National Tree Day – 21 August

Plants, Uncategorized

National Tree Day in Greater Shepparton was postponed due to all the rain we have been having. Sunday saw loads of Greater Shepparton residents getting their hands dirty and planting trees at Tassiker Reserve.

A few of the SWAG members participated in the planting of around 1200 trees!

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Photo cred for top and bottom photo: Councils Marketing/Communications team.

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Stand up and be counted!

Wellbeing

stand-up-desk

With it now acknowledged that too much sedentary activity increases the risk of diseases such as cancer, stroke and heart attacks, more and more businesses are looking into giving their staff the opportunity to stand while they work.

With a number of our Council crew now opting to use a stand up desk, we thought it was timely to share a recent article by The Age on the benefits of these types of desks.

“Staff are happier, healthier and love talking about the desks to their clients when they come in. A happy team leads to improved moral, greater job satisfaction and better quality of work.”

Read the full article here.