The world is watching our Shire’s Indigenous plants pilot

June 23, 2023Posted in: Community

Aunty Marie standing next to the planting pods

The world has its eyes on a remarkable local pilot promoting a return to using indigenous plants for their wellbeing benefits. 23 international journalists recently interviewed local Aboriginal Corporation, Koori Kulcha, about the extraordinary collection coming together with their Indigenous Garden project. Made possible by grant funding through Council’s Community Assistance Scheme, native species from...

Homage to Highlands heritage: preserving stories and strengthening resilience are key focuses for our future

June 5, 2023Posted in: Community, Corporate Affairs, News

Front of Bowral Memorial Hall

As we work together to shape an ever more enriching place to live and work, our community members are set to experience a dynamic cultural tapestry and enriched library services as part of Council’s future plans for our Shire. All while paying respects to our unique heritage. First Nations collaborations, a resilience blueprint, library programs,...

Arts and culture survey now open

October 13, 2020Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking community response to a survey commissioned as part of a research project into the arts and culture sector in the Southern Highlands. The Wingecarribee Arts and Culture Stakeholder Group in association with The SHAC (Southern Highlands Artisans Collective) has commissioned research into the value of arts, culture and heritage across...

The show will go on – at Chevalier College!

November 4, 2019Posted in: Community

The Highlands Theatre Group’s production of Anne of Green Gables has found a new home at Chevalier College’s Performing Arts Centre. A total of five shows are scheduled to run from Thursday 21 November to Sunday 24 November 2019. The new venue and re-scheduling of the production is the result of the closure of the...

Council committed to providing support to local artists

June 4, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council in partnership with Arts Law is set to host a series of legal workshops designed to support the professional development of artists and arts organisations. Workshops will be held over Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 June 2018 in Council’s Moss Vale Civic Centre. Council’s Cultural Development Officer Jenny Kena explained that the...