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Shire News

Rolling Stones concert rescheduled

Posted on Tue 15 April

The Rolling Stones have confirmed the rescheduled dates and venues for the postponed Australian and New Zealand leg of their ’14 On Fire’ Tour.

Notice of Intention to Sell

Posted on Tue 15 April

In accordance with Section 189 of the Local Government Act 1989, notice is hereby given that Council intends to sell part of the land which is currently known as 18 Bowkett Close, Romsey by way of public auction.

Have you updated your pet’s microchip records?

Posted on Tue 15 April

Council is reminding pet owners to make sure that the contact details linked to their pet’s microchip are up-to-date.

Call for artists to develop public artwork in Romsey

Posted on Tue 15 April

Council is inviting expressions of interests from artists to develop a new piece of public artwork for installation in the Lions Club Park in Romsey.

Events & Activities

100 Frames exhibition

Date: Sun 20 April | 11:00AM- 4:00PM

Venue: Kyneton Museum, 67 Piper Street, Kyneton

100 Frames is an exhibition at the Kyneton Musuem. It displays photographs taken by flood-affected communities across Gannawarra, Campaspe, Loddon and Swan Hill shires.

Families invited to view kinder upgrades

Date: Thu 24 April | 4:00PM- 4:45PM

Venue: Lady Brooks Kindergarten, Kyneton

Council is inviting families to an official opening of the recently refurbished Lady Brooks Kindergarten and Maternal & Child Health Centre on Hutton Street in Kyneton.

Malmsbury Anzac Day Service

Date: Fri 25 April | 8:00AM

Venue: Malmsbury Botanic Gardens, Ellesmere Place, Malmsbury

A ceremony will be held at the Malmsbury Botanic Gardens at 8am.

Lancefield Anzac Day Service

Date: Fri 25 April | 8:30AM

Venue: High Street, Lancefield

The townships of Lancefield and Romsey alternate ceremonies each year, with this year’s to be held on High Street, Lancefield at 8.30am.

Emergency Notices

Fire restrictions lifted in the Macedon Ranges

Posted on Tue 15 April

Fire restrictions were lifted in the Macedon Ranges on Monday 14 April, however residents are reminded that some areas in the shire remain dry and can still pose a fire risk.

Fire recovery information and advice for residents

Posted on Fri 4 April

Recovery information and advice for residents affected by the recent fires in the Macedon Ranges.

Farming workshops for fire recovery

Posted on Tue 1 April

Two free workshops will be held next week for fire-affected landholders interested in pasture recovery and farm planning.

February fires leave lasting impact

Posted on Tue 1 April

From soil erosion and burnt trees to major re-fencing works, the task of property cleanup after the February fires is proving to be an ongoing challenge for many residents in the Macedon Ranges.

Fuel reduction burns planned at Mt Macedon

Posted on Tue 25 March

You will see some smoke around the shire this week with planned fuel reduction burns.

Rebuilding properties after fire damage

Posted on Wed 5 March

Residents whose homes or outbuildings were damaged by recent fires in the Macedon Ranges will have access to a faster, simpler permit application process to enable them to rebuild.

Have Your Say

Notice of Intention to Sell

Posted on Tue 15 April

In accordance with Section 189 of the Local Government Act 1989, notice is hereby given that Council intends to sell part of the land which is currently known as 18 Bowkett Close, Romsey by way of public auction.

Have your say on the State Planning Policy Framework

Posted on Wed 2 April

Residents are invited to share their feedback on the Victorian Government’s draft Planning Policy Framework.

Draft Macedon Ranges Heritage Strategy on public exhibition

Posted on Tue 1 April

Council is inviting community feedback on the draft Macedon Ranges Heritage Strategy which aims to establish Council’s approach to the management of heritage within the shire and provide Council with an action plan of heritage related projects to be undertaken over the next four years.

Have your say on Woodend transport options

Posted on Tue 25 March

Woodend residents are invited to share their views about the need for local community transport options to inform a new research project coordinated by Macedon Ranges Shire Council.

Draft Environmental Management Plan - UL Daly Reserve

Posted on Fri 14 March

Share your views on this draft plan, which aims to protect and enhance the natural features and recreational uses of UL Daly Reserve in Gisborne.

Pets in public places: survey

Posted on Thu 13 March

In line with Council’s Domestic Animal Management Plan, Council is investigating the introduction of new laws for pets in public places, such as dog on and off-leash areas and cat curfews.

Telecommunications black spot register

Posted on Fri 28 February

Do you know of areas in the Macedon Ranges where you find internet or mobile services to be consistently weak or unavailable?