ClubGRANTS is an initiative of the NSW Government and Clubs NSW to provide funding for community development projects and services that have a direct impact on residents in the Wingecarribee Shire. Council’s Community...

Koala project keen to work with landholders

April 8, 2019Posted in: Environment

The Southern Highlands Koala Conservation Project is excited to work together with private landholders from across the Wingecarribee Shire to help look after local koala habitat. The Koala project team have invited one thousand key landholders from across the Highlands which are predicted to have koala habitat to attend KOALARAMA – a series of free information...

Draft Bong Bong Common Masterplan on exhibition

April 2, 2019Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after Councillors endorsed the public exhibition of a draft Masterplan for the Bong Bong Common. The draft Masterplan has been produced to explore the possibilities to sensitively improve the Moss Vale site, protect the archaeological remnants of the early settlements and improve access for visitors. Council’s...

Solar world records on the line for Earth Hour

March 26, 2019Posted in: Environment, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is gearing up to tackle two unique records as it prepares to celebrate Earth Hour on Saturday 30 March in conjunction with the Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens. Michael Rhydderch from Council’s Environment and Sustainability team explained how locals could join in the fun. “Every year millions of people across the globe come...

Councillors support Save Our Recycling Campaign

March 18, 2019Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Councillors have thrown their support behind a state-wide campaign to invest more money into waste management and recycling. Coordinated via Local Government NSW, the Save Our Recycling campaign seeks to instigate a statewide approach to recycling and ensure the waste levy collected from councils by the State Government is fully reinvested back into...