Old South Road open in time for the holiday season, keeping our villages connected

December 19, 2023Posted in: Community

Old South Road Re-opens

Friday 22 December 2023 will see the re-opening of one of our biggest projects in recent years – the rehabilitation of Old South Road. Critical upgrades to one of our Shire’s main connector roads have enhanced its condition and introduced enhanced safety features. “This vital connector between Mittagong, Bowral and Moss Vale has been a...

Funds secured for much needed high-quality fit-out of Wingecarribee’s Emergency Operations Centre

December 19, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs
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Picture of Viv May, Wendy Tuckerman and Lisa Miscamble

There’s been success with Council’s application to the NSW Government Club Grants Category 3 Infrastructure Grants Program for $200K toward Wingecarribee Shire’s new Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) at the Civic Centre Moss Vale.  It will enable the acceleration of its fit-out to the highest standards, so the facility can become fully operational as soon as...

The Charlotte Project unveiled at Berrima, a monument to our rich local history

December 15, 2023Posted in: Community
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Photo of the Charlotte Project monument in Berrima

Officially unveiled in the heritage village of Berrima on Saturday December 9, a bronze statue of Australia’s first published children’s author Charlotte Atkins has been accepted on behalf of the Southern Highlands community by Council Administrator Viv May. Around 300 community members came along for the occasion at Marketplace Park. It was a lovely touch...

Council Christmas operating hours 2023/24

December 14, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs

Merry Christmas Image

It’s the countdown to Christmas and as our community members make plans for the holiday season, Council’s team members are also looking forward to taking some quality time-out with their families. Please take note of our closure dates and operating hours over this period, from 22 December 2023. Regular opening hours will resume from 2...

Celebrating renewed playspaces co-designed with the communities they’re created for

December 14, 2023Posted in: Community
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Images from playspace activations

In partnership with the communities who co-designed with Wingecarribee Shire Council, the first three of 48 playspace renewal projects, have been unveiled in Mittagong and Moss Vale parks in early December.  To celebrate the new safe, accesible and inclusive playspaces, community members were invited to join special fun days in the first few neighbourhoods that...