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Healthy, safe wastewater systems for Mount Macedon

Posted on Fri 24 April

Residents of more than 80 properties in Mount Macedon are reaping the benefits of new healthy, safe wastewater systems.

Macedon's Honour Avenue added to Heritage Register

Posted on Thu 23 April

Council has welcomed Macedon’s iconic Honour Avenue being added to the Victorian Heritage Register.

Cat shelter gives Toby a second chance

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.

Check your HALO this Immunisation Week

Posted on Tue 21 April

Victorians are being urged to assess their own immunisation needs, and those of people they care for, during Immunisation Week from 24-30 April.

Events & Activities

Luminous Flux - Matinee

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.

Luminous Flux - Tasdance

Date: Wed 29 April | 8:00PM - 8:55PM

Venue: Kyneton Town Hall, 129 Mollison Street, Kyneton

Luminous Flux is a sensational contemporary danced piece by Tasmania's premier dance company, Tasdance.

Introduction to apprenticeships and traineeships

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.

The Soldier’s Gift—The Illustrations of Jane Tanner

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.

Emergency Notices

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.

Extra water for firefighting

Posted on Tue 24 February

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.

Have Your Say

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.

Weighing into the future of the Saleyards

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.

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.