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Goulburn Murray Water optimistic for healthy year ahead

Jan 11, 2018

January 2018- Media Release  Goulburn Murray Water optimistic for healthy year ahead Goulburn-Murray Water is entering the New Year on a high note, with water storages averaging a healthy 80 per cent and Victoria’s highest capacity dam – Dartmouth – just under 90 per cent full as of the first week of January. “These figures…

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C4GS Summer Edition Newsletter

Dec 21, 2017

Thank you for all of your continued support of the Committee for Greater Shepparton. Please read a message to our C4GS members from our CEO Sam Birrell & Chair Rob Priestly. It’s been a great year for Greater Shepparton, with a growing sense of optimism in the future of the region. Locals are starting to…

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Murray Darling Basin Plan

Dec 19, 2017

Keep up to date with the latest Murray Darling Basin Plan articles Dairy farmers fight to protect their Murray Waters The unresolved dispute over how much water must be returned to the environment under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan is expected to dominate a meeting between federal and state water ministers today, with the Victorian town…

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Shepparton Education Plan; Four into one = improvement

Dec 18, 2017

Shepparton Education Plan Greater Shepparton’s four public secondary schools will be merged into one, with State Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed expecting the super school to open in the next five years. Today, the Victorian Government endorsed the proposition in the hope to improve academic outcomes for all students in the Goulburn Valley. ‘‘The government…

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Irrigation the key to a sustainable farming future in the Goulburn Valley

Nov 30, 2017

Committee for Greater Shepparton publishes an article in the Vegetables Australia magazine- November/December 2017 issue. Located in northern Victoria, the Goulburn Valley region provides many opportunities for those in the agriculture sector who are looking to relocate or expand their business. Goulburn-Murray Water and the Committee for Greater Shepparton explore what is currently available, and…

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Education – Work Integrated Learning – Engineering Industry Placements 2018

Nov 25, 2017

Education – Work Integrated Learning – Engineering Industry Placements 2018 La Trobe University is committed to providing graduates with cutting edge skills to become leaders in the Engineering Profession. La Trobe’s Future Ready Strategy aims to prepare students for industry through Work Integrated Learning programs, industry partnerships and engaging La Trobe’s Essentials: Global Citizenship, Innovation…

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ANZ – Be Trade Ready

Nov 24, 2017

Be Trade Ready For businesses examining the opportunity for export, it can be difficult to know where to start. Important first steps include benchmarking against other Australian exporters, forecasting revenue and calculating capital requirements to fund expansion – along with a personalised international business plan. Where do you start? Be trade ready, a free website…

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Manufacturing Forum

Nov 23, 2017

C4GS & ANZ Manufacturing Forum – 23/11/2017 Committee for Greater Shepparton and ANZ jointly hosted our first Manufacturing Forum at the Shepparton Motor Museum on Thursday 23rd November. Manufacturing businesses were invited to come along and hear about industry data, exporting and being trade ready and future education opportunities for manufacturing in Shepparton. Thank you…

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Gold & Silver Members function at Parliament House Melbourne

Nov 9, 2017

Gold & Silver Members function On Thursday 9th November,  Committee for Greater Shepparton hosted our Gold and Silver Members function at Parliament House Melbourne. It was an honour to hear from Premier Daniel Andrews and Suzanna Sheed Independent MP for the District of Shepparton. Thank you to all our members for your ongoing support.  

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C4GS October Newsletter

Nov 9, 2017

Thank you for all of your continued support of the Committee of Greater Shepparton. Our C4GS CEO Sam Birrell attended the Committee for Cities in Christchurch. We successfully hosted our first Young Leaders Breakfast alongside GV Young Professionals where 100 people attended The Woolshed @ Emerald Bank. The Murray Dairy Business Forum 2017 was held…

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