The Mitchell Shire Economic Development Department works to enhance existing tourism businesses, attractions and events within the region and encourage new tourism projects and initiatives that will highlight the towns of Mitchell Shire as tourist destinations.
The Economic Development Department encourages development of tourism infrastructure in the region; liaises with local tourism operators regarding the development of tourism in the region and promotional marketing activities; manages Visitor Information Centres in Kilmore and Seymour and assists with the development of festivals and events in the Shire.
The Department is also involved in cooperative marketing activities with local tourism operators and uses regional and state networks and resources to effectively promote the region eg Goulburn River Valley Tourism.
Whether you are planning on holding an event or looking for a unique festival, expo, or exhibition to attend; Mitchell Shire offers it all. Check out our Calendar of Events which highlight the wide range of sporting, cultural, agricultural and entertainment events and festivals throughout the year
Online Events Calendar - Mitchell Shire
Up to date Event Information for Mitchell Shire Council, Community, Tourism and Business Events.
Calendar of Events Brochure - January to June 2013
Download and print the 2012 Mitchell Shire Biannual Calendar of Events Brochure
To have your upcoming event listed in the Calendar of Events or our Online Events Calendar contact Council on (03) 5734 6200
The Goulburn River High Country Rail Trail
The Goulburn River High Country Rail Trail was officially opened on Friday 1 June, 2012. The Trail is Victoria's longest rail trail spaning some 134km from Tallarook through Yea to Mansfield, with a link between Cathkin and Alexandra.
Goulburn River Valley Tourism
The Goulburn River Valley Tourism (GRVT) region encompasses Greater Shepparton, Mitchell, Murrindindi and Strathbogie Shires.
It is an initiative of the local Councils to encourage a cooperative approach to grow the economic return from tourism through tourism development, skills training, product development and marketing.
Seymour Military Heritage Weekend
Together with local and regional community groups, individuals and businesses, Mitchell Shire Council is proud to announce the second annual Seymour Military Heritage Weekend to be held over the 2013 Labour Day weekend: Saturday 9 March and Sunday 10 March 2013.
The Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Walk
Is a new development in High St Seymour which commemorates the 60,000 men and women who served during the 14 years of the Vietnam War and gives valuable insight into this tumultuous time in Australia's history.
Visitor Information Centres
If you are visiting the Goulburn River Valley region and would like more information on what to do while you are here, stop into one of our Visitor Information Centres in either Kilmore or Seymour.
Seymour Visitor Information Centre
Old Courthouse, Emily Street, Seymour
Ph. (03) 5799 0233
Kilmore Visitor Information Centre
12 Sydney Street, Kilmore
Ph. (03) 5781 1319