New Executive team announce ‘Listening Tour’

February 28, 2022Posted in: Community


Wingecarribee Shire Council’s new Executive Team is hitting the road on a three-month ‘Listening Tour’ that will take them to 18 different towns and villages across the Southern Highlands. Council’s newly appointed General Manager Lisa Miscamble said it was important the Executive team understand the opportunities and challenges facing residents. “We have a new Executive...

Council appoints Place Liaison Officer

February 28, 2022Posted in: Community
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Drone image of Moss Vale Town

Wingecarribee Shire Council is pleased to welcome Ms Corinne Buxton to the role of Place Liaison Officer. This new role was a key initiative of Council to improve support and communication to Highland villages. Shortly after his appointment Interim Administrator Viv May embarked on a series of community visits across the Shire. “I quickly learnt...

Bookings set to open for Seniors Festival

February 25, 2022Posted in: Community, Events
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Mature lady looking excited

Bookings for Wingecarribee Shire Council’s 2022 Seniors Festival activities are set to open at 9 am Friday 4 March 2022. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and Resourcing, Ms Carmel Foster urged prospective attendees to view the program ahead of the booking opening. “With over 60 events planned for this year’s festival, we’re confident we’ve got something...

Council Meeting highlights – Wednesday 16 February

February 21, 2022Posted in: Other
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Council chambers 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Extraordinary Meeting of Wednesday 16 February began with a Minute by Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May. Within the Minute the Interim Administrator reminded attendees of the start date of Monday 28 March as the commencement of the Public Hearing of Council.  The Interim Administrator also congratulated Eric Savage and Jeremy Millward...

Council secures additional bushfire grant funding

February 18, 2022Posted in: Other
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New growth on burnt tree

Three community projects will be fast-tracked after Wingecarribee Shire Council successfully secured more than one million dollars in bushfire grant funding. A total of $1.04 million will be distributed from the Australian Government’s Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants Program to fund: The installation of water storage tanks at Canyonleigh, Bullio, High Range/Joadja and Penrose, Construction...