Tagged: Wingecarribee Shire Council

Preparations underway for 2018 NSW Seniors Festival

September 22, 2017Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Seniors Festival

Preparations are underway as Wingecarribee Shire Council gears up for the sixtieth anniversary of NSW Seniors Festival. The festival will run from Wednesday April 4 to Sunday April 15 2018. Council’s Ageing and Disability Officer Nicola Robson explained that NSW Seniors Festival provides an opportunity to celebrate the value that older people bring to our...

RRC asbestos update

August 22, 2017Posted in: Community

Last year Wingecarribee Shire Council reported that a small amount of asbestos was confirmed via routine laboratory testing in a sample of crushed concrete at Council’s Resource Recovery Centre. Since this announcement Council has continued to liaise with the NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) and comply with their Clean-Up Notice as issued on 5 August...

Council clarifies RRC asbestos situation

August 7, 2017Posted in: Other

Council has today responded to comments reported in some sections of the media regarding the management of asbestos found onsite at Council’s Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) in 2016. Last year Council reported that a small amount of asbestos was confirmed via routine laboratory testing in a sample of crushed concrete at Council’s Resource Recovery Centre....

Green light given for Council’s revised Investment Policy

July 27, 2017Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s revised Investment Policy has received the tick of approval following adoption by Councillors earlier this month. The revised Policy details Council’s investment objectives, and for the first time, includes a policy position on preferencing financial institutions which do not support the fossil fuel industry. The primary objectives of the policy remain unchanged. ...

Backyard Safari photo exhibition winners announced

July 25, 2017Posted in: Environment, Events

Budding wildlife photographers from across the Southern Highlands have been recognised by Council at a special presentation celebrating World Environment Week. Announcing the winners of the Backyard Safari Photo Exhibition was Wingecarribee Shire Council General Manager Ann Prendergast. “I’d like to thank all the photographers for taking the time to contribute to this photographic exhibition...