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Shire News

Skill up in mental health first aid and help teens in crisis

Posted on Tue 21 March

Youth Mental Health First Aid courses are available for those interested in learning how to assist young people experiencing mental health problems.

Council receives top honour for its work in improving mental health literacy amongst staff

Posted on Tue 21 March

Council is one of only two local governments in Australia to be recognised with a gold award as a Mental Health First Aid Skilled Workplace.

Your rates at work: improving road networks in the Macedon Ranges

Posted on Tue 21 March

Works crews are undertaking roadworks and progress the $2.2 million road reconstruction program currently underway in the shire.

Free workshop explores ways to save water and energy at home

Posted on Tue 21 March

Find out how to save water and energy at a free household efficiency workshop on Saturday 8 April at 10am at the Woodend Neighbourhood House.

Events & Activities

A Candle in the Dark

Date: Sat 25 March | 8:00AM - 3:00PM

Venue: Kyneton Town Hall, 129 Mollison Street, Kyneton

Take a journey through Afghanistan during Cultural Diversity Week at this evocative photographic exhibition.

Beyond Borders exhibition

Date: Sat 25 March | 11:00AM - 4:00PM

Venue: Kyneton Museum, 67 Piper Street, Kyneton

A documentary photographic exhibition by the Many Australian Photographers Group (MAPgroup) documenting the unique experiences of asylum seekers and refugees seeking a safer life under exceptionally challenging circumstances.

Cobaw wildlife night spotlight

Date: Sat 25 March | 8:30PM - 10:00PM

Venue: Cobaw State Forest, Cnr Ridge Road and Smiths Track, Cobaw

Join Council Environment Officers and Landcare experts for a night walk to survey for possums, gliders and night birds in the Cobaw State Forest. Please bring a torch, good shoes and dress for the weather.

Land Management workshop

Date: Sun 26 March | 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Venue: Tylden Hall, Tylden-Woodend Road, Tylden

A three day workshop covering a range of land management themes.

Have Your Say

Help us plan the shire's future

Posted on Mon 6 March

Council is inviting residents to have input into the development of the Council Plan 2017-2021.

Nominations now open for 2017 business awards

Posted on Thu 2 March

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Bendigo Bank Macedon Ranges Business Excellence Awards.

Help shape our new domestic animal management plan

Posted on Wed 1 March

Share your thoughts and complete our survey to help us develop a new Domestic Animal Management Plan for the shire.