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2019 Australia Day Awards

Nominations for the 2019 Australia Day awards close on Monday 19 November. Nominate now.

Broadford Structure Plan

Draft Emerging Options paper out now. We're holding a walking tour and drop-in sessions and we want your input. First drop-in is Saturday 17 November (10-1) near IGA. Walking tour at 12pm.

Do you use water standpipes?

We currently provide public access to 13 water bores across the municipality. They need upgrading with an anticipated cost of $390,000. Before we make a decision about investing in upgrades, we're doing some research to find out who is using them, what for and what impact any changes would have. Survey is open until 28 February 2019.

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Free green waste disposal to help you stay fire ready

Resource Recovery Centres in Broadford, Pyalong, Seymour and Wallan will offer free green waste disposal on selected days in November to help people keep their properties fire ready.

CFA Fire Danger Period now in place

The Fire Danger Period is now in place. This means you can no longer burn off and permits to burn will not be issued. To check what else you can and can't do during the Fire Danger Period or on Total Fire Ban days, please visit the CFA website.

Kerbside recycling audit reveals contamination and 'wishful recycling'

A kerbside recycling audit has revealed high levels of contamination in kerbside recycling bins in the shire. While most people are doing the right thing around 13 per cent of the contents placed into kerbside recycling bins was considered to be contamination and ended up in landfill.

Quarry decision means Wallan freeway interchange urgently needed

Mitchell Shire Council is calling on election candidates to urgently commit funding towards the $80 million Wallan freeway interchange and Watson Street upgrade. The call comes as a result of VCAT’s decision to approve a major clay quarry at 2330 Epping-Kilmore Road in Wallan earlier this month.

Innovative co-working space to launch at Kilmore Library this Friday

Small and micro business owners and their staff will now be able to collaborate, network and interact with like-minded people in the Kilmore Library’s new co-working space which will open this Friday 9 November.

Three new playgrounds for Wallan

Residents of Wallan will be more connected and active with a new play space at Coffey Drive underway as well as upgrades to play spaces in Roulston Way and Lisa Place planned for early next year.

Seymour revitalisation welcome

Mitchell Shire Council has welcomed nearly $1 million in Seymour revitalisation funding announced by the Victorian Government last week.

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