Tag Archives: 2015 Rural Summit

TV chef calls on councils to value food producers

SBS presenter Matthew Evans has called on councils to do more to support small local producers, saying the benefits include the increased tourism appeal of their towns. Mr Evans, who presents Gourmet Farmer Afloat, currently screening Thursday nights on SBS will have the ear of councillors, CEOs and council staff when he speaks at the […]

Sir Bob Parker to Address Councils at Rural Summit

Councils could consider preparing a set of emergency bylaws to support their communities during times of natural disaster according to Sir Bob Parker, who was Mayor of Christchurch City during its 2010 – 2011 earthquakes. Sir Bob’s Leading Change presentation is a feature of this year’s Rural Councils Victoria (RCV) Rural Summit to be held […]