Greater Shepparton values the culture, history and richness of First Nations People in our region and values having the highest population of First Nations People outside of metropolitan Melbourne. Council is committed to working closely with First Nations people and representative organisations to create genuine and authentic reconciliation through opportunities for truth telling and community education.
Greater Shepparton is proud of our multicultural diversity and all that it brings to our region. Cultural diversity in our is part of our identity and contributes to our economic, social, political and cultural life.
We are also very proud of our region’s long migration history dating back to World War 1 which has resulted in a rich diverse community made up of over 30 nationalities, who speak more than 50 languages.
Council shares the vision with our community of providing an embracing a supportive environment where everyone can celebrate and share their culture. We are committed to continuing to celebrate and promote diversity in our region and strengthen the sustainability and culture of communities which reside in the area.