Highlands cooking experience serves up gold

November 22, 2022Posted in: Delivering, Tourism

Bowral-based food entrepreneur Stefano Marvello has put the Southern Highlands atop of every food lover’s must-visit list after snaring gold at this year’s NSW Tourism Awards. Italian Cooking Experience with Stefano Marvello entered and won the coveted top spot in the New Tourism Business category after receiving business mentoring advice from Destination Sydney Surrounds South....

Council welcomes State funding for Bowral Station

November 21, 2022Posted in: Delivering, Roads and Assets
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Officially announced at Bowral today, an important collaboration brokered between Wingecarribee Shire Council and Transport for NSW has directed significant State investment into better access and an improved travel experience at Bowral Station, a vital transport hub for the Highlands community, and gateway to the Southern Highlands. The Member for Wollondilly, Nathaniel Smith, announced Transport...

Celebrating International Day of People with Disability

November 21, 2022Posted in: Community, Delivering, Events
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In recognition of International Day of People with Disability, Wingecarribee Shire Council will be launching an inclusive art exhibition on Friday 2 December 2022. The ‘Creating and Thriving’ exhibition showcases the artwork and skills of local artists and makers with disability. Council’s Coordinator Community Development, Ms Cath Brennan, explained the purpose of the exhibition. “International...

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...

Giving you greater transparency with upgrades to our software technology

October 21, 2022Posted in: Delivering

To completely transform your customer experience, Wingecarribee Shire Council is investing in extensive modernisation of our in-house software technology. Upgrading to a simpler, more integrated platform will streamline the application process and provide real-time data for greater transparency. 9 million dollars will be invested with specialist Australian software firm Technology One, to bring our existing...