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Join the Event Coordination Group for International Day for People with Disabilities

Join our Event Coordination group to help develop and organise a community event to promote an understanding of people with a disability and encourage support for their rights, dignity and well-being. This event will be part of the United Nations sanctioned day, celebrated annually on 3 December. We are looking forward to having a broad range of perspectives in the group, including people of all abilities, as well as families and carers of people with a disability...

Get involved with the Cultural Diversity Week Event Coordination Group

We are also looking to form an event coordination group to plan and coordinate an event/s as part of Diversity Week in March 2017. Cultural Diversity Week is a celebration which extends over the whole week and coincides with Harmony day on March 21st. This day is about inclusiveness, respecting differences, celebrating Australia’s rich cultural diversity and for everyone to share what we have in common...

Join the Mitchell Community Voice Panel

if you live, work or play in Mitchell Shire, we want to hear from you. Join the Community Voice Panel by registering on the Engaging Mitchell website and you'll be invited via email to participate in consultation activities and provide feedback.

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Street Tree Program in Action

Broadford’s Streetscape is looking good with 19 new trees planted today to replace 17 unhealthy trees and two that had been vandalised. After four years of monitoring and maintaining the trees to improve their health, Council decided to replace the trees to ensure Broadford’s streetscape can develop to its full potential in the future.

Keeping Your Cats Responsibly

Cat owners in Mitchell Shire are being encouraged to take advantage of the State Government’s new Responsible Cat Ownership Program. Mitchell Shire Council partnered with Broadford’s Ingrid’s Cat Haven to remind residents of the importance of keeping their cats responsibly. Every year, Council’s Community Compliance Department recovers around 400 cats from within the shire.

Impounded Livestock Rehoming Expressions of Interest

Council occasionally impounds small numbers of uncontained adult and juvenile livestock including sheep, goats, pigs and poultry. When owners of these animals can not be found or are found but do not collect the animals, Council is able to rehouse or dispose of these animals in accordance with the Livestock Impounding Act 1994. In order to reduce the time that small numbers of unclaimed livestock spend in Council’s Livestock pound waiting to be auctioned, we are proposing to offer these animals for rehoming to suitable residents...

List your Volunteering Opportunities or find an Volunteering Opportunity on our Volunteering Portal

Whether you are a voluntary organisation seeking volunteers, a community member looking for that perfect volunteer role, or just after some general information about volunteering, we have it all here in one place! Volunteering Mitchell is ready to use via web, tablet and mobile sites; volunteer opportunities may also be printed off and displayed on notice boards, increasing your chance of recruiting the best volunteer for your voluntary organisation...

Co-Working Opportunity Monday 5 September

A unique pop-up co-working space is being trialled at Wallan Library from 10am to 1pm on Monday 5 September.An initiative of Council’s Business Growth Department, the co-working space will be open to business operators seeking a flexible working environment complete with computer area and WIFI.

New funding arrangements secure continued Neighbourhood House Program in Broadford

To ensure the community can continue to access a Neighbourhood House program in Broadford, the State Government is transferring funding to Mitchell Shire Council from 22 August 2016. Council is in discussion with groups and users including the Work for the Dole community garden scheme to minimise disruption...

Don’t forget to bring your photo ID when you visit a Resource Recovery Centre

New fees for non-residents and non-ratepayers are now in place at Mitchell Shire Council’s Resource Recovery Centres in Broadford, Seymour, Pyalong and Wallan.

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