Active Indigo


Working together to build a fit, friendly and fun-filled community.

Have Your Say - Active Indigo 2018 - 2024

Indigo Shire Council is preparing an Active Indigo Plan for the next 8 years—this  plan will guide how we support the physical activity needs of our community.  We are working with Wendy Holland from communityvibe to do this. We want to know:

  •  How do we encourage people to be more active?
  •  What can Indigo Shire Council and the community do to improve recreation facilities?

Give us your feedback and go in the draw to win some great prizes including 5 x Indigo Shire Pool Season passes and 5 x $50 Rebel Sport vouchers.

communityvibe is working in partnership with Council to develop the five year plan.

Complete the survey

Complete our online survey .  Hard copies of the survey can be obtained from Council Customer Service Centres and Libraries.  You can return these via post or in person to Council.

Contact us

Wendy Holland (communityvibe—0438 433 555 ; or Sven Erikson (Indigo Shire Council Recreation Officer—0499 222 877) are available to speak to you at any time about the Active Indigo Plan. 



Thank you to all who have completed the survey - we have had a wonderful response and value the suggestions to make Indigo more active. The survey has now closed and all consultation is wrapping up, we still have a few contacts to make and hard copy surveys flowing in.  

        Community Engagement update

  • Survey results: We have had 380 responses so far to our online survey, a great result. We were a little low in responses from Rutherglen and Chiltern but following a concentrated promotional campaign, these results have improved.  
  • Tailored engagement with over 90 sporting clubs and recreation groups either via phone, face to face, or particular groups.

        Interesting initial results

  • Walking, Bushwalking / Hiking, Swimming and Cycling were the 4 highest activities recorded.
  • Lots of feedback re: opportunities for skill /  knowledge sharing across committees and clubs.
  • 36% of people say they are physically active more than 7 hours per week!
  • The majority of survey respondents prioritise Council spending resources on improving existing sport and recreation facilities, the second highest response for resource expenditure was for activity programming. 
  • Respondents were 67% female and 35% male.

        Next steps

  • Meet with the Active Indigo steering group to discuss issues and opportunties.
  • 06 November 2017: Executive Management Team Report with draft report.
  • 21 November 2017: Council Briefing with draft report
  • December 2017 - February 2018:  Community input opportunity into draft report.


Last updated: 17 October 2017