NAIDOC Week celebrations for Wingecarribee Shire

June 30, 2011Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council will celebrate NAIDOC Week with a week-long program of events kicking off with the inaugural Local Government Regional NAIDOC Awards Dinner at Shellharbour Workers Club on Saturday 2 July. The award ceremony – held in conjunction with our neighbouring councils – recognise the efforts of our Indigenous residents in the fields of...

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor puts the call out to nominate

June 28, 2011Posted in: Community, Events

The NSW/ACT Regional Achievement and Community Awards are now calling for nominations. “The awards provide an opportunity for community groups, businesses and individuals to receive recognition and acknowledgement for a job well done. By nominating someone you know achieving socially, economically or environmentally, we can showcase the valuable assets of our community – our people,”...

Council rates approved for 2011/2012 financial year

June 24, 2011Posted in: Other
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On Wednesday evening Wingecarribee Shire Councillors resolved to adopt a motion to increase Council rates for the forthcoming 2011/12 financial year after the expiry of the mandatory exhibition period. The approval to increase general income by 9.5% was granted by the then Minister for Local Government in 2007/08 as part of a five year increase....

Jobs Expo to hit Highlands

June 17, 2011Posted in: Community, Events
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The seventh annual Wingecarribee Shire Council Jobs and Careers Expo is set to take place this Tuesday the 21 June at the Mittagong RSL. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor Ken Halstead said the expo would showcase the region’s career and employment options and provide information for prospective job seekers. “The expo will feature local manufacturers, industry...

Council calls for Expression of Interest for Moss Vale swimming centre

June 15, 2011Posted in: Development
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Work on the Shire’s first indoor aquatic facility moved another step closer with the announcement that Wingecarribee Shire Council will be calling for Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the design and project management services for the Moss Vale swimming centre this week. Chairman of the Indoor Aquatic Working Group, Councillor Larry Whipper reassured ratepayers that...