The building was built in 1958 and is heritage listed.LIBBY PRICE August 21, 2014 3:30am
The first meeting in the refurbished Civic Centre was held last week when Benalla Rural City Council held its regular weekly meeting on Wednesday. The heritage-listed former shire offices in Mair St was built in 1958 and has been painted in the traditional colours of the era.
The refurbishment is the second of three stages in the Civic Precinct Revitalisation Project. The Customer Service Centre opened in February at the former post office and mail sorting centre, housing nearly all Benalla Rural City employees. The mayor and executive staff will be based in the Civic Centre.
The project will culminate in the opening of the Sir Edward Weary Dunlop Learning Centre in October.
The Country Fire Authority has issued an emergency warning for a fast moving, out-of-control grassfire near Tongala.
Police investigating a break and enter at a Mulwala club more than 10 years ago are renewing their appeal for public assistance by releasing an image of a person they believe has information to assist them.
Tatura’s Victory Hall is set for a big year as preparations get under way to celebrate the hall’s 90th birthday in September.
The 2015 Moama RSL indoor bias bowls season starts next week.
Rochester Secondary College school captains Dom Atley and Tim Poole have been accepted to study biomedical science in the first step towards becoming doctors.
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Fire destroys key public buildings in Seymour
Finley Henry Matheson was bestowed one of the highest Australia Day honours.
Heathcote Hostel residents were treated to a visit from Heathcote’s favourite horse, Sub Zero, as part of Australia Day celebrations.
Recent weather conditions have come as a mixed blessing for farmers, with high rainfall and humidity providing a respite for irrigators as well as difficult growing and picking conditions for fruit growers.
Darren McLoughlin only started playing croquet seven years ago.
From orchards to harvest to shelves, a new exhibition will celebrate the Goulburn Valley’s iconic fruit industry. The Photos of the Fruit Industry exhibition will run as part of the SheppARTon Festival in March and aims to share memories and history of an industry that has shaped the region.
Former Benalla footballer Tom Rockliff has been named captain of the Brisbane Lions Football Club.
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