Celebrate sustainable living with house tours and webinars!

April 11, 2024Posted in: Community, Environment
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Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Sustainability team have partnered with the not-for-profit organisation Renew, on Sustainable House Day for 2024. A host of initiatives are on offer throughout April and May, for those keen to find out how to live a more environmentally conscious life. Sustainable House Day on 21 April 2034 Mark your calendars for Sustainable...

Wingecarribee celebrates a week of Environmental Events to honour National Eucalyptus Day and Nature

March 18, 2024Posted in: Community, Environment
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is excited to announce a week of events dedicated to environmental awareness and engagement. From a captivating book launch to an immersive film screening, residents and visitors alike are invited to participate in these enriching activities. Book Launch: “The Forest Wars” by Professor David Lindenmayer Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2024 Time: 12:00...

Small Village Back-Up Water Plan for Extended Outages in Wingecarribee Shire

March 12, 2024Posted in: Community, Environment
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Every day, Wingecarribee Shire Council delivers up to 36 million litres of fresh water through 715 kilometres of water mains to 45,000 residents, businesses, and properties across the Shire. However, maintaining this extensive network can sometimes lead to temporary disruptions, both planned and unplanned. So that community members in smaller villages connected to town water...

Free ‘Earth Flix’ film festival starts at Bowral Cinema

January 19, 2024Posted in: Community, Environment, Events
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A new free community film festival, focussing on sustainability, and themes to educate and build resilience in our community, kicks off at Bowral’s Empire Cinema on Wednesday 31 January at 6pm. The ‘Earth Flix: Cinema 4 Change’ launch event will offer a special screening of the powerful documentary, “Australia Burns: Silence of the Land” –...

Land for Wildlife, sowing seeds of sustainability across Wingecarribee

December 8, 2023Posted in: Environment
 

This Spring, we gave away 2,800 native trees to Land for Wildlife members, to establish more wildlife habitat on private properties across our Shire. The tubestock was distributed from the Moss Vale Depot Community Nursery as part of our conservation-focused partnership with local property owners through the Land for Wildlife program, a straightforward way for...