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Positive ageing in Mitchell Shire

Mitchell Shire's Positive Ageing Ambassadors have developed a guide for older people in support of positive ageing — developed under the Age-Friendly Communities Project.

A Guide to Positive Ageing in Mitchell contains information relating to local services, activities and programs.

You can download the guide below, request a hard copy by phoning 03 5734 6200, or pick up a hard copy from any of our Customer and Library Service Centres.

Explore & Connect: Positive Ageing Newsletter

Every 2 months we send out a newsletter about positive ageing in Mitchell. It includes information on community services, volunteer opportunities and upcoming events.

Read the latest Positive Ageing newsletter below.

Subscribe to our newsletter

To subscribe to the Positive Ageing newsletter, please fill in and submit the form below.

Alternatively, phone 03 5734 6200 or email community.development@mitchellshire.vic.gov.au.

Sign up for the Positive Ageing Newsletter


Please note that email is the preferred option to ensure this newsletter is able to reach you during the COVID-19 restrictions.

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Staying connected at home

Online group fitness classes

The Mitchell Shire Leisure Services team is running free online fitness classes every Friday at 10:30am. These classes are free to view on the Mitchell Shire Leisure Services Facebook page.

Remote library services

Did you know you can get help over the phone to access Mitchell Shire libraries’ electronic resources? To book a time to get some one-on-one help call the Council’s Customer Service Centre on 5734 6200.

For more information about electronic resources from our libraries, visit the Libraries eResources page.

Seniors Online Victoria

Information about Seniors Cards, Victorian Seniors Festival events, Victorian Government programs, news, community contacts and directories.

More information

This page was last updated on 6 April 2021.

Mitchell 2050 Community Vision

Share your views and help create a new vision to take the Mitchell community to 2050. Your input will help shape a new vision as well as our next Council Plan and Health and Wellbeing Plan.

About you

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Do you speak a language other than English at home?

Updates and competition

We have some more questions on our consultation portal. If you would like to take part and go into the draw for a hamper of local goodies valued at $250, please visit our Mitchell 2050 website where you can also sign up for updates on this project.