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Mitchell Shire Council Social Justice Framework

Mitchell Shire Council’s first Social Justice Framework aims to promote equal rights and opportunities for all people within Mitchell Shire and to redress the impact that social and economic inequalities have on both the people experiencing it and the wider community. Have your say now.

Maternal and Child Health Service Survey

As part of Council's commitment to improving services and determining future needs for Maternal and Child Health Services, we are seeking feedback from parents and guardians. Your feedback will provide valuable input into the future direction of our Maternal and Child Health Service.

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Prepare your property and fire plan now before the fire season heats up

With a predicted ‘above normal’ fire season expected this summer, Mitchell Shire residents are urged to prepare their properties and bushfire survival plans. The reminder is part of the Victorian Government's annual Fire Action Week, which has been brought forward to 13-20 October due to the Bureau of Meteorology’s outlook for dry and warm conditions with little long-term rainfall.

Changes to the Bushfire Management Overlay

The Victorian Government has recently reviewed the mapping for the Bushfire Management Overlay (BMO). The overlay now applies to more properties in Mitchell Shire and means planning permits may be required for new uses and developments and for some extensions. The Victorian Government has written to affected property owners. Please visit our Bushfire Management Overlay page for more information.

Council to replace trees in High Street, Broadford with another species

Severe winter frosts are among a range of factors that have taken a toll on the health of trees along High Street in Broadford, prompting Mitchell Shire Council to remove them and replace them with a hardier species.

Eagle-eyed residents encouraged to look to the skies and record bird sightings

Mitchell Shire is home to some wonderful native bird species and Council is calling on residents to become citizen scientists for a week by recording and sharing what birds they see.

Gender equality in the spotlight at youth event in Kilmore

An all-inclusive event at Kilmore’s Hudson Park is set to shine a light on gender equality.

Works begin on new multi-purpose community centre in Beveridge

Construction of a vibrant community hub in Melbourne’s booming northern growth corridor has begun, with works starting on the $6.74 million Greater Beveridge Community Centre.

Mitchell Shire Leisure Services swim instructor wins major national award

Mitchell Leisure Services swim instructor Jennifer Fuhrmeister is lapping it up after taking out the National AUSTSWIM Teacher of Adults Award 2017.

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