Tagged: Wingecarribee Shire Council

COVID-19 Rates deferral application now online

April 8, 2020Posted in: Other

Application forms for Wingecarribee Shire Council’s COVID-19 deferral of rates and charges are now available for residents and businesses impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. General Manager Ann Prendergast said the application forms to defer rates follows last week’s decision by Council to introduce a range of financial support measures aimed at supporting affected residents and...

Construction hours extended to support industry

April 8, 2020Posted in: Development

In the lead up to the Easter break Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents of changes to construction hours introduced to support the industry during the COVID19 pandemic. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Deputy General Manager Corporate Strategy and Development Services, Mark Pepping said the newly introduced changes were designed to help keep the construction industry afloat...

Resource Recovery Centre to prioritise local businesses

April 7, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents that the Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) remains open for essential business. “Over the last week we’ve witnessed a significant influx of patrons through the gates of the RRC,” said Council’s Deputy General Manager of Operations, Finance and Risk, Mr Barry Paull. “We understand that there are a lot more...

Bushfire-affected small businesses encouraged to cash in

April 3, 2020Posted in: Community

Girl selecting items in patisserie

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding local business owners that they may be eligible for the NSW Government’s Small Business Support Grants, with 575 local businesses already receiving grants of up to $10,000. Eligible businesses must have experienced a 40 per cent drop in revenue over a three-month period, compared to the previous year, because of...

A phone call a day to check you’re OK

April 3, 2020Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair is urging vulnerable residents concerned with current international events to take advantage of telephone service being offered by the Australian Red Cross. “We’re all acutely aware that we’re dealing with an event unseen in our lifetimes,” he said.  “The spread of the Coronavirus is a global issue and it’s having...