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...

Revised ethical behaviour policies on exhibition

November 5, 2018Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council has placed on public exhibition a number of revised policies relating to ethical behaviour after endorsement at its meeting of the 24 October 2018. The three revised policies endorsed by Council include a Fraud and Corruption Control Policy, Public Interest Disclosures Policy and Gifts and Benefits Policy. The policies cover the actions...

Draft Urban Tree Policy on exhibition

March 7, 2018Posted in: Other


Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after councillors unanimously endorsed a draft Urban Tree Policy for public exhibition at Wednesday evening’s Ordinary Council Meeting. The draft policy provides strategic direction and management of Council controlled trees and will be on public exhibition until 30 March 2018. During this period residents are invited to...

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