Our Partnership

The Ovens Murray Regional Partnership is one of nine such Partnerships across the state, established by the Victorian Government, recognising that local communities are in the best position to understand the challenges and opportunities faced by their region.

Over the past two years, our Partnership has heard from thousands of people living and working in Ovens Murray, including through our online and targeted engagements, as well as three Regional Assemblies.

We've taken your voice to the heart of the Victorian Government, and we look forward to hearing from going forward.

2018 Regional Assembly

Our 2018 Regional Assembly was held on 27 June in Wangaratta.

It was an opportunity to hear what the Partnership has achieved to date, and for participants to add their thoughts on important issues for our region including sustainable farming, digital inclusion, innovation and entrepreneurship, renewable energy, early years, supporting our young people, transport and economic growth.

It was great to see so many people there and to hear the depth of conversation.

We still want to hear from you.

The 2018 Assembly may be over but we still want to hear your views on our top priorities and how we can continue to shape our region.

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Regional Profile

Bordering the Murray River in the north and extending south east to the Victorian Alps, the Ovens Murray region has strong manufacturing and tourism sectors and is renowned for producing quality food and wine.

Ovens Murray is a large and diverse region with:

  • Two regional cities and a regional centre – Wodonga, Wangaratta and Benalla
  • Seven municipalities – Alpine, Benalla, Indigo, Mansfield, Towong, Wangaratta and Wodonga
  • Four Alpine Resorts – Falls Creek, Mount Hotham, Mount Buller and Mount Stirling
  • Over 12,800 businesses

Fast Facts

  • Gross Regional Product of $5.7 billion
  • Population of 121,940
  • Nearly 30% have higher education qualification
  • Over 3 million High Country visitors in 2015

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If you have any questions or comments about the Ovens Murray Regional Partnership, we'd love to hear from you.

Send us an email at ovensmurray.partnership@rdv.vic.gov.au

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