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 council has made a number of submissions on issues of importance to Campaspe. 

October - Position paper - Call for action - Murray Darling Basin Plan and Water Management
October - Submission to Local Government Rating Review

March - Submission to Local Government Bill Exposure Draft

November - Submission to Victoria's Freight Advantage Discussion Paper
November - Submission to Victorian Cross Border Commissioner Business Case
March - Submission to inquiry into location of Corporate Commonwealth Entities

December - Submission to safe and accessible Victorian waterways Discussion Paper
September - Submission to Working Holiday Visa Review
August - Submission to Victorian Aboriginal Local Government Action Plan
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