New population and housing forecasts for the Southern Highlands

March 17, 2022Posted in: Community

Robertson revegetation tour

Wingecarribee Shire Council has commissioned a suite of demographic and forecasting tools to better understand how the Southern Highlands is changing and help businesses, community groups and service providers plan for future community needs. A presentation was made at Council’s meeting overnight by the demographic profiling company .id (informed decisions) which included an economic profile...

Council secures additional funding to progress Moss Vale Bypass

March 16, 2022Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Drone image of Moss Vale Town

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured $1.1 million from the State Government to progress detailed designs for Stages 2 and 3 of the proposed Moss Vale Bypass Project. The funding is in addition to $2.4 million previously committed by the NSW Government in 2021/22 to develop Stage 1 of the long-awaited traffic project. Wingecarribee Shire Council...

Council’s flood recovery assistance

March 10, 2022Posted in: Community
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As flood waters recede Wingecarribee Shire Council is turning its focus to community recovery. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said a multi-agency recovery effort was underway. “At the start of the rains our priority was to ensure residents and motorists heeded warnings and returned home safe,” she said.  “Now that the floodwaters are receding we’re...

Caffeine in Wingecarribee goes green

March 7, 2022Posted in: Community
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White coffee cup icon on pastel green background

Wingecarribee Shire Council has partnered with Green Caffeen to bring an eco-friendly coffee cup solution to the Southern Highlands. Local cafes are encouraged to get involved in a free swap and go reusable cup program, helping to reduce single-use coffee cup waste. Council’s Waste Education and Policy Officer, Phoebe Ward, said the program is set...

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