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Station Street Upgrade: 1,000 Signatures

Highlands Matters in December 2017 has collected more than 1,000 signatures on a petition against the proposed Station Street Upgrade in Bowral. The process of seeking signatures has been instructive. ...

2017-12-20

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Wingecarribee is Watching Southern Highlands Winery

The proposed Southern Highlands Winery tourist facility in Oldbury Road, Sutton Forest hit a stumbling block at Wingecarribee Shire Council on 13 December 2017 when councillors refused to provide in principle support of the development... ...

2017-12-20

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Bowral author William Davies introduces the Bowral community to Molly.

Bowral’s William Davies has written Molly, a story of love, crime, and political intrigue. Thomas, a Scotsman and part time photographer, has been invited by Masika, a friend from University, to visit his west African country... ...

2017-12-20

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Expert Opinion on Station Street

Howard Tanner has provided his expert opinion on t...

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Bowral’s Peppy Evans Pens - A Ballad for Berrima

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Bowral Hospital

Highlands Matters is standing shoulder to shoulder...

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The 1978 Military Occupation of Bowral

During the afternoon of 13 February 1978, four arm...

2017-04-23

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Bowral’s William Davies has written Molly, a story of love, crime, and political...

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About Highlands Matters

Highlands Matters Incorporated is a non-profit community organisation that represents the communities of Bowral and neighbouring ...

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About Southern Highlands

The Southern Highlands, referred to locally as the Highlands, sits between 500m and 900m above sea level on the Great Dividing Range in New South Wales, Australia. Bowral ...

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About Bowral

Bowral, a community of 13,000 residents, is home to the Bradman Museum and International Cricket Hall of Fame, and in Spring hosts the Tulip Time Festival. ...

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Purpose

"...to inform and represent the interests of the communities of Bowral and neighbouring towns and villages."

Objectives

  • to serve and represent the interests of the communities of Bowral and neighbouring towns and villages
  • to foster a community spirit in Bowral and neighbouring precincts
  • to preserve an environment that supports the well-being and contentment of the people of Bowral and its neighbours
  • to ensure vigilance and transparency in local government administration in Bowral and its environs.