Celebrating International Day of People with Disability

November 21, 2022Posted in: Community, Delivering, Events

IDPwD branding

In recognition of International Day of People with Disability, Wingecarribee Shire Council will be launching an inclusive art exhibition on Friday 2 December 2022. The ‘Creating and Thriving’ exhibition showcases the artwork and skills of local artists and makers with disability. Council’s Coordinator Community Development, Ms Cath Brennan, explained the purpose of the exhibition. “International...

Australia Day Citizen nominations now open

November 7, 2022Posted in: Community, Events

Nominations for Wingecarribee Shire’s 2023 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 Administrator Viv May said the awards were an opportunity to recognise the efforts of residents who contribute to making the Southern Highlands a...

Council Christmas trading hours

December 23, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Civic Centre Community Christmas Tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that the Moss Vale Civic Centre will close for the Christmas holiday period from 11.45 am on Friday 24 December 2021. The Civic Centre, including the Customer Service Counter, will re-open on Tuesday 4 January 2022. Council will however maintain essential services and normal emergency call-out arrangements throughout the...

Civic Centre refurbishment review presented to Council

December 16, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

A report into the refurbishment of the Moss Vale Civic Centre was considered by Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May PSM at Council’s Ordinary Meeting of Wednesday 8 December. The report tabled before Council explained the chronology of the refurbishment project, highlighted procedural and governance deficiencies and made numerous recommendations. The repair and refurbishment of...

Civic Centre to house Emergency Operations Centre

November 26, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May PSM has given the green-light for a new multi-purpose Emergency Operations Centre to be located within Council’s newly refurbished Civic Centre. “The Black Summer bushfires highlighted the need for a modern emergency facility that is able to be effectively used by all of the Shire’s emergency agencies,”...