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Wallan to Heathcote Rail Trail feasibility study released

The Wallan to Heathcote Rail Trail feasibility study has been released and is available on our Engaging Mitchell website. It includes reports on community engagement , heritage, ecology, engineering and economics as well as a summary of what we heard from landholders along the trail. Council will consider next steps for the trail at the March Council meeting.

Outer suburbs liveability - what matters most to you?

We're one of 10 Interface Councils in Victoria. Interface Councils believes the 1.6 million people we represent should have access to adequate public transport, local jobs, education, health and community services, community facilities and uncongested roads. The Interface Councils are currently developing a liveability policy and we need your input to help address these gaps by taking a short survey about what will make your neighbourhood and community more liveable and help people in the outer suburbs to access jobs, services, education and other opportunities that are available in other parts of Melbourne. Take the survey here.

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Victorian Trade Commissioner to South East Asia to visit Seymour

Looking to expand your business into the international market? Then why not join Mitchell Shire Council for a chat with Victorian Trade Commissioner to South East Asia, Brett Stevens.

Vandalism and thefts at community facilities hurting everyone

Repeated acts of vandalism and theft at Council facilities is hurting the community most, according to Mitchell Shire Mayor Rhonda Sanderson

Total fire ban, severe fire danger and extreme heat alert

The Victorian Government has issued a heat health alert for Thursday 18 and Friday 19 January. To prepare for a day like this, we've prepared a few handy tips and things to keep in mind.

Mitchell leisure centres to be upgraded, including new gym equipment

Lacking inspiration to shed a few kilos or get fit? Getting in shape is about to become a whole lot more appealing with new state-of-the-art gym equipment and upgrades at Mitchell Shire’s leisure centres.

Join us at the 2018 Health and Wellbeing Expo

No matter what your age, ability or wellbeing objectives, there is something for everyone. Talk with a fitness or health professional or find out more about local services, organisations and businesses in Mitchell Shire.

Tallarook Fire Brigade comes to the rescue

When heavy rain hit Tallarook in late December, the outdoor pool was inundated with mud and dirty water. Enter Tallarook Fire Brigade.

VicRoads - Hume Freeway off ramp closure at Seymour

VicRoads is closing the north bound off-ramp of the Hume Freeway at Seymour from 8 January 2018 for approximately four weeks to construct a roundabout to improve road safety. Please take the next exit as an alternative route if you're travelling towards Seymour, Puckapunyal or Tooborac (you can access the Seymour-Tooborac Road via Seymour). Please add 10-15 minutes to your travel time. For more details including a detour map, please click here to visit the VicRoads website.

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