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Greater Shepparton

Interim report of inquiry into 2022 flood event highlights need for more support and quicker response

Greater Shepparton City Council says the interim report into the 2022 flood event in Victoria, tabled at the regional sitting of the Victorian Parliament in Echuca last week, highlights the need for a more efficient support system for community members and a faster transition to recovery following a major emergency.

Minister’s response on Shepparton Bypass provides no hope: Lovell

During a recent sitting of parliament Wendy Lovell, Liberal Member for Northern Victoria, highlighted the Labor government’s continuing failure to act on the Shepparton Bypass. Following the release of the Shepparton South East Precinct Structure Plan, Ms Lovell urged the State Government to commit to funding at least Stage 1 of the Shepparton Bypass in the 24/25 Budget.

The nappy and incontinence aid collection service turning waste into products: Greater Shepparton City Council

Greater Shepparton City Council has entered into a contract with Kelland Environmental Technology Pty Ltd, trading as DiaperRecycle, to process and recycle collected disposable nappy and incontinence product waste from Greater Shepparton residents ... "The service is processing an estimated 1,500 kg of waste per week, diverting this waste from landfill”: Liam Moller, GSCC.

A musical odyssey with ARIA award-winner Lior and the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra

Riverlinks and Melbourne Chamber Orchestra (MCO) present Of People and Song featuring Lior. The ARIA award-winner is set to make his debut with the MCO and his performance will feature a major new song cycle celebrating centuries-old sung traditions and folk melodies.

New water legislation will have detrimental effects on Greater Shepparton: Greater Shepparton City Council

A water bill proposed by the Federal Government, which could see buybacks take 450GL of water from local irrigators, will have detrimental effects on the Greater Shepparton region and its horticulture industry … Known for being the food bowl of Australia, Cr Sali said Greater Shepparton would feel the brunt of the Water Amendment (Restoring Our Rivers) Bill 2023...

Mooroopna sand hills permanently closed to vehicles

Greater Shepparton City Council, in conjunction with Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation land management team ‘Woka Walla’ and Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority, is working to protect cultural values and facilitate Caring for Country works by the local Aboriginal community at the Mooroopna sand hills site.

‘The Winning Formula for Regional Victoria’ – How the 2026 Commonwealth Games can benefit all of regional Victoria

Regional Cities Victoria (RCV) launches ‘The Winning Formula for Regional Victoria’, a document outlining the group’s priorities to ensure a lasting legacy is created for the whole of regional Victoria as part of the 2026 Commonwealth Games ... The Winning Formula for Regional Victoria examines six key areas with recommendations that will ensure a lasting legacy for every regional city beyond the event period and across the whole state, not just for the five cities hosting events...

Heritage lecture returns to Greater Shepparton

The biennial Bruce Wilson Memorial Heritage Lecture is returning to the region this month, with Greater Shepparton City Council encouraging residents interested in heritage to attend.

Introducing the Riverlinks Art Wall – inside the sound

Riverlinks Venues is excited to showcase the first installation of the Riverlinks Art Wall. Continuing the tradition of the SAM Drawing Wall, Riverlinks has transformed the long Eastbank foyer wall into a local mural for everyone in the community to admire and be inspired by.

Greater Shepparton welcomes Hockey Victoria for the first regionally hosted Junior State Championships

Greater Shepparton City Council is excited to welcome Hockey Victoria for the prestigious Junior Boys State Championships (JSC). “It is a wonderful opportunity for Greater Shepparton to be able to host a high-profile event in our region and we thank Hockey Victoria for their hard work and dedication to delivering hockey in this very competitive and challenging environment,” Cr Kim O’Keeffe said.