The world is watching our Shire’s Indigenous plants pilot

June 23, 2023Posted in: Community

Aunty Marie standing next to the planting pods

The world has its eyes on a remarkable local pilot promoting a return to using indigenous plants for their wellbeing benefits. 23 international journalists recently interviewed local Aboriginal Corporation, Koori Kulcha, about the extraordinary collection coming together with their Indigenous Garden project. Made possible by grant funding through Council’s Community Assistance Scheme, native species from...

Donation gets Adventurous Women Platypus Dreamin

June 8, 2023Posted in: Community

Women walking along a track in the bush

Wingecarribee’s Adventurous Women Who Walk were so taken by local indigenous leader and educator, Wendy Lottery’s stories of her walking adventures, they sought funding through Council’s Community Assistance Scheme to offer the experience for local women from all walks of life. An engaging way to stay active, build community and gain a richer sense of...

Homage to Highlands heritage: preserving stories and strengthening resilience are key focuses for our future

June 5, 2023Posted in: Community, Corporate Affairs, News

Front of Bowral Memorial Hall

As we work together to shape an ever more enriching place to live and work, our community members are set to experience a dynamic cultural tapestry and enriched library services as part of Council’s future plans for our Shire. All while paying respects to our unique heritage. First Nations collaborations, a resilience blueprint, library programs,...