have your say

Hindmarsh Shire Council wants to know what you think!

To fulfil the needs and aspirations of the community we need your input into many issues. By sharing your views and ideas, you'll help us make important decisions for your community.


Current Consultations

The Draft Budget 2018/19 and the Council Plan 2017-2021 incorporating the Strategic Resource Plan 2019-2022 are currently open for public submissions. You can view both these documents by clicking on the links below.

Any person proposing to make a written submission on the draft 2018/19 budget and Council Plan 2017/2021 incorporating the Strategic Resource Plan 2019-2022 must do so 12noon 25 June 2018. Submissions should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, and posted to Hindmarsh Shire Council PO Box 250, Nhill, VIC, 3418, or emailed to budget@hindmarsh.vic.gov.au. Any person making a submission is entitled to request to appear in person, or be represented by a person at the Council meeting to present their submission. Submissions will be considered in accordance with Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989.

Any person requiring further information concerning the Budget or the Council Plan, the making of a written submission or the meeting on 27 June 2018 should contact Ms Monica Revell, Director Corporate and Community Services on 5391 4444.

Draft Budget 2018/19

Council Plan 2017-2021 and Strategic Resource Plan 2019-2022




Council is reviewing the Hindmarsh Planning Scheme. This is the ‘rule book’ that guides all planning decisions in Hindmarsh. It sets out the vision for our community. You’re invited to a workshop to tell us your views.

Topics will include:

•             Growing the viability of the farming and agricultural sector
•             Protection and care for the environment – vegetation, soil quality, biodiversity, climate change
•             How our townships can be supported
•             Creating a strong economic future for Hindmarsh
•             Planning for an older community
•             Infrastructure, like roads and transport, power and telecommunications

Workshops are to be held in Nhill, Dimboola, Jeparit and Rainbow.

The Nhill and Dimboola Workshops will be held as follows
NHILL: Wed 23 May – 7pm – Council Offices
DIMBOOLA: Tue 29 May – 7pm – Dimboola Memorial Secondary College Health & Fitness Centre

Stay tuned for further information on the Jeparit and Rainbow workshops.

For more information about these workshops please contact Andre Dalton, Coordinator Planning and Development on 03 5391 4444, or email adalton@hindmarsh.vic.gov.au


Nhill Lighting Project

Click here to read all about the funding for increased street lighting for Nhill!

Click here to take the survey!

Recent Consultations

Dimboola and Nhill Community Precinct Plans

Hindmarsh Shire Sport and Recreation Strategy

Community Conversations

Street & Reserve Trees - Community Conversations