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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: Wednesday, 15 August 2018 - 9:00am
Category: Business
Town: Bannockburn
Natural Gas

Bannockburn residents can now enjoy the benefits of natural gas following the completion of AusNet Service’s local gas network project, with thanks to Victorian Government’s Energy for the Regions program.

Date: Tuesday, 14 August 2018 - 11:00am
Category: Community

The Eureka Cycling Club is calling all junior female cyclists aged 15-18 years in the Central Highlands region (of which Golden Plains Shire is a part). The Club has a $500 grant available for a rising young female cycling star.

Date: Tuesday, 14 August 2018 - 9:15am
Category: Community

The City of Greater Geelong has been working to develop the proposed Northern ARC Health and Wellbeing Hub in conjunction with community groups and service providers. Design works are underway and they now ask that those interested view the proposed plans and provide feedback.

Date: Monday, 13 August 2018 - 11:00am
Category: Community
Town: Garibaldi

On Sunday 12 August, Council unveiled an exciting new public art sculpture in Garibaldi.

Date: Monday, 13 August 2018 - 1:30pm
Category: Community

‘Pick my Project’ voting is now live, which means Victorians can vote on their favourite projects, with 13 innovative Golden Plains Shire projects put forward by residents, community groups and organisations.

Date: Thursday, 9 August 2018 - 12:30pm
Category: Community

Read the latest edition

We are pleased to present our latest news item, published in The Miner today, 9 August 2018.

Date: Thursday, 9 August 2018 - 8:30am
Category: Community
Town: Bannockburn

Councillors, Senior Managers and Health and Wellbeing Officers took to the Bannockburn Plaza to staff a pop-up conversation post on Wednesday 1 August.

Date: Thursday, 9 August 2018 - 8:30am
Category: Youth
Town: Bannockburn

The Golden Plains Youth Committee, made up of local young people with a passion to enhance our communities, is keen to see the Youth Lounge in Bannockburn revamped to better meet the needs of local youth.

Date: Wednesday, 8 August 2018 - 4:45pm
Category: Child and Family Health
Town: Smythesdale

We are pleased to report that 11 families are participating in the Circle of Security program in Smythesdale, run by Council, in collaboration with CentaCare Ballarat.

Date: Friday, 3 August 2018 - 4:15pm
Category: Environment

Council supported National Tree Day on 29 July by providing plants and tree guards to keen locals at two public reserve sites.

600 trees and shrubs were planted by the Batesford, Fyansford, Stonehaven Landcare Group, Grovedale Scouts and locals at Red Gum Reserve in Batesford.

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Wednesday, 15 August 2018 - 9:24am


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.