News

19 Nov 2013

A Win For SPC Ardmona

An investigation has found Italian tomatoes are being dumped into Australian market. The anti-dumping commission indicated that Australian processor, SPC Ardmona, is being harmed by unfairly cheap imports and recommended new tariffs be imposed. — Read more about A Win For SPC Ardmona »

A Win For SPC Ardmona
15 Nov 2013

Who is giving it a go in Greater Shepparton-Lloyd's Food Store

Lloyd's Produce Store operating from Emerald Bank is an organisation that is "giving it a go" in Greater Shepparton. Their passionate team have recently taken over the business and they injected their love of regional, fresh produce, locally grown food and wine. Walking through the store it becomes evident that the business has capitalised on the recent craze of “Locally Grown”. — Read more about Who is giving it a go in Greater Shepparton-Lloyd's Food Store »

Who is giving it a go in Greater Shepparton-Lloyd's Food Store
6 Nov 2013

Council to make Essential Economic Report publicly available

At the request of the Productivity Commission inquiry into safeguards against processed fruit imports, Greater Shepparton City Council will be making the Essential Economic Report publicly available which details the anticipated economic impact of the withdrawal of SPC Ardmona operations from the Goulburn Valley. — Read more about Council to make Essential Economic Report publicly available »

6 Nov 2013

Streetlife Breakfast

On the 31st of October the Greater Shepparton Investment Attraction department held a breakfast workshop hosted by Gilbert Rochecouste. — Read more about Streetlife Breakfast »

Streetlife Breakfast
4 Nov 2013

GV BRaIN-Lindsay Fox

Residents and business owners will have the chance to hear from Australian businessman and 14th richest person in Australia, Lindsay Fox AC at the next Goulburn Valley Business Rural and Industry Network's (GV BRaIN) event. — Read more about GV BRaIN-Lindsay Fox »

GV BRaIN-Lindsay Fox
27 Oct 2013

Getting The Right Staff Seminar

Employing the right staff can make the differnce to the success of your business. So where do you Start? This Seminar will outline the important issues and regulations relating to employing staff as well as guiding you through the best practice to ensure the staff you choose are the right ones for your business. — Read more about Getting The Right Staff Seminar »

Getting The Right Staff Seminar
25 Oct 2013

New Handbook

Member for Benalla, Bill Sykes today announced a new guide to help retailers and the local government to create a vibrant and sustainable retail industry in north east Victoria. — Read more about New Handbook »

New Handbook
24 Oct 2013

Building & Planning Activity September 2013

Building & Planning Activity October 2013 Monthly data provided from the Building and Planning Department — Read more about Building & Planning Activity September 2013 »

Building & Planning Activity September 2013
23 Oct 2013

Who is giving it a go in Greater Shepparton:

Little Ship on New Dookie Road is an organisation that is giving it a go in Greater Shepparton. They pride themselves on the development of locally handmade wooden furniture and toys. In addition they develop custom furniture and theyrefurbish a whole range of goods. — Read more about Who is giving it a go in Greater Shepparton: »

Who is giving it a go in Greater Shepparton:
14 Oct 2013

Current Council Tenders October 2013

Are you a member of the public keen to know where funds are spent, or a contractor/consultant interested in tendering for work with Greater Shepparton City Council? — Read more about Current Council Tenders October 2013 »

Current Council Tenders October 2013
13 Oct 2013

Victorian business sets agenda for next election

Victorian business will today set the business agenda for the state’s major political parties in the lead up to the 2014 state election. More than 100 representatives from a range of businesses across metropolitan and regional Victoria will converge at Parliament House for the VECCI Victoria Summit to discuss and confirm the business agenda needed to accelerate growth and increase competitiveness. — Read more about Victorian business sets agenda for next election »

Victorian business sets agenda for next election
4 Oct 2013

Disappointing News For SPC Ardmona

Australian fruit and vegetable processor SPC Ardmona has articulated its displeasure in the Productivity Commission’s accelerated report findings, which denied provisional safeguard tariffs against imported processed tomato and fruit products. — Read more about Disappointing News For SPC Ardmona »

Disappointing News For SPC Ardmona
3 Oct 2013

Food and Fibre Marketing Cooperatives Grants

The program aims to encourage cooperation between farmers and value chain members to create critical mass and increase their collective capability to generate better access to markets and customers. Cooperative groups are often formed to deal with situations such as needing to assemble sufficient volume of product to meet marketers requirements, rationalise facilities, reduce overhead costs, or to access discounted supplies by purchasing in bulk. — Read more about Food and Fibre Marketing Cooperatives Grants »

Food and Fibre Marketing Cooperatives Grants
25 Sep 2013

Get a Team Together for the Pedometer Challenge

Greater Shepparton City Council is encouraging businesses, sporting, schools and community groups to enter teams in the 2013 pedometer challenge. The challenge is open to all ages and abilities and individual entries are welcome. — Read more about Get a Team Together for the Pedometer Challenge »

24 Sep 2013

Small Businesses Are The Life-Blood Of Victoria.

They fuel our economy, provide jobs and enhance the distinct personality of our State. — Read more about Small Businesses Are The Life-Blood Of Victoria. »

Small Businesses Are The Life-Blood Of Victoria.
17 Sep 2013

Building & Planning Activity September 2013

Building & Planning Activity August 2013 Monthly data provided from the Building and Planning Department. — Read more about Building & Planning Activity September 2013 »

Building & Planning Activity September 2013
17 Sep 2013

Unemployment Update

The attached chart shows the unemployment rate of the Greater Shepparton City Council Area compared to other local government areas. On average it is trending higher than the national average however it is encouraging to see a drop of 0.6 per cent. — Read more about Unemployment Update »

Unemployment Update
16 Sep 2013

Current Council Tenders September 2013

Are you a member of the public keen to know where funds are spent, or a contractor/consultant interested in tendering for work with Greater Shepparton City Council? — Read more about Current Council Tenders September 2013 »

Current Council Tenders September 2013
16 Sep 2013

Young Professionals Provincial Cadetships Program

The Young Professionals Provincial Cadetship Program contributes to economic development through the growth of a skilled regional workforce and growing, sustainable population into the future. — Read more about Young Professionals Provincial Cadetships Program »

Young Professionals Provincial Cadetships Program
13 Sep 2013

An Unstoppable Force:

With an industry on the brink of collapsing, a group of retrenched Girgarre Heinz workers got together to start a Food Cooperative which would defy all odds and produce pasta and sauce products. — Read more about An Unstoppable Force: »

An Unstoppable Force:
13 Sep 2013

Who is Giving It A Go?

There is no doubt that the Greater Shepparton economy is in a state of change. — Read more about Who is Giving It A Go? »

Who is Giving It A Go?
13 Sep 2013

Woolworths is Supporting Local Growers:

Australia’s largest supermarket Woolworths is conducting discussions with SPC Ardmona to convert its branded fruit products to locally grown and processed fruit. — Read more about Woolworths is Supporting Local Growers: »

Woolworths is Supporting Local Growers:
12 Sep 2013

Rates notices on their way

Greater Shepparton ratepayers will soon receive their 2013/2014 rates notice in the mail. — Read more about Rates notices on their way »

27 Aug 2013

Changes to the Fair Work Act and the National Employment Standards

As a follow-up to VECCI’s latest briefing series conducted through regional Victoria, outlined below is an overview of the recent and upcoming changes to the Fair Work Act 2009 which include, new family friendly measures, increased powers to the Fair Work Commission (“FWC”) and changes to union right of entry. — Read more about Changes to the Fair Work Act and the National Employment Standards »

Changes to the Fair Work Act and the National Employment Standards
27 Aug 2013

Locals Brave Chill To Make Shepparton’s Winter City Market A Success

Despite the winter weather experienced on Friday and Saturday, this year’s Shepparton Winter City Market has been hailed as a great success by traders, with many stating it was the biggest that Shepparton has seen. Thousands of locals flocked to the CBD over the two big days in a bid to grab a bargain and enjoy the abundance of free entertainment on offer. — Read more about Locals Brave Chill To Make Shepparton’s Winter City Market A Success »

Locals Brave Chill To Make Shepparton’s Winter City Market A Success