Visitor Info
  • Our young people shine

    Our young people shine

    The winners of the 2014 Youth Awards were announced to a full house at the Kyneton Town Hall on Tuesday 26 August.

  • Your thoughts on fire

    Your thoughts on fire

    Were you affected by the January and February fires? We want to hear your thoughts on what was done well and what could be improved.

  • VicSmart to speed up permits

    VicSmart to speed up permits

    The State Government is set to introduce a 10 day permit application process that local councils will follow for straightforward planning applications from 19 September.

  • Theatre revival set for August 2015

    Theatre revival set for August 2015

    An architectural firm has been awarded the contract to plan and document the required works for Bluestone Theatre.

  • Oval improvement works begin

    Oval improvement works begin

    Works to improve drainage, irrigation, playing surfaces and fencing at Gilbert Gordon Oval have begun and will continue through to Christmas.

Shire News

A weed to watch out for: Patterson's Curse

Posted on Mon 1 September

Patterson's Curse is a low growing, annual herb with striking purple flowers that sit on large stems to 120 centimetres.

Battle of the Bands 2014

Posted on Mon 1 September

Nine bands battled it out for a place in the Push Battle of the Bands regional finals with Jimmy and Paige taking out first place.

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.

Events & Activities

Conversations about fire—community workshop

Date: Wed 3 September | 7:00PM- 9:00PM

Venue: Darraweit Guim Memorial Hall, Bolinda-Darraweit Road, Darraweit Guim

A community event for people to share their experiences and thoughts about what worked well and what didn't work well during the February fires.

Immunisation sessions in Gisborne for 2014

Date: Thu 4 September | 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 4 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 for 2014

Date: Thu 4 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

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.

Macedon and Mount Macedon Village Centre Studies

Posted on Wed 27 August

Have your say on two studies which set a vision for the future commercial core of these towns, including how they should look and feel and what services and facilities are needed.

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.