Berrima Village community to turn-on character-filled fun for Australia Day 2023 Celebrations In partnership with Wingecarribee Shire Council

November 17, 2022Posted in: Community, Corporate Affairs, Events
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Aerial view of Berrima main street on sunny day

Locals can look forward to character-filled fun as Wingecarribee Shire’s time-honoured tradition of Australia Day in Berrima Village continues in 2023 with a fresh approach to family-friendly celebrations. Proudly put together by the Berrima Village community and the local businesses, the Shire’s Australia Day 2023 celebrations will be a uniquely Southern Highlands experience, made possible...

Australia Day Citizen nominations now open

November 7, 2022Posted in: Community, Events
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Nominations for Wingecarribee Shire’s 2023 Australia Day Awards are now open. Residents are invited to nominate their fellow citizens for both the Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year awards. Wingecarribee Shire’s Administrator Viv May said the awards were an opportunity to recognise the efforts of residents who contribute to making the Southern Highlands a...

Bowral Classic boosts Highlands economy

October 31, 2022Posted in: Community, Delivering, Events
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Organisers of the 2022 Bowral Classic have hailed this year’s cycling event as the most successful to date. Held across the Southern Highlands over the 15 and 16 October the two-day cycling extravaganza attracted 3,000 cyclists and 4,000 visitors to the Shire over the participating weekend. Event Organiser James Yaffa said the 2022 event exceeded...

Council commits to Christmas funding

October 20, 2022Posted in: Community, Delivering, Listening
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Community Christmas Tree in Bowral's Corbett Plaza

Wingecarribee Shire Council will continue to fund the installation of Christmas trees across the Shire’s towns this December following overnight endorsement by Council. Council’s Administrator Mr Viv May PSM agreed with the Council Recommendation to allocate funding towards the hire of Christmas trees in Mittagong, Bowral and Moss Vale. “Feedback from the community and businesses...

Draft Former Employees Policy on exhibition

October 18, 2022Posted in: Community, Development
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after Council endorsed the public exhibition of its draft Former Employees Dealing with Council Policy. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and Resourcing, Ms Carmel Foster explained the purpose of the draft policy. “The Administrator has previously raised concerns about the perceived need for residents to retain the...

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