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Fairfax Youth is back for 2019 – bigger and better

The Fairfax Youth Initiative (FYI) is back again for 2019, complete with one of its biggest and most ambitious programs yet – and you’re invited to be part of it. In 2019 there will be four major public events, with each event open to the entire community. Most importantly, each ...

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Green light for TAC L2P program in Robinvale

The TAC L2P Program now has a permanent presence in Robinvale. The L2P program matches volunteer mentors with young people who face barriers to getting the required 120 hours off driving practice. Young drivers receive free professional driving lessons before working one-on-one with their volunteer mentor. Swan Hill Rural City ...

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Swan Hill’s new skate park begins

It is happening – we will start building the new Swan Hill skate park next week. The skate park, which local skaters helped to design in 2017, will be built at Swan Hill’s Riverside Park. Features will include a 1.5m bowl, quarterpipe with platform, and an on-the-street section including A-frame ...

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L2P given green light

The future of Council’s L2P Learner Driver Program is secure for another four years, thanks to a recent State Government funding announcement. Minister for Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford made the announcement earlier this month, highlighting the success of the state-wide program, it’s contributions to road safety and ...

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2020 Yamagata Student Exchange

Secondary school students, aged between 14 and 17, once again have the chance to undertake a trip of a lifetime with applications now open for the 2020 Yamagata student exchange. Fifteen students from the Swan Hill region will be chosen for the two-week exchange, which will take place during the ...

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Fresh faces at Youth Inc

The youth of our region are in good hands, with two new additions to Council’s Youth Support Services team. Swan Hill locals Hope Patty and Will Burns both joined the team this year and are passionate about supporting, encouraging and giving voices to local young people. Taking up the position ...

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Gallery turns gaming zone for Code Breakers

Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery will be transformed into an immersive and interactive gaming zone from this Friday, thanks to Code Breakers: Women in Games. The ACMI exhibition is the first of its kind celebrating the achievements of women in the gaming industry. Visitors can get hands-on with an array ...

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Applications close soon for Scholarship Program

Tertiary and TAFE students have the chance to gain quality work placement and access financial support for their studies through Swan Hill Rural City Council’s scholarship program. Applications are now open for the program, which is designed to help local students financially, and encourage them to return to the region ...

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