Category: Community

Bushfire Recovery and Resilience Grants now open

March 5, 2021Posted in: Community
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New growth on burnt tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council in partnership with the NSW Government has launched a Bushfire Community Recovery Small Grants Program to support local communities recovering from the 2019/20 bushfires. Grants of up to $10,000 are available to assist not-for-profit organisations and associations across the Southern Highlands. Council’s Group Manager of Corporate and Community, Danielle Lidgard, said the...

Draft Revised Communications Strategy on exhibition

March 5, 2021Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking feedback from the community after Councillors unanimously endorsed the public exhibition of the Draft Revised Communications Strategy. The draft document is a review of Council’s existing Communications Strategy originally adopted in 2014 and examines how Council manages its numerous communications channels. Council’s Deputy General Manager Corporate Strategy and Development Services...

Community Services Expo at the Bowral Memorial Hall

February 22, 2021Posted in: Community, Events
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Thomas-Andrew Baxter welcomes participants to the 2016 expo

Wingecarribee Shire Council will host the Shire’s annual Wingecarribee Community Services Expo on Thursday 25 February at the Bowral Memorial Hall. Council’s Coordinator Community Development, Cath Brennan, explained that the Expo provides an opportunity for residents to discover the range of services and support groups that contribute to our Shire. “Over 35 exhibitors will be...

Community Assistance Scheme now open

February 15, 2021Posted in: Community
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Kangaloon Hall

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today launched the annual Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Under this year’s scheme Council will distribute up to $120,000 to assist local not-for-profit organisations across the Shire. The scheme aims to encourage and increase participation and support initiatives that promote partnerships within our Highlands community. Grants and donations can be sought to...

Draft Casburn Park Masterplan on exhibition

February 12, 2021Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after Councillors endorsed the public exhibition of the Draft Casburn Park Masterplan. Council’s Acting Deputy General Manager Operations, Finance and Risk Richard Mooney said the draft masterplan explores several possible inclusions designed to improve the existing parkland located opposite the Wingello Train Station. “We want to...

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