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Haddon Intersection to Undergo $391,000 Upgrade

The Australian Government has announced funding for a problem Haddon intersection as part of its $500M Black Spot Programme.

Golden Plains Sustainable Homes Tour

Does your home include sustainable activity? How do you feel about inspiring others with your actions at your own home?

NBN Update

Get the latest on the NBN rollout in Golden Plains.

Your Brain Matters

Improve your brain health and reduce your risk of developing dementia

Midland Highway Upgrade

The State Government has announced a $2.48 million upgrade to a well-known danger zone on the Midland Highway, with the project due for completion in 2017.

We Need Feedback from the 2013 Dereel Fire Volunteers

Did you volunteer in the 2013 Dereel bushfires? Maybe you know someone who volunteered? We need feedback on the volunteer experience so we can build an even better emergency service for our residents.

Volunteer Drivers Wanted

Would you like to give back to the community and make a difference to people in need?

Visit our NEW designated Waste and Recycle Services website

2015-16 Budget

At the Council meeting held on 23 June 2015, Council adopted the 2015-16 Budget and the 2013-2017 Council Plan (incorporating the 2015-2019 Strategic Resource Plan).

Do you know an oustanding senior person?

2015 Victorian Senior of the Year Award - nominations are now open and will be accepted until Friday 10 July 2015.

Musicians Wanted for Meredith Battle of the Bands

Are you a young person, or do you know a young person, who should give this opportunity a go?

Golden Plains Shire Gazette June 2015

Golden Plains Shire Gazette June 2015

Golden Plains Anzac Centenary Program

Please peruse our Program to learn about the commemorative ANZAC events being held in Golden Plains Shire.




Golden Plains is a vibrant and progressive municipality situated between Geelong, Ballarat and Melbourne, offering residents and businesses access to the city services while enjoying a country lifestyle. 

We invite you to get lost and discover the unique, untouched beauty of Golden Plains Shire.

Rolling green hills, golden fields of canola and wheat, rugged bush landscapes and rocky plains span the Shire from its historic gold mining towns in the north and east, to the river valleys in its south.

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