NSW Government fund local councils under Regional Capacity Building Program

September 27, 2019Posted in: Environment

The Canberra Region Joint Organisation (CRJO) has been awarded funding of $840,000 from the EPA under the Council Regional Capacity Building Program. A portion of the funding of the Council Regional Capacity Building Program, will provide the CRJO with two dedicated positions. The two contaminated land specialists will be employed for a period of up...

Wingecarribee Seniors Directory call for listings

September 27, 2019Posted in: Community

Seniors Directory 2017-2019

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on local businesses and service providers to list their business in the 2020 Wingecarribee Seniors Directory. Entitled ‘Positive Ageing and Supporting our Shire’, the directory will contain a comprehensive list of activities and contacts for seniors living in the Southern Highlands. Council’s Ageing and Disability Officer, Erin Adams, said the...

Council calls for Plant and Equipment Hire Tenders

September 20, 2019Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for tenders for the provision of Plant and Equipment Hire (Tender No. 6330/19.30). The Plant and Equipment Hire tender will include wet hire (with an operator), dry hire (without an operator), material haulage and plant haulage for a minimum two (2) year contract period with a possible extension of one...

Don’t trust the dirt dealer

September 18, 2019Posted in: Environment
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging residents of the Shire to be wary of operators offering ‘free fill’ following a spate of recent incidents. Council’s Deputy General Manager Corporate, Strategy and Development Services Mark Pepping said the operators were targeting villages within easy access of the Hume Highway. “The most recent cases involved the mass dumping...

Shire welcomes Ambassador to Netherlands

September 13, 2019Posted in: Events
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Mr Neuhaus presented Mayor Gair with a porcelain tulip vase from Holland

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair has this week welcomed Mr Matthew Neuhaus, Australia’s Ambassador to the Netherlands, on a visit to Bowral in the lead up to this year’s Tulip Time celebrations. “It was an absolute pleasure hosting Mr Neuhaus yesterday at Corbett Gardens in Bowral,” the Mayor said. “He took great delight in inspecting...