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  • Golden Plains is a vibrant and progressive municipality situated between Geelong, Ballarat and Melbourne. Golden Plains offers residents and businesses access to the city while enjoying a country lifestyle.

Council News

Community Strengthening Grants Round Two Golden Plains Shire Council
More Community Projects Funded In Second Round Of Grant Program
Date: Wednesday, 25th November 2020
Category: Media Releases

Seventeen Golden Plains community groups have been awarded Community Strengthening Grants by Council, to deliver an exciting range of community projects and programs across the Shire.

Time To Get Fire Ready Golden Plains Shire Council
Update On Fire Prevention Notices
Date: Monday, 23rd November 2020
Category: Environment

Thank you to all residents who have prepared their property for the upcoming fire season.

Linton Cricket Nets Funding Announcement Golden Plains Shire Council
New Cricket Training Facility At Linton
Date: Friday, 20th November 2020
Category: Media Releases

This morning, Golden Plains Shire Mayor Cr Helena Kirby and Michaela Settle MP, Member for Buninyong, joined members of the Linton Cricket Club to announce funding for a new cricket training facility at Linton Recreation Reserve.


Coming Soon

What's happening in Golden Plains

This Girl Can: Virtual Pilates
Date: Wednesday, 25 November 2020 - 11:45am to 12:30pm
Category: Community
Bannockburn Food Swap
Date: Saturday, 28 November 2020 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Category: Community
This Girl Can: Community Sport Forum
Date: Monday, 30 November 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm


Council acknowledges the traditional Wadawurrung owners of this land. Council pays its respects to Wadawurrung Elders both past and present and extends that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People who are part of Golden Plains Shire.