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Christmas/New Year operating hours

Posted on Fri 19 December

Find out about service changes and facility closures over the Christmas/New Year period.

Think green and recycle your Christmas tree

Posted on Thu 18 December

Recycle your pine Christmas trees at the end of the festive season and turn them into mulch by disposing of them for free at your local transfer station.

Keeping our cyclists safe

Posted on Thu 18 December

Drivers are the focus of the Pass with Care Cycle Safety Campaign this summer, which encourages drivers to be patient and courteous when overtaking cyclists.

Garbage, recycling and green bin collection

Posted on Thu 18 December

Bin collection over the Christmas and New Year period.

Events & Activities

Crafty Christmas at Kyneton Library

Date: Wed 24 December | 5:00PM- 5:00PM

Venue: 3 Baynton Street, Kyneton

Drop in any time during opening hours at the Kyneton Library until 24 December and create some Christmas crafts at the special Christmas craft table.

Community Christmas lunch at Kyneton Town Hall

Date: Thu 25 December | 11:30AM- 2:00PM

Venue: Kyneton Town Hall, 129 Mollison Street, Kyneton

Council will join with Cobaw Community Health to host the seventh annual free Christmas Day lunch at the Kyneton Town Hall.

Domestic Ties exhibition

Date: Fri 26 December | 11:00AM- 4:00PM

Venue: Kyneton Museum, 67 Piper Street, Kyneton

Domestic Ties is an exhibition at the Kyneton Musuem that explores the rich history of the humble apron. From fancy and frilly to practical and plain, discover aprons from the Kyneton Museum Collection and private lenders.

New Years Day Races

Date: Thu 1 January | 11:00AM

Venue: Hanging Rock Reserve, 139 South Rock Road, Newham

Relax and recoup at the Rock after your New Years Eve celebrations.

Emergency Notices

Roadside slashing in progress

Posted on Tue 25 November

Nearly two-thirds of the shire's roadsides are being slashed as Council prepares for the imminent fire season.

Are your horses part of your bushfire plan?

Posted on Tue 11 November

Council and the Country Fire Authority have joined forces to help district horse owners prepare for emergency situations such as bushfires. The special information evening for horse owners will be held on Tuesday 25 November at the Woodend Golf Club from 7pm–8.30pm.

Be prepared for the fire season

Posted on Tue 11 November

Council is urging residents to ensure they, their families and their properties are fire ready this summer. Prepare your properties now and avoid possible fines and a fire prevention notice.

Fire recovery update

Posted on Mon 1 September

Although the February fires may seem a distant memory, for many the recovery process continues, particularly physical clean up and the replacement of infrastructure.

Have Your Say

Amendment C96 - Combined Amendment and Permit Application

Posted on Tue 9 December

This is a combined planning scheme amendment and planning permit application to enable the sale of part of the reserve at 18 Bowkett Close, Romsey.

What makes an ‘age-friendly’ Macedon Ranges?

Posted on Wed 3 December

Council is seeking community feedback on a draft plan that sets out ways the region can be more inclusive of people as they age.