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Plans and Strategies

Council Plan

Council Plan

Swan Hill Rural City Council plays a vital role in shaping the future prosperity, health and wellbeing of our municipality.
Aboriginal Partnership Plan

Aboriginal Partnership Plan

This paper presents a discussion around the need for Swan Hill Rural City Council to improve its practices in Aboriginal affairs. It provides some background to the topic, reviews the imperatives, and proposes an Aboriginal Partnership Plan (APP) which...
Active Transport Strategy

Active Transport Strategy

Council has a role to play in creating an environment conducive to active transport, particularly through provision of infrastructure, planning and development, and in co-ordinating advocacy and awareness in partnership with health services.
Bromley Road Masterplan

Bromley Road Masterplan

The Bromley Road Amended Masterplan is made up of the following documents: original Bromley Road Masterplan, updated road design and updated landscape plan. These documents combined will form the overall masterplan to guide future development of Bromley...
Communication Strategy

Communication Strategy

The purpose of this document is to provide Council and Council staff with strategies to best communicate with the local community, Council staff and other stakeholders during the period 2015-2018.
Community Plans

Community Plans

Community planning is a vital part of Council and is recognised in our Council Plan. Community planning gives our community members a combined voice including for projects the community sees as important. This also helps Council learn what our community...
Customer Service Strategy

Customer Service Strategy

At Swan Hill Rural City Council it is important for us to connect with our community. We do this by providing services and facilities, listening to your feedback, providing useful information, assisting with your enquiries and regularly reviewing our...
Domestic Animal Management Plan

Domestic Animal Management Plan

This plan has been developed based on the outcomes and learning’s from the previous Domestic Animal Management Plan, as well as a review of the existing data in areas such as complaints, dog attacks, registrations and impoundments.
Disability Action Plan

Disability Action Plan

Swan Hill Rural City Council aims to provide services and facilities that are accessible to all people who live, work in or visit the municipality. Preparation of this Disability Action Plan has identified opportunities to improve service and facility...
Domestic Wastewater Management Plan

Domestic Wastewater Management Plan

Swan Hill Rural City Council engaged a consultant to prepare a DWMP under a funding agreement provided by DSE in 2007. A key action of the 2007 DWMP included a review of the original plan after 4 years of implementation. The 2012 version of the DWMP provides...
Loddon Mallee North Regional Growth Plan

Loddon Mallee North Regional Growth Plan

The Loddon Mallee North Regional Growth Plan is one of eight regional growth plans being developed across Victoria, together with the Metropolitan Planning Strategy (MPS). It is intended that the MPS and the eight regional plans will form the basis of...
Municipal Emergency Management Plan

Municipal Emergency Management Plan

The Swan Hill Rural City Council Municipal Emergency Management Plan has been produced pursuant to Section 20(1) of the Emergency Management Act 1986. This Plan addresses the prevention of, response to and recovery from emergencies within the Swan Hill...
Public Health and Wellbeing Plan

Public Health and Wellbeing Plan

Swan Hill Rural City Council’s vision is for a prosperous and healthy community, enjoying quality facilities and services. We can help to create a healthy community directly, through the delivery of programs like maternal and child health, immunisations a...
Resilience Action Strategy

Resilience Action Strategy

This strategy includes actions to prepare and strengthen our region’s resilience to challenges, such as less water availability and natural disasters. It also provides a framework to help our community strengthen future prospects at local and regional l...
Road Management Plan

Road Management Plan

Swan Hill Rural City Council manages all Municipal Roads within the municipality. Municipal Roads are all roads within the municipality, except for those managed by VicRoads or other state road authority as detailed in the Road Management Plan.
Rural Land Use Strategy

Rural Land Use Strategy

This Strategy is the first of its kind for the municipality and will enable the Swan Hill Planning Scheme to be reviewed and updated to respond to current and emerging rural land use issues and opportunities.
Sustainable Living Strategy

Sustainable Living Strategy

The Swan Hill Rural City Council’s Sustainable Living Strategy sets out the direction, objectives and actions required over the next 4 years (2010-2014) to achieve the Municipal’s sustainability goals and aspirations. The strategy follows through on ...
Swan Hill - Lake Boga Active Trails

Swan Hill - Lake Boga Active Trails

Prepared by Heil Engineering Consultants, the report examines in detail the preferred active trail alignment between Swan Hill and Lake Boga, including its associated social and economic benefits, as well as considering how the trail interacts and enhances...
Swan Hill Car Parking Strategy

Swan Hill Car Parking Strategy

The Strategy provides the background to and is the basis of possible amendments to the Swan Hill Planning Scheme, including amendments to the existing local policy, a new Schedule to Clause 52.06, a cash in lieu scheme and a Car Parking Overlay with Schedule...
Swan Hill Riverfront Masterplan

Swan Hill Riverfront Masterplan

The Swan Hill Riverfront Masterplan has been a whole-of-community experience with more than 2000 people providing feedback and information at various stages during its development.
Swan Hill Retail Strategy

Swan Hill Retail Strategy

The retail industry is an integral part of the Swan Hill regional economy in that it generates significant employment opportunities, attracts investment to the region, supports the local tourism industry, supports the overall function of the Swan Hill...
Tourism Strategy

Tourism Strategy

The Swan Hill Rural City Council Tourism Strategy sets out to provide a framework for the marketing and development of the Swan Hill Rural City as a tourism destination. The Swan Hill Rural City Council’s Marketing & Tourism Unit has developed this s...
Youth Strategic Plan

Youth Strategic Plan

Swan Hill Rural City Council’s Youth Strategic Plan 2015-2019 is an integrated approach to ensuring that the whole of Council continues to value and include young people in the work that they do. This Council specific plan was informed by extensive c...
Workforce Development Strategy

Workforce Development Strategy

The inaugural Swan Hill Region Workforce Development Strategy focuses on four sectors, manufacturing, health/aged care, agriculture and community services. In April 2013 the Swan Hill Region Workforce Development Strategy Steering Committee committed...

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