Wingecarribee Shire’s top citizens announced

January 27, 2022Posted in: Events
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Wingecarribee Shire’s 2022 Australia Day Citizen and Young Citizen of the year have today been announced. Berrima resident Eric Savage has been named Wingecarribee Shire’s 2022 Australia Day Citizen of the Year. Mr Savage was nominated for his community advocacy, volunteer work and leadership within the Berrima Residents Association (BRA). During his time as Chair...

Wingecarribee Shire to welcome new citizens

January 25, 2022Posted in: Events
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Twenty-seven residents from across the globe are set to make the pledge of Australian Citizenship as part of Wingecarribee Shire Council’s 2022 Australia Day ceremony this Wednesday 26 January. Council’s Interim Administrator, Mr Viv May PSM, said the occasion was a chance to acknowledge the importance of citizenship. “Becoming an Australian citizen is a very...

2022 Australia Day celebrations go virtual

January 13, 2022Posted in: Community, Events
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Australia Day in Berrima

Wingecarribee Shire’s official Australia Day celebrations are set to proceed on 26 January in a virtual ceremony. Due to the continued uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, Berrima’s traditional Australia Day street parade and markets will however not be held in 2022. “In consultation with event organisers we have made the difficult decision to scale back this year’s...

Council acts on Community Research results

January 6, 2022Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has adopted 11 key actions to improve transparency, communications and community participation in Council decision-making. Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May said the improvement actions had been developed by an in-house project team in the wake of Council’s recent Community Research results. “Last year I called for the release of the 2021 Community...

Bowral Library re-introduces Click and Collect service

January 5, 2022Posted in: Community
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Librarian in face mask standing outside library, ready to hand over books to customer

Wingecarribee Public Libraries will re-introduce a Click and Collect service for residents commencing Thursday 6 January at Bowral Central Library. Council’s Acting Chief Information Officer, Mr Ian Vong, said library services play an important role in community wellbeing. “Click and Collect allows library members to access our collections and materials by placing an order online...