Tagged: Wingecarribee Shire Council

Council welcomes State Library funding

July 10, 2019Posted in: Community, Other

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has welcomed the State Government’s pledge to inject $36.5 million in funding across NSW public libraries this financial year. “This is great news for our Shire and State,” he said. “Libraries are an integral part of our community and this commitment provides real certainty and protection for all our...

Council calls for applications for State funding grant

July 5, 2019Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging local community groups to apply for funding as part of the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund (SCCF). Round Three of the Stronger Communities Fund was launched by the Deputy Premier John Barilaro on 1 July 2019 making an additional $100 million available for community projects across regional NSW. Wingecarribee...

Council to capture Shire’s ‘character’

July 5, 2019Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council has launched a unique photographic competition asking residents to capture the ‘character’ of the Southern Highlands. Council’s Coordinator Strategic Land Use Planning, Michael Park explained the aim of the project. “We all love living and working in the Southern Highlands but it’s often difficult to describe what it is that makes the...

Council unveils more locality signs across Shire

July 4, 2019Posted in: Roads and Assets

Berrima, Sutton Forest, Welby and Colo Vale will soon have new locality signs erected welcoming residents and guests to their respective communities. The signs are the latest in a collection which Wingecarribee Shire Council began installing in 2016. However the new signs serve as more than decorative features at locality entry points. Deputy General Manager...

Council appoints Economic Development and Tourism Coordinators

July 2, 2019Posted in: Development, Tourism

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today appointed Jan Campbell as Coordinator of Economic Development and Izabella Lane as Coordinator of Tourism. The announcement was made by Wingecarribee Shire General Manager, Ann Prendergast. “Jan and Izabella’s appointments are the next step in our Shire capitalising on the enormous business opportunities we believe the Southern Highlands has to...