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Golden Plains Gazette December 2015

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

#HandsUp campaign

Golden Plains Shire Council stands up for gender equality

Volunteer Celebration recognises local volunteers

Council acknowledges its volunteers at a formal ceremony.

Having Your Say

In response to feedback from residents, Council is working on improving the way we consult and engage with the community. This Information Sheet outlines the different ways you can provide feedback to Council.

Geelong Library and Heritage Centre now open

Residents are invited to visit and utilise this magnificent $45.5 million facility.

Council receives $2.7 million to improve local roads

Council has secured a further $814,000 on top of the $1.9 million Federal Government Roads to Recovery allocation to support Golden Plains Shire roads and improve safety in 2015-16.

Fire restrictions are now in place

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

Get the facts with our Myth Buster factsheet

Find out information on key issues of concern to the community.

Detox Your Home on Saturday 5 December

Drop off your unwanted chemicals at a free Detox Your Home mobile collection.

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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