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Broadford State Motorcycle Sports Complex Masterplan Steering Committee

Mitchell Shire will be commencing a Broadford State Motorcycle Sports Complex and Adjoining Land Masterplan and Feasibility Study Project in early 2017. Mitchell Shire Council is seeking nominations from an interested local community member to sit on the Steering Committee for the Project. Apply online and find out more via Engaging Mitchell. Nominations are open until Monday 16 January. Hard copy nominations are also available at our Customer and Library Service Centres.

Become a Mitchell Shire Positive Ageing Abassador

Council is seeking interest from six older people from our townships to become Positive Ageing Ambassadors, who will act as local leaders in their towns and maximise the involvement of older people in generating local projects. Ageing Ambassadors will be trained by skilled professionals and will be allocated $10,000 to develop their local project in partnership with their community... EOIs close 16 January 2017.

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...

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Community help wanted to boost use of Seymour outdoor pool

Do you have some good ideas on ways that Council, the community, businesses and organisations can work together to help increase use of the Seymour War Memorial Outdoor Pool? We're looking for people to participate in Community Reference Group meetings in January and February. The group was established last year and will hold its first meeting on Wednesday 11 January at 7.30pm. There is still time for extra community members to become involved.

Ability is no limit for new adventure playground in Wallan

The $1.9 million Community Bank® Adventure Playground at Hadfield Park in Wallan is now open. The new playground and splash park includes a wheelchair accessible pathway throughout, universal access to the first level of the play tower, a raised water play table and a range of sensory play experiences for children of all ages and abilities. It also includes a fully accessible water splash park with a range of water play elements for the warmer months as well as change rooms, BBQs, seating and shade areas to encourage families of all ages to use the space.

Nearly $600,000 for Broadford Living and Learning Centre Improvements

The Broadford Living and Learning Centre will undergo a major revamp with a thanks to nearly $600,000 from the Victorian Government’s Growing Suburbs Fund. The charm of the building’s 1930s façade will be retained but improvements will be made with a new interior layout; improved technology; better accessibility; modern and energy efficient heating, lighting and water; and a new kitchen area and servery.

Community help wanted to boost use for Seymour Outdoor Pool

Do you have some good ideas on ways that Mitchell Shire Council, the community, businesses and organisations can work together to help increase use of the Seymour War Memorial Outdoor Pool? We're looking for people to participate in Community Reference Group meetings in January and February. The first meeting is on Wednesday 11 January. All welcome.

Funding for new netball facilities in Seymour

A new $307,000 netball change room will be built at Kings Park in Seymour next year thanks to State Government funding announced today to encourage females to participate in sport and recreation.

$2.19M Heart Starter For Wallan Town Centre

A $2.19 million revamp of Wallan’s town centre will begin in 2017 with construction of a new town square and free library plaza thanks to a Victorian Government funding announcement...

New Mandalay Multi-Purpose Community Centre a Reality

A new $6.75 million multi-purpose community centre will be built in Mandalay next year thanks to $3.74 million from the Victorian Government announced today. The centre will serve the southern Mitchell growth corridor and will provide early learning facilities along with maternal and child health services. There will also be opportunities for specialist consulting and allied healthcare options and community meeting spaces.

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