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Fire Danger

Fire Danger Period has commenced

The Fire Danger Period commenced Monday 28 October and the Rural City of Wangaratta reminds the community that now is the time to clean up and remove any potential fire hazards.

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Children's Week

National Children's Week

Children's Week was celebrated on Wednesday 23 October with a free sausage sizzle and play at Lions Park, formerly Bachelors Green.

Nitro Circus

Nitro Circus is coming here - March 2020

The craziest live show ever produced is coming to Wangaratta

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Parklands Precinct Masterplan

Parklands Precinct Masterplan

The Wangaratta Parklands Precinct Masterplan incorporates HP Barr Reserve, WJ Findlay Oval and the Wangaratta Showgrounds. Council is seeking community input.

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Safety Month

Safety Month Guest Speaker James Wood

The Rural City of Wangaratta is hosting guest speaker James Wood on 16 October 2019, 11:30am for a FREE Safety Day, at the GOTAFE Auditorium.

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Cruse Street Open

Cruse Street Officially Opened

Cruse Street, the vital connection between Sisely Avenue and Reith Road was officially opened on Thursday 19 September 2019

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Place Naming Committee

Place Naming Committee

Nominations are sought for membership to the Rural City of Wangaratta Place Naming Committee. Appointments to the Committee are on a 3 year rotating basis and selection will be determined with consideration of an established skills matrix.

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Seniors Festival

Get Into It - Seniors Festival 2019

Tickets are now on sale for the 2019 Seniors Festival held during October. With almost 70 activities on offer, there are so many opportunities to get involved.

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Art Gallery

Public Art Acquisitions Panel

Community-minded artists and professionals are being sought to drive an exciting new era in public art across the Rural City of Wangaratta.

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Wareena Park Master Plan

Community members can help shape the future of Wareena Park.

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dogs in park

Mitchell Avenue Reserve Dog Park

The Mitchell Avenue dog park will be constructed in the first two weeks of July 2019 and will provide a large fenced enclosure with a mix of trees, shrubs and open space for dogs to run around safely off-leash.

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Australia Day Nominations

Nominations are open for the Rural City of Wangaratta's Australia Day Awards

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Railway Project

North East Railway Projects

There are a number of projects currently happening on the North East Rail Line. These include the North East Rail Line Upgrade and the Inland Rail project.

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Council Meeting

Marketing and Branding Strategy

A Marketing and Branding Strategy for the Rural City of Wangaratta has been endorsed.

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Performers and vendors

Seeking Performers and Vendors

Rural City of Wangaratta is seeking expressions of interest from event performers and vendors.

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Lost Trades Revival

Seeking Lost Trades Stallholders

Lost Trades Revival invites artisans and craftspeople to demonstrate their unique skills and share knowledge of trades which have been lost to the ages.

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Wood heater

Warm House, Cool Neighbours

It’s that time of year! Winter's approaching and wood heaters will start to fire up. But what can you do to eliminate unnecessary air pollution?

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picture of the sun

Drought bores and stand pipes

A number of Community Drought Bores and Stand Pipes are available throughout the municipality.

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Concept drawing of 50m pool

Wangaratta Aquatics Project

The Rural City of Wangaratta's Aquatics Project involves building an outdoor heated 50m pool and indoor hydrotherapy pool at the Wangaratta Indoor Sports and Aquatic Centre (WISAC)

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Cruse Street extension

Cruse Street extension

The road that will carry 5000 new residents will be constructed in Wangaratta's North West

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What is ewaste?

E-waste changes coming

As of 1st July 2019 e-waste is no longer accepted in any bin or landfill site across Victoria.

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Rural Placemaking Project

Love Rural Wangaratta

The Rural City of Wangaratta recognises the importance of ‘place’ for a community and will focus on strengthening the connection and use people have for the places and spaces they share.

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Our Community Promise Survey

Our Community Promise Survey

Council has recently launched a new 1-2 minute survey on our website to help us understand how well we are delivering on the five commitments we have made in the course of performing our duties for the community.

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Roadworks

Current Roadworks

Find all the current roadworks happening around the municipality.

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