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.

  • Onstage tribute to 1940s Hollywood icon

    Onstage tribute to 1940s Hollywood icon

    Alex Ellis brings her acclaimed one-woman show on the life of movie femme fatale Veronica Lake to the Kyneton Town Hall stage.

Shire News

Let's nominate our amazing young achievers

Posted on Mon 3 August

Council is calling for nominations for its annual Youth Awards, which celebrate and recognise the incredible achievements of young people in the shire.

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.

Events & Activities

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.

Meet the Mayor and Councillors - Romsey

Date: Wed 5 August | 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Venue: Romsey Community Hub / Centre, 96–100 Main Street, Romsey

Residents and community groups now have the opportunity to book a one-on-one meeting with the Mayor and Councillors to discuss local issues.

Immunisation sessions in Gisborne for 2015

Date: Thu 6 August | 9:15AM - 10:30AM

Venue: Gisborne Administration & Service Centre, 40 Robertson Street, Gisborne

Days and times for immunisations sessions in Gisborne.

Toddler Time at Romsey Library

Date: Thu 6 August | 10:30AM - 11:00AM

Venue: Romsey Community Hub / Centre, 96-100 Main Road, Romsey

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

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.

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.