2017 Media Releases

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Attention dog and cat owners – we want to hear from you!

If you’ve got a kitty or a canine in the backyard at home, Mitchell Shire Council wants to hear from you.

Hot savings on offer ahead of outdoor pool season

It’s never been more affordable to keep cool this summer, with huge discounts on offer for those who buy an outdoor pool season pass before 26 November.

Family violence on the agenda at school panel discussions

Mitchell Shire Council and Victoria Police are spreading the message that family violence won’t be tolerated, starting with some of the Shire’s youngest residents.

Learn how to manage weeds at free networking day in Beveridge

If you need some advice in managing weeds on your property, then the free Weed Control Networking Day in Beveridge could be for you. It will also give landowners a chance to share their knowledge with others, as well as network with representatives from key industry organisations.

Works begin on first of a kind outdoor sensory area at Seymour Library

Works on a highly-anticipated outdoor sensory area at Seymour Library have begun.The exciting hub will transform a previously disused outdoor area of the library and will feature new landscaping, pergola and a seating area.

Positive Ageing Ambassadors to present findings at community workshops

Mitchell Shire Council’s Positive Ageing Ambassadors have been busy getting to know the priorities of our senior community over the past six months, and now their findings will be presented at a series of workshops in Broadford, Kilmore, Seymour and Wallan in November. The workshop will also provide an opportunity for participants to brainstorm potential project ideas to help Mitchell Shire to become more age-friendly.

Broadford’s uncommon Common to get a makeover

While these days it’s uncommon for towns to have a Common, Broadford’s is set for a makeover. These works will allow ongoing maintenance and open the reserve up for public use and enjoyment.

Councillors to decide on Mayor for 2017-18

As the first 12 months of the new Mitchell Shire Council draw to a close, councillors will decide who will be Mayor for the next 12 months at a special meeting on Wednesday night.

Victorian Mayors join forces in a bid to stamp out family violence

Mitchell Shire Mayor Rhonda Sanderson has joined a host of other female Mayors from across the state in united effort to stamp out violence against women.

Council secures funding for campaign aimed at protecting community from theft

Mitchell Shire Council has again secured funding to roll out an awareness campaign to help residents protect themselves from would-be thieves.

Tale of a military spouse to be told at Seymour Library author talk

The tales of those who have bravely served the nation are often told, but have you ever wondered what life is like for the partners of serving soliders?

Council calls for poker machine review

Council is calling for the State Government to consider a regional cap on electronic gaming machines and for recent plans to increase the limit of machines in Mitchell Shire by 25 per cent to be abandoned.

Youth-lead campaign set to help prevent the use of ice in Mitchell Shire

Young people in Mitchell Shire are driving an awareness campaign that aims to prevent and reduce use of the drug ice.

Free green waste drop offs on weekends in November to help residents get ready for the fire season

To help people prepare their properties for the upcoming fire season, Council is offering free green waste drop off at Resource Recovery Centres in Broadford, Pyalong, Seymour and Wallan on weekends during November.

Immunisation rates above average, but always room for improvement

More than 95 per cent of five-year-olds in Mitchell Shire have been fully immunised against preventable and serious life-threatening diseases, which is higher than both the state and national averages.
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