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Parfitt Road Levee Restoration Works

Sandbags will be replaced by a permanent repair to the Parfitt Road Levee over the next fortnight. Read more

Youth Summit 2017

The countdown is on to the 2017 Wangaratta Youth Summit. The summit brings together about 150 exceptional young people from across the Rural City of Wangaratta to discuss a range of issues affecting their community. Read more

Small Business Development Program

The Rural City of Wangaratta has partnered with Small Business Victoria to develop the 2017 Small Business Development program to assist business operators to learn new skills and network with other business owners. Read more

Queen's Baton Relay to pass through Wangaratta

Local legends are being called on to carry the Queen’s Baton in Wangaratta as it prepares to host the Queen’s Baton Relay. Read more

March into Sustainability

Are you interested in how to live more sustainably, but unsure of how to achieve your goals? Read more

Enviro Events Calendar Released

Make 2017 a year of action by getting involved in the Rural City of Wangaratta’s free environment and sustainability events. The annual Enviro Events calendar has now been released and is available from Council’s website. Read more

Tech Savvy Seniors

There's no doubt technology plays an integral role in all our lives these days. Stay up to speed with all things tech, from social media to online banking, with our free Tech Savvy Seniors sessions at the Wangaratta Library and Pangerang Community House! Read more

Victorian Government and Rural City of Wangaratta working together to reduce mosquito numbers

The Rural City of Wangaratta has joined sixteen other higher risk and flood-affected councils across rural Victoria that have received a special funding package to combat the spread of mosquitoes this summer. Read more

More than 350 ideas for Our Road Map

More than 350 ideas have been contributed to the first round of consultation for Our Road Map, also known as the Rural City of Wangaratta’s Council Plan 2017-2021. Read more

Australia Day Award Recipients

King George V Gardens played host to the Rural City of Wangaratta’s Australia Day celebration on the morning of Thursday 26 January. Read more

Ford Street Road Works

Major road works will take place on Ford Street next week. Ford Street will be closed between Murphy Street and Ovens Street, with the Ford/Docker/Ovens St roundabout to also be closed for three nights, between 22 January 2017 and 25 January 2017 (re-opening 6am Wednesday 25 January). Read more

Clean up plan approved for Merriwa Park

The Rural City of Wangaratta has Environment Protection Authority (EPA) approval to begin work cleaning up a section of Merriwa Park where asbestos contamination was detected last year. Read more

'We Remember' Wins Recognition

A community project aimed at promoting understanding of the impact of war has won the Multimedia Award at the Victorian Community History Awards. Read more

Wangaratta Rural City Council 2016 Elections

A Declaration of the Poll for the Wangaratta Rural City Council was held on 31 October 2016, following municipal elections. Read more

Community Satisfaction Survey

Each year Local Government Victoria (LGV) coordinates and auspices a state-wide Local Government Community Satisfaction Survey. Read more

Access granted to sections of North Wangaratta Reserve

Sections of North Wangaratta Recreation Reserve have been re-opened, following a site investigation that concluded interior spaces and limited outdoor areas were safe to be reoccupied. Read more

Current Roadworks, Closures and Delays

Road works and any associated traffic management advice. Read more

Chetcuti Memorial Fund

Media Release   Chetcuti Memorial Fund   Following the tragic death of Council employee and well known Whorouly resident, Karen Chetcuti, considerable community interest has been shown in the establishment of a fund for Karen’s children. Read more