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A key to Warrnambool’s success lies in its proximity to an abundance of water. Historically, the Merri and Hopkins rivers provided drinking water, the port provided access and reliable rainfall made...
Play spaces are among the city’s most treasured assets. The Warrnambool Play Space Strategy will help guide Council’s investment in the city’s play spaces for the next 15 years. Play spaces are areas...
Where should Warrnambool’s enclosed dog park go? The 2018-2019 Warrnambool City Council Draft Budget included funding for an enclosed dog park. Three potential sites have been identified: - Harris...
Green Warrnambool sets a new vision for the city: that Warrnambool will be the most sustainable regional city in Australia. This is a high-level, overarching strategic document that guides a suite of...
Whether driving, walking, rolling or riding, everyone has a role to play in creating a safe road network.  The Warrnambool City Council is updating the Road Users Plan and is asking the community for...
The Warrnambool Planning Scheme provides the framework for land use planning in Warrnambool. In this instance, the planning scheme identifies an 84 hectare site to the north of Wangoom Road (study...
Warrnambool City Council is seeking community feedback on its Draft Budget 2018-2019 and Draft Council Plan 2017-2021 (revised 2018). The $89.2 million proposed budget includes an $18.8 million...
While the newly redeveloped sections of Liebig Street open up exciting new possibilities for street trading and dining, the relevant Council policy needs to be updated to reflect this. The...
If you were to bury a time capsule marking Warrnambool’s 100th anniversary as a city, what would you put in it? It’s the question Warrnambool City Council is asking the community as part the...
The survey on perceptions of personal safety in the foreshore precinct ahead of the installation of CCTV cameras is now closed. The results of the survey will be made available at a Council meeting...
Thank you for your interest in the Draft Warrnambool Events Strategy 2018-2022. Comments on the draft strategy have now closed. The submissions will be reviewed and Council will consider the formal...
Warrnambool City Council is seeking nominations from CBD businesses located in the area of the planned streetscape upgrade to join the Liebig Street Leadership Group for 2018. The group will assist...
Public submissions on the Draft Warrnambool Harbour Master Plan have now closed. Council will now consider the submissions and a decision will be made on the plan at an open Council meeting in early...
The search is on to find Warrnambool’s most dedicated, generous and community-minded people. And once found, let's reward those people with a nomination for a 2018 Warrnambool Australia Day award....
Feedback on the Draft Draft Resource Recovery, Waste Minimisation and Management Strategy is now being considered. The Strategy will now be reviewed before it is submitted to Council for adoption.  
Warrnambool City Council has recently developed a Pathway Asset Management Plan. The Plan is a strategic document for managing Council’s pathways so they deliver the required level of service. A key...
SEEKING YOUR FEEDBACK ON THE REVISED PLAN The 2017-2021 health and wellbeing plan for Warrnambool has been prepared and Council is asking the community for feedback.   The draft plan and the...
Have your say on options to improve boat launching facilities, parking, pedestrian amenity and fishing facilities at the Port of Warrnambool. The proposals in the draft master plan cover the “land-...
Warrnambool’s city centre  is in the midst of a once-in-a-generation $15 million upgrade through the City Centre Renewal project. Construction on Zone 1 - Liebig Street between Koroit Street and...
Warrnambool businesses are invited to take part in the 2017 Business Survey. The survey looks at trends, trading performance and plans for future growth and investment.    Surveys can be completed by...
Section 125 of the Local Government Act (LGA) requires a Council to prepare and approve a Council Plan by the June 30 following a general election. The Council Plan is the feature document in Council...
Applications close 5pm Friday 31 March 2017. To apply for membership of a Warrnambool City Council Advisory Committee please complete the online form below. For assistance or clarification please...
The Council Plan is a key local government document that will set the strategic direction for Warrnambool over the next four years. It contains a vision along with broad objectives that the Council...
Warrnambool City Council is conducting a survey to obtain views from the community on the effectiveness of Council’s communication methods. We will use the information to improve the way in which we...
Council’s current Street Tree Planting and Management Policy is four years old, and as such, is due for review.  Feedback is being sought on an updated Street Tree Planting and Management Policy....
Council is currently seeking feedback on its draft Nature Strip Landscape Policy. The policy acknowledges that well maintained nature strips add to the appearance and presentation of streetscapes...
The search is on for Warrnambool’s most dedicated, generous and community-minded people, with nominations for the 2017 Warrnambool Australia Day Awards now open. Categories include Citizen of the...
The development of Reid Oval is one of Warrnambool City Council’s Strategic Priority Projects. The first stage of development, completed in 2015, included improvements to netball facilities and a new...
After 18 months of closed circuit television cameras (CCTV) operating in Warrnambool’s city centre, Warrnambool City Council (WCC) is keen to hear how the public feels about this community safety...
Council is undertaking a review of disabled parking and wants to hear from Disabled Parking Permit holders about how they find parking in Warrnambool's city centre. The aim of the survey is to...
BOTANIC GARDENS MASTERPLAN ADOPTED BY COUNCIL Warrnambool Botanic Gardens is an historic 8 hectare garden in the centre of Warrnambool. Designed by renowned landscape designer William Guilfoyle in...
The Lake Pertobe Master Plan will guide future efforts to maintain, renew, improve and manage this unique community asset for the next 10–15 years. There has been overwhelming community support for...
The Warrnambool region has been subjected to extensive native vegetation removal and modification for a number of years, with less than 10 per cent of native vegetation remaining. Many of these areas...
We have had some terrific nominations for the inaugural Warrnambool Building Design Awards with the judges now considering all submissions ahead of the award ceremony. There is one category we need...
A big thankyou to all those who submitted nominations for the 2016 Warrnambool Australia Day Awards. The Awards Committee will soon be considering the nominations with award recipients to be advised...
This Warrnambool Economic Development and Investment Strategy was developed in-house by Warrnambool City Council with input from many of our business and community leaders.  The purpose of the...
Warrnambool City Council is surveying city centre business operators to obtain their views on  parking. This survey is a follow-up to face-to-face surveys done in the CBD in February. Council has...
The Warrnambool Built Environment Awards recognise and reward outstanding sustainable design in building, landscape and public open spaces. When buildings and places are designed well, they provide...
Being active is important! As we get older, actively participating in the things that interest us is important for our wellbeing. It ensures we enjoy life as much as possible and also assists in...
Local businesses are invited to take part in the 2015 Warrnambool Business Survey. The annual survey looks at business confidence, trading performance and plans for future growth and investment....
Thanks for your feedback The Warrnambool Community Services and Infrastructure Plan and Policy has now been adopted by Council.  They can be downloaded from this page.   What is a CSIP? The...
The community response to the Draft Warrnambool Coastal Management Plan is now being reviewed.   Council is pleased to advise that the Draft Warrnambool Coastal Management Plan has been developed and...
The community response to the draft City-wide Housing Strategy is now being reviewed   The Warrnambool City-wide Housing Strategy is a plan to meet the changing housing needs of our growing...
Warrnambool offers a large and well-used network of parks and reserves, which contribute significantly to our coastal lifestyle and attract visitors to our City. From the wild coastline to the...
The consultation period for the draft design for a new playspace in Barton Court, Warrnambool, has now closed. Submissions are now being reviewed and we will provide a further update once the final...
Warrnambool City Council is again undertaking a Business Confidence Survey of all businesses in the municipality. The primary objective of the survey is to determine the level of business activity...
Research shows that not completing Year 12 or equivalent (Certificate II or above) puts people at risk of significant health and social disadvantages, and can make a successful transition to work...
In April this year smoking bans were introduced at all Council sports facilities. Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in Warrnambool. About 23 per cent of men and 20 per cent of women...
Warrnambool City Council is collecting information on its service delivery to ensure we are meeting customers needs. Your assistance and feedback would be greatly appreciated
The vision of the Warrnambool Planning Scheme Rewrite Project is to create a planning scheme that is streamlined, contemporary and reflects best practice industry standards. The project has outlined...
Have your say on safer boat launching options at Lady Bay - online survey below. Message from the Mayor As Victoria’s largest coastal city outside of Port Phillip Bay, much of what makes Warrnambool...