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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, 18 August 2020 - 3:00pm
Category: Update
Golden Plains Shire Council GPCC Council Chamber

On 23 April 2020, the Victorian Parliament passed emergency COVID-19 legislation (COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) Act 2020) enabling ‘virtual’ council meetings to be held between 1 May 2020 and 2 November 2020.

Date: Monday, 17 August 2020 - 6:15pm
Category: Media Releases
Golden Plains Shire Council Community Strengthening Grants Round Two Open

Applications for the second round of Council’s Community Strengthening Grants program are open from today.

Following a successful first round of Council’s revamped grants program, Community Strengthening Grants of up to $10,000 are available again in four categories:

Date: Monday, 17 August 2020 - 6:15pm
Category: Media Releases
Town: Inverleigh
Barwon Park Road Bridge Upgrade Golden Plains Shire Council

After several months of work, the upgraded Barwon Park Road Bridge in Inverleigh is once again open for traffic.

Date: Friday, 14 August 2020 - 11:15am
Category: Media Releases

In May, the Federal Government announced Council would be allocated $1,333,655 from its Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program.

Date: Thursday, 6 August 2020 - 5:30pm
Category: General

With October’s Council election fast approaching, Golden Plains Shire Council has created a one-stop hub for candidates and residents seeking more information on the election:

Date: Tuesday, 4 August 2020 - 4:00pm
Category: Media Releases

Golden Plains Shire Council will be implementing a number of changes to its operations in line with the upgraded Coronavirus (COVID-19) Stage Three restrictions that come into force this week.

Date: Tuesday, 4 August 2020 - 3:45pm
Category: Health

Agriculture Victoria has advised Council a free-range egg farm near Lethbridge has tested positive for H7N7 avian influenza virus.

Date: Monday, 3 August 2020 - 6:30pm
Category: Facilities
Golden Plains Shire Council Customer Service Centre Update COVID-19

Due to the reintroduction of Stage Three COVID-19 restrictions this week, Council’s Bannockburn and Smythesdale Customer Service Centres will close.

Date: Friday, 31 July 2020 - 11:45am
Category: Media Releases
Community Strengthening Grants Round One Golden Plains Shire Council

Sixteen Golden Plains community groups have successfully secured Community Strengthening Grants from Council, to deliver an exciting range of community projects and programs across the Shire.

Date: Wednesday, 29 July 2020 - 6:45pm
Category: Update

The July Ordinary Meeting of Council for 2020 was held at the Linton Shire Hall last night, Tuesday 29 July, with all Councillors in attendance.

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Thursday, 26 November 2020 - 4:37pm


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.