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Shepparton Rail Line upgrade

May 15, 2019

The $356 million Shepparton Line Upgrade will be delivered in three stages. Stage one, which is now complete, included: stabling upgrade at Shepparton Station 29 extra coach services between Shepparton and Seymour to connect with train services. Stage two includes: platform extensions at Mooroopna, Murchison East and Nagambie stations crossing loop extension near Murchison East…

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Federal Senator Regional Visit

Mar 1, 2019

The Committee for Greater Shepparton hosted Federal Senator Kimberley Kitching for a regional visit on Wednesday. Senator Kitching toured SPC, had a trip on the Goulburn River with the Goulburn Broken CMA and picked some peaches from the tree at Dimits Orchard. All these experiences and interactions helped Senator Kitching develop an understanding of the…

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Goulburn Valley Health – Stage 2 Development Report

Oct 8, 2018

The Committee for Greater Shepparton calls for stage 2 of the G.V. Health re-development to be funded. An independent assessment commissioned by the Committee shows that the full stage 2 investment, including mental health and cancer facilities, is likely to cost between $272 million and $374 million. This is on top of the $171 million…

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Sep 14, 2018

This morning C4GS CEO, Sam Birrell, sat down with Matt Dowling and Phil Guthrie on ABC’s Shepparton breakfast radio program. They talked about Committee for Greater Shepparton’s five year history and regional priorities heading into the Victorian State election. Click here to catch up on what he had to say. Committee for Greater Shepparton CEO…

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Zahra Rezai – my life so far

Sep 12, 2018

During the last few weeks Committee for Greater Shepparton (C4GS) have been hosting Zahra from McGuire College as a Work Placement student. Work Placement provides the students the opportunity to explore the careers available right here in our region. Zahra has been shadowing C4GS CEO Sam Birrell, attending meetings and has had the opportunity to…

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A Healthy future for Food & Grocery Manufacturing in Northern Victoria

Sep 5, 2018

A recent report released by Remplan Bendigo on the Northern Victoria Food and Grocery Economic snapshot provides a healthy future for our Manufacturing Industries. Northern Victoria’s Food and Grocery Manufacturing Industry generated $11.547 billion in output in 2017, Murray electorate the highest contributor representing 44.1% of the total Victoria output which equates to $5.154 billion…

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Greater Shepparton – a Creative City

Jun 12, 2018

Last week saw the launch of ‘Greater Shepparton – a Creative City’ community consultation document. This document is aimed to promote Greater Shepparton as a Nationally significant and cultural city. Thank you to all those that attended the launch and a huge thank you to Anne McCamish for her commitment to the project. Click here…

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Murray Darling Basin Plan – #FAIRFLOW

Jun 6, 2018

JOIN THE CAMPAIGN  The Goulburn Murray Irrigation District is demanding a fair flow from the Murray Darling Basin Plan with the campaign launched by the GMID Water Leadership. Get involved – It’s time for a #fairflow Take a photo of yourself with the hastag #fairflow and share it on social media. Follow the campaign on Facebook…

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May 4, 2018

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Shepparton Rail Study

Mar 19, 2018

C4GS has recently commissioned a report into the allocation of regional rail funding. This comprehensive report is available to download and view now. C4GS – Shepparton Rail Study Analysis Findings – FINAL V3.0

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