News & Highlights

  • Community reference group appointed

    Thursday, April 24 2014
    Bega Valley Shire Council has appointed a Community Engagement and Communications Reference Group to advise it on how best to interact with the community.  Read more..

  • Aquatic Centre open day this weekend

    Thursday, April 24 2014
    Following its recent refurbishment, the Sapphire Aquatic Centre in Pambula is having an open day on Saturday 26 April 2014 from 9am – 2pm.  Read more..

  • Draft climate change strategy exhibited

    Thursday, April 24 2014
    A draft strategy to establish a framework and responsibilities regarding climate change and its own corporate sustainability has been placed on public exhibition by the Bega Valley Shire Council.  Read more..

  • Illegal tree clearing crackdown

    Wednesday, April 23 2014
    Council staff and residents alike have been shocked by the latest illegal tree clearing at Dolphin Cove, Tura Beach.  Read more..

Council's Major Projects for the next twelve months

  • Bega Civic Centre: Proposed plans for the replacement of the Bega Town Hall. Read more...
  • Littleton Gardens Bega: Proposed plans for the redesign of the gardens in Zingel Place Bega. Read more...
  • Merimbula Effluent Options Investigation Project: The Merimbula Effluent Options Investigation (MEOI) Project is a project to investigate and recommend a preferred effluent management strategy for Merimbula STP, with particular focus on addressing the main problem of effluent disposal. Read more...

  • Eden Port Development: Bega Valley Shire Council, the Eden community and Federal and State Government have been working for over 9 years to finalise key port infrastructure upgrade for Eden Port, Twofold Bay funded by Federal, State and Local Government. This project focusses on the extension to the Breakwater Wharf, an indicative location for a wave attenuator and marina, and an area identified for potential land reclamation within Snug Cove to provide for hardstand and operational facilities associated with the proposed marina. Read more...

Council Policies and Procedures

Policies and procedures are essential to ensure that legal, fair and consistent decisions are made across the Council. They support Council in achieving its corporate objectives and provide crucial guidelines for Councillors, staff and other stakeholders. Without sound policies and procedures there is a greater risk of inconsistency, confusion and inefficiency.

Policies express Council's position on a particular issue or subject. Procedures describe the specific steps that are to be followed in order to implement a policy.