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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: Friday, 8 December 2017 - 11:45am
Category: Environment
Town: Teesdale

Golden Plains Shire Council was part of a working group for a Traditional Owner burning project that has taken out the prestigious ‘Government and Industry Partnership Award’ at the 2017 Fire Awareness Awards.

Date: Thursday, 7 December 2017 - 11:45am
Category: Environment

Now is the right time to check your property for the noxious weed serrated tussock (Nassella trichotoma). The recent rains and warm winter in some parts of Victoria have been good for crops, but unfortunately, also good for the growth of serrated tussock.

Date: Wednesday, 6 December 2017 - 4:30pm
Category: Arts and Culture

​Winners of the 2017 Spring in the Shire photography competition have been announced

Date: Tuesday, 5 December 2017 - 9:15am
Category: Community

Golden Plains Shire is known to have a high population of snakes, so the following list of snake catchers might come in handy!

Remember, it is against the law to kill snakes. Fortunately, there are professionals out there highly skilled in catching snakes. 

Date: Tuesday, 21 November 2017 - 9:45am
Category: Aged and Disability
International Day of People with Disability

International Day of People with Disability is celebrated on Sunday 3 December.

Date: Wednesday, 8 November 2017 - 4:30pm
Category: Media Releases
Cr Des Phelan congratulates Mayor Helena Kirby

Golden Plains Shire Council has chosen their new Mayor, with Cr Helena Kirby confirmed at a special Council meeting today.

Date: Thursday, 2 November 2017 - 11:45am
Category: Business
Waste to energy

The Victorian Government has released a discussion paper on converting waste to energy to support the development of new technologies, including anaerobic digestion – which creates biogas from food and industrial waste.

Date: Tuesday, 31 October 2017 - 4:15pm
Category: Economic Development

Optus mobile customers in Teesdale, Cape Clear and Haddon North are set to benefit with new mobile towers to be built by the end of 2018.

Date: Monday, 30 October 2017 - 12:15pm
Category: Economic Development
Town: Bannockburn

Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced a $500,000 Regional Jobs and Infrastructure grant for Golden Plains Shire Council to create the vibrant community precinct and support 22 construction jobs and create 60 new jobs in the long term.

Date: Tuesday, 24 October 2017 - 10:00am
Category: Arts and Culture
Town: Bannockburn

Golden Plains Shire is set to host a writing masterclass as part of the Word for Word National Non-Fiction Festival.

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Monday, 10 May 2021 - 10:59am


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.