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C4GS September Newsletter

Oct 10, 2017

Thank you for all of your continued support of the Committee of Greater Shepparton. We thought August was a busy month- wow how we were wrong!! It appears that coming closer to the end of the year we will keep getting busier and busier which is what we want! Our CEO Sam Birrell visited Canberra…

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C4GS Submission to decentralisation inquiry

Oct 5, 2017

C4GS Submission to decentralisation inquiry The Select Committee on Regional Development and Decentralisation will inquire and report on best practice approaches to regional development, the decentralisation of Commonwealth entities, and supporting corporate decentralisation. For further information, please see below.

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Redevelopment for GV Health has commenced

Oct 4, 2017

The redevelopment of GV Health Hospital in Shepparton has begun with Minister for Health Jill Hennessy attending to celebrate and kick start the early site preparation works. The redevelopment will include; 64 inpatient beds, 10 intensive care unit beds, 7 operating theatres, a new kitchen, a new morgue as well as a new emergency department…

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GBCMA Wins WatSave Award!

Sep 14, 2017

GBCMA Wins WatSave Award! We would like to congratulate one of our members Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority on winning the International Watsave Technology Award. This WatSave award will be presented in Mexico City in early October. Some of our other Committee for Greater Shepparton members were also involved and apart of this achievement; Goulburn…

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C4GS August Newsletter

Sep 7, 2017

Thank you for all of your continued support of the Committee for Greater Shepparton. As you will find, we have had a very busy month. National Irrigator’s Council CEO Steve Whan was our guest speaker at our members breakfast function. We thank Steve for coming to visit our community. For more information regarding what Steve…

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National Association of Women in Operations Event

Aug 31, 2017

National Association of Women in Operations Event Today the Committee for Greater Shepparton took part in the NAWO (National Association of Women in Operations) event held in Shepparton. What an inspiring event discussing women in the workforce, careers and juggling family demands. Some great local guest speakers including Committee for Greater Shepparton Board members, Lesley…

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Local Investment Plan applications are now open.

Aug 23, 2017

Federal Member for Murray Damian Drum has just recently announced that applications are now open up until October 19th 2017 for the Regional Jobs and Investment Package (RJIP) – Local Investment Plan for Goulburn Valley. Funding will be available for the below: Local Infrastructure Business Innovation Skills & Training Committee for Greater Shepparton’s CEO Sam…

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La Trobe University Council visit Shepparton

Aug 17, 2017

Committee for Greater Shepparton were delighted to welcome the La Trobe University Council for lunch today. The panel discussed the bright future of regional tertiary education. The panel included: Rob Priestly – Chair for Committee for Greater Shepparton Christina Bassani – GV Water & La Trobe Lecturer Geraldine Christou – Greater Shepparton City Council Economic…

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Steve Whan visits Shepparton

Aug 10, 2017

Steve Whan, CEO of National Irrigators Council and former Minister for Agriculture in the NSW Labor government, visited Shepparton last month to speak at the Committee for Greater Shepparton breakfast function. A few areas of note from Steve’s visit: He expected to hear from everyone in the region that the Connections program (formerly NVRIP) was…

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C4GS July Newsletter

Aug 9, 2017

C4GS JULY NEWSLETTER  Thank you for all of your continued support of the Committee for Greater Shepparton. As you will find in the below link we have a message to our members from our CEO Sam Birrell & Chair Rob Priestly. Committee for Greater Shepparton have also had some staff changes where Deanne Armstrong was…

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