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Council secures additional bushfire vegetation removal grant funding

October 25, 2021Posted in: Community

New growth on burnt tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council will clear thousands of tonnes bushfire damaged trees after securing $4.59 million in grant funding from the NSW Government Environment Protection Authority (EPA) – Bushfire Recovery Green Waste Program. Wingecarribee Shire Council was one of 15 regional councils to secure funding from the EPA to assist with the continued cleanup following the...

Consultant engaged for independent review into Black summer bushfires

June 9, 2021Posted in: Community

New growth on burnt tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May has announced that a specialist risk consultant has been engaged to undertake an independent review into Council’s response following the 2019/20 Black summer bushfires. Mr May made the announcement during Council’s Ordinary Meeting of Wednesday 9 June 2021. “At the previous Council Meeting I commented that I would...

Community Recovery Concert success

May 5, 2021Posted in: Community, Events

Close up of Mahalia Barnes

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Community Recovery Concert has been hailed a success with over 1,000 people attending the Moss Vale Showground on Saturday 10 April 2021. The event featured performances by Justice Crew, Mahalia Barnes and her band the Soul Mates, Jess and Matt from the X Factor and local performers Michelle Cashman and Bald and...

Grants available for community-led bushfire recovery

April 30, 2021Posted in: Community

Group of men sitting around table socialising

Wingecarribee Shire Council in partnership with the NSW Government is set to launch a third round of the Bushfire Community Recovery Small Grants Program to support local communities recovering from the 2019/20 bushfires. Grants of up to $10,000 are available to assist not-for-profit organisations and associations across the Southern Highlands. Council’s Acting Deputy General Manager,...

Bushfire Recovery and Resilience Grants now open

March 5, 2021Posted in: Community

New growth on burnt tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council in partnership with the NSW Government has launched a Bushfire Community Recovery Small Grants Program to support local communities recovering from the 2019/20 bushfires. Grants of up to $10,000 are available to assist not-for-profit organisations and associations across the Southern Highlands. Council’s Group Manager of Corporate and Community, Danielle Lidgard, said the...