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Council weeds out glyphosate use

July 31, 2019 - With the use of glyphosate-based products coming under greater scrutiny, Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to conduct its own trials into weed control alternatives. Council’s Manager of Open Spaces, Recreation and Building Maintenance, Greg... Read More

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Pathway and Road Inspections

July 30, 2019 - Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that a Shire-wide street audit that commenced in early-June continues into the next...

Belmore Falls causeway works

June 6, 2019 - Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that road works are scheduled to commence on the Belmore Falls Road causeway,...

Argyle Street sewer works

June 4, 2019 - Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that sewer main replacement works are scheduled to commence on Argyle Street in...

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Upgrades continue at Mittagong Library

5 August, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to embark on the next stage of upgrade works at Mittagong Branch Library. Works involve replacing...

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Council supports learner driver education

1 August, 2019

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

Voting now open for My Community Project program

30 July, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on the Shire’s residents to vote for local projects that they would like to see funded...

Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, with the custom ‘Look out before you step out’ banner at Bowral Public School

Council works with local school to encourage road safety

22 July, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding motorists to slow down and travel safely around schools with school zones coming back into effect...

People holding up items of what can be recycled: paper and cardboard, steel and aluminium cans, glass bottles and jars, plastic bottles and containers.

Residents encouraged to Recycle Right

17 July, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging residents to Recycle Right and update their recycling habits as part of a regional recycling campaign...

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Tulip Time Parade becomes Community Walk

12 July, 2019

Tulip Time is returning to its roots with the annual Street Parade to become a Community Walk. Council’s Group Manager of...

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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...

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Outdoor advertising and signage criteria

11 June, 2019

Changes to outdoor advertising rules have led Wingecarribee Shire Council to remind ratepayers of enforceable regulations relating to the placement of...

Draft Pool Barrier Policy on exhibition

31 May, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after Councillors voted to place Council’s draft Swimming Pool Barrier Policy and Guidelines...

Draft Chelsea Gardens Development Control Plan on exhibition

22 May, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking feedback from the community after Councillors endorsed a draft Amendment to the Moss Vale Town Plan...

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Draft Rural Tourism Policy on exhibition

17 December, 2018

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from interested parties after councillors endorsed the public exhibition of a draft Rural Tourism Policy...

First rehabilitated koala released at Tugalong Station

5 August, 2019

‘Tug’ the koala has this week become the first rehabilitated koala to be released onto ‘Tugalong Station’. The NSW State Government...

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Council weeds out glyphosate use

31 July, 2019

With the use of glyphosate-based products coming under greater scrutiny, Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to conduct its own trials into...

Mount Alexandra Reserve

Council reminds residents that logs have life inside

16 July, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents that it is prohibited to collect firewood from roadsides and bushland reserves. Council’s Environment Officer,...

Wingecarribee Water Treatment Plant

Council secures funding to increase climate change resilience

16 July, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured $50,000 in grant funding as part of the NSW Government’s Increasing Resilience to Climate Change (IRCC)...

Chemical CleanOut at Moss Vale Depot

Household Chemical CleanOut at Council Depot

20 May, 2019

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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Tips to reduce wood smoke pollution

15 May, 2019

With the chill of winter in the air, Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents to check their wood heaters before they...

Council’s Road Safety Officer, Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman and Senior Constable Scott Waples from the Southern Highlands Highway Patrol take the Fatality Free Friday pledge.

Take the pledge for Fatality Free Friday

24 May, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging residents to steer their thinking towards Fatality Free Friday on 31 May 2019. Fatality Free Friday...

Chemical CleanOut at Moss Vale Depot

Household Chemical CleanOut at Council Depot

20 May, 2019

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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Expressions of Interest called for 2019 Art Studio Trail

14 May, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for Expressions of Interest from studios and artists wishing to participate in the 2019 Southern Highlands...

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ANZAC Day services across the Southern Highlands

15 April, 2019

In the lead up to this year’s ANZAC Day services Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair is urging Southern Highlanders to...

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NSW Youth Week returns for 2019

5 April, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting the youth of the Southern Highlands to come together and celebrate NSW Youth Week from Wednesday...

Solar world records on the line for Earth Hour

26 March, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is gearing up to tackle two unique records as it prepares to celebrate Earth Hour on Saturday 30...

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Nattai Ponds draft floodplain risk management study and plan on exhibition

23 July, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to view and provide comment on the draft Nattai Ponds Floodplain Risk Management Study and...

Council welcomes State Library funding

10 July, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has welcomed the State Government’s pledge to inject $36.5 million in funding across NSW public...

Change of operating hours at Resource Recovery Centre

28 June, 2019

Starting Monday 15 July 2019 Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) will open from 8.00am seven days a week. Other...

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Draft Codes of Conduct and Meeting Practice on exhibition

16 April, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after Councillors endorsed the public exhibition of the draft Code of Conduct...

Local charities plea for donations that count, not cost

2 April, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is working with local charities to tackle illegal dumping at stores and donation bins across the Shire. Council’s...

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Backyard burning do’s and don’ts

27 March, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council, NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) and Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) are reminding residents of the need...

Green light given for Welby hockey field expansion

31 July, 2019

A second synthetic hockey field is set to be constructed at the Welby Hockey Centre following support by Wingecarribee Shire Councillors....

Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, with the custom ‘Look out before you step out’ banner at Bowral Public School

Council works with local school to encourage road safety

22 July, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding motorists to slow down and travel safely around schools with school zones coming back into effect...

Wingecarribee Water Treatment Plant

Council secures funding to increase climate change resilience

16 July, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured $50,000 in grant funding as part of the NSW Government’s Increasing Resilience to Climate Change (IRCC)...

Council unveils more locality signs across Shire

4 July, 2019

Berrima, Sutton Forest, Welby and Colo Vale will soon have new locality signs erected welcoming residents and guests to their respective...

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Council adopts 2019/20 Operational Plan and Budget

24 June, 2019

Wingecarribee Shire Councillors have adopted the Operational Plan and Budget for the upcoming 2019/20 Financial Year. The draft 2019/20 Operational Plan...

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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...

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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...

Tulip Time 2016

Redkite join Tulip Time

24 February, 2017

Wingecarribee Shire Council is proud to announce Redkite as this year’s Tulip Time partner. Council’s Manager Tourism and Events, Steve Rosa...