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.
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The under 16 Pigeons kick started the YFNC's finals campaign with a resounding victory over the Paul Spargo led Scots College in the Grand Final of the AWJFL Elwyn Langford Shield at the Albury Sports Ground on Sunday.
Greater Shepparton City Council was successful in securing the National Cutting Horse Association Victorian Futurity Cutting Horse Championships for 2014 and 2015, with this year’s event scheduled from September 10-14 at Tatura Park.
An ad for the Healthy Ageing Project will be filmed in Echuca, Rushworth and Rochester today.
More than $15,000 was raised at a family day on Sunday. The event was to raise money for the families of Barry Purtell and Dave Lobb.
Book Week gets colourful turnout.
Deaprtment of Environment and Primary Industries unhappy about Mt Disappointment vandals.
Jerilderie Shire deputy mayor Ruth McRae handed the key over for the new Rural Fire Service station last Friday.
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Murray Irrigation to search for new boss after Anthony Couroupis finishes with the company.
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The Benalla Indian Myna Action Group will pay a $1 per bird bounty on live birds delivered to CAL farm. National Party MP Bill Sykes donated $100 to fund the bounty.
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