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Business owners – we want to hear from you!

Council invites business owners in Golden Plains Shire to complete the 2016 Golden Plains Business Survey.

Golden Plains young people recognised for major achievements

Council was delighted to celebrate the accolades of three extraordinary young people at the June Council meeting.

Council has secured $10,000 to help school-aged kids stay active

Council has been successful in its application for a VicHealth Walk to School grant!

Submissions for the draft 2016-17 Budget are now closed

Submissions have now closed for the draft Council Budget and 2013-2017 Council Plan (which also includes the Strategic Resource Plan).

Community engagement report - website and Gazette

Council recently asked the community for feedback on the new website and the Gazette; this report outlines what we heard.

Have your say on the Northern Settlement Strategy

Council wants to hear from residents who live in the top half of Golden Plains Shire

Draft Budget 2016-17 frequently asked questions

We answer some of residents' and ratepayers' most frequently asked questions.

Natural gas coming to Bannockburn

AusNet Services now has approval to commence the installation of a new natural gas network for Bannockburn.

 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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