Benalla Rural City is located in north east Victoria, 193 km north east of Melbourne, and is centered on the Broken River valley. The current estimated resident population of Benalla Rural City Benalla is 13,597, with approximately 9,000 living in the Benalla township and the remainder living in rural settlements and smaller towns.
Communities in the municipality include Acherton, Baddaginnie, Boho South, Glenrowan West, Lima, Lima South, Lurg, Molyullah, Moorngag, Samaira, Swanpool, Tatong, Upper Lurg, Upper Ryan’s Creek, Warrenbayne and Winton.
The Benalla Rural City economic sectors include the town’s role as a regional centre, agricultural production, tourism and manufacturing.
Benalla Rural City Council have identified, through the development of their Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan, the following priorities:
- Healthier eating and active living
- Improving mental health
- Preventing violence and injury.
Benalla Health and Wellbeing Local Partnership
The Benalla Health and Wellbeing Local Partnership works collaboratively to improve the health and wellbeing of the community within the Benalla Local Government area through:
- monitoring the implementation of the Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan
- identifying local needs, and
- strengthening the local service system.
- Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service
- Benalla Health
- Benalla Rural City Council
- Beyond Housing
- Gateway Health
- Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE
- Latrobe Community Health Service
- Merri Health
- MIND Australia
- St Vincent de Paul
- The Centre
- Tomorrow Today Foundation
- Women’s Health Goulburn North East
Benalla Local Partnership Projects
The Benalla Health and Wellbeing Local Partnership is committed to providing projects that:
- meet local community needs
- enable partnership development at a local level
- encourage innovatio