Visitor Info
  • Take a night walk at Hanging Rock

    Take a night walk at Hanging Rock

    Experience the magic and mystery of Hanging Rock at night, with a guided tour of the Reserve on Friday 13 March.

  • Enjoy a camp out at the Rock

    Enjoy a camp out at the Rock

    Experience an exciting overnight camp out at the base of the Rock on Saturday 21 March... great for families, school groups and couples.

  • Tahir's the star of Multicultural Week

    Tahir's the star of Multicultural Week

    Standup comedian Tahir of Fat Pizza fame headlines Council's Multicultural Week program, which includes the Arts Without Borders exhibition and a film festival.

  • Race into the 2015 Aquathon series

    Race into the 2015 Aquathon series

    Run out and dive into the 2015 Aquathon series this month. This fantastic run-and-swim series continues in Kyneton on 15 March and in Gisborne on 12 April.

Shire News

Talk and walk through Bald Hill Bushland Reserve

Posted on Wed 25 February

The Friends of Bald Hill and Council are hosting a ‘Talk and Walk’ at Bald Hill Reserveand so residents and visitors can learn about this unique bushland reserve located 10 minutes from Kyneton.

Residents splash out at Woodend Aquathon

Posted on Tue 24 February

Warm and sunny weather greeted competitors who lined up for the inaugural Aquathon event at the Woodend Outdoor Pool on 22 February.

Celebrating women in emergency services

Posted on Tue 24 February

Women who work or volunteer for emergency services in the shire will be celebrated as part of an International Women’s Day afternoon tea in Bendigo in March.

Extra water for firefighting

Posted on Tue 24 February

The supply of water for firefighting purposes in Darraweit Guim has been boosted from 60,000 litres to 106,000 litres thanks to a joint project by Council and the CFA.

Events & Activities

Beep Test

Date: Sun 1 March | 9:00AM- 9:30AM

Venue: Kyneton Toyota Sports & Aquatic Centre, 4 Victoria Street, Kyneton

Come along to Kyneton Toyota Sports and Aquatic Centre and test your cardiovascular fitness with a beep test. These test are held the first Sunday in every month.

The Tool Chest - tools that built Australia exhibition

Date: Sun 1 March | 11:00AM- 4:00PM

Venue: Kyneton Museum, 67 Piper Street, Kyneton

The Tool Chest is an exhibition at the Kyneton Musuem that exhibits a collection of tools on loan from the Hand Tool Preservation Association of Australia.

Immunisation sessions in Gisborne for 2015

Date: Thu 5 March | 9:15AM- 10:30AM

Venue: Gisborne Administration & Service Centre, 40 Robertson Street, Gisborne

Days and times for immunisations sessions in Gisborne.

Small Business Bus coming to Lancefield

Date: Thu 5 March | 10:00AM- 4:00PM

Venue: 7 High Street, Lancefield

Take advantage of free small business mentoring and advice.

Emergency Notices

Celebrating women in emergency services

Posted on Tue 24 February

Women who work or volunteer for emergency services in the shire will be celebrated as part of an International Women’s Day afternoon tea in Bendigo in March.

Extra water for firefighting

Posted on Tue 24 February

The supply of water for firefighting purposes in Darraweit Guim has been boosted from 60,000 litres to 106,000 litres thanks to a joint project by Council and the CFA.

100 hay bales donated to fire-affected residents

Posted on Tue 10 February

The Pakenham Lions Club and Victorian disaster-relief volunteer group, the Walking Forward Disaster Relief Team, have provided 100 bales of hay for farmers affected by recent fires in the Kyneton area.

Landowners helping to curb fire risk

Posted on Wed 4 February

Residents have been proactive in maintaining their properties for the fire season this year, with Council figures showing a 95% compliance rate on Fire Prevention Notices.

Have Your Say

Share your favourite place with us

Posted on Thu 26 February

Share your favourite place with us for a chance to see it published in the ShireLife newsletter and on this website.

Help shape the future of Kyneton's historic saleyards

Posted on Tue 10 February

Residents are invited to share their views on the future role of the Kyneton Saleyards as part of a strategic plan for the 154 year old facility.

Landscape study seeks comments and photos

Posted on Tue 20 January

Individuals and community groups are encouraged to participate in a new study by sharing photos and comments about significant landscapes in the region.

Living well with arthritis

Posted on Thu 15 January

Council and Arthritis and Osteoporosis Victoria will host a ‘Living well with arthritis’ seminar in Woodend on March 19.