More than just a shed

January 27, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs, News

Two men looking at woodworking plans

The Colo Vale Men’s Shed is set to receive $130,000 in funding towards the construction of a brand-new Men’s Shed. The money was made available following community discussion on the best way to distribute proceeds of the sale from the old Council-owned Rural Fire Service (RFS) shed on Banksia Street in Colo Vale. The money...

Council secures multi-million-dollar flood protection funding

December 20, 2022Posted in: Delivering, Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured more than $4.5 million under the 2021-2022 National Flood Mitigation Infrastructure Program funded by the Commonwealth Government to assist in the construction of the Retford Farm Detention Basin. The Retford Farm Detention Basin is a major component of the Bowral Floodplain Risk Management Strategy (FRMSP) first adopted by Council in...

Community Assistance Scheme now open

February 18, 2019Posted in: Community, Events

Kangaloon Hall

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today launched the 2019 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Under the scheme, this year 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. Monies can be sought to fund...

Council secures over $1 million in Black Spot funding

May 27, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured over $1 million in grant funding from the Australian Federal Government to rectify four local ‘black spots’. In total $1,051,780 has been allocated as part of the Australian Government’s Black Spot Programme to remedy traffic accident sites within the Shire. In a bid to improve safety, $360,000 has been allotted...