Council awards funds to 53 community projects

July 9, 2014Posted in: Community, Development
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Kangaloon Hall

Community, sporting, cultural and musical groups are some of the local community projects set to benefit from Wingecarribee Shire Council’s latest round of community grants. Fifty three community projects totalling $127,148 were allocated funding as part of the 2014/15 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Projects to receive funding include: Equipment for sporting groups A new projector...

You can’t teach your dog or cat about safe sex

July 9, 2014Posted in: Community

Desexing month

With the spring breeding season just around the corner, Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging residents to desex their pets. July is National Desexing Month and the perfect time to desex your pets and ensure their microchip and registration details are up to date. Research by the Animal Welfare League of QLD shows that 65 per...

Southern Highlands koalas need your help!

July 8, 2014Posted in: Environment
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koala study

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging residents to report koala sightings and activity to a new ‘Koala Hotline’ to help build a more detailed picture of their population in the Southern Highlands. The initiative follows on from a successful joint study Council conducted along with the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) in May. The initial...

Pool subsidies announced for northern villages residents

July 3, 2014Posted in: Community, Development

Wingecarribee Shire Council has announced a range of pool entry subsidies for residents of the Shire’s northern villages whilst the Mittagong Swimming Centre is refurbished. To offset the temporary closure, affected residents will be eligible for half price entry to Council’s Bowral Swimming Centre once the 2014/15 swim season kicks off in October. Schools nearest...

People power transforms Penrose swamps

July 1, 2014Posted in: Environment, Events
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­What do swamp wallabies, giant dragonflies, elusive bush-peas and gang-gang cockatoos have in common? They are just some of the endangered and threatened species of flora and fauna that call our Southern Highlands swamps home. Our swamps are diverse communities full of edible vegetation, seeds, fruits and nectar-filled flowers which feed insects, skinks, birds and...

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