May 20, 2016

East Gippsland Environmental Sustainability Toolkit

The East Gippsland Environmental Sustainability Strategy 2008–2013 outlines East Gippsland Shire’s position on issues relating to the protection, preservation and enhancement of the environment and consolidates the Shire’s existing achievements, policies and plans about environmental sustainability. The Strategy highlights Council’s progress on major considerations for environmental sustainability – including biodiversity, water quality and consumption, greenhouse […]

May 5, 2016

The Changing Nature of Australia’s Country Towns

Edited by M F Rogers & D R Jones 28-Sep-2013 This book provides a look at our increasing understanding of the growth, stasis and decline of our country towns. It covers not only changing social and economic trends, but also the art of engagement of communities, new modes of development, water and its local management […]

September 28, 2013

A journey of learning

From rural Gippsland to Madrid 3rd Rural Women’s Congress Helen Sheil Director, Centre for Rural Communities Inc. Monash University, Gippsland Campus, Australia October 2002. Download and view the PDF

September 28, 2009

Cape York Institute Leadership Academy

Noel Pearson is Director of the Cape York Institute  ( and, as enterprise is a central platform in progressing/promoting Indigenous ownership of ventures, Neil was invited to be guest speaker on community enterprise at the Leadership Academy dinner.  The East Gippsland Shire supported his involvement. The invitation to share skills and knowledge of collaborative engagement […]