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Community Vision and Council Plan

Community Vision and Council Plan

The Council Plan plays an important role in shaping the future for the Swan Hill municipality, setting a broad direction for the next four years.
Financial Plan

Financial Plan

The purpose of the Financial Plan (including Major Projects) is to set out Council’s objectives and recommendations for ensuring that Council’s finances remain sustainable in the long term.
Aboriginal Community Partnership Strategy

Aboriginal Community Partnership Strategy

The Aboriginal Community Partnership Strategy 2017-2021 (Strategy) has been developed to ensure Council, together with the Aboriginal Advisory Group, continues to strengthen the partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities within...
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...
Central Murray Regional Transport Strategy

Central Murray Regional Transport Strategy

The strategy has been developed by and for the Central Murray Regional Forum Councils - comprising Balranald, Buloke, Gannawarra, Mildura, Murray River, Swan Hill and Wentworth - located along the Murray River in western New South Wales (NSW) and Vic...
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.
Community Access and Inclusion Strategy

Community Access and Inclusion Strategy

The Community Access and Inclusion Strategy 2017-2021 (CAIS) is Council’s commitment to helping reduce barriers for people with a disability to access services, programs, facilities and obtaining and maintaining employment.
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...
Creative Strategy

Creative Strategy

Extensive community engagement has informed the development of this creative strategy. We asked community members to define what creativity means in this region and to envision a prosperous, creative community through a series of community consultations,...
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

The purpose of this plan is to create an environment where people and pets can peacefully and safely co-exist within the community and where pet owner’s activities and those of their pets do not adversely affect the rest of the community or environme...
Domestic Wastewater Management Plan

Domestic Wastewater Management Plan

Domestic wastewater management is one of the public health functions delegated to local government under the Environment Protection Act 1970. Under the legislation Council is the permit authority for the installation and use of septic tank systems. There...
Electric Line Clearance Management Plan

Electric Line Clearance Management Plan

Council is committed to maintain the space between the vegetation and powerlines (clearance space) under its responsibility and fulfil its duties as set out in the Electricity Safety (Electric Line Clearance) Regulations 2020.
Gender Equality Action Plan

Gender Equality Action Plan

A Gender Equality Committee has been formed and has overseen, and guided the development of our Gender Equality Action Plan. The Plan guides initiatives to address gender equality across Council.
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...
Management of the Murray Darling Basin

Management of the Murray Darling Basin

The Murray Darling Basin Plan was developed through significant political negotiation between the states, the Commonwealth and various interest groups, including agricultural and environmental. The plan was seen as the basin communities’ best attempt a...
Missing Links Footpath Construction Strategy

Missing Links Footpath Construction Strategy

Footpaths play an important role within the Swan Hill Rural City Council, providing a means of access to community facilities, services, public transport and open spaces.
Municipal Emergency Management Plan

Municipal Emergency Management Plan

The economic and social effects of emergencies including loss of life, destruction of property, and dislocation of communities are inevitable. Coping with hazards gives our reason and focus for planning. Hazards exist within all communities whether they...
Murray River Interpretive Centre Feasibility

Murray River Interpretive Centre Feasibility

The Murray River Interpretive Centre Feasibility Assessments were undertaken to assess the feasibility for the development of a new cultural centre, referred to as the Murray River Interpretive Centre.
Public Convenience Strategy

Public Convenience Strategy

Swan Hill Rural City Council provides a good network of public toilets at town areas, wayside rest stops, recreation reserves and parks across the municipality. This strategy looks at the way Council can provide this service to meet current and future...
Revenue and Rating Plan

Revenue and Rating Plan

This plan is an important part of Council’s integrated planning framework, all of which is created to help Council achieve its vision of “a prosperous and healthy community enjoying quality facilities and services”.
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.
Robinvale housing and population

Robinvale housing and population

The population study revealed an estimated population of between 7000 in November and 8800 in March each year – far more accurate than the ABS estimate of 3359.
Strategic Asset Management Plan

Strategic Asset Management Plan

The Strategic Asset Management Plan underpins a business process vital to the achievement of the strategic objectives, much in the same way as a financial strategy.
Sustainable Living Strategy

Sustainable Living Strategy

Swan Hill Rural City Council’s Sustainable Living Strategy sets out the direction and objectives over the next 10 years (2017-2027), complimented by four-yearly action plans to achieve the municipality’s sustainability goals and aspirations. The strategy foc...
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 Health Precinct – Background Analysis

Swan Hill Health Precinct – Background Analysis

This background analysis document provides an overview of the policy context within which the proposed health precinct will be developed and outlines current and projected heath service supply and demand in the Swan Hill area.
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 Region Economic Development Strategy

Swan Hill Region Economic Development Strategy

Swan Hill Region Economic Development Strategy 2017-2022 provides strategic direction for economic growth in the Swan Hill municipality over a five-year period and beyond. It aims to build on the region’s strengths, capture new opportunities and address c...
Swan Hill Rural City Municipal Early-Middle Years Plan

Swan Hill Rural City Municipal Early-Middle Years Plan

Our Swan Hill Rural City Municipal Early-Middle Years Plan 2020–29 aims to improve the health and wellbeing of children aged 0–12 years and their families across the entire Swan Hill Rural City municipality. The Plan incorporates feedback from a comprehensive com...
Urban Tree Management Plan

Urban Tree Management Plan

This Plan provides a rationale and framework for an equitable, transparent and consistent approach to the management of urban trees by Swan Hill Rural City Council (Council).
Youth Strategy

Youth Strategy

Swan Hill Rural City Council recognises the immeasurable value that young citizens bring to their communities. Widespread community consultation was undertaken to inform the development of a five-year Youth Strategy that will consider the needs and aspirations...
Waste Management Strategy

Waste Management Strategy

Waste management is a core element of Swan Hill Rural City Council’s services and providing the means for an effective service that meets ratepayer’s needs is important in maintaining a high level of community satisfaction.

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