Visitor Info

Shire News

New infrastructure set to improve connectivity

Posted on Tue 26 July

Find out more about telecommunications in the shire, and improvements planned to mobile and internet services across the Macedon Ranges.


Posted on Tue 26 July

Discover the best the Macedon Ranges has to offer at the click of a button as the shire's official tourism website goes live!

Your rates at work: tree works

Posted on Tue 26 July

Council's currently planting, pruning and auditing trees across the Macedon Ranges.

Are you running or thinking of running an event in the shire?

Posted on Tue 26 July

Come along to Council's Event Planning workshop to find out all you need to know about running an event in the Macedon Ranges.

Events & Activities

Trick or Treatment exhibition

Date: Fri 29 July | 11:00AM - 4:00PM

Venue: Kyneton Museum, 67 Piper Street, Kyneton

Trick or Treatment explores the stories behind the Victorian era medical quackery through objects from both the Kyneton Museum's collection and the University of Melbourne Medical Museum collections.

MAV Community and Candidate Information Session

Date: Tue 2 August | 7:00PM - 9:00PM

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

The sessions are aimed at giving community members and prospective candidates information about the role and purpose of local government. The session offers advice and anecdotes from elected representatives and an overview of local government from a visiting Chief Executive Officer.

Youth Mental Health First Aid 2016 (Men's Course)

Date: Wed 3 August | 6:00PM - 9:30PM

Venue: Leadlight Room - Holates Woodend (Men's Course) 79 High Street, Woodend

Register now for our Youth Mental Health First Aid training! (Men's Course)

Immunisation sessions in Gisborne (Manna Gum Family & Children's Centre)

Date: Thu 4 August | 9:15AM - 10:30AM

Venue: Manna Gum Family and Children’s Centre, 71 Robertson Street, Gisborne

Days and times for immunisations sessions in Gisborne.

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

Be part of the Loddon Mallee’s waste and recycling future

Posted on Wed 20 July

Have your say on a new plan to meet the region’s waste and resource recovery needs.

Getting around in Gisborne: have your say on transport in the town

Posted on Thu 23 June

Council is asking Gisborne residents to share their thoughts on managing future traffic movement in the town.