Visitor Info
  • 2016 Youth Awards

    2016 Youth Awards

    Nominate an inspiring young person for our annual Youth Awards, which celebrate and recognise the incredible achievements of young people in the shire.

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    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.

  • Business as usual for the Kyneton Saleyards

    Business as usual for the Kyneton Saleyards

    Investment, diversification and an improved long-term financial future are key objectives of Council’s new Kyneton Saleyards Plan.

Shire News

Residents rate Council’s performance

Posted on Thu 23 June

The results of the latest community satisfaction survey, which captures views about Council’s performance over the last 12 months from a sample of 400 residents, have been released.

Major environmental initiatives underpin new strategy

Posted on Thu 23 June

The development of a Climate Change Action Plan, a Roadside Management Plan and a Biodiversity Strategy are key initiatives of Council’s new Macedon Ranges Environment Strategy.

Getting around in Gisborne: have your say on transport in the town

Posted on Thu 23 June

Council is asking Gisborne residents to share their thoughts on managing future traffic movement in the town.

Business as usual for the Kyneton Saleyards

Posted on Thu 23 June

Investment, diversification and an improved long-term financial future are key objectives of Council’s new Kyneton Saleyards Plan.

Events & Activities

Take the Lego challenge at the Library!

Date: Mon 27 June | 10:00AM

Calling all Lego fans! Come see what you can create with the library's fabulous Lego collection.

Intensive Learn to Swim program at the Gisborne Aquatic Centre

Date: Mon 27 June | 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Venue: Gisborne Aquatic Centre, 6 Aitken Street, Gisborne

Children can improve their swim skills and confidence during the school holidays by joining an intensive Learn to Swim program.

Intensive Learn to Swim program - Kyneton

Date: Mon 27 June | 9:00AM - 12:00PM

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

Children can improve their swim skills and confidence during the school holidays by joining an intensive Learn to Swim program.

Ganagan (Deep Water): Waterways in Koorie Life and Art

Date: Mon 27 June | 10:00AM - 3:00PM

Venue: Kyneton Town Hall, 129 Mollison Street Kyneton, Kyneton

The works shown in this exhibition come from the Koorie Trust's collections and represent many Koorie cultural groups from south eastern Australia.

Emergency Notices

Fire recovery information

Posted on Wed 13 April

Information on how Council is helping the community respond and recover from the 2015/16 summer fires.

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.

Landowners urged to double-check before removing native vegetation

Posted on Tue 8 September

Landowners are reminded to check with Council to find out if a planning permit is required before removing native vegetation located on their property.

Women in emergencies plan commended

Posted on Tue 25 August

A ground-breaking new plan that aims to prevent violence against women during and after emergencies in the Macedon Ranges has captured national and international attention.

Have Your Say

Getting around in Gisborne: have your say on transport in the town

Posted on Thu 23 June

Council is asking Gisborne residents to share their thoughts on managing future traffic movement in the town.

Expressions of interest wanted to lease land to graze

Posted on Tue 21 June

Council is calling for expressions of interest to lease land to graze at the corner of Barringo and Hamilton roads in New Gisborne.

Comments are invited on urban design guidelines

Posted on Fri 6 May

Council has prepared draft urban design guidelines for the village/commercial centres of Macedon and Mt Macedon and is inviting you to have your say.