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Golden Plains Shire Council is in caretaker mode during the Election Period from 12pm, Tuesday 22 September to 6pm, Saturday 24 October, 2020. For more information, click here.

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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, 26 September 2017 - 10:15am
Category: Child and Family Health

Golden Plains Shire kids and families are encouraged to get active this October by taking part in VicHealth’s Walk to School program – what a great opportunity to improve children’s health and wellbeing!

Date: Wednesday, 20 September 2017 - 3:00pm
Category: Youth

This September, the young Golden Plains leaders from the Western Bulldogs Leadership project project gathered with Mayor Phelan and 60 friends and family to graduate from their life-changing, 7-month leadership course – and they did it with a big bang!

Date: Monday, 18 September 2017 - 4:30pm
Category: Community
Town: Bannockburn

Golden Plains Shire Council needs your help to identify the offenders behind a spate of graffiti vandalism over recent weeks.

Date: Friday, 15 September 2017 - 4:00pm
Category: Project update
Town: Bannockburn

Community consultation continues for the exciting Bannockburn Heart project, expected to start construction mid-2018.

Date: Thursday, 14 September 2017 - 2:45pm
Category: Public Notices
Town: Bannockburn

The venue for the Ordinary Meeting of Golden Plains Shire Council to be held on Tuesday 26 September 2017 has changed.

The Ordinary Meeting will be held at the Bannockburn Cultural Centre, 27 High Street, Bannockburn at 4.00pm and not the Shire Hall as previously advertised.

Date: Thursday, 14 September 2017 - 9:45am
Category: Media Releases

The Golden Plains Food Production Precinct’s new 18km water pipeline is fuelling investment in intensive agriculture in Golden Plains Shire.

Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2017 - 2:45pm
Category: Arts and Culture

Local and regional creatives are encouraged to register as featured artists in the 2018 Golden Plains Arts Trail, expected to attract thousands of visitors.

This is a great opportunity for residents to showcase their creative and artistic talents and possibly make some money. 

Date: Monday, 11 September 2017 - 12:00pm
Category: Community
Town: Bannockburn

Missing footy already or always wanted to try? YMCA Bannockburn is organising the new sport of AFL 9s, designed for primary school-aged children.

Date: Wednesday, 6 September 2017 - 11:45am
Category: Community

Council has recently implemented new dog on lead and animal litter controls through its Local Law No.2 - General Public Amenity.

Date: Wednesday, 6 September 2017 - 11:45am
Category: Business
Strong Growth

Golden Plains Shire continues to experience strong population growth according to new data released from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The Shire is rated equal third fastest growing regional Council area in Victoria by percentage growth rate.

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Tuesday, 22 September 2020 - 10:56am


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.