Become a Member

Membership provides you with an opportunity to make a real difference in our community.

Our Vision for Greater Shepparton

To be the Australian centre for dairy and horticulture, exporting reliable, premium quality, fresh and value-added produce via innovative practices and world-class irrigation systems.

As a major business centre, we will be connected to the world through modern infrastructure and supported by a thriving and an educated community that celebrates its rich culture and diversity.

Becoming a member of Committee for Greater Shepparton gives you a voice in directing the future of the region and securing sustainable prosperity for generations to come. You belong to a group of leaders who are willing to share their insights and by investing in Greater Shepparton, have become an indispensable source of advice to government.

The main reasons people join the Committee for Greater Shepparton are:

Future Focused: Our work is strongly directed to driving and safeguarding the future prosperity and sustainability of Greater Shepparton. Our projects are target areas where we can see major future benefits for the region.

Leadership: Our membership, comprising most of the leading companies and organisation from across the region allows us to capture the insight vital to planning for a sustainable prosperous future.

Access: Our members are given a strong voice in identifying, discussing and directing key strategic issues affecting our city and region at all levels of government.

Network: Members are provided opportunities to tap into the collective business and strategic insight of other members at various closed forums. This includes members’ events held across the calendar year.

James Merlino with our Education representatives

What We Are

  • The Committee for Greater Shepparton is the peak business and community group working in partnership with other groups and organisations to represent the economic, social, environmental and cultural interests of the broader Greater Shepparton.
  • A not-for-profit, member-funded network that unites Greater Shepparton business leaders to ensure the sustainable growth of the region.
  • A think tank producing evidence-based research through a network of academic and independent researchers, working collaboratively to influence policy and advocate on issues that will help make Greater Shepparton a stronger and more vibrant place to live.
  • Strong advocates for a visionary, long-term plan for Greater Shepparton.
  • An engaging forum where our members can collaborate and channel their passion for Greater Shepparton.
  • A driver of initiatives, policies, projects and activities to foster positive developments for the region.
  • An informed commentator and credible advocate on issues affecting the growth and development of Greater Shepparton, now and into the future.

What We Are Not

  • A peak industry body – our members are cross-sectoral.
  • CBD-centric in our advocacy – our reach is broad and our advocacy impacts the entire region.
  • Political – our longevity of commitment spans political cycles, social, economic, cultural change.

Become a Member

The Executive board seeks leaders within the community to form part of the Committee for Greater Shepparton Membership.

Are you a leading business and organisation?

Do you have a passion for Greater Shepparton’s long-term plan?

If so, please complete the membership application below or contact us to discuss your membership options.

C4GS Membership benefits 2020