Tagged: Bundanoon

Youth ready to shred at Bundanoon Skate Park

June 1, 2020Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman and Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair have today officially opened the brand-new Bundanoon Skate Park. “This is an absolutely fabulous facility that I’m sure our Shire’s youth will enjoy for years to come,” Mayor Gair said. “I’m particularly pleased at the range of elements that have been included in the...

Construction recommences on Bundanoon Skate Park

March 4, 2020Posted in: Other

Construction on the long-awaited Bundanoon Skate Park has recommenced following the disruption caused by the summer bush fires and record rains. Located in the Bundanoon Oval precinct, Council staff and contractors have begun preliminary forming and concreting works. Council’s Group Manager of Capital Projects Ned Tripkovic is confident the finished project will be warmly welcomed...

Mayoral Relief Fund update

February 26, 2020Posted in: Other

Less than eight weeks since the outbreak of the first bush fire to hit the Southern Highlands and Wingecarribee Shire’s Mayoral Relief Fund has topped $100,000. A total of $94,250 has been distributed to 198 families and individuals across the Shire since the first fires tore through the villages of Balmoral and Buxton. Wingecarribee Shire...

Community meetings called for northern and southern villages

January 16, 2020Posted in: Events, Other

Candidate Information Seminars

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair has called for bush fire affected residents to meet and discuss local priorities for the Federal Government’s recently announced $1 million Bushfire Relief Package. Mayor Gair said it was imperative that residents have input as to where the money be spent. “It’s all well and good for Council to say...

Plea to stop donating food and clothes for bush fire crisis

January 10, 2020Posted in: Other

Pile of donated goods

In the wake of the weekend’s recent bush fires Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair is urging residents wanting to help during the crisis to give money rather than food and other goods. “I know a lot of people feel helpless and want to help following the two fires which have struck our Shire in recent...