Mountain Creek Bridge Replacement Update

The planned commencement date for this work is 29th September, 2021 and the completion time line is 6 – 8 weeks but is subject to slight change, based on supply of materials, weather, etc.  DWELP will keep us informed.

For further information on these works please call the Ovens office on (03) 5731 1222.2021_06_23 FFMVic Media Release – Bridge replacements improve firefighter response

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Statewide “Connectivity Survey”

The Victorian State Government is seeking participation from residents with regard to ‘phone and internet issues.  Alpine Shire Council is also keen to get as many responses to this survey from our region.

Click on the link to open up the Survey.


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Proposed North East Water Pumping Station

If you have been following the local digital media, you will be aware of the following proposal by North East Water.  Click on the link below if you wish to learn more about the proposal and  take part in this petition……..

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2021 AGM postponement

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Annual General Meeting 2021

        The Upper Kiewa Valley Community Association (UKVCA) Annual General   Meeting (AGM) will be held at 7.30pm on

             Thursday, 2nd September, 2021

This year the AGM is planned to be conducted in the AUDITORIUM (with COVID safe planning) at 7.30pm.  If COVID requirements become more restrictive this will be done via Zoom and there will be a further notification sent out. 

Login details will be emailed to all UKVCA members and interested members of the community closer to the meeting date.

Meeting Report:  A report on the past year’s activities will be presented by the Chairperson.             

Meeting Elections:  Office bearers (Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary and Treasurer) will be elected.  A number (to be decided at the AGM) of ordinary committee members will be also elected.

If you are interested in a committee role please email the Secretary, Mary Pike, for a Nomination Form.     Fill it in and email it to the Secretary at      

or post to        UKVCA, PO Box 87, Tawonga South, Vic. 3698

The current committee welcomes new members.  If you want a say into what happens in the Upper Kiewa Valley, come along.

To view the 2020 AGM Minutes  –  Click     AGM minutes 3 Sept 2020





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Alpine Shire Council draft Plans – August 2021

Alpine Shire Council has prepared a draft Community Vision, Council Plan and Financial Plan, and are keen to know if the draft documents meet the needs of our community.

These key strategic plans provide medium and long-term strategic guidance for Council and have been developed following deliberative engagement with Council’s Community Panel.

If you would like to share your views on these key documents, please take some time to read them and make a submission by 3pm Thursday, 9 September 2021.

Your voice is important – please help us ensure these plans are reflective of community needs and aspirations.

Draft Community Vision 2040 and Council Plan 2021-2025 incorporating the Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan

The Draft Community Vision 2040 describes the community’s aspirations for the future of the Alpine Shire, through to the year 2040.  These aspirations feed into the Draft Council Plan 2021-2025, which documents the strategic drivers, objectives, indicators and major initiatives that Council will implement over the next four years.  The Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan is incorporated into the Council Plan.

Draft Financial Plan 2030/31

The Draft Financial Plan documents the financial resources required for Council to give effect to the Draft Community Vision and Council Plan.  It includes information about the decisions and assumptions that underpin the forecasts in the financial statements.

Please think about the following five questions as you review the documents…

  1.  What do you like about the draft Community Vision?
  2. How could the draft Community Vision be improved?
  3. What aspects of the draft Council Plan incorpating the Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan do you support?
  4. Is there anything we have missed in the Draft Council Plan incorporating the Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan?
  5.   Are there any aspects of the Financial Plan that require clarification?

Making a submission

Anyone may make a written submission on the Draft Plans.  After considering submissions, Council will adopt the Plans at the Ordinary Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday 5 October 2021.

Copies of the draft Plans are available on Council’s website at

Written submissions must be received by 3pm Thursday, 9 September 2o21 by mail to:                Submissions, Alpine Shire Council, PO Box 139, Bright 3741

Email to:       or

Online at:

Any person making a submission may request that they or their representative appear in person in support of their submission, before a committee of Council.

The request to be heard must be clearly specified in the written submission.  The intended date for the hearing of submissions will be the afternoon of Tuesday 14 September 2021.

Council will contact those wishing to be heard, to confirm the date and time along with arrangements for presenting to Council.


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