Tagged: Wingecarribee Shire Council

Helping learner drivers become safer drivers

September 27, 2018Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets

Learner Driver

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to host two free road safety events designed to help learner drivers become safer drivers. Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, 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...

Councillor Gair returned as Mayor

September 26, 2018Posted in: Other

Councillor Duncan Gair was tonight returned as Mayor of Wingecarribee Shire by his fellow councillors. “I’m extremely grateful to have once again been elected to lead the Shire,” Councillor Gair said. “The responsibility of the position is not lost on me and it’s a role I do not take lightly.” Mayor Gair said he was...

Council Bushcare team transform local waterway

September 18, 2018Posted in: Environment

Following twelve months of Council-led rehabilitation works, native bushland is again flourishing on the banks of three of the Shire’s most important waterways. Stage one of a three-year project targeting degraded bushland along the Gibbergunyah, Ironmines and Chinamans Creeks recently concluded with Council’s Bushcare team declaring the first year’s efforts a success. “After twelve months...

Australia Day nominations now being called

September 12, 2018Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents to nominate their fellow citizens for next year’s Australia Day Awards. Nominations are open for both the 2019 Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year awards. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead said the awards were an opportunity to recognise the efforts of those residents who contribute to...

Shire secures State funding for community projects

September 11, 2018Posted in: Community, Other

The Southern Highlands has secured over $1.75 million in funding as part of Round 2 of the NSW State Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund (SCCF). Announced by the Deputy Premier John Barilaro, the monies will enable the development of three major community projects across the Wingecarribee Shire. The projects include the Stephens Park playing fields...