Tagged: Youth

Draft Youth Strategy on exhibition

November 8, 2016Posted in: Community

study lock-in

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after councillors endorsed the draft Wingecarribee Youth Strategy and Action Plan 2016 – 2026 at the last Ordinary Meeting of Council. Council’s Youth Liaison Officer, Michelle Williams explained the purpose of the draft strategy. “The draft Wingecarribee Youth Strategy and Action Plan looks at the contribution that...

HSC study lock-in at Bowral Library

September 13, 2016Posted in: Events


Wingecarribee Public Libraries will host their fifth annual HSC Night Shift study lock-in on Monday 10 October at Bowral Library to help students prepare for their final exams. Year 12 students will have exclusive after-hours access to the library from 6.30pm until the lock-in concludes at 10pm. Council’s Children’s and Youth Librarian Trudy Eccleston said...


July 28, 2016Posted in: Other


Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Larry Whipper has signaled his support for a strong university presences in the Southern Highlands with a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) supported at this week’s Ordinary Meeting of Council. To be signed in conjunction with the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wollongong (UOW), the MoU is intended to foster a relationship...

Bowral Library awarded for awe-inspiring display

June 29, 2016Posted in: Community

Bowral Library

Bowral Library has this month been awarded second prize for their ‘Lost Worlds’ 2015-16 Summer Reading Club display. The Summer Reading Club is a national initiative organised by the State Library of Queensland and displays were judged on narrative, budget and creativity. Wingecarribee Public Libraries Children’s and Youth Services Librarian Juliana Glumac explained the concept...

Youth photo competition winners announced

June 15, 2016Posted in: Environment, Events

'Colo Vale Waterfall' © Bodhi Todd

As World Environment Week draws to a close, winners of Council’s ‘Go Wild!’ photo competition have been announced. The competition was open to youth aged 18 years and younger and called for images that depicted the wild beauty of the Southern Highlands, particularly our region’s natural landscapes and wildlife. “I would like to thank all...