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Shire News

Help guide the future of mineral springs reserves

Posted on Fri 22 May

The Victorian Mineral Water Committee is seeking feedback on its draft Strategic Master Plan on the management of the state's mineral springs reserves.

Artwork celebrates the humble Aussie shed

Posted on Tue 12 May

A new public art project that draws on local agricultural history and country life has been constructed in Romsey parkland.

Netball pavilion construction underway

Posted on Tue 12 May

Construction work has started on a new netball pavilion at the Macedon Ranges Netball Complex in New Gisborne.

Warm welcome at upgraded library

Posted on Tue 12 May

Visitors to the Woodend library can now enjoy a more comfortable space following upgrades funded by the Victorian Government and Council.

Events & Activities

The Soldier’s Gift—The Illustrations of Jane Tanner

Date: Fri 22 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.

Immunisation sessions in Gisborne for 2015

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

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

Days and times for immunisations sessions in Gisborne.

Immunisation sessions in Kyneton for 2015

Date: Thu 4 June | 12:00PM - 12:30PM

Venue: Kyneton Town Hall, 129 Mollison Street, Kyneton

Days and times for immunisation sessions in Kyneton.

Immunisation sessions in Woodend for 2015

Date: Thu 4 June | 2:30PM - 3:00PM

Venue: Woodend Community Centre, Cnr Forest and High Streets, Woodend

Days and times for immunisation sessions in Woodend.

Emergency Notices

Register your burn off

Posted on Tue 12 May

Council is reminding residents of key things to remember whilst burning off, for the safety of the community.

Resident to compensate for illegally lit fire

Posted on Tue 24 March

A man has been prosecuted for lighting a large fire in Ashbourne in breach of Council’s Local Law.

Changes to burning off restrictions in April

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.

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.

Have Your Say

Help guide the future of mineral springs reserves

Posted on Fri 22 May

The Victorian Mineral Water Committee is seeking feedback on its draft Strategic Master Plan on the management of the state's mineral springs reserves.

Help shape the Victorian State Disability Plan

Posted on Mon 11 May

Residents have been asked to assist the Victorian Government in shaping the state's Disability Plan.

Producers Guide expression of interest

Posted on Tue 5 May

Register for the “Macedon Ranges Producers Guide” and tell us what Industry support you need.

Council proposes direction and budget for 2015/16

Posted on Thu 30 April

Council is inviting community comment on its action plan and budget for the upcoming financial year, which proposes over $19 million in works to buildings, roads and other infrastructure and a 4.8% rate increase.

Equine Centre Feasibility Study consultation closed

Posted on Fri 10 April

The draft Equine Feasibility Study survey has now closed. Council is now reviewing the survey data.

Meet your Councillors

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.

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.