The big reveal

January 19, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs, News, Roads and Assets
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Artist impression of the stage at Bowral Memorial Hall

A breath of fresh air for cultural experiences in the Southern Highlands is now just weeks away.   Get ready for the big reveal of our extensive redevelopment of Bowral Memorial Hall in late February, presenting the community with a beautiful, purpose-designed venue for local and touring music performances, with café, exhibition and functions facilities, and...

Better travel, less disruption

January 19, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs, News, Roads and Assets
 

Corner of road with warning sign for loose gravel

We heard your concerns about the closure of Old South Road for reconstruction coinciding with works at Station Street, and made arrangements to progress with the necessary improvements in a way that will reduce disruption.  A vital local distributor, the rehabilitation of Old South Road is important to our residents, so it’s a priority project...

100 tonnes of pothole filler per week!

January 19, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs, News, Roads and Assets
 

Red sports car driving on tree lined stretch of road in the Southern Highlandss

You’ll be pleased to know we’ve had some success with our continued efforts to lobby for the substantial State funding needed to smooth over our widespread pothole crisis.   We moved quickly to secure $418,725.51 from $500 million in NSW Government Grant funding to help regional Councils across NSW repair roads severely damaged by extreme weather...

A better Old South Road, with less disruption

January 11, 2023Posted in: Delivering, Roads and Assets
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As we prepare to move quickly on much needed improvements to Old South Road, Wingecarribee Shire Council have made arrangements to minimise disruption for residents. “Taking on board community feedback about the closure of Old South Road for construction, coinciding with works at Station Street, we’ve balanced these concerns with the urgency of completing the...

Council secures multi-million-dollar flood protection funding

December 20, 2022Posted in: Delivering, Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured more than $4.5 million under the 2021-2022 National Flood Mitigation Infrastructure Program funded by the Commonwealth Government to assist in the construction of the Retford Farm Detention Basin. The Retford Farm Detention Basin is a major component of the Bowral Floodplain Risk Management Strategy (FRMSP) first adopted by Council in...