News & Highlights

  • 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..

  • Bega weed spraying notice

    Wednesday, April 23 2014
    Bega Valley Shire Council are advising the community of upcoming herbicide spraying within Bega parks and sporting fields for the control of broadfleaf weeds, African black beetle and Argentinian scarab.  Read more..

  • New operating model for sportsgrounds

    Wednesday, April 23 2014
    A new operating model will soon be used for the shire’s sports facilities with Councillors resolving to collectively represent the interests of its community sports committees under a new Section 355 committee.   Read more..

  • Kiosk fire disappointing

    Wednesday, April 23 2014
    The fire in the kiosk and other damage at the Bega Recreation Ground this week was a major disappointment, Mayor Bill Taylor said.  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.