Council Resources

Community Satisfaction Survey | Council Plan and Budgets | Community and Economic Development Plans | Annual Reports | Governance | Local Laws | Policies | Worksafe

See listed below a range of resources available for you, please click to open document.

Community Satisfaction Survey

2020 Hindmarsh Shire Council Community Satisfaction Survey Results

2019 Hindmarsh Shire Council Community Satisfaction Survey Results

2018 Hindmarsh Shire Council Community Satisfaction Survey Results

2017 Hindmarsh Shire Council Community Satisfaction Survey Results

Council Plan and Budgets

2020/2021 Council Budget  (adopted 24 June 2020)

2017-2021 Council Plan (amended and adopted 24 June 2020)

2019/2020 Council Budget (adopted 26 June 2019)

2017/2021 Council Plan(amended and adopted 27 June 2019)

2018/2019 Council Budget (adopted 27 June 2018)

2017/2021 Council Plan (amended and adopted 27 June 2018)

2017/2018 Council Budget

2017/2021 Council Plan

2016/2017 Council Budget

2013/2017 Council Plan

Community and Economic Development Plans

Karen Community Plan 2017-2021 - English

Karen Community Plan 2017-2021 - Karen

Hindmarsh Sport and Recreation Strategy 2016

Dimboola Community Precinct Plan 2016

Jeparit Community Plan 2016-2019

Rainbow Community Plan 2016-2019

Nhill Community Precinct Plan 2016

Economic Development Strategy 2015 - 2020

2014 Karen Community Plan - English

2014 Karen Community Plan - Karen 

Climate Change Adaptation Strategy 2012

Nhill Aerodrome Master Plan 2019

Annual Reports

2019/20 Annual Report

2018/19 Annual Report

2017/18 Annual Report

2016/17 Annual Report

2015/16 Annual Report

2014/15 Annual Report

2013/14 Annual Report

2012/13 Annual Report

2011/12 Annual Report

2010/11 Annual Report

2009/10 Annual Report

2008/09 Annual Report

2007/08 Annual Report


       See Governance and Transparency page.

Environmental Health

A Guide to dealing with Residential Noise

For more information on noise complaints, visit the Enivornmental Protection Authority Victoria website here.

Local Laws

Hindmarsh Municipal Local Law

Domestic Animal Management Plan 2017-2021

Domestic Animal Management Plan 2013-2017

Hindmarsh Meeting Procedure and Common Seal Local Law

Dog Attack Procedure 2019


Community Engagement Policy

Council Gifts and Hospitality Policy

Financial Hardship Policy

Media Policy

Public Interest Disclosure Policy

Procurement Policy (updated Dec 2020)

Public Arts Policy 2018

Privacy Policy 2017


WorkSafe Claims Manual




As per the announcement from the Premier today, our customer service centres and libraries will open up to the public as of tomorrow, Thursday 18 February 2021. To view our customer service centre opening hours, click here. For our opening hours for all libraries, click here.

Transfer stations, swimming pools and council community buildings will open with some restrictions remaining in place.

Patrons will need to ensure they adhere to restrictions in place including wearing face masks when required.

For further information on the current guidelines, please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website here:

Updated 17/02/2021

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