Our Infrastructure Services team is responsible for maintaining, repairing and managing $160 million worth of public assets and facilities, including:
Our role is to ensure our assets continue to meet the needs of the users and our community through our maintenance and renewal programs.
There are a number of permits associated to the protection of Council infrastructure, such as our kerb and channel and road network. For more information, please read below:
Working in the road reserve
If you are going to do works within the road reserve, such as installing a cross over in your driveway
Other permits and information
NHVR (Heavy Vehicle Permits) are required on some roads within Hindmarsh Shire these permits are managed by National Heavy Vehicle Regulator, please click on this link to go to NHVR website, for assistance with these applications please contact Councils assets engineers.
VicRoads Controlled Roads
The following roads are under the direct control of VicRoads. Defects should be reported directly to VicRoads by phoning 13 11 70 (24 hr service), for non-urgent VicRoads defects click here to report on VicRoads website.
Arterial (Main) Roads
Birchip Rainbow Road
Dimboola Rainbow Road
Hopetoun Rainbow Road
Jeparit Warracknabeal Road
Nhill Harrow Road
Nhill Jeparit Road
Nhill Netherby Road
Nhill Yanac Road
Warracknabeal Rainbow Road
How to report a Council road issue?
Maintenance issues or road defects on Council roads, footpaths, drains, buildings or parks and playgrounds can be reported via our Customer Action Request form on our report an issue page or by phoning our customer service team on 03 5391 4444.
We are committed to improving and maintaining the condition of our roads, footpaths, community buildings, drainage and parks through our program schedule.
We welcome your feedback regarding the levels of service provided by our assets.
We also ask you to notify us of any maintenance issues which require attention. Please call Customer Service on 03 5391 4444 or complete a Customer Action Request on the report an issue page.
Our assets support services that are appropriate, accessible and response; and which provide a quality of lifestyle that balances the needs of the community, environment and economic growth.
What are Council's assets?
Council manages over $160 million worth of infrastructure assets. These include:
Our role is to ensure our assets:
Hindmarsh Shire Council acknowledges that well maintained nature strips add to the appearance and presentation of the major townships and their streetscapes. They also provide economic benefits to businesses and property owners. Council encourages property owners to recognise the value of nature strips and to take pride in maintaining them.
Please see Hindmarsh Shire Council's Nature Strip Policy below: