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 - Lennie Lister.
  • 1 x representative Yackandandah Tourism Association - Pauline van Aken.
  • 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) - Ross Smith.

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 2013/2014

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.

 

Festival or Event

Applicant

Organisation

Cash Amount Requested

Cash Amount Recommended

Albury Wodonga & District Probus Rendezvous 2013 - 13-18 October 2013

Albury Wodonga & District Probus Rendezvous 2013

$2,500

$1,000

Barnawartha Head-in-the-Hole outdoor art Exhibition - Feb & March 2014

Barnawartha Community Market Inc.

$1,500

$1,000

Beechworth Celtic Festival Friday 8 to Sunday 10 November 2013

Beechworth Celtic Festival Committee

$4,000

$2,000

Gran Fondo Beechworth - Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 March 2014 (tbc)

Gruppo Sportivo Pty Ltd

$5,000

$2,000

Beechworth Drive Back in Time - Saturday 3 May & Sunday 4 May 2014

Beechworth Old Cranks Club

$1,000

$800

Beechworth Railway Weekend - Saturday 30 November & Sunday 1 December 2013

Beechworth Memorial Hall Committee

$500

$200

Beechworth Rodeo - Saturday 4 January 2014

Beechworth Rodeo Committee (subcommittee of the Beechworth Netball & Football Club)

$10,000

$650

Patch to Patch - Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 October 2013

Beechworth Urban Landcare & Sustainability Group

$800

$500

Back Road Vineyard Cycle Tours - Saturdays 19 and 26 October, 9 November, 7 December 2013

Beechworth Vignerons Association

$800

$500

Harvest Celebration in Beechworth - Saturday 17 May 2014

Beechworth & District Chamber of Commerce & Industry Inc

$2,500

$1,500

Kelly Country Pick - Thursday 15 to Sunday 18 August 2013

Kelly Country Pick

$3,000

$1,500

Victorian Rogaining Association - Sat 16 & Sun 17 Nov 2013

Guilded Shoes & Golden Spokes two day Combined Rogaine & Cyclogaine

$500

$500

Writers, Readers & Poets' Weekend (WRAP) in Weekend - Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 February 2014

Beechworth Arts Council

$5,000

$500

Chiltern Antique Fair 2014 - Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 August 2014

Chiltern Tourism & Development Inc

$1,500

$1,000

Chiltern Pro Rodeo - Sunday 9 March 2014

Chiltern Rodeo Club Inc

$1,000

$650

The Milk Run – Sunday 27 April 2014

Kiewa/Tangambalanga Lions Club

$500

$500

Great Australian Barrel Race & Grape Treading Competition - Sunday 8 June 2014

Apex Club of Rutherglen

$1,000

$500

aRTS Rutherglen - Friday 18 October to Sunday 17 November 2013

reCYCLINGsculpture trail

$2,500

$1,000

Rutherglen Record Ride - Sunday 3 November 2013

Destination Rutherglen

$1,800

$1,200

Rutherglen Flat Chat Challenge - Saturday 2 November 2013

Jones Winery & Vineyard & Chiltern Tourism (combined event)

$2,500

$1,500

Tastes of Two Regions 2012 Canberra - Sunday 6 July 2014

Winemakers of Rutherglen

$2,500

Nil

Rutherglen Agricultural/ Wine & Fortified Shows 2013

Rutherglen Agricultural Society Inc

In Kind Support

 Nil

Ballads in the Bush - Saturday 2 November 2013

Old Store Café Stanley

$750

Nil

Micro Music Festival - Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 May 2014

Old Store Café Stanley

$1,500

Nil

Wahgunyah Heritage Weekend - Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 November 2013

Wahgunyah Progress Association Incorporated

$2,000

$1,500

Yackandandah  Billy Cart Race - Sunday 10 November 13

Yackandandah Primary School

$500

$500

 Seventeenth Yackandandah Folk Festival - Friday 21 to Sunday 23 March 2014
 Yackandandah Folk Festival Incorporated
 $5,000  $4,000

Total

$60,150

$25,000

 


Please click below to access the IEDTAC minutes.

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Last updated: 22 May 2014