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Wingecarribee Shire’s top citizens announced

January 27, 2022Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire’s 2022 Australia Day Citizen and Young Citizen of the year have today been announced. Berrima resident Eric Savage has been named Wingecarribee Shire’s 2022 Australia Day Citizen of the Year. Mr Savage was nominated for his community advocacy, volunteer work and leadership within the Berrima Residents Association (BRA). During his time as Chair...

Wingecarribee Shire to welcome new citizens

January 25, 2022Posted in: Events

Twenty-seven residents from across the globe are set to make the pledge of Australian Citizenship as part of Wingecarribee Shire Council’s 2022 Australia Day ceremony this Wednesday 26 January. Council’s Interim Administrator, Mr Viv May PSM, said the occasion was a chance to acknowledge the importance of citizenship. “Becoming an Australian citizen is a very...

2022 Australia Day celebrations go virtual

January 13, 2022Posted in: Community, Events

Australia Day in Berrima

Wingecarribee Shire’s official Australia Day celebrations are set to proceed on 26 January in a virtual ceremony. Due to the continued uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, Berrima’s traditional Australia Day street parade and markets will however not be held in 2022. “In consultation with event organisers we have made the difficult decision to scale back this year’s...

Council opens applications for Australia Day Grand Parade

December 21, 2021Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting applications from community groups wishing to take part in next year’s Australia Day Grand Parade in Berrima. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the Grand Parade was one of the highlights of the Shire’s official Australia Day celebrations. “Residents have told us that they’re keen on seeing the Grand Parade...

Australia Day nominations now open

October 20, 2021Posted in: Events

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...