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Council invites community groups to apply for funding

May 5, 2022Posted in: Community

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on local community groups to apply for funding as part of this year’s ClubGRANTS scheme. ClubGRANTS is an initiative of the NSW Government and Clubs NSW to provide funding for community development projects and services that have a direct impact on residents in the Wingecarribee Shire. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy...

Council secures additional funding to progress Moss Vale Bypass

March 16, 2022Posted in: Roads and Assets

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Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured $1.1 million from the State Government to progress detailed designs for Stages 2 and 3 of the proposed Moss Vale Bypass Project. The funding is in addition to $2.4 million previously committed by the NSW Government in 2021/22 to develop Stage 1 of the long-awaited traffic project. Wingecarribee Shire Council...

Council secures additional bushfire grant funding

February 18, 2022Posted in: Other

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Three community projects will be fast-tracked after Wingecarribee Shire Council successfully secured more than one million dollars in bushfire grant funding. A total of $1.04 million will be distributed from the Australian Government’s Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants Program to fund: The installation of water storage tanks at Canyonleigh, Bullio, High Range/Joadja and Penrose, Construction...

Council secures additional bushfire vegetation removal grant funding

October 25, 2021Posted in: Community

New growth on burnt tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council will clear thousands of tonnes bushfire damaged trees after securing $4.59 million in grant funding from the NSW Government Environment Protection Authority (EPA) – Bushfire Recovery Green Waste Program. Wingecarribee Shire Council was one of 15 regional councils to secure funding from the EPA to assist with the continued cleanup following the...

Post bushfire research grant secured for rare flora

October 20, 2021Posted in: Environment

Wingecarribee Shire Council has successfully secured a grant from the State Government to help monitor the recovery of rare and threatened flora species across the Shire’s bushfire impacted areas. Council’s Director Communities and Place, Geoff King said the grant would assist Council and state government staff in protecting the Shire’s unique environment following the Black...