News

20 Dec 2011

Add to the flow

Greater Shepparton City Council is encouraging business and industry to put forward submissions to the Murray Darling Basin Authority’s Proposed Murray Darling Basin Plan. The proposed plan was released on November 28 and the first public session was held in Shepparton the following day. — Read more about Add to the flow »

19 Dec 2011

New Mayor for Greater Shepparton

Cr Michael Polan is Greater Shepparton's new Mayor following elections at today's Special Council Meeting. — Read more about New Mayor for Greater Shepparton »

14 Dec 2011

Looking for Shepparton’s future entrepreneurs

Twenty years ago entrepreneurs were few and far between. Today you could be sitting right next to one as the opportunities that exist these days to make something from nothing are endless. — Read more about Looking for Shepparton’s future entrepreneurs »

14 Dec 2011

Small Business Grants Scheme

Goulburn Valley Water currently has small business grants available up to a total of $5000 for individual non-residential customers to invest in water saving initiatives. — Read more about Small Business Grants Scheme »

14 Dec 2011

New Businesses to open in CBD

The festive spirit has truly come to life in the Mall over the last few weeks with gorgeous decorations adorning the awnings along with festive music and events attracting families and friends to shop longer and more often in the CBD. — Read more about New Businesses to open in CBD »

14 Dec 2011

Extended Trading Hours

Council and the Shepparton Chamber of Commerce and Industry are currently promoting extended Saturday trading hours in the lead up to Christmas. — Read more about Extended Trading Hours »

14 Dec 2011

Workshop 2012

How resilient is your business? All retailers experience the rollercoaster of “life running your business” or “business running your life” as some may say. — Read more about Workshop 2012 »

5 Dec 2011

Christmas hours

Greater Shepparton City Council’s main offices will close from 3.00pm on Friday 23 December 2011 and re-open at 8.15am on Tuesday 3 January 2012. — Read more about Christmas hours »

15 Nov 2011

GV Young Professionals, helping to retain young people in the region.

The GV Young professionals are a networking group supported by Greater Shepparton City Council and organised by a committee of volunteers from various business around town. — Read more about GV Young Professionals, helping to retain young people in the region. »

15 Nov 2011

Landlords showing initiative to help new tenants in CBD

Given the number of vacant retail space currently on offer in and around the Shepparton CBD, it is encouraging to see a number of landlords introducing initiatives to support new business opportunities. — Read more about Landlords showing initiative to help new tenants in CBD »

15 Nov 2011

New Fitness Studio Opens in Mooroopna

A new fitness trend has hit Mooroopna with the GV Functional Fitness Studio opening. — Read more about New Fitness Studio Opens in Mooroopna »

15 Nov 2011

Attitude Dude to Speak At GV Brain Dinner

GV Brain has had some high profile guest speakers in the past including Peter Fitz Simons in April, Kurt Fearnley in August and this month’s guest Ita Buttrose, all proving to be very popular with Ita selling out. — Read more about Attitude Dude to Speak At GV Brain Dinner »

15 Nov 2011

Extended Saturday Trading Hours

Council, in partnership with the Shepparton Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Shepparton Show Me, will be holding events on Saturdays in the Shepparton CBD from 19 November until Christmas Eve to support Saturday afternoon trading. — Read more about Extended Saturday Trading Hours »

15 Nov 2011

Regional Victoria Living Expo to entice tree changers

Greater Shepparton will be attending Victoria’s first ever Regional Living Expo to be held in Melbourne in April 2012 — Read more about Regional Victoria Living Expo to entice tree changers »

14 Nov 2011

New CEO for Greater Shepparton

Greater Shepparton City Council announced Gavin Cator as the new Chief Executive Officer at this afternoon’s Council meeting (15 November). — Read more about New CEO for Greater Shepparton »

13 Oct 2011

New Holiday Planner showcases region’s attractions

Visitors to the region now have a valuable free resource that will help them design their holiday around activities that appeal to them: the Goulburn River Valley – Holiday Planner. — Read more about New Holiday Planner showcases region’s attractions »

13 Oct 2011

Farmers’ market workshop in Echuca

The Victorian Farmers’ Market Association is holding a series of FREE workshops, including one in Echuca, for producers interested in becoming stallholders at farmers’ markets. — Read more about Farmers’ market workshop in Echuca »

13 Oct 2011

Business Centre engineers an opportunity for WA company to call Shepparton home

Western Australian-based engineering consultancy Deacon Engineers has expanded its operations to the Eastern States and established an office at the Business Centre. — Read more about Business Centre engineers an opportunity for WA company to call Shepparton home »

Business Centre engineers an opportunity for WA company to call Shepparton home
13 Oct 2011

New Business Opens in Shepparton

June Barclay had always dreamed of running her own antique and collectable store and this month her wish came true with Barclay’s Antiques & Collectables opening in Longstaff St. — Read more about New Business Opens in Shepparton »

13 Oct 2011

Submission to High Speed Rail Phase One

Greater Shepparton City Council’s submission to the Department of Infrastructure on Phase One of the High Speed Rail Study supports the inclusion of Shepparton. The report suggested the corridor to be short-listed for the proposed Melbourne-Brisbane HSR rail route is Corridor 14a, which includes Albury-Wodonga and Wagga Wagga and possible deviations to Shepparton. — Read more about Submission to High Speed Rail Phase One »

13 Oct 2011

Festive Grants Program open to small towns

Greater Shepparton City Council’s Small Township Festive Grants Program is now open to towns with a population of less than 10,000 people. The program will provide funding of up to $2,500 for eight small towns to buy and install festive decorations. — Read more about Festive Grants Program open to small towns »

13 Oct 2011

Business Service Excellence Awards

Shepparton businesses are gearing up for the business community’s night of nights. The Gala Presentation Dinner for the 2011 Business & Services Awards will be held on Friday, October 21 at the GV Hotel starting at 6.30pm. — Read more about Business Service Excellence Awards »

14 Sep 2011

Luck of the Irish

Greater Shepparton City Council’s Skilled Migration Officer Janine Cole has again successfully managed to secure the right person for the right job in a local expanding financial planning business. — Read more about Luck of the Irish »

14 Sep 2011

Research & Development Tax Incentive

The Australian Government has recently passed the R&D Tax Incentive legislation. The incentive is a major part of the Australian Government’s commitment to boost industry investment in research and development (R&D) activities. — Read more about Research & Development Tax Incentive »

14 Sep 2011

Kurt Fearnely Inspires

Greater Shepparton Business Centre tenants were fortunate to share some one-on-one time with champion wheel chair athlete Kurt Fearnley last month. — Read more about Kurt Fearnely Inspires »