Tourism message trucked across the Shire

June 26, 2015Posted in: Environment, Roads and Assets
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Less than a year since commissioning two new waste trucks emblazoned with iconic Southern Highlands images on them, a third truck has joined Council’s waste fleet. Decorated with images of local attractions and experiences, the truck will soon begin rounds delivering waste from the Highlands to Council’s central waste management facility in Camden. Council’s Manager...

Careful what you burn

June 25, 2015Posted in: Environment
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Wood fire smoke

As the cooler weather sets in, Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents to check their timber before they light up their wood heaters. “Although all wood will burn, not all wood is safe to burn,” said Council’s Environment and Sustainability Manager, Barry Arthur. “It’s vitally important that people are aware of where their timber originated...

Councillors adopt Fit for the Future proposal

June 25, 2015Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Councillors have tonight unanimously voted to adopt Council’s Fit for the Future submission. “Tonight’s decision to formally adopt Council’s Fit for the Future proposal marks a significant milestone in our Shire,” said Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor Duncan Gair. “It describes how we propose to guide our Shire’s growth and deliver quality services in-line...

Helping Learner drivers become safer drivers

June 24, 2015Posted in: Community, Events

Learner Drivers in front of car

Teaching a young person to drive can be a daunting task, but an upcoming hands-on driving event may help parents of learner drivers prepare their teenagers for safer driving experiences. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, said parents and supervisors of novice drivers have a crucial role to play in contributing to help...

Council to undertake Customer Satisfaction Survey

June 24, 2015Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council will undertake a Customer Satisfaction Survey in a bid to obtain feedback on a range of Council services and facilities. The survey will also seek feedback on progress in implementing Wingecarribee 2031+, Council’s long-term community plan for the Southern Highlands. The telephone survey will be conducted by Micromex Research on behalf of...