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Throsby Street closure

June 9, 2021 Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that a section of Throsby Street in Moss Vale will be temporarily closed... Read More

Throsby Street reconstruction works and detours

May 28, 2021 Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that a heavy vehicle detour will be implemented along sections of Throsby Street... Read More

Geotechnical investigations to commence in Bowral and Mittagong

May 24, 2021 Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that geotechnical investigations are scheduled to commence on Retford Road in Bowral from... Read More

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Consultant engaged for independent review into Black summer bushfires

9 June, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May has announced that a specialist risk consultant has been engaged to undertake an independent...

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Take up the challenge and go plastic free this July

8 June, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council is once again participating in Plastic Free July and is encouraging the local community to take part in...

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Ten tips to reduce winter air pollution

3 June, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to check their wood heaters to boost efficiency and help improve air quality this winter....

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Community members sought for Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee

31 May, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for applications from interested community members to join its Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee. Three appropriately...

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Roundtable scheduled to review Destination Strategy

28 May, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May will establish a full-day roundtable discussion on 25 June 2021 to review the Shire’s...

Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman and Council's Acting General Manager at Old Church Road Playground

Council secures playground funding

28 May, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured $155,000 in grant funding from the NSW State Government to improve two of the Shire’s playgrounds....

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Interim Administrator calls for resident feedback

8 April, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May is calling on residents and professional advisors who have had recent interaction with...

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Community reps called for Local Planning Panel

31 March, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for applications from interested community members to join an Interim Independent Advisory Assessment Panel. Community members...

Record developments drive Highlands boom

12 February, 2021

Development Applications received and processed by Wingecarribee Shire Council over the summer period reveal the Southern Highlands is experiencing a building...

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Council launches revised Engineering Specifications

15 January, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council has completed a review of its engineering specifications in a bid to provide the local design and construction...

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Online lodgement of Development Applications now mandated

6 January, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding customers of changes to how Development Applications are submitted following the mandatory introduction of the online...

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Draft changes to outdoor signage on exhibition

8 September, 2020

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after councillors recently resolved that draft changes to signage provisions within Council’s...

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Ten tips to reduce winter air pollution

3 June, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to check their wood heaters to boost efficiency and help improve air quality this winter....

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Backyard Burning Do’s and Don’ts

1 April, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents of the need for continued fire safety vigilance despite the close of the Bushfire Danger...

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Rethink waste and celebrate Earth Hour

24 March, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to celebrate Earth Hour with a special community event at the Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens this...

Chemical CleanOut at Moss Vale Depot

Household Chemical CleanOut at Council Depot

24 March, 2021

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

Seeds we don’t want saved

5 March, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on home owners with Agapanthus plants to remove the seed heads before they open and release...

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Help shape a community-driven Environment and Climate Change Strategy

7 January, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents to take part in an online survey to help prepare a draft Environment and Climate...

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Take up the challenge and go plastic free this July

8 June, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council is once again participating in Plastic Free July and is encouraging the local community to take part in...

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Applications now open for 2021 Arts Trail

4 June, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for applications from artists, studios and galleries for this year’s Southern Highlands Arts Trail. “The Arts...

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Community Recovery Concert success

5 May, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Community Recovery Concert has been hailed a success with over 1,000 people attending the Moss Vale Showground on...

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Council to celebrate Compost Awareness Week

19 April, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to celebrate International Compost Awareness Week with free activities to promote the benefits of composting. International...

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Tulip Time to bloom in 2021

6 April, 2021

Tulip Time will be back in September following last year’s COVID cancellation. Council’s Group Manager of Tourism and Economic Development, Steve...

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Bookings open for Seniors Festival

26 March, 2021

Bookings for Wingecarribee Shire Council’s 2021 Seniors Festival activities are set to open Monday 29 March 2021. Council’s Aged and Disability...

Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman and Council's Acting General Manager at Old Church Road Playground

Council secures playground funding

28 May, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured $155,000 in grant funding from the NSW State Government to improve two of the Shire’s playgrounds....

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Council’s new General Manager announced

20 May, 2021

Ms Lisa Miscamble has been named Wingecarribee Shire Council’s new General Manager. Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May made the announcement at...

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Bin Trim offers businesses a free waste assessment

3 May, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging business owners to register for a free Bin Trim waste assessment to help take the hassle...

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General Manager’s position to be re-advertised

22 April, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May has re-advertised for the position of General Manager. The re-opening of applicants for...

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Interim Administrator announces executive resignations

7 April, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Deputy General Manager Operations, Finance and Risk Mr Barry Paull and Deputy General Manager Corporate, Strategy and Development...

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Community representatives called for selection panel

24 March, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May PSM is calling on community representatives to join a selection panel to assist...

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Don’t let your water pipes freeze this winter

8 June, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents to protect their water meters and exposed pipes from the winter chill. The call comes...

Heavy rain forces Saturday closure of sports fields

7 May, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today closed all Council-managed sports fields scheduled for Saturday 8 May following continued heavy overnight rain. The...

Interim Administrator calls for greater project transparency

22 April, 2021

In a bid to ensure greater transparency Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May will undertake further community consultation on...

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Traffic changes at Bowral Hospital to deliver extra car spaces

13 April, 2021

On-street parking around Bowral Hospital is set to be improved following the implementation of several traffic changes immediately surrounding the hospital....

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Acting General Manager cautions motorists ahead of Easter weekend

1 April, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Acting General Manager is urging motorists to take extra care on the roads as holiday traffic increases across...

Council secures multi-million-dollar bridge grant funding

19 February, 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured $3.5 million in grant funding from the NSW State Government to renew four ageing bridges across...

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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,...

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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...