Mittagong Playhouse Restoration and Refurbishment Project Moves Forward

February 23, 2024Posted in: Community, Events, Tourism
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The Mittagong Playhouse Restoration and Refurbishment project is taking a significant step forward with the submission of a Wingecarribee Shire Council grant application for $4.33 million to the NSW Government’s Growing Regions Program. This grant, if successful, would help bridge the remaining funding gap Council requires to undertake the project, and allow for construction to...

Ross Noble on his way to Bowral for 2024 Jibber Jabber Jamboree Tour

February 15, 2024Posted in: Community, Tourism
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World renowned cult comedian Ross Noble is on his way to Bowral!  It’s part of the entertainer’s 2024 Jibber Jabber Jamboree tour, to mark his 21st solo stand-up tour. Noble rose to fame through his appearances on British television, and interviews on panel shows such as ‘Have I Got News for You.’ The Southern Highlands...

Historic collaboration for Joadja heritage site with a new Conservation Management Plan

February 14, 2024Posted in: Community, Tourism
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has been working with Joadja historic site custodians Valero and Elisa Jimenez to facilitate a Conservation Management Plan (CMP) and will soon jointly appoint respected firm Austral Archaeology. At the December Council meeting, Administrator Mr Viv May resolved to proceed with preparing a Conservation Management Plan to guide conservation and improvement works at...

New Southern Highlands Visitor Panel calls on Businesses to jump on board

February 5, 2024Posted in: Community, Tourism
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking business owners within the local tourism industry to join a new Southern Highlands focused Visitor Economy Advisory Panel (VEAP). The panel will work with Council to further the region’s footprint within the NSW tourism economy. Apart from having a number of key decision-making opportunities, the VEAP will also provide a...