2018 Media Releases

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Pool season opens to bumper crowds

Friday 7 December 2018
Nearly 200 residents got out and into Mitchell Shire’s outdoor pools at the weekend as the sun shone on a picture-perfect opening day.

Green waste program important step for fire prevention through Mitchell Shire

Friday 7 December 2018
Mitchell Shire Council has recognised residents for taking up the free green waste initiative in record numbers to help them stay fire-ready through summer.

Kilmore pool to return in 2019

Friday 7 December 2018
Works are underway to fix the Kilmore Leisure Centre’s pool roof, with materials recently arriving on site as the steel is being prepared and painted.

New leadership at helm to guide Mitchell

Friday 30 November 2018
Mitchell Shire Council is under new leadership for the next year after Councillor Bill Chisholm was elected Mayor, alongside new Deputy Mayor Cr David Atkinson on Monday night (26 November).

Workshop to finalise Tallarook hall plans

Friday 30 November 2018
Designs for the new Tallarook Mechanics Institute hall will be finalised following a community workshop with the builder and architect on Saturday 12 January.

All-inclusive framework revised

Mitchell Shire Council has strengthened its commitment to consultation with the adoption of a revised Community Engagement Framework last week (Monday 19 November).

Dive right in for pool season this summer

Friday 23 November 2018
Outdoor pools and the splash park will reopen to the public this weekend and the team at Mitchell Shire Council have been hard at work to make sure the pools are summer ready.

Broadford now home to vibrant street art

Friday 23 November 2018
Some of Mitchell Shire’s most talented young people have revealed their stunning mural dedicated to Broadford on the side of the Corner-Store, facing Powlett Street.

Big response to budget big ideas project

Friday 23 November 2018
With more than 450 people taking part and about 750 projects identified, Mitchell Shire Council’s Your Budget Ideas consultation is now helping to shape the 2019/20 draft budget.

No funding committed for Wallan roads yet

Friday 16 November 2018
Mitchell Shire Council is disappointed there have been no state election funding commitments for the Wallan freeway interchange, Watson Street duplication and Northern Highway capacity improvements.

Outdoor pool season splashing soon

Friday 16 November 2018
Residents across Mitchell Shire will be able to dive right in to the outdoor pool season this summer with everything from Olympic lap pools to water slides available across the municipality.

Mitchell Shire stands up for equality

Friday 16 November 2018
Mitchell Shire Council will put its hand up for 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence, a global campaign to raise awareness about violence against women and the severe impacts it has on our community. The campaign will begin on Sunday 25 November as part of White Ribbon Day which is part of a global movement of men and boys working to end men’s violence against women.

Kerbside recycling audit reveals contamination and ‘wishful recycling’

Friday 9 November 2018
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

Friday 9 November 2018
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.

Fire Danger Period looms

Friday 2 November 2018
With the official Country Fire Authority (CFA) Fire Danger Period beginning on Monday 12 November, residents are being reminded to stay vigilant during summer months and to always be fire-ready. Council is no longer issuing permits to burn and will continue to move forward with its annual fire safety program including fire prevention notices, roadside slashing and the free green waste drop off program.
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