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Sustainable growth and prosperity for all of Indigo Shire.

IndiGrow is Council’s economic advisory committee. Through IndiGrow, local business leaders provide strategic advice to Council to drive sustainable economic growth.

IndiGrow comprises members of Council and Indigo’s business community who meet quarterly to identify economic opportunities that improve the financial, social and environmental capacity of Indigo’s businesses.

The committee provides accessible representation for industry to work with Council to advocate for sustainable economic growth and prosperity for all of Indigo Shire.

Committee Structure

The committee's structure acknowledges the close working relationship between Council and industry and comprises representatives including Council staff, Councillors and business leaders from across the shire and across the economy. 

Click here to read more about IndiGrow's committee members

View IndiGrow's Terms of Reference(PDF, 205KB)


The objectives of IndiGrow are to: 

  • Build a communications structure for a two-way dialogue between Council, Industry and other levels of Government
  • Provide advice and expertise to support and inform Council's economic policy development and State and Federal Policy agendas.
  • Identify future and emerging strategic opportunities for priority allocation of resources.
  • Identify and recommend priority areas for grant funding support from various Government and Non-Government sources.
  • Identify and recommend future budget priorities for Council.
  • Develop Industry through identifying critical gaps in skills and knowledge and prioritising developmental initiatives. 

View IndiGrow's
 Strategic Action Plan 2023 - 2025(PDF, 263KB)


IndiGrow meetings are held quarterly (Online details provided on request)

The meetings are available to the general public, however you must register your specific interest at least 24 hours beforehand using the below contact details. 

Dates for 2024:

  • 15 March 12.30 - 2.30 pm (Beechworth Council Chambers, 2 Kurrajong Way, Beechworth)
  • 14 June 12.30 -2.30 pm (Rutherglen Customer Service Centre - Upstairs, 153 High St, Rutherglen)
  • 13 September 12.30 - 2.30 pm (Chiltern Community Hub - Yeddonba Room, 3 Chiltern St, Chiltern)
  • 6 December 12.30 - 2.30 pm (Council Offices, 34 High St, Yackandandah)

For further information and online details please contact the Economic Development team on (03) 5728 8000 or