Better roads are in the making, using camera mounted vehicles

March 30, 2023Posted in: Roads and Assets

Road survey vehicle on suburban street

Safer travel on improved roads is a priority for our community and Council is planning for future improvements by capturing the condition of the region’s roads, footpaths and other secondary road assets using camera-equipped inspection vehicles. This fleet will be hitting the Shire’s streets this week, weather permitting. Council’s Manager Assets, Shaun Robinson, said the...

Want to help shape the future of our Shire? Participate in Council’s Community Strategic Plan

March 28, 2023Posted in: Community, Corporate Affairs, Delivering

Want to help shape the future of our Shire? Here’s your opportunity to review and provide feedback on the current draft of the Wingecarribee Shire ‘refreshed’ Community Strategic Plan. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the draft plan is one of Shire’s most important documents, and a priority for the entire Highlands community. “This is...

With Bong Bong Common Masterplan now in motion there will be parking and traffic changes

March 22, 2023Posted in: Community, Delivering
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An even better community green-space is one step closer, with construction works on stages one and two of Bong Bong Common Masterplan set to commence from Tuesday 21 March, 2023. It will be necessary to temporarily close both the car park and shared path located off Moss Vale Road, to public access, while we undertake...

Last chance to see the 15 Koalas living in Bowral’s Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens, for Earth Hour

March 21, 2023Posted in: Events
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Outdoor sculptures at dusk

Come along to Earth Hour and see the 17 giant Kreative Koalas, in the birch grove at the Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens (SHBG), for one final event on Saturday 25 March 5pm-9pm. The Koalas were created by primary students across NSW, who participated in the Kreative Koalas – Design a Bright Future competition and will be on...

Future sustainability and economic benefits of Bowral STP upgrade

March 16, 2023Posted in: Delivering, Roads and Assets
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Bowral Town

A priority project for the communities of Bowral, East Bowral and Burradoo, extensive upgrades to increase the operating capacity of Bowral Sewage Treatment Plant are anticipated to have far reaching benefits for future sustainability, employment opportunities and economic development. Following a rigorous process of assessment and negotiation, the resolution was made at this week’s ordinary...