Visitor Info
  • Help shape our new environment strategy

    Help shape our new environment strategy

    We'd like your input on a new environment strategy which will guide how Council and the community can work together to protect and enhance the Macedon Ranges.

  • Cosy up at Kyneton Museum

    Cosy up at Kyneton Museum

    Fancy a hot cup of tea? Be inspired by the remarkable selection of imaginative pot warmers at The Tea Cosy exhibition at Kyneton Museum.

  • Want to help shape the future of business?

    Want to help shape the future of business?

    Business owners are encouraged to share their thoughts and ideas about future opportunities and challenges in the 2015 Macedon Ranges Business Survey.

  • Protect our native species

    Protect our native species

    Find out which species in the Macedon Ranges are most at risk from extinction and much more at our free local wildlife forum in Newham.

Shire News

Council endorses Hanging Rock review submission

Posted on Thu 27 August

Council has endorsed its submission to the Victorian Government’s review into the management of Hanging Rock.

Last chance to help shape the future of business

Posted on Thu 27 August

Time's running out for local businesses to help guide the future of business in the 2015 Macedon Ranges Business Survey.

Protecting threatened wildlife

Posted on Tue 25 August

Council will host a lively and topical forum on local wildlife facing extinction on Saturday 19 September.

From the ashes—Black Hill Reserve reopens

Posted on Tue 25 August

Residents and visitors are invited to celebrate the official reopening of Black Hill Reserve following the devastating bushfires that burnt up to 90 percent of the bushland earlier this year.

Events & Activities

Immunisation sessions in Gisborne

Date: Thu 3 September | 9:15AM - 10:30AM

Venue: Gisborne Administration & Service Centre, 40 Robertson Street, Gisborne

Days and times for immunisations sessions in Gisborne.

Toddler Time at Romsey Library

Date: Thu 3 September | 10:30AM - 11:00AM

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

The weekly Toddler Time at Romsey Library includes simple stories, finger plays, songs and rhymes for 0 to 2 year olds.

Immunisation sessions in Kyneton

Date: Thu 3 September | 12:00PM - 12:30PM

Venue: Kyneton Town Hall, 129 Mollison Street, Kyneton

Days and times for immunisation sessions in Kyneton.

Immunisation sessions in Woodend

Date: Thu 3 September | 2:30PM - 3:00PM

Venue: Woodend Community Centre, Cnr Forest and High Streets, Woodend

Days and times for immunisation sessions in Woodend.

Emergency Notices

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.

Company fined for failing to reduce fire risk

Posted on Tue 9 June

A court ruling against a local business that failed to comply with a fire prevention notice late last year has highlighted the importance of keeping properties in the shire well maintained throughout the year.

Register your burn off

Posted on Tue 12 May

Council is reminding residents of key things to remember whilst burning off, for the safety of the community.

Resident to compensate for illegally lit fire

Posted on Tue 24 March

A man has been prosecuted for lighting a large fire in Ashbourne in breach of Council’s Local Law.

Have Your Say

Last chance to help shape the future of business

Posted on Thu 27 August

Time's running out for local businesses to help guide the future of business in the 2015 Macedon Ranges Business Survey.

Our environment, our future

Posted on Tue 28 July

Help shape the new environment strategy which will guide how Council and the community can work together to protect and enhance the Macedon Ranges.

Meet your Councillors

Posted on Tue 3 March

Residents and community groups now have the opportunity to book a one-on-one meeting with the Mayor and Councillors to discuss local issues.