Public Notices

Public Notices are advertised predominantly in the Shepparton News and include notification of recently issued development consents, recently issued complying development certificates, notice of proposed developments, changes to Council meetings, release and/or sale of abandoned vehicles, intention to grant licence, and public exhibitions and consultations.


Greater Shepparton City Council ("Council") gives notice under section 190 of the Local Government Act 1989 ("Act") of its intention to lease part of the GV Link Land east of Toolamba Road and the railway line, being part of the land in certificate of title volume 12022 folio 891 known as Toolamba Road, Mooroopna (“Premises”), shown as hatched on the plan below.

The proposal to lease is intended to include the following elements:

The tenant is proposed to be GVCE Mooroopna Solar Pty Ltd of Suite 10 Level 4 35 Buckingham Street SURRY HILLS NSW 2010

  • The proposed lease will be for a term of 25 years from the commencement date with an option to renew for a further 25 years.
  • The commencement date of the lease is conditional upon the tenant procuring all necessary approvals and finance for the proposed construction and operation of the solar farm and the requisite power purchase agreements to secure long term revenues for the sale of electricity.
  • The commencing rent will be $30,000 per annum plus GST, subject to CPI adjustments at regular intervals and a market review on exercise of the option.
  • The permitted use will be for construction and use for a major solar farm with a minimum capacity of 10 megawatts.
  • The tenant is to be responsible for outgoings in respect of the Premises.
  • The tenant is to provide Council with a deposit for an agreed sum as security for the performance of the tenant’s obligations under the lease.

In accordance with section 223 of the Act, any person wishing to make a submission on the proposal must do so in writing to the undersigned by 1 February 2019.

All submissions must state clearly if the submitter wishes to be heard in support of their submission, in person, or by a person acting on their behalf. If such a request is made the submitter will be notified about hearing arrangements.

All submissions will be considered in accordance with section 223 of the Act.

Submissions should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, City of Greater Shepparton, and can be hand delivered to Council's Offices at 90 Welsford Street, Shepparton Vic 3630 by no later than 5.00pm on 1 February 2019 or posted (so as to be received by Council by no later than that time) to the following address:

The Chief Executive Officer

City of Greater Shepparton

Locked Bag 1000


Enquiries concerning this process can be directed to Council’s Property Department on (03) 5832 9896.

Peter Harriott

Chief Executive Officer


Expressions of Interest for Independent Member – Greater Shepparton City Council Audit and Risk Management Committee

The Greater Shepparton City Council has 3 positions vacant for independent external members of its Audit and Risk Management Committee and invites expressions of interest for these positions.

The Audit and Risk Management Committee is an independent advisory committee to the Council and consists of two Councillors and four external members appointed by the Council.

The Audit and Risk Management Committee meets four to six times a year, with an allowance paid for attendance. Membership appointments are for a three year term.

The primary objective of the Committee is to assist Council in fulfilling its governance and oversight responsibilities in areas including: External reporting (including financial reports, the performance statement and the annual report), External and Internal Audit, Risk Management and Internal Control, Compliance and Fraud and Corruption. It is beneficial for members to have legal, financial or general business skills.

Expressions of Interest will be received until Friday 1 February 2019 and should be directed to Sharlene Still, Corporate Governance, Greater Shepparton City Council, Locked Bag 1000, Shepparton VIC 3632 or via email to

Further information is available on the Council’s website

Planning and Environment Act 1987


Notice of Preparation of Amendment

Amendment C211

The Greater Shepparton City Council has prepared Amendment C211 to the Greater Shepparton Planning Scheme.

The Amendment applies to approximately 70 hectares of land at the following addresses:

  • 85 and 110 Packham Street, Shepparton;
  • 120-174 Numurkah Road, Shepparton;
  • 20 and 20A Mercury Drive, Shepparton;
  • 55, 55A and 75 Wanganui Road, Shepparton; and
  • Part of 45 Parkside Drive, Shepparton.

The Amendment proposes to insert a new Incorporated Document titled Munarra Centre for Regional Excellence and Shepparton Sports and Events Centre, October 2018 in the Greater Shepparton Planning Scheme. Further, the Amendment will introduce a Special Controls Overlay on the land to guide the proposed development of the land.

You may inspect the Amendment, any documents that support the Amendment and the Explanatory Report about the Amendment, free of charge, at the following locations:

Any person who may be affected by the Amendment may make a submission to the planning authority about the Amendment. Submissions must be made in writing giving the submitter’s name and contact address, clearly stating the grounds on which the Amendment is supported or opposed and indicating what changes (if any) the submitter wishes to make.

Name and contact details of submitters are required for Council to consider submissions and to notify such persons of the opportunity to attend council meetings and any public hearing held to consider submissions.The closing date for submissions is 4 March 2019.

A submission must be sent to the Greater Shepparton City Council, Locked Bag 1000, Shepparton VIC 3632.The planning authority must make a copy of every submission available at its office for any person to inspect, free of charge, for two months after the Amendment comes into operation or lapses.Colin Kalms


Road Closure – International Dairy Week

Tatura Park Exhibition and Equestrian Complex will again play host to International Dairy Week – the largest dairy event in the Southern Hemisphere.

The event will run from Sunday 20th January through to Thursday 24th January 2019 and as a result Hastie Street will be closed to all traffic between Service Street and Davy Street from 6.00am Friday 18th January until 12 noon Friday 25th January. Additionally, Service Street will be closed between Brown Street and Hastie Street for the same period of time, with access by local traffic only.

Council apologises for any inconvenience caused as a result of the road closures.

For more information contact Council on (03) 5832 9851.

Greater Shepparton City Council’s Disability Advisory Committee

Greater Shepparton City Council’s Disability Advisory Committee (DAC) is calling for nominations from residents living with or caring for those with disabilities, living within the municipality who demonstrate diversity and vision for the entire municipality and are interested in becoming a member of the Disability Advisory Committee.

The DAC provides guidance to Council that ensures the needs of people with a disability in the community are being met.

A vacancy on the committee has arisen and Council is looking to appoint 1 community member to the committee. The successful nominee will be appointed until June 2021.

Nomination forms and more information are available on the Council’s website at , or; in person at the Council office, 90 Welsford Street Shepparton, or by contacting Councils Access and Inclusion Officer on 5832 9592.

Membership Applications are open to all. Diversity is welcome.

Nominations are to be received by 5pm Friday 25 January 2019.

Greater Shepparton Positive Ageing Advisory Committee

Greater Shepparton City Council invites nominations from people over the age of 65 year to join the Greater Shepparton Positive Ageing Advisory Committee. The committee represents people from a broad range of backgrounds and provides advice and assistance for a range of Council activities, including ways to promote Positive Ageing within the City of Greater Shepparton.

Council is seeking to appoint 2 Community Representatives to the committee. The successful nominee’s will be appointed until June 2020.

Nomination forms and more information are available on the Council’s website at , or; in person at the Council office, 90 Welsford Street Shepparton, or by contacting Councils Access and Inclusion Officer on 5832 9592.

Nominations are to be received 5pm Friday 25 January 2019.

Personal Trainers - Seeking Expressions of Interest

Are you a high performing Personal Trainer who is committed to educating and motiving individuals while investing in your own professional development?

Are you a self-driven and passionate individual who is ready to have a positive impact on the lives of others?

Can you create a compelling vision of a healthy and active life for individuals across all walks of life?

If this is you, don't miss this fantastic opportunity to build your own industry leading Personal Training business.

Aquamoves Lakeside Shepparton is seeking Expressions of Interest from high quality and experienced industry professionals to rent space within the centre.

Aquamoves has been operating within the community for more than 20 years and receives over 600,000 visits per year. It is Greater Shepparton’s place to go for fun and fitness, with indoor and outdoor pools and a full range of fitness facilities and programs.

Aquamoves wants Personal Trainers who will complement their vision to provide residents and visitors with the opportunity to improve or maintain their overall health and wellbeing.

Visit to get started by downloading the Aquamoves 'Personal Trainer Expression of Interest Form.'

For more information or for assistance undertaking your expression of interest, please contact Aquamoves Health and Wellbeing Coordinator Jacqui Byrnes by phone on (03) 5832 9400 or email