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Increased COVID testing for sewage treatment plants

July 30, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is working with NSW Health to increase COVID testing schedules at Council’s Sewage Treatment Plants in a bid to keep the Shire COVID-safe. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the increased surveillance was a precautionary measure. “With neighbouring local government areas in lockdown this is a proactive measure we’re taking to help...

ANZAC Day services across the Southern Highlands

April 17, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

As the Nation prepares to pause and commemorate our servicemen and women, Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead is urging residents to attend one of this year’s ANZAC Day services. “Next Wednesday marks the 103rd anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops on the shores of Gallipoli in 1915,” he said. “The...

Information wanted on dirt bags dumping rubbish

January 9, 2018Posted in: Environment

Rangers from the Wingecarribee Regional Illegal Dumping Squad (RID) are seeking information regarding the dumping of used carpet tiles on the Illawarra Highway. Dozens of boxes containing hundreds of industrial-grade carpet tiles were dumped sometime in December off the highway atop Macquarie Pass.  The used tiles were found beside the rail bridge overpass located mid-way...

Village action plan launched in Robertson

June 16, 2016Posted in: Community, Events

Southern Highlands view from the air

Wingecarribee Shire Council will be joining the residents of Robertson in launching the Robertson Village Community Action Plan on Friday 17 June 2016. Developed as part of Council’s Our Village Our Future project, the plan details a five-year vision for the village of Robertson. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Larry Whipper explained the purpose of the...

Residents invited to tour Robertson revegetation site

May 27, 2016Posted in: Environment, Events

Robertson revegetation tour

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the Robertson Environment Protection Society (REPS) are inviting residents to join them for a guided tour of the Caalong Creek Reserve on Saturday 11 June 2016, as part of Wingecarribee’s ‘Go Wild’ World Environment Week activities. REPS have been working to restore the Caalong Creek area around Hampden Park for over...