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Community Grants 2016/17

Council's Community Grants applications are now open.

We’re listening

Golden Plains is reporting back on the recent focus groups.

Volunteer drivers needed

Golden Plains Shire Council is seeking volunteer drivers to be part of our Community Transport team, particularly in the north of the Shire.

Water safety this Summer

Drowning statistics and tips on how to stay safe in swimming season

Golden Plains Gazette December 2015

Learn about what's been happening and what's coming up in our community.

Fire restrictions are now in place

As of 9 November 2015, fire restrictions (for private land) apply to residents over the summer period.

Community Satisfaction Survey 2015

Media Release and Survey Results: Results from the 2015 Community Satisfaction Survey indicate residents would like to see change.

NBN access

Get the latest on the NBN rollout in Golden Plains.

 Golden Plains is a vibrant and progressive municipality situated between Geelong, Ballarat and Melbourne. Golden Plains offers 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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