Passionate, community-minded people who enjoy talking to visitors about why they love living in Campaspe Shire are encouraged to attend the Regional Victoria Living Expo in Melbourne on Friday.April 10, 2014 1:39pm
Campaspe Shire will attend for the third year running.
The free expo, to be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre between April 11 and 13, will promote the best of regional living to attract residents, skilled workers, business and investment.
Campaspe spokesperson for economic development and tourism Cr Paul Jarman said the expo was a chance to show off the region.
‘‘The expo gives us a chance to give Melbourne residents and businesses considering relocating to regional and rural Victoria all the information they need, including promotion of specific job and career opportunities,’’ he said.
‘‘Residents who have been part of previous events have enjoyed the experience and it really helps tell the story if we have people who love to live and work in the region.’’
The theme this year is ‘Triple Your Lifestyle Score’ based on the boardgame Scrabble.
It will involve ambassadors wearing colourful T-shirts with town-themed word arrangements.
A large model of the PS Adelaide will be available for expo visitors to take a look at and Port of Echuca Discovery Centre tickets will be on offer.
Great time had at this year's Barmah Muster.
The Mulwala Lions had satisfying and hard fought win, in difficult conditions, against last year’s grand finalists at Lonsdale Reserve on Saturday.
The second annual Bonnie and Clyde Rods, Rats and Rides Festival fired up at Tatura Park at the weekend (April 11-12), drawing thousands of petrol heads and rockabilly music lovers to Tatura.
Friday’s annual primary inter-school cross country meet will see a broader variety of students taking part, as well as the introduction of a new finish line.
Lockington Vintage Tractor and Stationary Engine Rally is on for the 18th time this weekend and there is something for everyone.
Kyabram and District Sportstar of the Year nominations finalised
Three local clubs get together at Kings Park.
Tributes flow for Finley's inspiring mother, friend and farming advocate Jennifer Hawkins
A visit by Coliban Water to Heathcote last week provided residents with a chance to quiz staff about water and sewer services.
A new book, Men from the River Bends, honours Cobram-Barooga and district soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice after enlisting in World War 1.
Deniliquin bowler Dennis O'Keefe lost 25-19 in his bid for a quarter-final spot in the Victorian Singles Championships this week.
Widespread rain late last week and on Saturday put a smile on the faces of farmers preparing to sow crops or waiting for weeds to emerge on early-sown rye-grass.
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