More volunteers for home visits will help local families thrive

June 7, 2023Posted in: Community
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mother and baby with a volunteer

Here in Wingecarribee, parents struggling with everyday pressures are fortunate to have the practical support of Home-Start Australia’s Volunteer Family Home Visits. CEO Michelle McDonell is grateful to have successfully applied for $7,000 in grant funding through Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Community Assistance Grants Scheme, toward training for even more local volunteers to make a difference....

Homage to Highlands heritage: preserving stories and strengthening resilience are key focuses for our future

June 5, 2023Posted in: Community, Corporate Affairs, News
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Old cart in a black and white field.

As we work together to shape an ever more enriching place to live and work, our community members are set to experience a dynamic cultural tapestry and enriched library services as part of Council’s future plans for our Shire. All while paying respects to our unique heritage. First Nations collaborations, a resilience blueprint, library programs,...