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Shire News

Rolling Stones Concert at Hanging Rock

Posted on Thu 30 October

Advice for local residents and concert goers on Saturday 8 November.

Councillor resignation

Posted on Thu 23 October

Cr Joe Morabito, Councillor for the East Ward of the Macedon Ranges Shire, has resigned from his position effective Thursday 23 October 2014 due to health issues that have progressively limited his capacity to perform his role.

Have you moved to Macedon Ranges Shire for retirement?

Posted on Wed 22 October

La Trobe University is seeking people aged 55 years and over who have moved to the Macedon Ranges for retirement to participate in a research study.

Competition begins at new Macedon Ranges netball complex

Posted on Tue 21 October

Play is underway at the new $2.515 million outdoor netball complex in New Gisborne, following the completion of Stage 1 of the project.

Events & Activities

Immunisation sessions in Gisborne for 2014

Date: Thu 6 November | 9:15AM- 10:30AM

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

Days and times for immunisations sessions in Gisborne.

Immunisation sessions in Kyneton for 2014

Date: Thu 6 November | 12:00PM- 12:30PM

Venue: Kyneton Town Hall, 129 Mollison Street, Kyneton

Days and times for immunisation sessions in Kyneton.

Immunisation sessions in Woodend for 2014

Date: Thu 6 November | 2:30PM- 3:00PM

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

Days and times for immunisation sessions in Woodend.

Experience U3A drop-in day

Date: Fri 7 November | 10:00AM- 3:30PM

Venue: Kyneton Mechanics Institute, 81 Mollison Street, Kyneton

U3A Kyneton showcases its diverse and interesting range of activities. Come and try anything from drama to Tai Chi, chess to history, Lifeball to singing. Light refreshments provided.

Emergency Notices

Council lifts burning off restrictions

Posted on Tue 23 September

Council will lift burning off restrictions on small blocks during October to encourage residents to be proactive in their fire preparedness this year.

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.

Have Your Say

Have you moved to Macedon Ranges Shire for retirement?

Posted on Wed 22 October

La Trobe University is seeking people aged 55 years and over who have moved to the Macedon Ranges for retirement to participate in a research study.