Please note the Fire Danger Period for Macedon Ranges Shire has taken effect. For more information, see:
Fire Danger Period
It's forecast to be a hot and windy weekend so the Hanging Rock Summit Walk will be closed on Saturday and Sunday. The reserve is still open and there's still lots to see and do, including a Craft Market on Saturday from 9am to 2pm.
Things to see and do at Hanging Rock
Burning off grass, stubble, weeds, undergrowth or other vegetation is a great way to clean up your property, but there are conditions around when you’re allowed to do this.
Find out what Council services operate on Code Red and extreme fire danger days.
The CFA declares a fire danger period each year. No fire may be lit in the open air without a permit. Restrictions also apply outside the fire danger period.
The Municipal Fire Management Plan provides information to help the community reduce the risk and consequences of fire in the Macedon Ranges.
Where to go and what to do in the event of a heatwave or extremely hot day.
Neighbourhood Safer Places are places of last resort , where you go when your bushfire survival plan has failed.
What you can do to prepare your family and property against the risk of bushfire.
Our Fire Prevention Officer conducts annual property inspections to check for fire hazards during the fire danger period.
Council is responsible for 1,700km of roadsides in the Macedon Ranges. Find out who does what in the shire with regard to roadside slashing.
DId you know it has been a requirement to install smoke alarms in all residential dwellings for more than 20 years?
Phone: (03) 5422 0333
Fax: (03) 5422 3623
National Relay Service
TTY call 133 677
& ask for (03) 5422 0333