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Green Waste Survey

Media Release: Results from Council's 2015 Green Waste Survey reveal the majority of respondents do not support a green waste collection service.

Community Satisafction Survey 2015

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

Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards - Now Open

Nominate outstanding volunteers who make a difference in your community.

Golden Plains Farmers' Market Sumptuous Luncheon

You're invited to an exclusive luncheon, complete with a Gladioli banquet, fine wine, live music and a beautifully decorated rustic space.

Get Involved in Improving the Local Food System

If you're interested in improving food access and working towards bettering the food system, learn about our Food Access Project.

State Government Increases Fire Services Levy

Media Release

We've Summed Up Telstra's Info Session

If you couldn't make it to the Telstra Info Session about its plans for improved broadband access and mobile phone coverage, get a simple summary here.

Latest Waste and Recycling Volume Data

Congratulations to the community on a MASSIVE 55 tonne increase in collected recycling and a 130 tonne decrease in waste to landfill volumes.

Create @ The Heart

Are you interested in creating active and fun spaces or making and building things? We need your help to create @ the heart in Bannockburn.

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.

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.

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).




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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