Demolition begins on Moss Vale Pool

August 14, 2012Posted in: Development

Demolition crews have this week begun work on the first stage of transforming the existing Moss Vale Pool into the Moss Vale Indoor Aquatic Centre. The pre-construction activities signal the start of the multi-million project which will provide the Shire’s residents with a year round covered swimming facility. Weather permitting, the demolition crews are expected...

Australian Government Biodiversity Fund grant for Southern Highlands

August 14, 2012Posted in: Environment

The task of protecting and enhancing the Shire’s unique biodiversity has received a welcome boost with the region being awarded a major grant under the Australian Government’s Clean Energy Future Biodiversity Fund. Efforts to protect and enhance remnant patches of Endangered Regional Ecosystems in Wingecarribee Shire have been hampered by the limited availability of ‘local...

Burradoo BU2 Catchment Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan

August 10, 2012Posted in: Environment, Roads and Assets

In accordance with the NSW Government’s Floodplain Development Manual 2005, Council is committed to sound Floodplain Management and have engaged specialist flood consultants, Cardno, to prepare the Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan for the Burradoo BU2 Catchment. Wingecarribee Shire Council has been working through the floodplain management process for Burradoo BU2 Catchment and has...

Air quality surrounding Vandenbergh, Yeola, Fountaindale and Lees Roads given the all clear

August 8, 2012Posted in: Environment, Roads and Assets
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Asbestos consultants have given the air quality surrounding the roads on the outskirts of Robertson found to contain an unknown amount of asbestos the all clear. Test results taken this week from Yeola, Vandenbergh, Fountaindale and Lees Roads reported air monitoring results for the locations were below the lowest detectable level of 0.01 fibres/ml of...

RDA Illawarra and Wingecarribee Shire Council to enter into MoU

August 7, 2012Posted in: Other

The Chairman of Regional Development Australia – Illawarra (RDAI), Mr Eddy De Gabriele, and General Manager of Wingecarribee Shire Council, Jason Gordon today announced that their respective organisations will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at a ceremony to mark this significant occasion on Friday 10 August, 2012. “From the RDAI’s perspective, the objectives of...

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