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Council lobbying to help drive down $22 million annual pokie losses

Friday 17 August 2018
Almost $22 million was poured into poker machines across Mitchell Shire over the past year – the equivalent of 7.3 million loaves of bread, 360,000 tanks of fuel or paying 282 people the average wage for a year.

Keen on local history? Join the Mitchell Shire Heritage Advisory Committee

Friday 17 August 2018
If you’re passionate about Mitchell Shire’s history, promoting it and preserving it for future generations to enjoy, then the Heritage Advisory Committee could be for you.

Get behind your community’s local ideas by voting in the Pick My Project initiative

Friday 17 August 2018
Almost 30 local ideas are in the running to be funded through the Victorian Government’s Pick My Project initiative.

State-of-the-art Greater Beveridge Community Centre nears completion

Monday 13 August 2018
The highly-anticipated Greater Beveridge Community Centre is on track to be opened in October, with the first kindergarten classes to start in Term 1, 2019.

Council meets with Ministers to discuss funding opportunities for roads and youth mental health services

Monday 13 August 2018
Road improvements and youth mental health services were on the agenda when Council met with two Ministers at State Parliament House.

Exhibition to highlight stories of women who have experienced domestic violence

Monday 13 August 2018
A travelling exhibition at Mitchell Shire's libraries is uncovering the courageous stories of Australian women who have walked out of domestic violence situations.

Event to provide a safe space to discuss ageing and preparing for final days

A free event in Broadford this month will use humour and performance to shine the spotlight on one of the most uncomfortable and confronting topics of discussion – death.

Significant safety improvements complete in first month of new financial year

The new financial year may be just a month old, but Mitchell Shire Council’s capital works team have been hard at work delivering two significant safety improvements in Pyalong and Clonbinane.

Support on offer for mums having trouble breastfeeding

Friday 27 July 2018
If being a parent isn’t challenging enough, the last thing a mum needs is feeling helpless because they are experiencing difficulties breastfeeding. But the good news is there is free local breastfeeding support available in Mitchell Shire.

Timely reminder to park responsibly

With school back from holidays, now is the perfect time to brush up on your road safety and parking rules to protect the safety of children, school crossing supervisors and other people dropping children off or travelling through school zones.

Eighth Mitchell Youth Council sworn in

Seven emerging leaders have taken an important step in helping improve their communities and in advocating on behalf of young people by joining the Mitchell Youth Council.

Toilets designed to assist those with disabilities to be built at Hadfield Park

A new public toilet specifically designed to assist people with disabilities will be built at Hadfield Park in Wallan.

Join in a planting event on National Tree Day, Sunday 29 July

Whether you’re a gardening guru or simply a budding green thumb, Mitchell Shire residents are encouraged to roll up their sleeves and join a community planting event this Sunday on National Tree Day.

Boost for netballers with new changerooms opened at Kings Park

Friday 13 July 2018
Preparing for training and matches is about to become a whole lot easier for hundreds of Seymour and district netballers, with new $437,000 changerooms opened at Kings Park.

Range of significant projects completed as part of Wallan Town Heart revitalisation

Friday 13 July 2018
A Circle of Remembrance around the War Memorial, installation of a signalised pedestrian crossing and paving in front of the High Street shops are among significant works recently completed as part of the $4.1 million Wallan Town Heart revitalisation.
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