Welcome to ‘Participate Wingecarribee’

November 9, 2023Posted in: Community

Want to participate in decision-making as we work together to shape the future of our Shire? We’ve changed-up our ‘Your Say Wingecarribee’ community engagement platform to make it even easier for you to contribute your input and ideas to the plans we’re making for our community. It’s now called ‘Participate Wingecarribee’. Try it for yourself...

Sports field bookings made easier

March 3, 2023Posted in: Roads and Assets

Aerial of David Wood Playing Fields in East Bowral on game day

To improve the booking process and provide fairer access to sports fields across the Shire, draft terms and conditions for annual and seasonal hire have been prepared. Wingecarribee Shire Council is now calling for feedback from the community. “Council operates and maintains 23 sports fields across the Shire,” said Carmel Foster, Director Corporate Strategy and...

Asking our community what they want set the baseline for a better way forward

February 7, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs

Lady relaxing on stool outside house under construction

Bringing our 2023 Community Satisfaction Survey forward to October 2022 was a way of gaining clear insight to what people want, and where we need to improve our customer experience, while Council is updating our Community Engagement Strategy and Community Strategic Plan. Feedback from focus groups points to practical services such as waste management, where...

Out we go – more village visits in 2023

January 19, 2023Posted in: Community, Corporate Affairs, News

Two ladies standing on street, laughing and discussing village plans

Village communities, you can expect us to be coming out to you more regularly.  We appreciate your feedback, that since bringing our Place Liaison Officer Corinne Buxton on board,  a collaborative approach to the projects that matter to you, is working well.  With the village of Wingello, we were able to set in motion a project...

Draft Community Engagement Strategy on exhibition

December 21, 2022Posted in: Corporate Affairs, Listening

Candidate Information Seminars

In a bid to provide more inclusive engagement with the Highlands community, Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents to provide comment on two draft Community Engagement documents currently on exhibition. Council’s ‘refreshed’ Community Engagement Strategy and Community Engagement Policy have both placed on public exhibition following endorsement by Council. Council’s Manager Governance and Corporate...