Want to help shape the future of our Shire? Participate in Council’s Community Strategic Plan

March 28, 2023Posted in: Community, Corporate Affairs, Delivering

Want to help shape the future of our Shire? Here’s your opportunity to review and provide feedback on the current draft of the Wingecarribee Shire ‘refreshed’ Community Strategic Plan. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the draft plan is one of Shire’s most important documents, and a priority for the entire Highlands community. “This is...

Asking our community what they want set the baseline for a better way forward

February 7, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs

Lady relaxing on stool outside house under construction

Bringing our 2023 Community Satisfaction Survey forward to October 2022 was a way of gaining clear insight to what people want, and where we need to improve our customer experience, while Council is updating our Community Engagement Strategy and Community Strategic Plan. Feedback from focus groups points to practical services such as waste management, where...

Australia Day – new beginnings 

January 27, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs, News

Close up of classic cars lined up under trees in berrima

Residents, friends and families made the most of a stunning Summer’s day, loving the variety of venue pop-ups,  picnicking in the park, sipping local cool climate wines, and cooling off with cups of iced teas over a chat with Council. The heat made it timely for our local RFS to talk with people about planning and preparing their...

No time to spare – an exhibition in The Atrium

January 20, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs, Events

Black and white photo of Highlands landscape with yellow wheel barrow in bottom right foreground. Photo by Richard Batterley.

Love our local heritage? Don’t miss this wonderful photographic exhibition in The Atrium at our Civic Centre, from 14 January to 24 February. Highlighting key heritage sites across the Southern Highlands at risk of being lost to future generations, No Time To Spare features over 25 beautifully curated images. To celebrate Seniors Festival, there will...

A better Old South Road, with less disruption

January 11, 2023Posted in: Delivering, Roads and Assets

As we prepare to move quickly on much needed improvements to Old South Road, Wingecarribee Shire Council have made arrangements to minimise disruption for residents. “Taking on board community feedback about the closure of Old South Road for construction, coinciding with works at Station Street, we’ve balanced these concerns with the urgency of completing the...