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Find out the latest news from Golden Plains Shire Council – you can browse our newsfeed below, search for something you are interested in filter by our key words, such as ‘youth’, ‘volunteer’, or ‘project update’.

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Date: Tuesday, 22 August 2017 - 11:00am
Category: Golden Plains Farmers Market
Town: Bannockburn

Golden Plains Shire Council is delighted to announce that it will launch its first ever Twilight Market on Thursday 21 December on the corner of High and Milton Streets, Bannockburn, 4.00pm – 9.00pm.

Date: Thursday, 17 August 2017 - 12:00pm
Category: Community

Local volunteers are doing amazing work in the Community Planning space!

Community Planning is a program where residents come together to develop and implement Community Plans, a document of priorities and actions, to improve their own communities.

Date: Wednesday, 16 August 2017 - 3:45pm
Category: Project update

A number of recreation projects are taking shape across the Shire – from Bannockburn to Smythesdale and lots of townships in between.

Council’s Recreation team is committed to working with communities to develop recreation spaces and create opportunities that make a difference.

Date: Tuesday, 15 August 2017 - 2:30pm
Category: Business
Town: Smythesdale

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Date: Thursday, 3 August 2017 - 9:15am
Category: North
Town: Smythesdale

Golden Plains graduates of the Sons of the West men's health program, along with family and friends, have celebrated their participation in the program this week.

Date: Wednesday, 2 August 2017 - 4:45pm
Category: Media Releases

Golden Plains Shire Council Chief Executive Officer, Rod Nicholls, has formally announced his retirement date after 23 years in the position, with the organisation to begin the search and recruitment process for a new leader within the next few weeks.

Date: Tuesday, 1 August 2017 - 3:15pm
Category: Youth

A group of local Year 9 and 10 students are challenging themselves, leading by example and learning a range of exciting things as part of the Western Bulldogs Youth Leadership Project.

Date: Monday, 31 July 2017 - 11:45am
Category: Media Releases

The results from the annual Local Government Community Satisfaction Survey have delivered improvements in several key areas for Golden Plains Shire Council, while flagging further room for improvement in other areas.

Date: Monday, 31 July 2017 - 10:30am
Category: Works

Below is a summary of community infrastructure projects on the GPS schedule. 

Date: Friday, 28 July 2017 - 2:45pm
Category: Business

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Tuesday, 22 August 2017 - 11:02am


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.