Tagged: Wingecarribee Shire Council

Mayor offers condolences to family of lightning casualty

February 24, 2017Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Ken Halstead has today expressed his sadness on learning one of the women struck by lightning in Bowral’s Corbett Gardens has passed away at Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital. “On behalf of everyone at Council we extend our sincere sympathies and deepest condolences to the woman’s family,” the Mayor said. The 61-year-old...

Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme now open

February 23, 2017Posted in: Community

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Wingecarribee Shire Council has today launched the 2017 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Under the scheme, this year Council will distribute up to $130,000 to assist local not-for-profit organisations across the Shire. Monies can be sought to fund programs, equipment or capital works which aim to establish, improve or enhance cultural, sporting, welfare, health promotion, community...

Job completed for Wingecarribee River Green Army

February 22, 2017Posted in: Environment

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Following six months of intensive environmental work on the Wingecarribee River, the second round of Green Army participants are preparing to down tools as the rehabilitation project draws to a close. Attending the Burradoo graduation ceremony was Campbell Page’s National Green Army Program Manager, Kristie Kelly, members of the Bong Bong Common Management Committee and...

Council to host Bowral Hospital ‘drop in’ session

February 20, 2017Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that South Western Sydney Local Health District and Health Infrastructure (SWSLHD) will host a briefing session in Council’s Moss Vale Civic Centre on Friday 24 February 2017. The ‘drop in’ briefing session is the first of three community meetings being organised by SWSLHD to provide members of the public...

Controlling a national pest

February 20, 2017Posted in: Environment

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to release the latest strain of the rabbit calicivirus as part of a national program to control the feral pest. Council’s Natural Resource Project Coordinator Ian Perkins said wild rabbits cost the Australian economy over $200 million in lost agricultural production every year. “Feral rabbits are one of Australia’s most...