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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: Thursday, 7 November 2019 - 4:15pm
Category: Update

At Council's Special Meeting on 6 November, Mayor Cr Owen Sharkey and Deputy Mayor Cr Joanne Gilbert were re-elected for the 2019-2020 term by Councillors. Watch Mayor Sharkey's acceptance speech in the Chamber below.

Date: Thursday, 7 November 2019 - 3:00pm
Category: Media Releases

Golden Plains Shire Council re-elected Cr Owen Sharkey as the Mayor of Golden Plains Shire Council for 2019-2020 at a Special Meeting of Council at Bannockburn Shire Hall last night.

Date: Wednesday, 6 November 2019 - 4:15pm
Category: Media Releases

The winners of Golden Plains Shire Council’s popular photography competition, Spring in the Shire, will be announced at the upcoming award ceremony and exhibition launch in Dereel.

Date: Tuesday, 5 November 2019 - 1:45pm
Category: Health
Town: Inverleigh

During November, the Inverleigh Country Women’s Association (CWA) is running a series of free come-and-try fitness sessions for local residents.

Date: Thursday, 31 October 2019 - 3:00pm
Category: Child and Family

The YMCA Recreation Centre in Bannockburn was filled with fun, laughs and plenty of smiles last Wednesday 23 October for Golden Plains Shire Council's Children's Week Celebration.

Date: Thursday, 31 October 2019 - 1:45pm
Category: Media Releases

To coincide with National Nutrition and Children’s Weeks, Golden Plains Shire launched the locally developed children’s book, ‘The Super Veggie Four’.

Date: Wednesday, 30 October 2019 - 4:30pm
Category: Media Releases

After a dry winter, Golden Plains Shire Council is encouraging residents to ensure their properties are prepared for the fire season ahead of Council’s upcoming Fire Hazard Inspections Program.

Date: Monday, 28 October 2019 - 8:45am
Category: Media Releases

At Tuesday’s October Ordinary Meeting, Council resolved to discontinue the issuing of Schedule 13 Permits to Burn by Private Persons, with the Country Fire Authority (CFA) to manage all Schedule 13 permits.

Date: Wednesday, 23 October 2019 - 4:45pm
Category: Update

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


Date: Wednesday, 23 October 2019 - 4:00pm
Category: Update

The October Ordinary Meeting of Council was held at the Linton Customer Service Centre last night, Tuesday 22 October, 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.