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Shire News

Tell us (and the world) about an amazing young person in your life!

Posted on Tue 24 May

Tell us about the inspiring young people in your life by nominating them for our annual Youth Awards, which celebrate and recognise the incredible achievements of young people in the shire.

Youth Charter demonstrates commitment to young people

Posted on Tue 24 May

Council will cement its commitment to young people in the shire this week with the launch of a new Youth Charter on Wednesday 25 May in Gisborne.

Gisborne continues to thrive with new sports pavilion the latest addition

Posted on Tue 24 May

The $880,000 Dixon Field pavilion project incorporated upgrades to the existing pavilion, construction of new change rooms, unisex umpire rooms, meeting room spaces, a first-aid and multi-purpose room and storage facilities.

Keeping you safe on the roads with digital messaging

Posted on Tue 24 May

Council’s two new digital road signs will alert Macedon Ranges motorists to roadworks, events, emergency management activities and speed control programs.

Events & Activities

Ganagan (Deep Water): Waterways in Koorie Life and Art

Date: Sat 28 May | 6:00AM - 3:00PM

Venue: Kyneton Town Hall, 129 Mollison Street Kyneton, Kyneton

The works shown in this exhibition come from the Koorie Trust's collections and represent many Koorie cultural groups from south eastern Australia.

Sustainable gardening workshop: Indigenous plants for creating a bird friendly garden

Date: Sat 28 May | 10:00AM - 11:30AM

Venue: 98-100 Main Street , Romsey

Council's Environment team present this a free workshop designed to help you attract a variety of birdlife to your garden.

Coast to Coaster exhibition

Date: Sat 28 May | 11:00AM - 4:00PM

Venue: Kyneton Museum, 67 Piper Street, Kyneton

Revisit an Aussie pub icon in this playful exhibition at the Kyneton Museum featuring pub coasters from all over Australia.

Meet our local producers

Date: Mon 30 May | 5:30PM - 9:30PM

Venue: Macedon Ranges Hotel & Spa, 652 Black Forest Drive, Macedon

Come along to discover home-grown produce in an expo style event

Emergency Notices

Fire recovery information

Posted on Wed 13 April

Information on how Council is helping the community respond and recover from the 2015/16 summer fires.

Council welcomes report recommendations into Lancefield-Cobaw fires

Posted on Thu 19 November

Council welcomes the release of a Victorian Government report into the Lancefield-Cobaw fires that impacted local communities in October.

Landowners urged to double-check before removing native vegetation

Posted on Tue 8 September

Landowners are reminded to check with Council to find out if a planning permit is required before removing native vegetation located on their property.

Women in emergencies plan commended

Posted on Tue 25 August

A ground-breaking new plan that aims to prevent violence against women during and after emergencies in the Macedon Ranges has captured national and international attention.

Have Your Say

Comments are invited on urban design guidelines

Posted on Fri 6 May

Council has prepared draft urban design guidelines for the village/commercial centres of Macedon and Mt Macedon and is inviting you to have your say.

Draft Kyneton Airfield Master Plan

Posted on Mon 2 May

Council is developing a draft master plan for the Kyneton Airfield.