News & Highlights

  • Club Grants

    Tuesday, April 15 2014
    Community organisations throughout the shire are being encouraged to lodge applications for the latest round of Club Grants.  Read more..

  • Launch of Tathra Community Solar Farm Project

    Monday, April 14 2014
    Bega Valley Shire Council and Clean Energy for Eternity have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of the Tathra Community Solar Farm project.  Read more..

  • Business Skills Expo coming next week

    Wednesday, April 09 2014
    Interest in next week's free Business Building Skills Expo in Bega is mounting fast with a range of local businesses and government organisations signed up for the event.  Read more..

  • Repairs and maintenance to Aquatic Centre

    Wednesday, April 09 2014
    A reminder to swimmers that the Sapphire Aquatic Centre at Pambula will be closed from Saturday 12 April, to 10am on Monday 21 April, for repairs and maintenance.  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.