News

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 »

12 Sep 2011

New Student Accommodation

Greater Shepparton City Council’s plans to become a regional tertiary education hub have received another boost with more student accommodation opening soon. — Read more about New Student Accommodation »

9 Sep 2011

Tatura Industry Site Reviews

Greater Shepparton City Council recently reviewed existing planning controls that applied to three industrial sites in Tatura. — Read more about Tatura Industry Site Reviews »

9 Sep 2011

High Speed Rail

In July, the Federal Government released a report which reviews the economic viability of a high speed rail network on the east coast of Australia. The study looks at potential routes from Brisbane southwards to Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne. — Read more about High Speed Rail »

9 Sep 2011

Building Permits Remain Steady

Greater Shepparton City Council’s Building Branch has released figures showing the value and number of new dwelling building permits issued during 2010-11 was consistent with figures from the past seven years. — Read more about Building Permits Remain Steady »

9 Sep 2011

CBD Parking

There are more than 2000 parking spaces in the CBD, nearly half of which are free or unrestricted. — Read more about CBD Parking »

29 Aug 2011

Community scholarships for international conference

Twenty scholarships for local community groups wishing to attend an international community development conference are on offer from Greater Shepparton City Council. — Read more about Community scholarships for international conference »

15 Aug 2011

Funding for skills shortage

Greater Shepparton City Council welcomed the Federal Government's announcment last week of a $558 million fund to provide 130,000 Australians with the opportunity to learn new skills for jobs in sectors suffering from critical skill shortages. — Read more about Funding for skills shortage »

15 Aug 2011

Skilled migration program to continue

Greater Shepparton City Coucnil has welcomed the State Government's announcment that it will support the Skilled Migration Program in Victoria for a further 12 months. — Read more about Skilled migration program to continue »

2 Aug 2011

Greater Shepparton Business Centre to Energise Small Business in 2011

The Greater Shepparton Business Centre is proud to be part of Victoria’s Small Business Festival during August 2011. — Read more about Greater Shepparton Business Centre to Energise Small Business in 2011 »

29 Jul 2011

Parking In CBD

The Council recently published the discussion paper entitled ‘Parking in Shepparton’s Central Business District’ for community consultation. — Read more about Parking In CBD »

29 Jul 2011

How Sweet It is

A New Zealand company based here in Shepparton has recently trialled new technology with outstanding results. — Read more about How Sweet It is »

22 Jul 2011

Free online business listing

Greater Shepparton City Council is inviting local businesses to update their details on the Business Directory located on the Council website. — Read more about Free online business listing »

22 Jul 2011

Be inspired by Kurt Fearnley

The next GV BRaIN business and industry networking event will be held 25 August and features the inspirational Kurt Fearnley. — Read more about Be inspired by Kurt Fearnley »

22 Jul 2011

Business Centre nominated for award

Greater Shepparton Business Centre has received a nomination for the Regional Achievement and Community Awards. — Read more about Business Centre nominated for award »

6 Jul 2011

Networking seminar

In recent times networking has become a valuable avenue of advertising and it’s proven to be one of the best. On average a customer who is educated about your product will tell four other people. — Read more about Networking seminar »

28 Jun 2011

GV Link project one step closer

Greater Shepparton City Council today confirmed its commitment to the GV Link intermodal project. — Read more about GV Link project one step closer »

28 Jun 2011

Council adopts 2011-2012 Budget

Greater Shepparton City Council Mayor Geoff Dobson said the 2011-12 Budget adopted today provided a responsible financial framework for Council to work within during the next 12 months. — Read more about Council adopts 2011-2012 Budget »

22 Jun 2011

African hair salon opens

Shepparton’s first salon providing African hair care services and products opened last week. — Read more about African hair salon opens »

10 Jun 2011

Get your business organised

With end of financial year approaching fast, it’s time for businesses to start sorting those in and out trays. — Read more about Get your business organised »

8 Jun 2011

Court house upgrade a step closer

Work on a much needed upgrade of Shepparton’s court house could start within the next two years, Greater Shepparton City Council Mayor Geoff Dobson said today. — Read more about Court house upgrade a step closer »