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Interim Administrator announces Community Meetings

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator, Viv May PSM, has today announced a series of Community Meetings to be held across the Shire’s towns and villages. A total of 20 meetings will be held between 20 October and 14 December 2021. Each meeting will run from 6 to approximately 7 pm and feature a brief introduction…

Free Resilience Toolkit Program for Highlands businesses

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting businesses across the Southern Highlands to take part in an online ‘Business Community Resilience Toolkit Program’ designed to help better prepare for future disruptions and disasters. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the free course would help local businesses develop contingency plans and build support networks. “Registered businesses will be…

Draft flood study review on exhibition

Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to view and provide comment on a draft report on the Review of the Wingecarribee River Flood Study which goes on public exhibition Friday 1 October 2021. The draft study uses historical data and computer modelling to help prepare and minimise the impacts of future flooding events across the…

Bowral Library introduces new Click and Collect service

Wingecarribee Public Libraries are set to introduce a Click and Collect service for residents, following an exemption to the Public Heath Order. This new service will commence from Monday 27 September at Bowral Central Library. Council’s Chief Information Officer, Mr John Crawford, said library services play an important role in community wellbeing. “Libraries provide social…

Hampers sharing a taste of the Highlands

Council’s Destination Southern Highlands team have been working with local businesses to prepare hampers for our neighbours in nearby Campbelltown. The Campbelltown local government area is classified as a local government area (LGA) of concern and its residents are under stricter stay at home orders. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s General Manager, Lisa Miscamble, said the benefits…