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Have your say is for everyone who lives, visits and works in our City. It is a place where you can tell us what you think about key issues, plans and proposals that affect you and help inform Council's decision-making.

There are a variety of ways to get involved including surveys, discussion forums, polls, questions, and more.

Get involved and have your say today! Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and look for upcoming surveys and public meetings on our website and in our Public Notices page every Friday in the Wimmera Mail-Times. To view previous consultations, click here. 


Current Projects 


Public Safety Survey Horsham North

In November 2016, HRCC completed a $94,000 project in Horsham North, funded by the State Government’s Public Safety Infrastructure Fund. Project works included: an upgrade to the two rail underpasses (Albert Street and Wawunna Road); and improved lighting in and around the Charisma Park area.  The key driver of this project was feedback  from a community survey undertaken in 2015 for the Horsham Rail Corridor Master Plan which highlighted residents safety concerns in these key areas.

To evaluate the effectiveness of the project, Council asks interested residents to complete the following short (less than 5 minutes) on-line survey before 5:00pm on Friday 23 February:


Community Satisfaction Survey

Residents are informed that from Monday 19 February 2018 for up to three weeks, your household may receive a call from an independent market research agency, National Field Services.  They have been commissioned to conduct a community satisfaction survey on behalf of Horsham Rural City Council.  Similar surveys will be undertaken across Victorian councils during the coming months.  The survey has been designed to assess the performance of the Horsham Rural City Council across a range of measures to identify ways to provide improvement or more effective service delivery to residents.  The survey will involve interviews conducted amongst a representative sample of residents.

We appreciate you taking the time to assist us with your valuable feedback. Please be assured that your details and individual responses are confidential.  Only the overall results are shared with council.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our customer services department on 5382 9777.

McMannus Road, Pimpinio

Council has received a request to name the section of road located between the Western Highway and Buloke Lane, Pimpinio (see map below).  It has been proposed that this section of road be named McManusRoad in honour of the Macmanus family, who were early settlers and landowners int he Pimpinio district for over 125 years.

McMannus Road

Thamm Road, Pimpinio

Council has received a further request to name the seciton of road located north of the Pimpinio Uniting Church, between Pimpinio School Road and Church Street (see map below).  It has been proposed that this section of road be named Thamm Road in honour of the Thamm family, who were the first family to build on this road and have a long history of farming in the Pimpinio area.

Thamm Road

Any person wishing to make a submission in relation to the proposed names above should do so in writing to Teagan Barents, Horsham Rural City Couuncil, PO Box 511, Horsham 3402, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  by Friday 9 March 2018.  Submissions must contain sufficient detail regarding the basis of any objection or support for the proposals.  For further information, please contact Teagan Barents on 5382 9716.

Harris Road

Harris Road (located between Geodetic and Blue Ribbon Roads) is shown on some Council maps as Aerodrome Road, however, on all official State maps it is known as Harris Road. 

The Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority (ETSA), which is responsible for operating the 000 service, uses road names based on official sources and this incorrect signage has the potential to cause delays for emergency services when tasks are assigned on this road. 

To avoid confusion, it is proposed that this section of road be named only as Harris Road.  It is also proposed that signage be updated to indicate that the road was previously known as Aerodrome Road.

Council is seeking feedback on the above proposal.  Comments should be made in writing to Director Technical Services, Horsham Rural City Council, PO Box 511, Horsham 3402 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 28 February 2018