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Shire News

Families celebrate kinder upgrades

Posted on Thu 24 April

Upgrades to the Lady Brooks Kindergarten and Maternal & Child Health Centre were celebrated by parents and families today at an official opening in Kyneton.

Competition to capture farming life in the shire

Posted on Wed 23 April

Macedon Ranges residents of all ages are encouraged to submit inspirational photos of agriculture to celebrate the shire’s farming community.

Rolling Stones concert rescheduled

Posted on Tue 15 April

The Rolling Stones have confirmed the rescheduled dates and venues for the postponed Australian and New Zealand leg of their ’14 On Fire’ Tour.

Notice of Intention to Sell

Posted on Tue 15 April

In accordance with Section 189 of the Local Government Act 1989, notice is hereby given that Council intends to sell part of the land which is currently known as 18 Bowkett Close, Romsey by way of public auction.

Events & Activities

100 Frames exhibition

Date: Sat 26 April | 11:00AM- 4:00PM

Venue: Kyneton Museum, 67 Piper Street, Kyneton

100 Frames is an exhibition at the Kyneton Musuem. It displays photographs taken by flood-affected communities across Gannawarra, Campaspe, Loddon and Swan Hill shires.

Home business morning tea

Date: Wed 30 April | 10:00AM- 12:00PM

Venue: 694 Mount Macedon Road, Mount Macedon

Introduce yourself to other like-minded businesses.

Immunisation sessions in Gisborne for 2014

Date: Thu 1 May | 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 2014

Date: Thu 1 May | 12:00PM- 12:30PM

Venue: Kyneton Town Hall, 129 Mollison Street, Kyneton

Days and times for immunisation sessions in Kyneton.

Emergency Notices

Fire recovery - getting through the three month blues

Posted on Tue 22 April

Read about how you might expect to feel three months after the fires by Dr Rob Gordon, Clinical Psychologist and expert in disaster trauma.

Fire restrictions lifted in the Macedon Ranges

Posted on Tue 15 April

Fire restrictions were lifted in the Macedon Ranges on Monday 14 April, however residents are reminded that some areas in the shire remain dry and can still pose a fire risk.

Fire recovery information and advice for residents

Posted on Fri 4 April

Recovery information and advice for residents affected by the recent fires in the Macedon Ranges.

Farming workshops for fire recovery

Posted on Tue 1 April

Two free workshops will be held next week for fire-affected landholders interested in pasture recovery and farm planning.

February fires leave lasting impact

Posted on Tue 1 April

From soil erosion and burnt trees to major re-fencing works, the task of property cleanup after the February fires is proving to be an ongoing challenge for many residents in the Macedon Ranges.

Fuel reduction burns planned at Mt Macedon

Posted on Tue 25 March

You will see some smoke around the shire this week with planned fuel reduction burns.

Have Your Say

Notice of Intention to Sell

Posted on Tue 15 April

In accordance with Section 189 of the Local Government Act 1989, notice is hereby given that Council intends to sell part of the land which is currently known as 18 Bowkett Close, Romsey by way of public auction.

Have your say on the State Planning Policy Framework

Posted on Wed 2 April

Residents are invited to share their feedback on the Victorian Government’s draft Planning Policy Framework.

Draft Macedon Ranges Heritage Strategy on public exhibition

Posted on Tue 1 April

Council is inviting community feedback on the draft Macedon Ranges Heritage Strategy which aims to establish Council’s approach to the management of heritage within the shire and provide Council with an action plan of heritage related projects to be undertaken over the next four years.

Draft Environmental Management Plan - UL Daly Reserve

Posted on Fri 14 March

Share your views on this draft plan, which aims to protect and enhance the natural features and recreational uses of UL Daly Reserve in Gisborne.

Pets in public places: survey

Posted on Thu 13 March

In line with Council’s Domestic Animal Management Plan, Council is investigating the introduction of new laws for pets in public places, such as dog on and off-leash areas and cat curfews.

Telecommunications black spot register

Posted on Fri 28 February

Do you know of areas in the Macedon Ranges where you find internet or mobile services to be consistently weak or unavailable?