Disaster Dashboard ready for storm season

October 5, 2021Posted in: Events, Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents and visitors that access to real time information on serious incidents and disasters impacting the Shire can be found on the Wingecarribee Disaster Dashboard. Council’s Disaster Dashboard was one of 27 regional dashboards launched last year with the assistance of Resilience NSW as part of the State Government’s Regional...

Shire urged to ‘Get Ready’ for summer

December 4, 2020Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging families, friends and neighbours to use the start of summer to start a conversation about being aware of and prepared for seasonal hazards. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair said that while Australian summers were iconic, they could also be tragic. “Each year, communities across NSW experience bush fires, home fires,...

Funding available for recovery and resilience projects

October 2, 2020Posted in: Community, Events, Other

Bushfire Community Recovery and Resilience Fund banner

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on organisations and groups working on medium or long-term projects to support community recovery and help build resilience to apply for the Bushfire Community Recovery and Resilience Fund (BCRRF). Funding is available to promote community well-being, connectedness, social recovery and future disaster resilience in Local Government Areas that were disaster-declared...