Preparation for a new, elected Council

July 21, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs, News

candidate talking to a room of people

So that community members can vote with confidence that candidates in the September 2024 Council elections are coming from a sense of civic and community service, a formal preparation program is being developed. The Office of Local Government (OLG) has indicated that this will play a key role in supporting the transition back to elected...

Wingecarribee’s Community Recycling Centre has been nominated as a stand-out collection facility

July 7, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs, News
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Farmer carrying a tray with some drums on the ground in front of him

Sustainability matters to our community and the team at Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Community Recycling Centre (CRC) strive to reflect those values by actively engaging residents with recycling. In recognition of their efforts, the CRC has been selected as a finalist in this year’s National Agsafe Stewardship Awards. Agriculture is integral to the Southern Highlands community...

A substantial portfolio of capital works to improve our Shire, now underway as Council passes budget for 23/24

June 29, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs, News
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image of draft plans for casburn park

A big year ahead for high priority capital works is reflected in Wingecarribee Shire Council’s commitment to delivering more than $84 million in infrastructure upgrades, as the 23/24 budget was passed at yesterday’s Extraordinary Meeting of Council. Council Administrator Mr Viv May says Council is heavily invested in the long-term sustainability of a wide range...

Improving our technology for increased efficiency and transparency

June 28, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs, News
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First published 16 June 2023 We’re taking steps to provide residents with the best experience possible when interacting with Council, starting with reviewing and implementing our Customer Experience Charter, and keeping a close eye on our service level Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to make sure we’re meeting your expectations and our targets. Other initiatives outlined...

Our people are our strength – priority actions for people and culture outlined in our draft Operational Plan

June 28, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs, News
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Customer service council staff leaning on counter and talking to a customer

First published 16 June 2023 People and culture play a vital role in managing and developing the council’s workforce, ensuring effective recruitment, training, and employee engagement, which ultimately contribute to the overall efficiency of the council’s operations and the outcomes we deliver for our community. In order to effectively deliver the many major projects and...