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Showcasing Melbourne

A new concept in tourism services was launched in February by the Lord Mayor of Melbourne, Cr Ivan Deveson. The 'City Experience Centre'...

Democracy returns to Victoria

Elections in Victoria in March saw the return of elected Councillors to 77 of this State's 78 Councils. Melton Shire is the odd...

Engineering excellence recognised

Once again the NSW Division of the IMEA has acknowledged the contribution of engineers to innovative problem solving initiatives in Local Government through...

Innovative planning for Kingborough

Tasmania's Kingborough Council is undertaking an innovative project that will result in professional design and economic development plans for four of its local...

Wollondilly leads waste race

The NSW Government's target of 60 percent reduction in waste going to landfill by 2000 appears well within the reach of some Councils...

First Council sworn in

At Council's first statutory meeting on Tuesday 18 March, Cr Sam De Gabrielle was elected Mayor. He is joined on Council by Councillors...

The heart of Victoria

Mitchell Shire extends from Melbourne's northern fringe to the farming country of north central Victoria. It is an expansive Shire that sits in...

New structure improves service delivery

With the introduction of Compulsory Competitive Tendering, Mitchell Shire Council resolved to establish a new organisational structure, placing it on a firm business...

Enterprise and alternative farming

Farming and manufacturing activities are evident throughout Mitchell Shire, providing a wealth of opportunities for people who live and work in the district....

Meeting the needs of families

With 326 full time placements and 100 carers providing the service, Mitchell Family Day Care is a large and popular part of Council's...

Honbetsu – Mitchell’s sister city

Honbetsu town on Hokkaido in the north of Japan is Mitchell Shire's sister city. This affiliation has seen the development of mutual interest...

Strategies for excellence

Using the theme 'Strategies for Excellence', the South Australian Institute of Municipal Management's Annual Conference was held recently in Adelaide. In a climate...

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Grasshopper numbers to jump

Hundreds of tiny, flightless grasshoppers will be released into Melbourne’s Royal Park as part of a pilot project addressing the biodiversity emergency. The City...

New event launched

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