Yass Valley offers a great country lifestyle in close proximity to Canberra and only two and a half hours drive from Sydney. It provides a diverse rural and natural setting, heritage towns and villages, and relaxed lifestyle opportunities, all with easy access to the rich sporting, cultural and educational opportunities across the region.
Yass Valley Council is a local government organisation employing over 150 staff and with an annual budget of $30 million. Yass Valley Council (YVC) is managed by the Chief Executive Officer and three Directors. This management team ensures the continued delivery of excellent services and optimum infrastructure to residents and visitors. The three Directorates of YVC are Corporate and Community, Planning and Environment, and Infrastructure and Assets.