Local government is often referred to as the tier of government closest to the people. Campaspe Shire Council understands the opportunities, challenges and needs of its community. One of council’s duties is to advocate on behalf of the people of Campaspe to State and Federal Governments, other authorities and businesses about the issues affecting the municipality and its community.

In meeting this obligation, the Shire has made a number of submissions on issues of importance to Campaspe. 

March - Submission to inquiry into location of Corporate Commonwealth Entities

September - Submission to Working Holiday Visa Review
June - Submission to Victoria's 30-year infrastructure strategy, "All things considered"
February - Submission to Animal Industries Committee Discussion Paper

October - Submission to Murray Darling Basin Senate Select Committee
October - Submission - Second Bridge Environmental Effects Statement
August - Submission to inquiry on unconventional gas
August - Advocating for improved passenger rail services

December - Submission to Agricultural competitiveness, Green paper
November - Overview, Mobile phone and device blackspots connectivity assessment for Loddon Malllee