Breaking News: Wingecarribee Shire Council currently suspended, learn more.

Hampers sharing a taste of the Highlands

September 16, 2021Posted in: Other, Tourism

Hampers being packed into boot by man in hi vis vest

Council’s Destination Southern Highlands team have been working with local businesses to prepare hampers for our neighbours in nearby Campbelltown. The Campbelltown local government area is classified as a local government area (LGA) of concern and its residents are under stricter stay at home orders. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s General Manager, Lisa Miscamble, said the benefits...

2021 Arts Trail called off

September 10, 2021Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council has regretfully announced that the 2021 Arts Trail will not proceed due to ongoing challenges presented by COVID-19. “The health and safety of our community is always the most important factor in our decision making,” said Council’s Interim Deputy General Manager, Marissa Racomelara. Council, in consultation with and response to concerns raised...

Support to local business and our community: COVID-19 financial relief package

August 13, 2021Posted in: Community

Person pointing something out on laptop screen

Wingecarribee Shire Council has reactivated its hardship policy and will defer rates and charges for businesses and residents affected by the latest COVID restrictions. The relief package, adopted by Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May at Council’s meeting of Wednesday 11 August, will lessen the burden on impacted businesses and households. “We’re acutely aware that...

Increased COVID testing for sewage treatment plants

July 30, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is working with NSW Health to increase COVID testing schedules at Council’s Sewage Treatment Plants in a bid to keep the Shire COVID-safe. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the increased surveillance was a precautionary measure. “With neighbouring local government areas in lockdown this is a proactive measure we’re taking to help...

Council’s Covid safe measures

July 16, 2021Posted in: Other

With Greater Sydney facing extended Covid restrictions, Wingecarribee Shire Council is supporting staff to ensure local services continue. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the organisation had reinstated numerous Covid-safe procedures. “The health and safety of our employees, their families and our community remain our key priority,” she stressed. “To help ensure we keep everybody...