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What ‘wood’ you do with timber?

Timber from a Lemon Scented Gum that stood in Ryley Street for up to 100 years is being made available for community use. Read more

Draft Council Plan sets roadmap for the future

After extensive community consultation the Rural City of Wangaratta’s Our Road Map: Draft Council Plan 2017-2021 is now on public exhibition. Read more

Draft Budget 2017/18

The biggest capital works program in the Rural City of Wangaratta’s history is included in Council’s Draft 2017/18 Budget. Read more

Get snapping this World Environment Day

Residents are being asked to share what they love about their local environment in the lead up to World Environment Day. Read more

Great Alpine Road upgrade - Community Feedback Sessions

The Federal and State Governments have announced an upgrade of the Great Alpine Road from Bruthen in East Gippsland to Wangaratta in North East Victoria. Read more

Keep your controlled burns under control

The Rural City of Wangaratta is urging residents planning to have a burn off to do the right thing. Read more

Shed inspections aimed at preventing deaths

The Rural City of Wangaratta is encouraging all people living illegally in sheds to make contact with Council. Read more

Transforming King George V Gardens and Ovens Street

Plans to improve King George V Gardens and reinforce its heritage design are currently on public exhibition. 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

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

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

Our Road Map Draft

Following two rounds of consultation Our Road Map is almost ready to share with the public. 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

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