Destination Southern Highlands

Welcome to Destination Southern Highlands Industry site, a hub of information for corporate operators in the Southern Highlands Region and media.

Southern Highlands Welcome Centre
62-70 Main Street, Mittagong
Open 7 days
9am to 5pm weekdays
9am to 4pm weekends & public holidays
p: 02 4871 2888

Meet Our Team

Steve Rosa

Group Manager - Tourism & Economic Development

Izabella Lane

Tourism Co-Ordinator

Jan Campbell

Economic Development Co-Ordinator

Trish Bow

Marketing & Digital Officer

Renee Eccleston

Industry Liaison Officer

Shirley Webb

Tourism Officer

Sinem Tuncer

Tourism Officer

Lorna Bussell

Tulip Time Officer (PT)

Jennifer Rivers-Smith

Tourism Officer (PT)

Jane Garnam

Tourism Officer (CAS)

Denise Bradley

Tourism Officer (CAS)

Destination Southern Highlands is the official and peak tourism body for the Southern Highlands, providing comprehensive services to market the Southern Highlands and its members products and businesses.

We are part of the Destination NSW (DNSW) – Destination Sydney Surrounds South (DSSS) zone which encompasses six local government areas including Wingecarribee (Southern Highlands), Kiama Shellharbour, Shoalhaven, Wollondilly and Wollongong.  We are a business unit of the Wingecarribee Shire Council (WSC) and are partnership based.


Core Activities

  • Marketing and promotional activities
  • Operation of the Southern Highlands Welcome Centre at Mittagong 7 days per week.
  • The official destination website:
  • Event Management, e.g. Tulip Time Festival



  • Increase awareness of the region and its products
  • Raise preference to visit and stimulate intention to visit the Southern Highlands.
  • Convert intention to actual visitation.


  • To provide our tourism industry, media and community with opportunities to leverage and participate in Destination Southern Highlands marketing and sales activities.
  • To concentrate on core markets, segments and activities that will deliver a maximum return.
  • To continue to develop the Southern Highlands brand and it’s positioning.


Destination Southern Highlands is an award winning organisation, having been awarded a number of prestigious industry awards  over many years.