Visitor Info
  • Cosy up at Kyneton Museum

    Cosy up at Kyneton Museum

    Fancy a hot cup of tea? Be inspired by the remarkable selection of imaginative pot warmers at The Tea Cosy exhibition at Kyneton Museum.

  • Time to celebrate our young achievers

    Time to celebrate our young achievers

    Do you know a young person who deserves to be publicly acknowledged and celebrated? Nominate them now for the Macedon Ranges Youth Awards!

  • Regional business networking night

    Regional business networking night

    Are you a business owner or entrepreneur? Come along to our free business networking night and build connections with other local and regional businesses.

Shire News

Help shape the future of business

Posted on Fri 31 July

Council is encouraging local businesses to have their say during August and help guide the future of business in the Macedon Ranges by completing the 2015 Macedon Ranges Business Survey.

Our environment, our future

Posted on Tue 28 July

Help shape the new environment strategy which will guide how Council and the community can work together to protect and enhance the Macedon Ranges.

Dog escapes and attacks another dog

Posted on Tue 21 July

The owner of a dog that escaped its Riddells Creek property and attacked another resident’s dog, causing serious injuries, has been fined and ordered to pay costs in the Kyneton Magistrates Court.

Declared dangerous dog escapes property

Posted on Tue 21 July

A declared dangerous dog was seized and its owner fined after it was found at large in Romsey and reported to Council’s after-hours phone service.

Events & Activities

Beep Test

Date: Sun 2 August | 9:00AM - 9:30AM

Venue: Kyneton Toyota Sports & Aquatic Centre, 4 Victoria Street, Kyneton

Come along to Kyneton Toyota Sports & Aquatic Centre and test your cardiovascular fitness with a beep test. These test are held the first Sunday in every month.

The Tea Cosy Exhibition

Date: Sun 2 August | 11:00AM - 4:00PM

Venue: Kyneton Museum, 67 Piper Street, Kyneton

The Tea Cosy is an exhibition at the Kyneton Museum showcasing both the traditional and trendy, in this colourful display the tea cosy becomes more than just a humble cover, it becomes a work of art.

Toddler Time at Gisborne Library

Date: Mon 3 August | 10:30AM - 11:00AM

Venue: Gisborne Community Centre, Hamilton Street, Gisborne

The weekly Toddler Time at Gisborne Library includes simple stories, finger plays, songs and rhymes for 0 to 2 year olds.

Regional business networking night

Date: Tue 4 August | 6:30PM - 10:00PM

Venue: 24 Piper Street, Kyneton

To provide greater opportunity for networking across the region, this event will be promoted more broadly to include our neighbouring shires.

Emergency Notices

Company fined for failing to reduce fire risk

Posted on Tue 9 June

A court ruling against a local business that failed to comply with a fire prevention notice late last year has highlighted the importance of keeping properties in the shire well maintained throughout the year.

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.

Have Your Say

Help shape the future of business

Posted on Fri 31 July

Council is encouraging local businesses to have their say during August and help guide the future of business in the Macedon Ranges by completing the 2015 Macedon Ranges Business Survey.

Our environment, our future

Posted on Tue 28 July

Help shape the new environment strategy which will guide how Council and the community can work together to protect and enhance the Macedon Ranges.

Expression of interest: capital works funding programs

Posted on Sat 18 July

Council is seeking expressions of interest from sporting clubs for local projects in order to help them improve their chances of funding grant success.

Views sought on Hanging Rock Shelter designs

Posted on Mon 6 July

Council has released draft concept designs for two new picnic shelters planned for the East Paddock at Hanging Rock, and is seeking community feedback.

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.