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Interim Administrator calls Extraordinary Meeting

June 16, 2022 Wingecarribee Shire Council will hold an Extraordinary Meeting on Wednesday 29 June 2022. Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May... Read More

Station Street Improvement works

May 19, 2022 Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to begin construction on stormwater drainage improvements works and a new carpark on Station... Read More

Temporary closure of Welby Heights Oval Amenities block

May 16, 2022 Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that the public toilets located within the grounds of the Welby Heights Oval... Read More

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Arts Studio Trail

Expressions of Interest open for 2022 Art Studio Trail

6 June, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for Expressions of Interest from artists and galleries wishing to participate in the 2022 Southern Highlands...

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Council to host Sustainability Festival

3 June, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is hosting an inaugural Wingecarribee Greener Footprint Fair on Saturday 25 June to inspire and connect residents with...

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Animal Shelter and SES building progress update

27 May, 2022

Progress on the new Wingecarribee Animal Shelter has taken another step towards fruition as Council finalises the Development Application. The Development...

Draft Operational Plan and Budget on exhibition

13 May, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after Council endorsed the draft Operational Plan and Budget at this month’s Extraordinary...

Council commits to continued Christmas funding

10 May, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council will continue to fund Christmas celebrations as part of the 2022/23 budget following endorsement by Council. Council’s Interim...

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Council launches ‘Sustainable Us’ video series

9 May, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council has launched a sustainable living program in a new initiative for the Southern Highlands. Council’s Manager Environment and...

Community and industry reps invited to help shape Shire’s future housing

10 June, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on interested persons to help guide future residential development across the Southern Highlands. As part of...

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Council warns of correct property advertising

7 June, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today reiterated its position regarding a recent advertisement of land in the Moss Vale area. Council’s General...

New Employment Zones proposed across the Shire

3 June, 2022

In 2020 the State Government announced it was reforming the planning system to help businesses recover and grow following the pandemic....

Mittagong Playhouse refurbishment update

5 May, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council has awarded the contract to undertake the detailed design works and submitted the Development Application for the restoration...

Thinking about lodging a DA meet with our Duty Planner for early advice

14 April, 2022

From Tuesday 19 April Council’s Duty Planners and Certifiers will be available via appointment between the hours of 8.30am and 12.30pm...

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Council prioritises DA processing changes

1 February, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council says improving development application (DA) processing times will be a key priority for 2022. “We fully acknowledge our...

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Council to host Sustainability Festival

3 June, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is hosting an inaugural Wingecarribee Greener Footprint Fair on Saturday 25 June to inspire and connect residents with...

Stay warm and breathe easy this winter

2 June, 2022

As the cooler weather sets in, Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents to check their wood heaters before lighting up. Council’s...

Marquee at outdoor festival. Two women posing for photo with Council branding.

Council launches ‘Sustainable Us’ video series

9 May, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council has launched a sustainable living program in a new initiative for the Southern Highlands. Council’s Manager Environment and...

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Preparing your Wood Heater

28 April, 2022

With the cooler months approaching, Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents to check their wood heaters before they light up. “Faulty...

Chemical CleanOut at Moss Vale Depot

Household Chemical CleanOut at Council Depot

22 April, 2022

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) in conjunction with Wingecarribee Shire Council will be accepting unwanted chemicals as part of its...

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Council powers up latest solar system

9 November, 2021

A new solar photovoltaic system installed atop Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Moss Vale Civic Centre is now operational. The 100-kilowatt system is...

Arts Studio Trail

Expressions of Interest open for 2022 Art Studio Trail

6 June, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for Expressions of Interest from artists and galleries wishing to participate in the 2022 Southern Highlands...

Marquee at outdoor festival. Two women posing for photo with Council branding.

Council to host Sustainability Festival

3 June, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is hosting an inaugural Wingecarribee Greener Footprint Fair on Saturday 25 June to inspire and connect residents with...

Harbison to join Tulip Time Bulb Planting

17 May, 2022

Preparations for this year’s Tulip Time celebrations are set to gather pace with the official bulb planting at Bowral’s Corbett Gardens...

Council commits to continued Christmas funding

10 May, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council will continue to fund Christmas celebrations as part of the 2022/23 budget following endorsement by Council. Council’s Interim...

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Council supports learner driver education

5 May, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is once again offering free road safety workshops designed to help learner drivers become safer drivers. Council’s Road...

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Council to co-host Response, Recovery and Resilience Expo

29 April, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council will join neighbouring Wollondilly Shire Council and Resilience NSW in hosting a two-day Response, Recovery and Resilience Expo...

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Highlands businesses urged to take part in regional survey

7 June, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging local business owners to take part in an online survey to better understand economic trends and...

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Draft Complaints and Complainants Policies on exhibition

27 June, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents to provide feedback on two draft complaints-related policies now on public exhibition. Council’s General...

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Highlands businesses urged to take part in regional survey

7 June, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging local business owners to take part in an online survey to better understand economic trends and...

Draft Operational Plan and Budget on exhibition

13 May, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after Council endorsed the draft Operational Plan and Budget at this month’s Extraordinary...

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Counsel Assisting Public Inquiry delivers Closing Submissions to Commissioner

11 May, 2022

On Monday 9 May 2022 Counsel Assisting Closing Submissions from the Public Inquiry were released.  The document provides several findings and...

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Green Caffeen launches tomorrow

31 March, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council has partnered with Green Caffeen to launch a swap and go reusable coffee cup system across the Southern...

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Council seeks 0.8% to maintain rate revenue in line with Financial Plan

18 March, 2022

Following advice from the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) that the rate peg for the 2022/23 financial year will be...

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Don’t let your water pipes freeze in icy weather

30 May, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents to protect their water meters and exposed pipes from icy weather. The call comes as...

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Council supports learner driver education

5 May, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is once again offering free road safety workshops designed to help learner drivers become safer drivers. Council’s Road...

Council confirms multi-million-dollar infrastructure investment

21 April, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council has committed more than $21 million to improving key infrastructure across the Southern Highlands following the overnight endorsement...

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Expressions of Interest for Animal Shelter now open

5 April, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on Expressions of Interest (EOI) from interested parties to lease floor space within the proposed new...

Road repairs hindered by record rain

1 April, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire Council is cautioning motorists to drive to conditions as full restoration of the Shire’s road and infrastructure network is...

Mittagong Pool further impacted by March floodwaters

24 March, 2022

Mittagong Swimming Pool has sustained further damage following this month’s heavy rainfalls. The pool had been closed since the 2021 flooding...

Tulips Time to expand after dark

31 March, 2022

Wingecarribee Shire’s 2022 Tulip Time celebrations are set to shine after dark when the festivities return in September this year. The...

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Hampers sharing a taste of the Highlands

16 September, 2021

Council’s Destination Southern Highlands team have been working with local businesses to prepare hampers for our neighbours in nearby Campbelltown. The...

Tulip Time 2021 goes virtual!

26 August, 2021

The Southern Highlands annual Tulip Time festival in Corbett Gardens is to be transformed into an online virtual tour following uncertainty...

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Tulip Time pruned back due to COVID-19

5 May, 2020

The Southern Highlands annual Tulip Time is to be cut back in the wake of COVID-19 but organisers promise the floral...

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Sharing the Love with the Southern Highlands

12 February, 2020

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Destination Southern Highlands team is set to launch a new tourism and economic recovery campaign aimed at enticing...

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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,...