City of Greater Shepparton
News Articles 2012
30 May — Works to upgrade stormwater drainage in Knight Street between Wyndham Street and The Boulevard are nearing completion.
29 May — Greater Shepparton City Council Mayor Michael Polan has paid tribute to the late William (“Bill”) Birchall Hunter, former Councillor and Mayor, calling him an “incredibly generous individual”.
29 May — The anticipated release of the revised Murray Darling Basin Plan has failed to deliver the balanced outcomes needed for Victoria’s Food Bowl, with many key recommendations made by northern Victorian Councils and communities absent from the modified proposal.
24 May — General elections are looming in Greater Shepparton and Chief Executive Officer, Gavin Cator is urging community minded citizens to start thinking about standing for council now.
21 May — Swimmers and gym junkies at Aquamoves in Shepparton will soon be able to bathe in the glow of helping the environment and helping to keep energy costs down across the municipality.
21 May — Greater Shepparton City Council has installed AClatch locks at the All Abilities Playground and at Nancy Vibert Child Care Centre to ensure the facilities are accessible to everyone in the community.
18 May — Greater Shepparton City Council is inviting the community to attend a series of information sessions across the municipality to find out more about the draft budget which is to be considered by Council.
17 May — Greater Shepparton City Council will be hosting the 2012 Victorian Masters Softball Championships over the June Queen’s Birthday long weekend.
16 May — Nearly all on street car parking within Shepparton’s CBD will have a permanent two hour time limit.
15 May — A major exhibition by one of Australia’s leading sculptors, Sam Jinks has broken attendance records at the Shepparton Arts Museum. Around 3000 people have viewed the exhibition since its launch at the beginning of the month, some travelling from Bendigo, Melbourne, Geelong and the Mornington Peninsula.
14 May — Greater Shepparton City Council will be asked tomorrow to consider a budget that continues a trend of smaller rate rises, despite pressures such as steeply rising utility costs. If endorsed at Tuesday’s Council meeting, the draft budget will then be released for community input.
10 May — Getting rid of that old, energy hungry fridge is about to become easier under a new program from Greater Shepparton City Council.
7 May — Greater Shepparton City Council’s Beat it! Lifestyle management program has places available in programs starting soon.
7 May — Residents in Greater Shepparton have been invited to comment on a proposed heritage amendment to the Greater Shepparton Planning Scheme which aims to conserve places of cultural heritage significance while meeting the needs of local businesses and residents.
4 May — Greater Shepparton made the most of its chance to show off its enviable lifestyle and business prospects to around 8,000 people at the three-day Regional Victoria Living Expo at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre last week. The Expo, held 27-29 April, is a Victorian Government initiative to drive investment and population to regional and rural Victoria.
1 May — The Greater Shepparton Business Centre is hosting a highly informative seminar this month, Interested in Buying a Franchise?