Awards, leadership opportunities, events, mental health programs and youth spaces to support the development of young people in our shire.

News & Updates

Have your say on local health and wellbeing priorities

Have your say on local health and wellbeing priorities

Posted on Thu 16 February

Your input will be used by Council and local health providers to inform health and wellbeing planning across the shire.

Live4Life a finalist at VicHealth Awards

Live4Life a finalist at VicHealth Awards

Posted on Tue 6 December

Council’s Live4Life initiative was a finalist in the Improving Mental Wellbeing category in the 2016 VicHealth Awards, held at Federation Square in Melbourne last week.

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Youth Awards

Annually celebrating the contributions, achievements, and success of young people in the Macedon Ranges.

Youth Engage Program (YEP!)

YEP! (formerly Youth Spaces) offer a safe and inclusive environment where young people can take part in activities such as art, dance, fitness, job skills, skate and parkour.


Young people in the Macedon Ranges are doing more than just talk about change; they are making it happen by pitching ideas to local leaders as part of leadership programs.

Skate parks and BMX tracks

Locations and features of public skate parks and BMX tracks in the Macedon Ranges.


Promoting positive mental health for young people in our community through programs and events such as Youth Mental Health First Aid.


Council's role in social and seniors housing and who to contact if you need housing or social support.

Youth events & FReeZA

Find out about upcoming music and youth events in the Macedon Ranges. Become a member of the Music in the Sticks (MITS) crew.

Youth Strategy and Charter

The Youth Charter provides a set of guiding principles to Council employees, Councilors and the wider community that highlight Council's commitment to actively engaging with these young people. The Youth Charter supports our broader Youth Strategy, which provides the overall direction for Council's Youth Development Unit.