Visitor Info
  • What shows are coming this year?

    What shows are coming this year?

    Come along to our free Arts & Culture season launch on 12 February and find out what exciting shows will be onstage and on exhibition in 2016.

  • High five for extra gym hours

    High five for extra gym hours

    You asked for it and now you've got it: Gisborne Fitness Centre has expanded its hours and now can be accessed from 5am-11pm every day.

  • Heatwave Help at hand

    Heatwave Help at hand

    A new and practical website has been developed to assist central Victorian residents prepare themselves and their home for heatwave conditions.

  • Tired of paper bills?

    Tired of paper bills?

    You can now receive, pay and store your Council rate notices and animal registration renewals using BPAY View®, the quick and easy way to pay.

Shire News

Have your say on the future of sport, recreation and leisure

Posted on Fri 12 February

Whether it’s football, horse riding, swimming or skateboarding–if you’re involved in sports or activities in the shire, Council is encouraging you to have your say on sport, recreation and leisure.

Community satisfaction survey underway

Posted on Tue 9 February

Residents are encouraged to participate in the 2016 community satisfaction survey, if they are contacted by phone this month.

Your trash could be our treasure!

Posted on Tue 9 February

Council is looking for unique construction materials to assist in the construction of the new Kyneton Community Park, situated within Kyneton’s Botanic Gardens.

Major projects update

Posted on Tue 9 February

Construction of the Gisborne Early Learning Centre, Dixon Field Pavilion and refurbishment works at the Romsey Skate Park public toilets are underway.

Events & Activities

Classic car display at Hanging Rock

Date: Sun 14 February | 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Venue: Hanging Rock Reserve, 139 South Rock Road , Newham

A day not to be missed by enthusiasts of classic, vintage & veteran cars, commercials and bikes.

Translucence exhibition

Date: Sun 14 February | 11:00AM - 4:00PM

Venue: Kyneton Museum, 67 Piper Street, Kyneton

Translucence is an exhibition at the Kyneton Museum that exhibits
late 19th-20th century decorative glass items along with contemporary glass works by Melbourne artist Ruth Allen.

Home business morning tea

Date: Thu 25 February | 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Venue: Baringo Food & Wine Co., 283 Station Road, New Gisborne

Come along to the Macedon Ranges Home Business network (MRHBN) morning tea for tips, information and networking with other home businesses.

Hanging Rock Night Walks - February

Date: Fri 26 February | 5:00PM

Venue: Hanging Rock Reserve, 139 South Rock Road, Newham

Experience the mystery of Hanging Rock at night, with a guided tour of the Reserve.

Emergency Notices

Fire recovery efforts following fire north of Kyneton

Posted on Wed 20 January

Council is encouraging residents to contact the emergency recovery team if they were affected by Tuesday’s bushfire north of Kyneton.

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.

Fire ready properties and roadsides

Posted on Tue 10 November

Council’s annual fire prevention inspections and roadside slashing program are well underway.

Water supplies following the Cobaw/Lancefield fires

Posted on Mon 12 October

Residents affected by the Cobaw/Lancefield fire who are reliant on tank water for their drinking supply are able to access a tank cleaning and tank refill service.

Have Your Say

Have your say on the future of sport, recreation and leisure

Posted on Fri 12 February

Whether it’s football, horse riding, swimming or skateboarding–if you’re involved in sports or activities in the shire, Council is encouraging you to have your say on sport, recreation and leisure.

Community satisfaction survey underway

Posted on Tue 9 February

Residents are encouraged to participate in the 2016 community satisfaction survey, if they are contacted by phone this month.

Your trash could be our treasure!

Posted on Tue 9 February

Council is looking for unique construction materials to assist in the construction of the new Kyneton Community Park, situated within Kyneton’s Botanic Gardens.

Amendment C109: Errors, anomalies and minor changes to the Macedon Ranges Planning Scheme

Posted on Tue 26 January

Amendment C019 to the Macedon Ranges Planning Schem is on public exhibition until 26 February 2016.

Amendment C102 - Tilwinda Views Estate Stage 2

Posted on Mon 11 January

Amendment C102 to the Macedon Ranges Planning Scheme is on public exhibition until 19 February 2016.