Tag: Wattle Range Council

Boat ramp fees a drop in the ocean

Users of the Beachport boat ramp are set to be heavily subsidised again in the coming financial year.
Wattle Range Council’s draft budget for 2024/25...

‘Minor’ council job comes with major price tag

The cost of a routine and relatively minor maintenance task in Millicent generated the most debate at the June monthly meeting of Wattle Range...

Title claim response funds sought

Aboriginal Affairs Minister Kyam Maher will be asked to provide State Government funding to South East councils to enable them to respond to long-running...

Ground broken on new council office

Work began last week on the new $10m office in Millicent for Wattle Range Council.
The first tasks were the erection of security fencing followed...

Repair skills showcased

Arepair project with a difference is half way through its trial period in Millicent.
 The Millicent Repair Cafe started in March as an initiative of...

Coastal projects on cards

There are currently around 20 projects costing $1.3m at Beachport which are earmarked for public money.
The oldest building owned by Wattle Range Council is...

Primary production rates ‘catch up’

The rural sector will shoulder a greater share of the Wattle Range Council rate burden in the coming 12 months if the draft 2024/25...

Hatherleigh course to close

The Hatherleigh Golf Course will close at the end of this month after almost half a century of operation.
Hatherleigh Sport and Recreation Centre committee...

Fresh take on sustainability shared

Millicent was recently the venue for a weekend of activities, workshops and other opportunities to learn to live sustainably. Wattle Range Council invited people to...

Community bands together to improve childrens’ facilities

Anew playground has been installed at the Glencoe oval thanks to the hard work of volunteers and generosity of local businesses and council.
The new...

Rise on the Range

Preliminary planning indicates Wattle Range Council is set to increase its rate revenue by almost 7% in the coming financial year.
The council staff have...

Library move mooted

Shared use by the community of the library at Penola High School could come to an end after 40 years of operation.
Wattle Range Council...

Pooch avoids dog house

Apopular Millicent dog was literally heading to the dog house after he damaged a favourite garment belonging to his owner.
Bolt is a black and...

First ground broken on $10m offices

Aceremonial turning of the first sod on the new $10m office in Millicent for Wattle Range Council was held on Tuesday morning.
Watching Mayor Des...

Leaky lake cost shock

Industry experts estimate a major concrete rebuild of the Millicent Swimming Lake will cost around $8m and take up to a year to complete. However,...