Volunteers named Wingecarribee Shire’s top citizens

January 27, 2016Posted in: Community, Events

Tireless Southern Highland volunteer Kathy Roche has been named Wingecarribee Shire’s 2016 Australia Day Citizen of the Year. The former pharmacist with a passion for the environment has spent years volunteering and fundraising throughout the Shire. Pastoral Care, Youth off the Streets and Freedom from Hunger are just some of the volunteer organisations Kathy has...

Land valuations and your Council rates

January 25, 2016Posted in: Other
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Robertson revegetation tour

As residents receive their Notice of Valuation from the NSW Valuer General, Wingecarribee Shire Council explains how the updated Land Valuations affects local rates. “Land valuations are determined by the NSW Valuer General,” explained Council’s Chief Financial Officer, Richard Mooney.  “Council has no input into this process and we cannot influence the outcome.” The NSW...

Wingecarribee Shire to welcome new citizens

January 20, 2016Posted in: Events
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Eighteen residents from the United Kingdom, India, South Africa, Columbia, Nepal, Ecuador and the United States will make the pledge of Australian Citizenship as part of Wingecarribee Shire Council’s 2016 Australia Day celebrations this Tuesday 26 January at Berrima. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor Larry Whipper said the occasion was not only a chance to celebrate...

Council secures Federal bridge replacement funding

January 19, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Larry Whipper has today welcomed the news that the Belanglo Road culvert will be replaced following the announcement of successful grant funding from the Federal Government. “This is great news for residents and motorists who use the road,” Mayor Whipper said. “It will provide residents, farmers and visitors with improved, safer...