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Broadford Structure Plan

We've released a draft Emerging Options paper for the Broadford Structure Plan. We're holding a walking tour and drop-in sessions and we want your input.

2019 Australia Day Awards

We are now accepting nominations for the 2019 Australia Day Awards for Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Community Event of the Year, Community Group of the Year and Access and Inclusion Champion Award.

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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.

Broadford's future discussions

Consultation has started to paint a picture of what challenges, concerns and ideas residents have for Broadford as discussions around the future of the township continue. Mitchell Shire Council recently released the emerging ideas paper, forming the first part of preparing the Broadford Structure Plan (BSP), which has outlined some of the key opportunities and challenges the town may face.

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.

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.

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