Tagged: Funding and grants

Bushfire Recovery and Resilience Grants now open

March 5, 2021Posted in: Community

New growth on burnt tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council in partnership with the NSW Government has launched a Bushfire Community Recovery Small Grants Program to support local communities recovering from the 2019/20 bushfires. Grants of up to $10,000 are available to assist not-for-profit organisations and associations across the Southern Highlands. Council’s Group Manager of Corporate and Community, Danielle Lidgard, said the...

Council secures multi-million-dollar bridge grant funding

February 19, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured $3.5 million in grant funding from the NSW State Government to renew four ageing bridges across the Shire. A total of $3,509,170 was obtained under the State Governments Fixing Country Bridges Program and will be spent replacing four bridges located in MIttagong, Bowral, Wildes Meadows and Meryla. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor,...

Community Assistance Scheme now open

February 15, 2021Posted in: Community

Kangaloon Hall

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today launched the annual Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Under this year’s scheme Council will distribute up to $120,000 to assist local not-for-profit organisations across the Shire. The scheme aims to encourage and increase participation and support initiatives that promote partnerships within our Highlands community. Grants and donations can be sought to...

Eridge Park Netball Court repairs to be fast-tracked

November 26, 2020Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

The Eridge Park Netball Courts are set to be refurbished following joint grant submissions by the Southern Highlands Netball Association (SHNA) and Council. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair said the refurbishment would be funded via a combination of Australian Government and State Government monies. “Council had already allocated funding to carry out repairs to the...

Church Road soccer fields score new amenities building

November 2, 2020Posted in: Community

Construction has commenced on a new amenities building at the Church Road Playing Fields following a successful grant bid from Wingecarribee Shire Council. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair said Council would upgrade the existing amenities building at Moss Vale in two consecutive stages following the injection of Australian Government funds. “The Church Road Playing Fields...

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