Aquamoves Blog

Browse our latest blog posts, media releases, good news stories and updates to find out what we've been up to.

21 Apr 2011

Spend time at Victoria Park Lake this Easter

Greater Shepparton residents are encouraged to take visitors to Victoria Park Lake during the Easter and ANZAC Day long weekend break and enjoy the facilities and surrounds. — Read more about Spend time at Victoria Park Lake this Easter »

20 Apr 2011

Council services over Easter

The Council office will be closed from 5.00pm Thursday 21 April and reopen at 8.15am on Wednesday 27 April. — Read more about Council services over Easter »

12 Apr 2011

Search on for local stars

A new campaign to combat racism has the potential to turn local people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds into stars. — Read more about Search on for local stars »

8 Apr 2011

Protect yourself from mozzies

With the school holidays here Greater Shepparton City Council is reminding residents and visitors to continue using protective measures to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes. — Read more about Protect yourself from mozzies »

8 Apr 2011

Have your say on cycling in Greater Shepparton

Greater Shepparton City Council residents are invited to have input in to the ongoing development of cycling in the municipality. — Read more about Have your say on cycling in Greater Shepparton »

29 Mar 2011

Applications open for Community Matching Grants Scheme

Applications are now open for the first round of funding through Greater Shepparton City Council's Community Matching Grants Scheme. — Read more about Applications open for Community Matching Grants Scheme »

23 Mar 2011

Reminder to book sport and recreation grounds

Groups and individuals wanting to use Greater Shepparton City Council-managed sporting, recreation and park facilities during winter and spring are being encouraged to book their preferred times and days by April 1. — Read more about Reminder to book sport and recreation grounds »

20 Mar 2011

Harmony Fiesta cancelled

The Harmony Feista, which was due to be held in the Maude St Mall this afternoon between 3.30pm and 6pm, has been cancelled due to the weather. — Read more about Harmony Fiesta cancelled »

22 Feb 2011

Greater Shepparton to host short course swimming championships

The 2011 Victorian Country Short Course Championships will be held in Shepparton for the second year running. — Read more about Greater Shepparton to host short course swimming championships »

9 Feb 2011

Dookie Summer Stroll Cancelled

The Dookie Summer Stroll, scheduled for Friday 11 February, has been cancelled due to expected wet weather. — Read more about Dookie Summer Stroll Cancelled »

30 Jan 2011

Heatwave alert for Goulburn region

Greater Shepparton residents, particularly the elderly and young children, are urged to take care and stay cool during the predicted heatwave conditions this week. — Read more about Heatwave alert for Goulburn region »

13 Jan 2011

Greater Shepparton on the Moove in 2011

Greater Shepparton City Council is holding a series of summer strolls in small towns throughout January, February and March. — Read more about Greater Shepparton on the Moove in 2011 »

5 Oct 2010

Have input into Greater Shepparton Sport 2050 Strategic Plan

Greater Shepparton City Council is developing a strategic plan that will plan for sport development in Greater Shepparton to 2050 and is seeking input from the public. — Read more about Have input into Greater Shepparton Sport 2050 Strategic Plan »

17 Sep 2010

Aquamoves users compensated for flood disruption

Aquamoves members and learn to swim lesson participants will be compensated for the week-long closure of Aquamoves (from 3pm Monday 6 to Sunday 12 September) due to flooding of Tom Collins Drive last week. — Read more about Aquamoves users compensated for flood disruption »

12 Sep 2010

Aquamoves Re-Opens Following Flood Shut-Down

Aquamoves will re-open from 6.00am Monday (13 September) after shutting down last Monday afternoon (6 September) when flood water cut road access to the facility. — Read more about Aquamoves Re-Opens Following Flood Shut-Down »

7 Sep 2010

Flood levels expected to peak soon

Flood levels from the Broken River and Sevens Creek have peaked with many Greater Shepparton residents in low-lying rural areas cut off and a number of road closures in the Kialla Lakes area overnight. — Read more about Flood levels expected to peak soon »

6 Sep 2010

Council flood call centre open all night

Greater Shepparton City Council’s Flood Call Centre is operating 24/7 until further notice. Residents can call Council’s Flood Call Centre on 1800 727 774 and speak to a customer service officer at any time. — Read more about Council flood call centre open all night »

3 Aug 2010

Shepparton voted second Best Walking Town in Australia

Shepparton has taken out the title of second best walking town in Australia, behind Noosa, as part of the competition held by ‘Prevention magazine’ in conjunction with Channel 7’s ‘Sunrise’ morning program. — Read more about Shepparton voted second Best Walking Town in Australia »

9 Jun 2010

Vote for Shepparton to become Australia’s best walking town

Shepparton is in the running to be named Australia’s best walking town, as part of a competition by Prevention magazine in conjunction with Channel 7 Sunrise morning program. — Read more about Vote for Shepparton to become Australia’s best walking town »

31 Jan 2010

Supervise your children warnings timely after a near drowning

Greater Shepparton City Council is praising the actions of swimmers and Aquamoves’ lifeguards who assisted a three-year-old child after a near drowning on Thursday afternoon. — Read more about Supervise your children warnings timely after a near drowning »