The Committee for Greater Shepparton was established to unite the region's business and community leaders to influence public policy, advocate on issues to strengthen the economy and make the region a more vibrant place to live.  The Committee is supported by over 80 of the most influential businesses, community organisations and statutory authorities from the region.


Shepparton Rail

In his “Intercity” report, leading Australian rail expert John Hearsch described Shepparton as “today’s poor rail relation”. Improved rail connectivity with Melbourne is a key focus of the Committee.

Read John's Rail Futures Report here.

Shepparton Bypass

The Shepparton Bypass of the Goulburn Valley Highway was first proposed in the mid-1990s. After many years of no action, the project is back on the agenda.

... discover more here...

Women and Child Sculpture - 2010 - Sam Jinks

Creative City

David Yencken stated that a creative city must be one that is committed to fostering creativity among its citizens. Richard Florida's theory is that regions with high concentrations of technology workers, artists, musicians exhibit a higher level of economic development.

Pictured above is the famous sculpture of 'Women and Child' displayed at Shepparton Arts Museum. Click here to find out more...

Watering Paddock

GMID Water Forum

The GMID Water Forum was formed in 2015 by the Committee for Greater Shepparton and Independent Member for Shepparton for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed. The group commissioned the “Basin Plan – GMID socio-economic impact assessment” and has been active in advocacy for the region in relation to the plan.

Click here to see the full plan.

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Committee for Greater Shepparton

23 Nixon Street
Shepparton VIC 3630


Deanne Armstrong
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Sam Birrell:
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Phone: 03 5821 9177

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