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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 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...

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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Council Business in Lead Up to Elections

A general election of Councillors for Mitchell Shire Council will be held in late October 2016 using postal voting only. From 20 September 2016 to 6pm on 22 October 2016, Council will assume a ‘caretaker’ role. During this time, Council will conduct its business as per its Election Period Policy, which ensures that the general election is conducted in a manner that is ethical, fair and equitable, and is publicly perceived as such...

Severe Weather Road Closures

Click through to our Storm and Flood page for a complete list of current closures and emergency contacts. Closures will remain in place even when flood waters have receded until roads can be inspected, debris cleared and any urgent safety repairs carried out. Please observe road closed signs at all times. For emergency help, contact SES on 132 500 or 000 if life threatening. To report drainage or fallen trees hazards on Council roads, contact us on 03 5734 6200 (emergency after hours service in place). Please drive safely and avoid the listed locations.

2016 Victorian Seniors Festival Events in Mitchell Shire

Throughout October we are supporting the 2016 Victorian Seniors Festival. Get involved with technology classes on at our Libraries, Mitchell Leisure Services aqua and gym sessions, Strong4Balance with the Kilmore and Wallan Wellness Centre and safe driving and mobility education with Nexus Primary Health - there's something for everyone...

Hudson Park is getting a new playground

One of Mitchell Shire’s most prominent playgrounds at Hudson Park, Kilmore is being upgraded with a contemporary play space. Works are commencing in mid-September with the removal of the old playground and an adjacent ageing poplar tree. Works are expected to be completed mid-December (conditions permitting).

Introducing the Interim Broadford Living and Learning Centre Steering Committee

We are pleased to introduce the Interim Steering Committee for the Broadford Living and Learning Centre (formerly known as Broadford Community Centre). Members include community representatives and members from CVGT, Nexus Primary Health and Council. For more information visit our Community Centres and Neighbourhood Houses webpage...

$600,000 for double bridge replacement in Whiteheads Creek

Highlands Road Bridge Replacements Project has been delayed due to high water levels in Hughes Creek and will now start Saturday 24 September. Emergency Services and School Bus Operators have been notified of the change. Once works get underway they are expected to take two weeks to complete. These works were originally scheduled to coincide with school holidays to minimise disruption to school bus routes, however this delay will result in the works continuing beyond the school break.

Connect with nature for Biodiversity Month

September is Biodiversity Month, and your chance to experience our unique natural environments at events occurring across Mitchell Shire. A range of organisations, including Mitchell Shire Council, are hosting events to connect you with nature including guided bushwalks, environmental restoration exhibits and nature themed library story times.

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