A meeting to hear presentations from objectors to Planning Application P21147 Meeting (Gannawarra piggery) will be held at the Koroop Hall on Wednesday, 1 June from 6.30pm.
Published on 20 November 2020
Gannawarra Shire Council’s commitment to providing National Disability Insurance Scheme services to residents has been recognised nationally.
Council’s implementation of the NDIS into its Community Care program in January 2019 was shortlisted as a finalist in the Minister for Local Government’s Award for Progressive Community Leadership at the 2020 National Awards for Local Government, announced in Wagga Wagga on 17 November.
“Council is pleased to be the only small rural Council in Victoria to be an approved NDIS provider, which is benefiting more than 80 residents living in the municipality,” Council Chief Executive Officer, Tom O’Reilly said.
“This initiative benefiting participants and their family members, who are enjoying an improved quality of life and are growing in themselves.
“This program is also benefiting residents in other ways, with Council’s commitment to the NDIS creating an extra 54 jobs.”
Gannawarra Shire Council’s NDIS efforts was one of eight projects or initiatives nominated for recognition in the awards program, traditionally announced at the Australian Local Government Association’s National General Assembly in July. These projects were:
“These nominations are a credit to the combined efforts of community groups, residents and staff to make the Gannawarra a special place to work, visit and live,” Mr O’Reilly said.
NOTE: The above image was taken prior to the implementation of COVID-19 restrictions.