Mountain Districts Association Chairperson’s Report, 2023

Our Association aims to represent our rural community on issues that affect residents as well as encouraging initiatives that enhance our environment and lifestyles. In 2022 as we began to move on from Covid lockdowns there continued to be disruption to community and Government services and the impacts caused by natural disasters. MDA has represented our local community on the following issues: *Our lack of elected representation at Local Government level. Next election of Councilors is to be in 2024. *Following the verdict by the Land and Environment Court handed down in favour of Verde Terra the case has now … Continue reading Mountain Districts Association Chairperson’s Report, 2023

Mountain Districts Association AGM Report 2023

Annual General Meeting Our AGM was held on 8th March. Our chair read out her Presidents Report, and a summary of it is included in this Community News. We were pleased to appoint Mr Phil Douglas as the returning officer, and then proceeded with the appointment of officers for 2023. They are: Chair – Claire Podlich Secretary and Public Officer – Poppe Zouroudis Treasurer – Verena Mauldon 2 committee members – Elaine Raines and Glynnis Golsby We then held our General Committee Meeting where we moved forward with the following items: – We have a website: where you can … Continue reading Mountain Districts Association AGM Report 2023

Bushfire Survey

As we recover from the bushfire, the MDA will be keen to contribute to the many reviews which are likely to eventuate. In order to represent community opinion as accurately as possible, we have designed a two-pronged approach: Firstly, a short survey (2-3 minutes) which we hope will let us gather, and categorise, feedback from a wide variety of people Secondly, a chance to come together and learn something of the stories behind those responses at the AGM on the 12th February So, please take a few minutes to fill out the survey, and if you’d like to come along … Continue reading Bushfire Survey