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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: Wednesday, 31 August 2016 - 1:15pm
Category: Community
Journey to the G launch

2016 marks the 150th anniversary of the ‘Journey to the G’, when the Australian Aboriginal Cricket Team travelled from Harrow in Western Victoria, through our Shire to the Melbourne Cricket Ground, to play their first match against the Melbourne Cricket Club on Boxing Day 1866.

Date: Tuesday, 30 August 2016 - 4:30pm
Category: Update

Cr Des Phelan provides an update on some Council news and a summary of key decisions made at the August Council meeting last week.

Date: Tuesday, 30 August 2016 - 11:45am
Category: Media Releases

Geoff Howard MP, Member for Buninyong, officially opened two important projects at the Woady Yaloak Recreation Reserve on Monday 29 August: the BMX Upgrade and the new Female Change Facilities.

Date: Thursday, 25 August 2016 - 4:00pm
Category: Update

It has come to our attention that there was an error in the Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) information that we included on the reverse of our ‘Your rates explained’ brochure, which was included with the recent Rate notices.

Date: Wednesday, 24 August 2016 - 2:00pm
Category: Child and Family
Town: Smythesdale
Dental partnership

The President and members of the Scarsdale Country Women’s Association presented oral hygiene packs to the local Maternal and Child Health nurse Irena Kempski on Friday 22 July at the Smythesdale Maternal and Child Health Centre.

Date: Tuesday, 23 August 2016 - 11:15am
Category: Community

The Golden Plains Shire Council election will be held this October.

Date: Monday, 22 August 2016 - 4:45pm
Category: Media Releases

Geoff Howard MP, Member for Buninyong officially opened four projects in Golden Plains Shire on Monday 22 August, with Smythesdale and surrounds, Dereel, Enfield, Haddon and Lethbridge the main townships set to reap the benefits.

Date: Wednesday, 17 August 2016 - 10:15am
Category: Health

Golden Plains Shire Council encourages kids to step it up during October for Walk to School month.

Date: Wednesday, 17 August 2016 - 10:00am
Category: Community
Town: Bannockburn
 A group of people at a community planning event in Golden Plains

On 16 August, Council said a huge 'thank you' to past and present Community Coordinators and other volunteers involved in Community Planning over the last 15 years.

Date: Friday, 12 August 2016 - 2:30pm
Category: Update
Town: Bannockburn

Council would like to advise residents and ratepayers that the Bannockburn Customer Service Centre and Bannockburn Family Services Centre will have a change of power supply on Wednesday 17 August 2016. No impact to our services is expected.

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Friday, 3 April 2020 - 6:03pm


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.