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Shire News

Count your community in the 2016 Census!

Posted on Wed 4 May

The Australian Bureau of Statistics is seeking 38,000 Field Officers from across Australia to help deliver the 2016 Census of Population and Housing and you could be one of them!

May Madness savings at our fitness and aquatic centres

Posted on Mon 2 May

Buy any 3 month membership for our fitness and aquatic centres from May 1 and get 1 month free. Plus 25% off all 12 month memberships. *Conditions Apply.

Shire responds to calls for help following storm

Posted on Mon 2 May

Council operations crew members continue to clean up following the wild storm which swept through the shire early Sunday, causing widespread damage and power outages.

Draft budget aims to strengthen liveability and sustainability

Posted on Tue 26 April

Have your say on Council's draft budget for the 2016/17 financial year.

Events & Activities

Coast to Coaster exhibition

Date: Fri 6 May | 11:00AM - 4:00PM

Venue: Kyneton Museum, 67 Piper Street, Kyneton

Revisit an Aussie pub icon in this playful exhibition at the Kyneton Museum featuring pub coasters from all over Australia.

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training 2016

Date: Sat 7 May | 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Venue: Romsey Neighbourhood House 96-100 Main Road, Romsey

Register now for your free YMHFA training!

Death by Soprano

Date: Fri 13 May | 7:30PM - 9:00PM

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

Death by Soprano offers bite-sized operatic tastes, as well as enough juice to satisfy the most die-hard opera lovers. Utilising slapstick, absurdism, dark-clowning and a healthy dose of prop-humour, Death by Soprano portrays the final moments in the lives of operatic heroines.

Immunisation sessions in Riddells Creek for 2016

Date: Tue 17 May | 9:30AM - 10:15AM

Venue: Riddells Creek Seniors Centre, 74 Main Road, Riddells Creek

Days and times for immunisation sessions in Riddells Creek from May to December.

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

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.

Draft Kyneton Airfield Master Plan

Posted on Mon 2 May

Council is developing a draft master plan for the Kyneton Airfield.

Council’s draft Budget, Council Plan and Strategic Resource Plan

Posted on Fri 29 April

Council invites comments on its draft Council Plan, Strategic Resource Plan and budget, which proposes a 2.5% rate increase.

New plans for children, families and older residents in the shire

Posted on Fri 22 April

Council is seeking feedback on its new Municipal Early Years Plan and Positive Ageing Plan.

Have your say on the Ross Watt Reserve draft master plan

Posted on Tue 12 April

Share your thoughts with us about the future development of facilities and spaces at Ross Watt Reserve in New Gisborne.

Notice of intention to sell

Posted on Mon 11 April

In accordance with Section 189 of the Local Government Act 1989, Council hereby gives notice of its intention to sell Lot 4 PS 402075C, also known as 51 Aitken Street, Gisborne.

Expression of interest: lease land and buildings

Posted on Mon 11 April

Council is seeking expressions of interest to lease land and buildings, for a period to be negotiated, at 9 Clowes Street, Kyneton.