The Junortoun Community Action Group (JCAG) is a volunteer community organisation that represents and advocates for the interests of residents of Junortoun.
JCAG was formed in 2012 when a group of residents came together to develop the first community plan. The group incorporated in 2014.
JCAG works to deliver the community’s aims and objectives that have been set in the Junortoun Community Plan. This neighbourhood community plan was developed for Junortoun by local residents and has been adopted by the City of Greater Bendigo.
The activities of JCAG align with several goals of the City of Greater Bendigo Community Plan, including:
The Junortoun Community Group works closely with the City of Greater Bendigo and many other agencies and groups. Community partners include Junortoun Fire Brigade, Bendigo Baptist Church, Strathfieldsaye and Districts Community Enterprise, Friends of the Bendigo-Kilmore Rail Trail, and Longlea and District Landcare. JCAG as well-established relationships with NCCMA, Regional Roads Victoria, DELWP and the Department of Transport.
JCAG produces a quarterly community e-newsletter, maintains an informative website, and curates several social media channels.
The JCAG Sense of Community group organises events and activities that bring the community of Junortoun together and make our suburb a better place to live. These events include picnics and BBQs, Australia Day breakfast, markets, clean-up days and sausage sizzles.
Interest groups The Junortoun Community Action Group organises several community interest groups including a walking group, a book club and a gardening group.
Honeyeater Bushland Reserve The Junortoun Community Action Group acts as Committee of Management for a 17-hectare nature reserve in Junortoun.
The Junortoun Community Action Group is a not-for-profit Incorporated Association. JCAG is registered for GST.
Annual reports and financial statements are published on the JCAG website.
The Junortoun Community Action group holds $10m public liability insurance (placed with Berkley Insurance Australia) and voluntary workers insurance (through QBE Insurance).
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