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Shire News

How many koalas can you find at Hanging Rock?

Posted on Thu 18 September

Council is seeking volunteers who are interested in contributing to koala conservation to join in this year’s koala count at Hanging Rock on Friday 3 October 2014.

September Council Meeting – location change

Posted on Wed 17 September

The Ordinary Council Meeting on 24 September 2014 will be held in the Kyneton Town Hall to cater for an expected increase in public gallery numbers.

2015 Australia Day award nominations now open

Posted on Mon 15 September

Each year, Council recognises and celebrates amazing people who make outstanding contributions to everyday community life—not only prominent people in each community, but also those who work tirelessly in the background.

Kyneton, Australia’s 200th RV Friendly Town™

Posted on Thu 11 September

Kyneton has been named Australia’s 200th RV Friendly Town™ (RVFT) by the Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia (CMCA).

Events & Activities

Freemasonry Unlocked at the Kyneton Museum

Date: Sun 21 September | 11:00AM- 4:00PM

Venue: Kyneton Museum, 67 Piper Street, Kyneton

Freemasonry Unlocked is an exhibition at the Kyneton Musuem that explores the rich history of Freemasonry, drawing on object from the Kyneton Museum collection and lodges within the Macedon Ranges Shire.

Intensive Learn to Swim program at the Gisborne Aquatic Centre

Date: Mon 22 September | 9:00AM- 12:00PM

Venue: Gisborne Aquatic Centre, 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 22 September | 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.

Pool inflatable fun at the Kyneton Toyota Sports & Aquatic Centre

Date: Mon 22 September | 12:30PM- 2:30PM

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

Pool inflatable fun is on again these September school holidays.

Emergency Notices

Fire recovery update

Posted on Mon 1 September

Although the February fires may seem a distant memory, for many the recovery process continues, particularly physical clean up and the replacement of infrastructure.

Bushfire preparations

Posted on Mon 1 September

Last summer's fires were a reminder that the very things that attract people to our region also place us at a higher risk of bushfire and grassfire.

Bushfire safety powerline upgrades

Posted on Mon 1 September

Electricity distribution infrastructure in bushfire prone areas is currently being upgraded.

Conversations about fire: workshops

Posted on Thu 14 August

How the community deals with fire—before, during and after an emergency—will be the focus of a series of workshops being held later this month to assist with future fire management planning.

Have Your Say

Draft Leasing and Licensing Policy

Posted on Mon 1 September

Council has revised its policy for the leasing and licensing of Council premises to private and community groups.

Draft Community Access and Inclusion Plan 2014-18

Posted on Fri 22 August

Have your say on the draft plan that sets out a four year action plan to support the full participation of people living with a disability in the shire.

Have your say on arts and cultural events to win

Posted on Wed 20 August

Residents are being asked to nominate the types of events they would like to see programmed in Council’s annual arts and culture program.