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Community garden for George Lay Park

Listen Students from Swan Hill College, in conjunction with Swan Hill Rural City Council, invite community members to George Lay Park this Thursday to help with the creation of a new community garden. As a part of the School for Student Leadership, seven Swan Hill College students stayed at Marlo in east Gippsland for nine weeks to learn what it takes to become a great leader and how to respect ...
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A message from Mayor Les McPhee

Listen Piangil funding I would like to thank Minister Walsh for his recent announcement regarding the State Government’s contribution to the new Piangil Multipurpose Centre. Through the Putting Locals First program, $300,000 in funding has been provided to the centre. This is in addition to a community contribution of more than $25,000 and $86,000 from Council. I would also like to congratulate the Piangil community for their hard work in ...
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A message from Mayor Les McPhee

Listen Budget process During the past month Council has been busy working through the budget process for the 2013/14 financial year. The budget has been very closely scrutinised by officers and Councillors, and we are now getting to the final stages of its preparation. Council anticipates the draft budget will be advertised for public comment next month, and will be encouraging our residents to have their say. Further information and ...
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A message from Mayor Les McPhee

Listen Riverfront Masterplan open house Just a reminder that the second Swan Hill Riverfront Masterplan open house will be held at the Swan Hill Region Information Centre this Monday and Tuesday. This is your chance to have a chat with the consultants around the framework of the masterplan and also provide feedback and comments. The open house will be held on Monday, 6 May from 10am to 7pm and Tuesday, ...
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Free Hire for New Community Facility Structure

Listen The new community facility structure was unveiled at the beginning of March and Council is waiving the hire fee until 31 October 2013. Council encourages all community groups to utilise the new facility, which features a fully functional sink with cold and boiling water on tap, a power outlet and automatic roller blinds. Acting Director Infrastructure Steve Matthews said Council has already received a lot of positive feedback on ...
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A message from Mayor Les McPhee

Listen This week it has been great to see the arrival of a number of police into our region for the 55th Australia Police Bowling championships, which got underway this week at Murray Downs. All the competitors are either serving or retired members of the police force, and I wish them all the very best for the championship, which will finish up this Saturday. Steggall Park opening It was great ...
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A message from Mayor Les McPhee

Listen What a great long weekend it was for events in our region, with great crowds turning out for the Robinvale Euston 80 Ski Race Classic and the Swan Hill Region Food and Wine Festival. Both events were a huge success. The events continue with Harmony Day this Saturday at Riverside Park from 4.00 pm. Celebrating the different cultures within our community, Harmony Day regularly sees attendance of up to ...
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New CBD street flags

Swan Hill Rural City Council has introduced 20 new street banner flags to promote events, attractions and the region.
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