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Changed traffic conditions – Braemar Ave

January 23, 2020 - Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise of the immediate closure of Braemar Avenue in Braemar to facilitate stormwater improvement...

Extraordinary Meeting called for Wednesday 29 January

January 15, 2020 - Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that an Extraordinary Meeting of Council has been called to take place in...

Wombeyan Caves Road closure

December 10, 2019 - Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that Wombeyan Caves Road has been closed at High Range Lane following a...

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Bookings set to open for Seniors Festival

14 January, 2020

Bookings for Wingecarribee Shire Council’s 2020 Seniors Festival activities will open Friday 17 January 2020. Council’s Ageing and Disability Officer, Erin...

Financial assistance for bush fire affected residents

24 December, 2019

Staff from Wingecarribee Shire Council will be based at the Balmoral Village Rural Fire Service (RFS) shed in the coming days...

Mayoral Relief Fund set up to support locals

23 December, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair has today launched a Mayoral Relief Fund to assist residents impacted by the Green Wattle Creek...

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Buses organised for residents of Balmoral and Buxton

23 December, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council has organised for buses to inspect fire-affected Balmoral and Buxton today, Monday 23 December 2019, at 3pm. The...

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Mittagong Playhouse update

18 December, 2019

On advice from structural engineers external buttressing is to be erected at the Mittagong Playhouse as fault investigation and remediation works...

Council’s 2019 Community Satisfaction Survey results

18 December, 2019

The results are in from Council’s 2019 Community Satisfaction Survey and while the report contained some positive results, General Manager Ann...

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Highland businesses back up and running

22 January, 2020

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair has welcomed the announcement by the Rural Fire Service (RFS) declaring the Shire safe to visit...

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Managing vegetation prior to and after a bush fire

17 January, 2020

Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging residents to familiarise themselves with local and State requirements before clearing trees and vegetation from around...

Local Housing Strategy to set direction for future residential developments

2 September, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Councillors have agreed that no further Planning Proposals involving residential development will be supported until the completion of the...

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Organisation fined for illegal tree destruction in Yerrinbool

23 August, 2019

A Yerrinbool-based organisation has been ordered to pay $25,000 by Moss Vale Local Court following successful prosecution by Wingecarribee Shire Council....

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Council appoints Economic Development and Tourism Coordinators

2 July, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today appointed Jan Campbell as Coordinator of Economic Development and Izabella Lane as Coordinator of Tourism. The...

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Council undertakes review of engineering specifications

13 June, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reviewing its entire suite of engineering specifications in a bid to provide the local design and construction...

Council kicks off annual Summer Clean Up

15 January, 2020

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Resource Recovery Centre will commence its annual Shire-wide Summer Clean Up in Balaclava, Mittagong, Renwick and Welby starting...

Information wanted on construction waste dumping

17 December, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council Rangers are seeking information regarding the illegal dumping of construction waste at the intersection of Kirkham and Mittagong...

Flying Duck Orchid in Bundanoon

Council launches new citizen science program

4 November, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging residents to get involved in a new citizen science biodiversity monitoring program. The Southern Highlands Nature...

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NSW Government fund local councils under Regional Capacity Building Program

27 September, 2019

The Canberra Region Joint Organisation (CRJO) has been awarded funding of $840,000 from the EPA under the Council Regional Capacity Building...

Don’t trust the dirt dealer

18 September, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging residents of the Shire to be wary of operators offering ‘free fill’ following a spate of...

Solar panels on roof

Council’s sustainability efforts pay-off

6 September, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has commended a Council-led program for reducing Council’s energy consumption and costs for the 2018/19...

Bowral pool

Plugged at the Pool returns to Bowral

22 January, 2020

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging music lovers to attend the upcoming ‘Plugged at the Pool’ summer outdoor concert this Friday 24...

Wingecarribee Shire to welcome new citizens

21 January, 2020

A record forty three residents from across the globe will make the pledge of Australian Citizenship as part of Wingecarribee Shire...

Candidate Information Seminars

Community meetings called for northern and southern villages

16 January, 2020

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair has called for bush fire affected residents to meet and discuss local priorities for the Federal...

Council kicks off annual Summer Clean Up

15 January, 2020

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Resource Recovery Centre will commence its annual Shire-wide Summer Clean Up in Balaclava, Mittagong, Renwick and Welby starting...

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Disaster Welfare Services extend stay in Highlands

14 January, 2020

The State Government’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Disaster Welfare Assistance Point, presently set up in Council’s Civic Centre foyer, will...

Bookings set to open for Seniors Festival

14 January, 2020

Bookings for Wingecarribee Shire Council’s 2020 Seniors Festival activities will open Friday 17 January 2020. Council’s Ageing and Disability Officer, Erin...

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Managing vegetation prior to and after a bush fire

17 January, 2020

Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging residents to familiarise themselves with local and State requirements before clearing trees and vegetation from around...

Candidate Information Seminars

Community meetings called for northern and southern villages

16 January, 2020

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair has called for bush fire affected residents to meet and discuss local priorities for the Federal...

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Disaster Welfare Services extend stay in Highlands

14 January, 2020

The State Government’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Disaster Welfare Assistance Point, presently set up in Council’s Civic Centre foyer, will...

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Councils working together

14 January, 2020

As part of a collaborative arrangement between Wollondilly and Wingecarribee Councils, Wollondilly Council is extending the free bushfire waste drop-off service...

Bush Fire Recovery phone line

13 January, 2020

Wingecarribee Shire Council has created a dedicated 1800 Bush Fire Recovery phone number for Highland residents enquiring about bush fire advice...

Disaster Welfare Services to set up in Moss Vale

10 January, 2020

The State Government’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will open a Disaster Welfare Assistance Point at Council’s Civic Centre next week....

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Councils working together

14 January, 2020

As part of a collaborative arrangement between Wollondilly and Wingecarribee Councils, Wollondilly Council is extending the free bushfire waste drop-off service...

Mayor pleads for water restraint

20 December, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair is calling on the Shire’s residents to heed Council’s recently introduced water restrictions as catastrophic bush...

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Mittagong Playhouse update

18 December, 2019

On advice from structural engineers external buttressing is to be erected at the Mittagong Playhouse as fault investigation and remediation works...

Moss Vale Library to temporarily close during upgrade

17 December, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is about to embark on building upgrade works at Moss Vale Branch Library as part of the Civic...

Bundanoon Skate Park concept design

Construction begins on Bundanoon Skate Park

4 December, 2019

Works have started on the construction of the long-awaited Bundanoon Skate Park on Erith Street in Bundanoon. Located in the Bundanoon...

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Whites Creek Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan on exhibition

1 November, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to view and provide comment on the recently updated Whites Creek Floodplain Risk Management Study...

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Council adopts Rural Tourism Policy

15 November, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Councillors have voted to adopt the Shire’s first Rural Tourism Policy. Council’s Group Manager Planning, Development and Regulatory Services,...

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Council appoints Economic Development and Tourism Coordinators

2 July, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today appointed Jan Campbell as Coordinator of Economic Development and Izabella Lane as Coordinator of Tourism. The...

Council sets a new direction for Economic Development in the Shire

6 March, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today announced that the corporate portfolio of Economic Development will be merged with the existing Tourism portfolio....

Lightning strikes twice for award winning Mittagong Caravan Park

20 November, 2018

Mittagong Caravan Park has been awarded Best Inland Caravan Park for a second successive year by the Caravan & Camping Industry...

Multi-coloured close up of Tulips

Council calls for 2018 Tulip Time charity partner

3 October, 2017

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from charities wishing to become the official charity partner for next year’s Tulip...

Tulip Time 2017 late to bloom but still a success

28 September, 2017

The 57th Southern Highlands Tulip Time Festival has been hailed a success with over 34,000 visitors flocking through the gates of...