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Council introduces Community Question time

September 28, 2021Posted in: Community
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Candidate Information Seminars

Members of the public will be able to ask questions of Council prior to the start of Ordinary Meetings starting Wednesday 13 October. The introduction of Questions from the Community sessions follows a decision of Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May enabling interested persons to ask questions relating to the business of Council. “This forum...

Bowral Library introduces new Click and Collect service

September 24, 2021Posted in: Community, Other
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Librarian in face mask standing outside library, ready to hand over books to customer

Wingecarribee Public Libraries are set to introduce a Click and Collect service for residents, following an exemption to the Public Heath Order. This new service will commence from Monday 27 September at Bowral Central Library. Council’s Chief Information Officer, Mr John Crawford, said library services play an important role in community wellbeing. “Libraries provide social...

Hampers sharing a taste of the Highlands

September 16, 2021Posted in: Other, Tourism
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Hampers being packed into boot by man in hi vis vest

Council’s Destination Southern Highlands team have been working with local businesses to prepare hampers for our neighbours in nearby Campbelltown. The Campbelltown local government area is classified as a local government area (LGA) of concern and its residents are under stricter stay at home orders. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s General Manager, Lisa Miscamble, said the benefits...

Julia Zemiro to host the Southern Highlands’ Koala Karaoke Party!

September 13, 2021Posted in: Environment, Events
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Koala in tree with event branding over top

Wingecarribee Shire Council has combed the Southern Highlands for crooning koalas to join them in a world-first Koala Karaoke Party. The party will include an online community event featuring a Q+A with team members from the Southern Highlands Koala Conservation Project, results from the 2020 Koala Karaoke Bioacoustic Monitoring Survey and an online karaoke sing-a-long....

2021 Arts Trail called off

September 10, 2021Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has regretfully announced that the 2021 Arts Trail will not proceed due to ongoing challenges presented by COVID-19. “The health and safety of our community is always the most important factor in our decision making,” said Council’s Interim Deputy General Manager, Marissa Racomelara. Council, in consultation with and response to concerns raised...