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Shire News

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).

Magpies: friend or foe?

Posted on Tue 9 September

It’s magpie season in Victoria, which means that breeding males may become territorial and protective of their nests, warns Council.

Bugs, footy fun and a cupcake challenge these school holidays

Posted on Tue 9 September

If you are looking for things to do during these school holidays, Council has a range of activities planned to keep the kids entertained.

Events & Activities

Immunisation sessions in Riddells Creek for 2014

Date: Tue 16 September | 9:30AM- 10:15AM

Venue: Riddells Creek Senior Citizens Hall, 74 Main Road, Riddells Creek

Days and times for immunisation sessions in Riddells Creek.

Immunisation sessions in Romsey for 2014

Date: Tue 16 September | 11:30AM- 12:15PM

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

Days and times for immunisation sessions in Romsey.

Working with Council

Date: Tue 16 September | 6:30PM- 8:30PM

Venue: Gisborne Administration & Service Centre, Robertson Road, Gisborne

Is your business affected by Council’s decisions?


Date: Wed 17 September | 12:00AM- 1:00AM

Venue: t, Baynton


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.