Tagged: Aboriginal

NAIDOC Week on show at community exhibition

November 11, 2020Posted in: Events

NAIDOC Flag Raising 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community are inviting residents to join them as they celebrate this year’s rescheduled NAIDOC Week activities. A two-day Community Exhibition starting Friday 13 November at the Bowral Memorial Hall will be the centerpiece of this year’s scaled back celebrations. Council’s Aboriginal Community Development Officer...

Aboriginal Cultural Centre lease signing

February 6, 2020Posted in: Community

NAIDOC Flag Raising 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the Aboriginal Community Cultural Centre will sign-off on a long-term lease ensuring the Mittagong-based facility remains in the hands of the Shire’s first peoples. Mayor Gair explained the significance of the 99-year lease. “The signing of this lease represents a formal hand-over of this Council-owned facility to our Shire’s Aboriginal and...

Council unveils more locality signs across Shire

July 4, 2019Posted in: Roads and Assets

Berrima, Sutton Forest, Welby and Colo Vale will soon have new locality signs erected welcoming residents and guests to their respective communities. The signs are the latest in a collection which Wingecarribee Shire Council began installing in 2016. However the new signs serve as more than decorative features at locality entry points. Deputy General Manager...

Council supports Aboriginal Elders road safety message

December 11, 2018Posted in: Community, Events, Roads and Assets

Representatives from Yamanda Aboriginal Association at the inaugural Elders Art of Road Safety workshop.

Wingecarribee Shire Council coordinates a number of road safety programs each year that are available to different road users throughout our community. Council in collaboration with the Roads and Maritime Services have tailored a workshop targeting Aboriginal Elders. The inaugural Elders Art of Road Safety workshop was held in October at the Aboriginal Cultural Centre...

Celebrating NAIDOC Week across the Shire

July 5, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

NAIDOC Logo_2018

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community are inviting residents to join them as they celebrate this year’s NAIDOC Week activities. Celebrations will start with the raising of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags at Council’s Moss Vale Civic Centre at 10am on Monday 9 July. Following the flag...