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Tulip Time to bloom in 2021

April 6, 2021Posted in: Events

Tulip Time girl

Tulip Time will be back in September following last year’s COVID cancellation. Council’s Group Manager of Tourism and Economic Development, Steve Rosa said plans for the festival’s return were well progressed. “Tulip Time is synonymous with the Southern Highlands and we’re absolutely thrilled to announce its return in September of this year,” he said. “Council’s...

Southern Highlands Destination Strategy Action Plan breakfast

December 9, 2020Posted in: Community

Drone image of Moss Vale Town

Wingecarribee Shire Council will host a breakfast with the local business community to discuss the next stage of the Southern Highlands Destination Strategy following its adoption by Council last month. Key elements to be discussed include the development of an Action Plan to identify tasks, responsibilities and timeframes. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair said the...

Stay home and stay safe this Easter

April 8, 2020Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair is reminding holidaymakers to postpone their visit to the Southern Highlands this Easter in a bid to help the nation tackle the spread of the COVID-19 virus. “It’s important that we all heed the advice from our Federal and State leaders and cancel all non-essential travel,” he said. “This message...

Sharing the Love with the Southern Highlands

February 12, 2020Posted in: Tourism

Steve Rosa and Leo Sayer outdoors with campaign material

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Destination Southern Highlands team is set to launch a new tourism and economic recovery campaign aimed at enticing visitors back to the Highlands. Council’s Group Manager of Tourism and Economic Development, Steve Rosa said the campaign would show that the Shire was back open for business. “We’ve called the campaign Share the...

Highland businesses back up and running

January 22, 2020Posted in: Development

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair has welcomed the announcement by the Rural Fire Service (RFS) declaring the Shire safe to visit following the recent bush fires. “This is great news for our Shire, our residents and businesses,” he said. The NSW Rural Fire Service informs that the fires which had previously threatened parts of the...