Networks, Events & Volunteers
Council Community Forums
Council holds quarterly forums throughout the year in different townships across the municipality. Forums provide an opportunity for residents and members of the community to discuss local issues and achievements with Councillors and Council officers. Upcoming forums are advertised in local papers and on Council's Facebook page.
For more information on the next scheduled Council Community Forum, phone 6393 5300
Festival of Small Halls
Each year, Council sponsors a community concert, bringing internationally and nationally acclaimed performers to our rural community halls. The Festival of Small Halls offers an amazing family-friendly night of food and entertainment and is delivered in collaboration with The Woodford and Cygnet Folk Festivals. Tickets to the festival are subsidised by Council and the event date is advertised in local newspapers, on Council's website and Facebook page.
Future planning for community groups
Council offers free, practical 2-hour sessions in organisational planning. Sessions are designed to help community groups identify their main direction and what they want to achieve. Organisational planning assists with the practical skills required to guide activities and remain focused on achieving objectives.
For more information or to book an organisational planning session phone 6393 5300
Great Western Tiers Art Award (GWTAA)
This annual art award in non-acquisitive and is open to local artists with work that is focused on Meander Valley. A number of prizes are awarded in various categories and participating artists also have an opportunity to sell their work. GWTAA is delivered through a partnership between the Launceston Art Society and Meander Valley Council.
Meander Valley has a large network of organisations, community and special interest groups. There are also a range of resources available to assist with community initiatives and not-for-profit ventures. For more information, click here
For information about opportunities to volunteer in Meander Valley or to nominate someone who deserves to be recognised for their contributions, click here