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L2P Driver Mentor Program - limited spots left

Parents with L platers - this is a GREAT opportunity to get some peace of mind. The L2P Program transforms learning drivers into EXCEPTIONAL and SAFE drivers. Program includes FREE lessons and more.

Draft 2015-16 Budget

At the Council meeting held on 28 April 2015, Council resolved to prepare the Draft 2015-16 Budget and to provide the Budget and the 2013-2017 Council Plan (incorporating the 2015-2019 Strategic Resource Plan) for public submission. Please click the link below for further information

UPDATE - Milton Street Roundabout & Fact Sheet

Construction works on the new roundabout has commenced on the corners of High and Milton Streets in Bannockburn. Council has developed a fact sheet to help answer key community questions.

July 2015 - Changes to Waste Collection Service

Golden Plains Anzac Centenary Program

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

Fire Restrictions End - 7 April.

Fire restrictions will be lifted in Golden Plains Shire on Tuesday 7 April 2015. Given the current dry autumn conditions, residents are advised to remain careful and vigilant when lighting a fire, particularly when burning off those garden waste off piles that have accumulated over summer.

Have your say about the Clyde Park Golden Plains Arts Trail

Follow this link to take a short feedback survey.

Have Your Say about Maternal & Child Health Service

Do you live in Golden Plains Shire and have a child or children under four years of age?

Anzac Centenary (2014 – 2018)


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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