Does your group need a community grant?
Local groups are able to apply for Council grants of up to $6,000 through the annual Community Funding Scheme.
Want to employ an apprentice or trainee?
Businesses can find out what's involved in an apprenticeship program and assistance available at a free information session in Gisborne on 30 April.
Changes to burning off restrictions
To coincide with the end of the Fire Danger Period, Council is encouraging residents on land under one acre to clean up after recent storms.
Help shape Saleyards' future
The community is invited to share its views on the future role of the Kyneton Saleyards as part of a strategic plan for the 154 year old facility
Posted on Fri 24 April
Residents of more than 80 properties in Mount Macedon are reaping the benefits of new healthy, safe wastewater systems.
Posted on Thu 23 April
Council has welcomed Macedon’s iconic Honour Avenue being added to the Victorian Heritage Register.
Posted on Tue 21 April
A cat found with several shotgun pellets embedded in its shoulder is up for adoption after being given a second chance at life through Council’s cat shelter.
Victorians are being urged to assess their own immunisation needs, and those of people they care for, during Immunisation Week from 24-30 April.
Date: Wed 29 April | 1:00PM - 1:55PM
Venue: Kyneton Town Hall, 129 Mollison Street, Kyneton
Luminous Flux is a sensational contemporary danced piece by Tasmania's premier dance company, Tasdance.
Date: Wed 29 April | 8:00PM - 8:55PM
Date: Thu 30 April | 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Venue: Gisborne Administration & Service Centre, 40 Robertson Street, Gisborne
An opportunity for businesses to gain a better understanding of what's involved in an apprenticeship program, including detailed information about the process and assistance available.
Date: Fri 1 May | 11:00AM - 4:00PM
Venue: Kyneton Museum, 67 Piper Street, Kyneton
The Soldier’s Gift is an exhibition at the Kyneton Musuem that exhibits the Illustrations of Jane Tanner, presented by the Macedon Ranges Shire Council.
Posted on Tue 24 March
A man has been prosecuted for lighting a large fire in Ashbourne in breach of Council’s Local Law.
Posted on Thu 19 March
Council has revised burning off restrictions for the month of April to encourage residents on land under one acre to clean up after recent storms.
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.
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.
Posted on Fri 10 April
The draft Equine Feasibility Study survey has now closed. Council is now reviewing the survey data.
Posted on Tue 7 April
Everyone from hobby farmers to large-scale producers is being asked to share their views on how to ensure this facility continues to thrive and support the region’s agricultural community.
Posted on Tue 3 March
Residents and community groups now have the opportunity to book a one-on-one meeting with the Mayor and Councillors to discuss local issues.
Posted on Thu 26 February
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