Indigo Economic Development & Tourism Advisory Committee

Indigo Economic Development & Tourism Advisory Committee (IEDTAC) is a joint initiative between Indigo Shire Council and industry. Its role is to provide a co-ordinated regional focus for economic development, marketing and tourism development and to advise Council on strategic economic development and tourism direction.

IEDTAC acts as the central body for all organisations and individuals involved and interested in economic development and tourism, and it provides a unified approach to economic and tourism development, planning and marketing on behalf of industry, the community and Indigo Shire Council.

The committee's structure acknowledges the close working relationship between Council and industry. IEDTAC comprises of the following members:

  • 1 x representative Beechworth Chamber of Commerce - Narelle Haw.
  • 1 x representative Chiltern Tourism Association - Kevin Mayhew.
  • 1 x representative Destination Rutherglen - Natalie Ajay.
  • 1 x representative Yackandandah Tourism Association - Cheryl Webster.
  • 3 x skills-based representatives with tourism portfolios - Steve Pask, Brian Millar, John Costello.
  • 3 x skills-based representatives with economic development portfolios - Nerida Kerr, Karen Nankervis, Michael Wighton.
  • 2 x Indigo Shire Councillor representatives - Bernard Gaffney, Peter Croucher.
  • Indigo Shire Manager Resident & Tourism Services (ex officio) - Kate Biglin.
  • Indigo Shire Economic Development Officer (ex officio) - To be confirmed.

Indigo Economic Development & Tourism Advisory Committee Instrument of Delegation:

Instrument of Delegation - Indigo Economic Development and Tourism Advisory Committee - Adopted 11 September 2012.pdf

 

Indigo Shire Festivals & Events Sponsorship Program 2014/2015

The program was open to all tourism-focussed festivals and events in Indigo Shire, with priority for support given to festivals and events that have regional tourism significance and economic benefit. 

The Indigo Economic Development & Tourism Advisory Committee (IEDTAC) is a joint initiative between Indigo Shire Council and the tourism industry and provides a co-ordinated regional focus for marketing and tourism development. IEDTAC considered applications and provided a recommendation to Indigo Shire Council on how to distribute the Festival & Events Sponsorship fund.  Below is a list of successful applicants.

 

Event Name/ Name Organisation Applying for Funding

 Cash Amount Requested

Cash Amount Suggested

Jones Winery & Vineyard – Jones Winery Flat Chat Challenge – Saturday 25 October 2014

$3,260

Nil

Beechworth Celtic Festival Incorporated – Beechworth Celtic Festival – Friday 7, Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 November 2014

$4,000

$1,500

Beechworth Historical Re-enactment Group – Ned Kelly Weekend 2015 – Friday 7 – Sunday 9 August 2015

$4,000

$2,000

Beechworth Rodeo Committee (Sub-Committee Beechworth Football & Netball Club) - Beechworth Rodeo 2015 - Saturday 3 January 2015

$4,000

$1,500

BMF Production Pty Ltd – Beechworth Music Festival – Saturday 24 January 2015

$4,000

$2,000

Chiltern Tourism & Development Inc. - Celebrating Highway 31 – March 2015

$4,000

$2,000

Destination Rutherglen Inc - Rutherglen Tweed Ride - Saturday 16 May 2015

$4,000

$2,000

Kelly Country Pick – Beechworth Kelly Country Pick – Friday 15 to Sunday 17 August 2014

$4,000

$1,000

Rutherglen Agricultural Society Inc. - 2014 Victorian Wine Shows Consumer tasting – “Uncorked” – Friday 24 October 2014

$4,000

Nil

Yackandandah Folk Festival - Yackandandah Folk Festival – Friday 20 to Sunday 22 March 2015

$5,000

$3,500

Chiltern Mo Ride Inc - Chiltern Mo Ride – Friday 21st – Sunday 23rd November 2015

$1,500

$1,500

Winemakers of Rutherglen - Tastes of Rutherglen – Weekends 7&8 March 2015

$2,000

$1,500

Beechworth Arts Council – Writers Readers & Poets’ Weekend – Friday 13 to Sunday 15 February 2015

$2,000

$1,000

Murray Rowing Association - Rutherglen 149th Annual Regatta - Saturday 10  & Sunday 11th January 2015

$2,500

$1,000 plus video footage

Arts Rutherglen – recycling sculpture Trail 2014 – 31 October – 30 November 2014

$1,000

Nil

Beechworth Old Cranks Motor Club Inc – Drive Back in Time – Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 May 2015

$1,000

$500

Chiltern Rodeo Club Inc – Chiltern Pro Rodeo – Sunday 8 March 2015

$1,000

$1,000

Rutherglen & District Artists’ Society Inc – 22nd Annual Art & Photography Exhibition – Friday 6 March to Sunday 15 March 2015

$1,000

$500

Wahgunyah Progress Association Inc./History Group - Wahgunyah Heritage Day - 'Wahgunyah Wineries Through The Years - Sun Nov 2 2014

$1,000

$1,000

Yackandandah Chamber of Commerce – Get Sprung in Yackandandah – 1st September to 30 November 2014

$1,000

$1,000

Yackandandah Primary School - Hard Yacka Community Run/Ride – Saturday 18 October 2014

$1,000

Nil

Kiewa Tangambalanga Milk Run (late application) – Sunday 19th April 2015

$500

$500

Total Amount

$55,760

$25,000

Please click below to access the IEDTAC minutes.

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December 2010


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Last updated: 09 December 2014