Tawonga Caravan Park – Your questions answered

There have been many questions raised by the community and the many visitors who use  Tawonga Caravan Park re the future of the site.  UKVCA have been communicating with DWELP (Dept. Environment, Land, Water and Planning) and for more information click on the link here…………  DELWP FAQs – Tawonga CP

Tawonga Caravan Park

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CANCELLATION NOTICE – T.R.E.K Launch

UNFORTUNATELY………

The scheduled Launch of the T.R.E.K. Community Energy Hub in the Kiewa Valley this Friday, 20th, March has had to be cancelled. 

UKVCA will notify you when this information session can be rescheduled.

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T.R.E.K Launch of Community Energy Hub in the Kiewa Valley

UKVCA are supporting the launch of of a Community Energy Hub.  TREK (Toward.  Renewable. Energy. Kiewa) is working towards 100% renewable energy in our Valley.

Find out more at an information session on Friday, 20th March, starting at 6pm at the AUDITORIUM@informationcentre, Mt. Beauty.  Click on the  link below for more information         Community Roadshow Invitation

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Ovens Fire District planned burning program for 2020

Forest Fire Management Victoria have supplied information on the planned burning program for the upcoming season.  At this stage, any commencement to the burning program will be a few weeks away and will require weather and fuel conditions to be suitable.

3 information sheets are attached.  Click on the blue links below to open each of them.

  1.  Planned Burns Victoria Notification System.     Planned Burns Victoria info sheet
  2.   FFMVic Ovens planned burn program 2020.     FFMVic Ovens planned burn program  2020
  3.  Overall map of the Beechworth-Chiltern, Yackandandah, Myrtleford, Bright-Mt.             Beauty.     2020 planned burns Overall map

 

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Government Concessional Loans for fire impacted businesses

Applications are now open for concessional loans of up to $500,000 to support small business, primary producers and non-profit organisations impacted by the Victorian bushfires.

Rural Finance will administer these loans.  Affected entities can now apply through their website:  https://www.ruralfinance.com.au/industry-programs/victorian-bushfires-2019-2020-concessional-loans.

These loans are for entities who have suffered significant damage to their assets and/or a significant loss of income as a direct result of the fires.  Funding may be used for:

  •  Repairing or replacing plant or equipment or buildings
  •  Purchasing livestock to replace those lost
  • Paying bills, salaries, wages, rent or rates
  • Buying fodder and water for livestock or produce, or transporting livestock (associated with a primary production enterprise).

You can call Rural Finance on 1800 260 425 for more information.

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ALPINE SHIRE COUNCIL March 2020 meeting


The Alpine Shire Council conducts one monthly meeting per year in Mt. Beauty.  Next month’s 2020 meeting will be in Mt. Beauty on Tuesday, 3rd March, 7pm at the AUDITORIUM@informationcentre.   This is your opportunity to witness our local government in action.  The agenda is usually available on-line at…  http://www.alpineshire.vic.gov.au Community members can submit up to 2 questions ‘On Notice’ to be addressed at the meeting or ‘From the Floor’ at the meeting.  The General Council meeting will follow.

Residents and community members are all welcome.  This is also  an opportunity to talk to individual councillors after the meeting so put this date in your diary.

 

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