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Crossing the Seven Creeks from the Friendlies to Memorial ovals is about to get a lot easier.

Work on the Friendlies Pedestrian Bridge, near Gobur St in Euroa is starting this week.

The $395,000 project is funded by Strathbogie Shire Council and the Victorian Government.

It’s a long-awaited project for Strathbogie Shire residents and comes after strong lobbying from Council and the community.

“This is a huge win for the Euroa community,” Cr John Mason said.

“It comes after years of lobbying from locals who now have to go the ‘long-way-round’ or balance across an old log to cross the creek.”

Cr Mick Williams said the new bridge would link key sporting facilities in the town and create new pathways for events like the Euroa Parkrun.

“The new pedestrian bridge will provide another crossing along the 6.8km-long Seven Creeks walking track,” Cr Williams said.

Strathbogie Shire Mayor Cr Amanda McClaren thanked the Victorian Government for committing funding to the project.

“Projects such as the Friendlies Pedestrian Bridge continue to expand the connectivity of our tracks and trails, further encouraging our community to get out and enjoy our beautiful Shire environment, Cr McClaren said.

Council will keep the community updated as the project progresses.

Friendlies for web

 

Ratepayers in Strathbogie Shire can now receive their rates via email.

By signing up to the Shire’s eNotices web portal, ratepayers can also access past and present rate notices.

Strathbogie Shire Mayor Cr Amanda McClaren encouraged ratepayers to sign up.

“There are many benefits to signing up to our eNotices web portal,” Cr McClaren said.

“The web portal allows you to access past and present rate notices, it’s eco-friendly and it saves us in postage costs.”

And, she said the process was simple.

“Grab a copy of your rates notice, you’ll need this because you need your reference number, and go to strathbogie.enotices.com.au,” she said.

This will take you to the webportal where you click on ‘sign up’ tab.

“Complete the form, which includes your email address and the reference number, and you’re right to go,” Cr McClaren said.

Ratepayers who need help to sign up can phone our Customer Service team or the Rates Department on 1800 065 993.

 

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Help shape the growth of Nagambie

Strathbogie Shire Council is seeking community input into shaping the future growth of Nagambie.

Council is revising the Nagambie Growth Management Strategy to best reflect the future development of the town.

Mayor Cr Amanda McClaren said the original strategy was prepared in 2008 in response to revised strategic policy directions and local and regional conditions.

"Nagambie has experienced growth of 2.9 per cent over the past 15 years which is higher than the State average and the 2016 Census showed 1,724 people live in the town's urban centre," Cr McClaren said.

"We expect that this will grow to 4,000 in the next 15 years, an additional 2,286 people in central Nagambie.

Cr McClaren said it is anticipated that population growth will accomodate a permanent residential community as well as a transient holiday maker community, and a variety of lot sizes will be encouraged to accommodate different housing products.

"Population growth enables the delivery of supporting infrastructure, such as community services and facilities or transport infrastructure," she said.

"It allows businesses to grow and in turn offer jobs to the local population and the strategy can ensure that this growth occurs in a co-ordinated way and leads to benefits for the whole community, rather than pressure on existing infrastructure."

Cr McClaren said the strategy's main aims were:

  • To plan housing for a population of about 4,000 people over the next 15 years.
  • To locate housing that maximises existing services and facilities, can be serviced, and does not impact on areas to be protected.
  • To manage the growth of the town in a way that takes the best of its present character, respects its attractive landscape and lakeside setting, and produces an attractive, coherent future built form.

 "The growth which is being predicted for Nagambie must be managed to ensure the town's existing character is retained and it supports the required economic growth and the provision of appropriate community and social infrastructure," Cr McClaren said.

"The Nagambie Growth Management Strategy has been structured to address these issues and to ensure that the town both copes with and capitalises on the opportunities presented by growth.

"It will also inform growth areas for residential and industrial development, coordinate growth and infrastructure, identify key strategic sites and establish a high-level implementation plan for Nagambie."

To download a copy of the 2020 Nagambie Growth Management Strategy click here

To have your say:

  • email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • write to us PO Box 177, Euroa, VIC, 3666
  • Attend a webinar via zoom (to ensure we're meeting social distancing requirements) on Thursday, July 2, 2020 from 11am to 12noon. To attend you will need to register by emailling This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phoning us on 1800 065 993.

Feedback closes at 9am on Monday, July 6, 2020 

Plan 2 - Future Land Use

 

 

 

Working for Victoria Jobs are now live

Strathbogie Shire Council’s Working for Victoria jobs are now open for applications.

The 43 jobs, funded by the Victorian Government’s Working for Victoria initiative, will support our community in areas such as planning and assets, information technology, communications, project management, maintenance and repairs, community engagement initiatives, cleaning and much more.

Strathbogie Shire Mayor Cr Amanda McClaren urged those who were looking for work and wanted to help the community get back on its feet to register their interest today.

“The $500 million Working for Victoria program is part of the government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and includes matching people who have lost their job with work,” Cr McClaren said.

“We welcome this fantastic stimulus package, and these 43 six-month roles, that will help our community towards recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. We’re excited to be involved and we’re looking for people with the skills and passion for community engagement and community projects.”

For more information on Working for Victoria, or to register your interest, visit https://www.vic.gov.au/workingforvictoria.
The Strathbogie Shire roles can be found in the categories and subcategories below:

 Category   Subcategory    Job Title 

 Business Support / Call
 Centres (WFV)

 Administrative
 Assistant
  • Project Administration Officer
  • Community Development Officer (2)
  • Community Engagement Officer
  • Facilities and Recreation Support Officer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Web Designer
  • Social Media Content Officer
  • Media Officer
  • Communications Officer
  • Engagement Officer
  • Project Manager (2)
  • Project Support Officer (2)
  • Asset Planning Information Officer
  • Asset Planning Administration Officer
  • Planning Administration Support
  • Economic Recovery Support Officer (2)
  • Tourism and Events Support Officer (2)
  • HR Field Support Officer
  • Governance Support Officer
  • Transfer Station Support Officer
 Business Support / Call
 Centres (WFV)
 IT Support 
  •  IT Project Support Officer
 Cleaning, Sanitisation and  
 Waste Services (WFV) 
 Cleaners
  •  Community Cleaning Team Member (3)
 Construction (WFV)  Labourer
  • Roads Maintenance Team Member (6)
  • Building Services Team Member
  • Garden Maintenance Team Member (4)
  • Community Projects Team Member (3)

 

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