Council calls for NAIDOC Awards nominations

May 20, 2011Posted in: Community
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Nominations for this year’s Local Government Regional NAIDOC Awards have opened with entries being called in the five categories on offer. The awards are held in conjunction with neighbouring councils in Shellharbour, Kiama, the Shoalhaven and Wollongong and recognise the contributions of Indigenous Australians across our region. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Aboriginal Liaison Officer, Marie Barbaric...

Hunt for asbestos dumpers heats up

May 18, 2011Posted in: Environment, Other
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Following Wingecarribee Shire Council’s removal of nine cubic metres of asbestos from Wombeyan Caves Road late last week, come further reports that even more prohibited material has been dumped in the area. “We’re fielding calls from the public that suggest even more asbestos may still be littered around the Wombeyan Caves Road area,” said Council’s...

All aboard for World Environment Day

May 18, 2011Posted in: Environment, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council will celebrate World Environment Day on Sunday June 5 with a free bus tour visiting some of the Southern Highland’s most picturesque bushland settings and environmentally significant assets. Tour highlights will include stopovers at Mount Gibraltar Reserve, Cosgrove Park, the Community Nursery and Stringray Swamp. During the bus tour participants will have...

Draft 2011 – 2013 Delivery Program on Exhibition

May 17, 2011Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for community feedback on its draft 2011-13 Delivery Program and 2011-12 Operational Plan which went on public exhibition last week. The draft documents represent Council’s response to public input gathered from Wingecarribee 2031+, Council’s long-term community plan for the Southern Highlands. Wingecarribee Shire Council General Manager, Jason Gordon said the...

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