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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’. Information included in our web news items are correct at the time of publication.

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Date: Tuesday, 10 December 2019 - 3:30pm
Category: Community

Golden Plains is home to many great businesses and services, so this festive season, remember to spend local and support our communities.

Date: Tuesday, 10 December 2019 - 12:30pm
Category: Public Notices
Town: Meredith

Cooper’s Bridge in Meredith will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, 16 and 17 December 2019.

The proposed detour for traffic is at Champ Street, Meredith back to the Midland Highway though to Sharps Road over the Moorabool River and along the Maude-She Oaks Road.

Date: Monday, 9 December 2019 - 4:15pm
Category: Media Releases

To support the local creative industry, Golden Plains Shire Council is excited to launch Creative Wanderings in the Golden Plains Shire.

Date: Saturday, 7 December 2019 - 12:30am
Category: Waste

Kerbside recycling will resume in Golden Plains Shire from Monday 16 December, after Council and three other neighbouring G21 region councils signed a new contract with Cleanaway yesterday.

Date: Thursday, 5 December 2019 - 3:00pm
Category: Media Releases

With a significant area of Golden Plains Shire covered by the Bushfire Management Overlay (BMO), Council is encouraging residents to ensure they have the appropriate water tank ahead of next week’s start of the Fire Danger Period.

Date: Wednesday, 4 December 2019 - 4:00pm
Category: Community

Celebrate the festive season in Golden Plains with many wonderful community events this December.

Saturday 7 December: Golden Plains Farmers’ Market

Date: Tuesday, 3 December 2019 - 11:30am
Category: Update

Thank you to 723 Golden Plains residents who completed the Future Waste Services survey, as part of Council's Waste Management Strategy 2020-2030.

Date: Friday, 29 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Category: Works

Golden Plains Shire Council advises that four local bridges will undergo required works and be closed to all traffic on the following days:

Slate Quarry Road, Meredith: Monday and Tuesday, 2 and 3 December, 2019

Date: Wednesday, 27 November 2019 - 7:00pm
Category: Update

Watch the video update from Mayor Cr Owen Sharkey with highlights from the November 2019 Ordinary Meeting of Council.


Date: Wednesday, 27 November 2019 - 6:45pm
Category: General

The November Ordinary Meeting of Council was held at the Bannockburn Cultural Centre last night, Tuesday 26 November, with all Councillors in attendance.

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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.