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Tuesday, 16th April, 2019

A continued focus on strong investment in infrastructure is planned for Strathbogie Shire Council’s 2019/20 draft budget, with a proposed $8.3 million Capital Works Program.
The draft, which was released for public exhibition following the recent Ordinary Council Meeting, proposes that Council comes under the state-imposed rate cap this financial year.
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Thursday, 16 April, 2019

Young people aged 14-19 from Strathbogie Shire had the opportunity to attend the Youth Politics Camp.

This year, 29 young people from Alpine, Benalla, Indigo, Strathbogie and Towong Shires attended the camp in Harrietville for three days at the beginning of the school holidays.

Coinciding with Victorian Youth Week, the camp focused on the environment, which is a hot topic of conversation, particularly among young people.

A partnership between Alpine, Benalla, Indigo, Strathbogie and Towong Shire, this camp is the only one of its kind in Victoria and was a YACVic Rural Youth Award finalist in 2018.

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Youth Politics Camp



Friday, 12 April, 2019

Council has released its draft Waste & Resource Recovery Strategy which is available for public comment until 5pm Friday 3rd May, and we want your feedback!

The strategy will guide the development and improvement of current waste and resource recovery practices to ensure sustainable outcomes for the collection, disposal and recovery of resources from waste generated in the shire over the next five years.

To provide feedback on the draft strategy, it must be provided in writing either via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by dropping in a written submission to Council Offices at 109A Binney Street.

The strategy can be viewed on Council’s website and copies are available for viewing at Council Offices and at the libraries across the Strathbogie Shire.

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Thursday, 11 April, 2019

What do you think Council and the community should be prioritising to protect and develop in Strathbogie Shire as the climate changes?

Council is calling on the community to review its Sustainable Strathbogie 2030 Strategy which is currently out for public feedback until 5pm Friday 3rd May.

Council encourages the community to read the draft strategy, post an idea or comment on the forum and complete the survey by clicking the Sustainable Strathbogie 2030 button on Council’s homepage

Strathbogie Shire Mayor Cr Amanda McClaren said the Sustainable Strathbogie 2030 Strategy is going to be Council’s road map to sustainably managing the shire’s natural and built environment.

“We feel, as community leaders, we have a responsibility to protect our environment and support our communities into a sustainable future,” Mayor McClaren explained.

“In this strategy we have focused on key areas of climate resilience, reducing carbon in the atmosphere, sensitively using water resources, building on our strong commitment to waste management, promoting an ecologically rich landscape and an active and connected community.

The draft strategy contains ambitious targets focusing on two key areas; both in Council’s own operations and helping our community across the Strathbogie Shire.

“This is a really important document, created by our Sustainable Development Reference Group and Council, that plans for our future and we’d love to hear your thoughts on our priority areas, the deliverables we’re setting out to achieve, or anything about climate change and ways we can all work together for a more sustainable future,” Cr McClaren said.

Council also encourages the community to come along to a drop-in session to provide feedback on the strategy:

  • Euroa – Council Conference Room, 1B Bury St, Monday 15 April, 3pm – 6.00pm
  • Avenel – Avenel Bowls Club, 7 Queen St, Tuesday 16 April 3pm – 6.00pm
  • Nagambie – Nagambie Bowls Club, 6-12 Marie St, Nagambie, Thursday 18 April 3pm – 6pm
  • Violet Town – Violet Town Community Complex, 35 Cowslip St, Monday 29 April 3pm – 6pm
  • Strathbogie – Strathbogie Recreation Reserve, Tuesday 30 April 3pm – 6pm

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