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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, 21 February 2019 - 9:15am
Category: Media Releases

Golden Plains Shire Council has been notified by SKM Recycling that it has temporarily closed its Geelong facility, effective 5pm Wednesday 20 February.

Date: Monday, 18 February 2019 - 3:30pm
Category: Media Releases
Town: Linton

Linton Recreation Reserve’s football oval will be home to night matches with construction of four new light towers underway.

Date: Monday, 11 February 2019 - 12:30pm
Category: Media Releases

Golden Plains Shire Council welcomes the Federal Government’s funding announcement of $500,000 for the Victoria Park Sport Oval Lighting Upgrade in Bannockburn.

Date: Wednesday, 23 January 2019 - 12:30pm
Category: Media Releases

Congratulations to this year’s Golden Plains Shire 2019 Australia Day Awards recipients.

Mayor Cr Owen Sharkey presented the awards at a special ceremony on Tuesday 22 January at the Bannockburn Cultural Centre in front of an enthusiastic crowd.

Date: Thursday, 17 January 2019 - 9:30am
Category: Media Releases
Town: Lethbridge

Construction work has started on the $1.4M project to widen, replace and seal Tall Tree Road in Lethbridge.

Date: Wednesday, 12 December 2018 - 3:15pm
Category: Media Releases

The second annual Golden Plains Twilight Market is the perfect way to celebrate the festive season, bringing an exciting array of delicious food, fresh local produce and great entertainment to the corner of High and Milton Streets, Bannockburn on Thursday 20 December, from 4pm to 9 pm.

Date: Wednesday, 21 November 2018 - 1:15pm
Category: Media Releases

Cinema Pop Up will bring an outdoor movie event for the whole family to the Bannockburn Recreation Precinct, 132 Milton Street, from Thursday 29 November to Friday 2 December 2018.

Date: Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - 4:45pm
Category: Media Releases

Golden Plains Shire Council and the State Government will invest more than $1.4M to widen, replace and seal Tall Tree Road, Lethbridge in 2019.

Date: Monday, 12 November 2018 - 10:00am
Category: Media Releases

Council has successfully applied for a $500,000 grant from Regional Roads Victoria for vital safety upgrades under its ‘Fixing Country Roads Round 1’ program for a stretch of Teesdale-Lethbridge Road.

Date: Thursday, 8 November 2018 - 2:30pm
Category: Media Releases

Golden Plains Shire Council elected Cr. Owen Sharkey as the Mayor of Golden Plains Shire 2018-19 at its special annual meeting at Bannockburn Shire Hall last night.

At the special meeting, Councillors also elected Cr Joanne Gilbert as the Deputy Mayor of Golden Plains Shire 2018-19.

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Friday, 22 February 2019 - 5:03pm


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.