Visitor Info

Shire News

Calling all local bands and songwriters: register now for Battle of the Bands

Posted on Wed 10 May

Registrations are now open for the annual Battle of the Bands competition, being held on Saturday 5 August at Kyneton Town Hall.

Council encourages the responsible use of wood fire heaters for the comfort of all

Posted on Wed 10 May

Council is reminding residents with wood fire heaters to check their chimneys for excessive smoke.

Draft framework plan for Kyneton south open for comment

Posted on Wed 10 May

Draft plans that provide a framework to guide planning considerations for future potential growth in Kyneton will be on public exhibition from Saturday 13 May.

Macedon Ranges Business Conference: grow your business

Posted on Wed 10 May

Marketing, finance, planning and more - get along to the Macedon Ranges Business Conference for two days of workshops to help you grow your business.

Events & Activities

Protecting your patch: conservation covenants for your bush block

Date: Tue 23 May | 7:00PM - 8:30PM

Venue: Kyneton Mechanics Institute, 81 Mollison Street, Kyneton

Are you looking for some assistance to help improve the biodiversity values of your rural property? Speakers from Trust for Nature, Land for Wildlife and the Victorian Government’s native vegetation offsets program will answer your questions about the financial incentives and support available to help you protect your bush block.

Organised by Macedon Ranges Shire Council and the North Central Catchment Management Authority with funding support from the Australian Government.

Macedon Ranges Business Conference

Date: Wed 24 May | 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Venue: Kyneton Town Hall, 129 Mollison Street, Kyneton

Small Business Victoria will be facilitating workshops to enhance and improve business practices.

Free small business support coming to Kyneton

Date: Wed 24 May | 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Venue: 129 Mollison Street, Kyneton

The Small Business Bus offers:
• Free confidential mentoring provided by a small business specialist.
• Advice on developing your business idea, formulating a business plan, marketing your business, improving your understanding of cash flow management and more.
• Friendly assistance from a Small Business Victoria information officer.
• Information about Small Business Victoria’s programs and services

Be Persuaded - A Jane Austen Experience

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

Venue: Kyneton Museum, 67 Piper Street, Kyneton

A rare and wonderful exhibition bringing Jane Austen to life in original fashion of the era. Items are on load from the collection of Dressing Australia Museum of Costume.

Have Your Say

Draft framework plan for Kyneton south open for comment

Posted on Wed 10 May

Draft plans that provide a framework to guide planning considerations for future potential growth in Kyneton will be on public exhibition from Saturday 13 May.

Have your say on Council's Road Management Plan

Posted on Tue 9 May

Council is inviting the community to comment on its draft Road Management Plan.

Tell us what you think of the Draft Budget, Council Plan and Strategic Resource Plan

Posted on Mon 8 May

Council is inviting feedback from residents on its Draft Budget, Council Plan 2017-2027 and Strategic Resource Plan.

Gisborne Botanic Gardens master plan released for community input

Posted on Mon 1 May

Tell us what you think of the draft master plan for Gisborne's beautiful Botanic Gardens.

Help guide future planning in Lancefield

Posted on Mon 24 April

Council is seeking community input in the potential preparation of planning controls for three large residentially zoned areas located to the east, north and northwest of Lancefield’s town centre.