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Australia Day nominations now open

October 20, 2021Posted in: Events
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Nominations for Wingecarribee Shire’s 2022 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 Interim Administrator Viv May said the awards were an opportunity to recognise the efforts of residents who contribute to making the Southern Highlands...

Free Resilience Toolkit Program for Highlands businesses

October 12, 2021Posted in: Community, Events, Other
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Business Community Resilience Toolkit Program banner

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting businesses across the Southern Highlands to take part in an online ‘Business Community Resilience Toolkit Program’ designed to help better prepare for future disruptions and disasters. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the free course would help local businesses develop contingency plans and build support networks. “Registered businesses will be...

Disaster Dashboard ready for storm season

October 5, 2021Posted in: Events, Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents and visitors that access to real time information on serious incidents and disasters impacting the Shire can be found on the Wingecarribee Disaster Dashboard. Council’s Disaster Dashboard was one of 27 regional dashboards launched last year with the assistance of Resilience NSW as part of the State Government’s Regional...

Julia Zemiro to host the Southern Highlands’ Koala Karaoke Party!

September 13, 2021Posted in: Environment, Events
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Koala in tree with event branding over top

Wingecarribee Shire Council has combed the Southern Highlands for crooning koalas to join them in a world-first Koala Karaoke Party. The party will include an online community event featuring a Q+A with team members from the Southern Highlands Koala Conservation Project, results from the 2020 Koala Karaoke Bioacoustic Monitoring Survey and an online karaoke sing-a-long....

2021 Arts Trail called off

September 10, 2021Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has regretfully announced that the 2021 Arts Trail will not proceed due to ongoing challenges presented by COVID-19. “The health and safety of our community is always the most important factor in our decision making,” said Council’s Interim Deputy General Manager, Marissa Racomelara. Council, in consultation with and response to concerns raised...