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Draft Media and Social Media and Policies on exhibition

July 22, 2021Posted in: Other

Close up of smart phone in persons hand displaying social media icons

Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to provide feedback on its Draft Media and Social Media Policies now on public exhibition. Council’s Interim Deputy General Manager, Ms Marissa Racomelara, explained the purpose of the draft policies. “These policies guide how Council communicates and engages with our community through both traditional and social media,” she said....

Draft Councillor and Staff Interaction Policy on exhibition

July 19, 2021Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to provide feedback on its Draft Councillor and Staff Interaction Policy now on public exhibition. “The purpose of this draft policy is to establish positive, effective and professional working relationships between councillors and staff,” said Council’s Interim Deputy General Manager Ms Marissa Racomelara. “It provides a framework for councillors...

Public memorials policy and guidelines on exhibition

June 25, 2020Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking feedback from residents on its Draft Public Memorials Policy and Draft Public Memorials Guidelines which went on public exhibition as of Wednesday 24 June 2020. The draft documents have been produced to provide a clear framework for the consideration and approval of public memorials and the naming of public spaces...

Backyard Burning Do’s and Don’ts

May 22, 2020Posted in: Community, Environment

Farmer and pile burn in rural setting

Wingecarribee Shire Council in conjunction with NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) and Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) are reminding residents of the need for continued fire safety vigilance despite the close of the Bushfire Danger Period. Following a horror summer the Bush Fire Danger Period was lifted on 31 March and as of 1 April...

Council adopts Rural Tourism Policy

November 15, 2019Posted in: Other, Tourism

Wingecarribee Shire Councillors have voted to adopt the Shire’s first Rural Tourism Policy. Council’s Group Manager Planning, Development and Regulatory Services, Nick Wilton, explained how the policy would benefit the Shire. “Tourism-related activities provide almost 2,300 full-time jobs across our Shire and many more part-time roles,” he said. “It is without doubt one of our...