Author Archives: Sue Beattie

Seeking community innovators

An innovative competition is recognising the important role of rural Victorians as problem-solvers. Rural Councils Victoria has launched its Community Innovators Competition, aimed at highlighting the special and creative work that rural Victorians are already doing in their communities. RCV Chairman Cr Rob Gersch said that the competition had four categories – road safety, library […]

Recycling changes to have impact

The peak body for rural councils in Victoria has warned there will be significant financial impacts on ratepayers and residents from changes to recycling. Rural Councils Victoria Chair, Cr Rob Gersch, said a policy change in which China has reviewed the way in which it receives recyclables is affecting services in Victoria. Cr Gersch said […]