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Celebrating International Day of People with Disability

November 26, 2021Posted in: Community, Events
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International Day of People with Disability branding

In recognition of International Day of People with Disability, Wingecarribee Shire Council will be launching an inclusive art exhibition on Friday 3 December 2021. The ‘Creating and Thriving’ exhibition showcases the artwork and skills of local artists with a lived experience of disability. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and Resourcing, Ms Carmel Foster, explained the purpose...

Interim Administrator pushes for dual facility designs

November 25, 2021Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May has used Council’s Quarterly Budget Review to call for design plans for the proposed Wingecarribee Animal Shelter and Moss Vale State Emergency Service (SES) building to be fast-tracked. Mr May amended the September Quarterly Budget Review Recommendation to exclude the ‘revote’ or transfer of funding for the design...

Christmas comes to the Highlands

November 23, 2021Posted in: Community, Events
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Illustrated poster with waratah Christmas tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council is gearing up to ring in the festive season with an expanded program of Shire-wide merriments. Council’s General Manager, Ms Lisa Miscamble, unveiled the Shire’s promotional campaign for Christmas. “The campaign artwork features the iconic waratah and encourages people to have a merry and magical Highlands Christmas.” Starting next week three Community...

Council launches Christmas Giving Tree

November 17, 2021Posted in: Community
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Council's General Manager poses with present and giving tree inside Civic Centre

Gifts are stacking up under Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Christmas Giving Tree as part of the annual donation drive to support local families in need. General Manager, Ms Lisa Miscamble, said that Council is proud to once again support this initiative. “For a lot of people Christmas can be an especially tough time of the year,”...

Minimising bushfire risk at public facilities

November 16, 2021Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets
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New growth on burnt tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council continues to work with key stakeholders on a process for closing public facilities in times of increased fire danger. The process applies to organised group activities at sports fields, pools, cemeteries and public halls on bushfire-prone land. Council’s General Manager, Ms Lisa Miscamble, said the new process would help Council better respond...