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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 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...

Old South Road set for multi-million refurbishment

February 14, 2022Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is finalising details on a multi-million-dollar mid-year make-over of Old South Road. A total of 9.3 kilometres of the road between Merrigang Street in Bowral and Aylmerton Road in Mittagong is slated for improvement. “We are fine-tuning final design details for what is a very complex project,” said Council’s Director of Service...

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...