EVENT ORGANISERS | Time to apply for event funding!

Council’s annual Event Funding Program is now..…

EVENT ORGANISERS | Time to apply for event funding! Council’s annual Event Funding Program is now..…

EVENT ORGANISERS | Time to apply for event funding! Council’s annual Event Funding Program is now open. All organisations wanting to hold events in the Alpine Shire are encouraged to apply. Applications close June 29. Information and application forms are available here: http://www.alpineshire.vic.gov.au/Page/Page.aspx?Page_Id=126
Alpine Shire 18 Jun 2018
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SNOW MAP SUNDAY! | Snow is forecast down to 600m today - stay warm and have fun! ☃️

SNOW MAP SUNDAY! | Snow is forecast down to 600m today - stay warm and have fun! ☃️

SNOW MAP SUNDAY! | Snow is forecast down to 600m today - stay warm and have fun! ☃️
Alpine Shire 17 Jun 2018
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BRIGGS BRIDGE UPDATE | Briggs Bridge on Redbank-Mongans Rd at Coral Bank is currently being upgraded…

BRIGGS BRIDGE UPDATE | Briggs Bridge on Redbank-Mongans Rd at Coral Bank is currently being upgraded…

BRIGGS BRIDGE UPDATE | Briggs Bridge on Redbank-Mongans Rd at Coral Bank is currently being upgraded to allow the removal of the load limit. The final stage of the deck strengthening will start on Tuesday, 19 June and will involve the total closure of the bridge for up to four hours from 9.00am. The bridge works are expected to be completed by June 30.
Alpine Shire 14 Jun 2018
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Adoption of Budget 2019/2020 and Council Plan 2017-2021 Year 3

Adoption of Budget 2019/2020 and Council Plan 2017-2021 Year 3

The Budget 2019/2020 and Council Plan 2017/2021 (Year 3) were adopted by Council at a meeting on 24 June 2019. 25 June 2019
Banyule Latest News 25 Jun 2019
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NAIDOC Week 7-14 July 2019

NAIDOC Week 7-14 July 2019

NAIDOC Week is held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 19 June 2019
Banyule Latest News 19 Jun 2019
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Joining forces on North East Link

Banyule, Boroondara and Whitehorse Councils have joined forces on North East Link and submitted a joint response on the project’s Environment Effects Statement (EES). 16 June 2019
Banyule Latest News 16 Jun 2019
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Mayor's Message - 8 March

In this week's Mayor's Message, Cr Brett Tessari reflects on recent bushfire events, chats about arts and culture, riffs on Inverloch's annual Jazz Festival and comments on Phillip Island Nature Parks' 30 year Conservation Vision.
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Mayor's Message - 1 March

The week, Mayor Cr Brett Tessari sends a shout out to the important women in his life for International Women's Day, applauds Bass Coast's young leaders, talks about renewable energy projects and sings the praises of some seriously talented locals.
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Mayor's Message - 22 February

Mayor's Message - 22 February

In this week's Mayor's Message Cr Brett Tessari talks about Council Meetings, dives into aquatics facilities and reviews the Wonthaggi Theatrical Group's 50th anniversary weekend.
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‘Wrapped in Art’ installation to beautify Warragul CBD

‘Wrapped in Art’ installation to beautify Warragul CBD

Fifteen existing Ausnet electricity transformer boxes along Smith and Victoria Streets in Warragul will be transformed into a canvas to display works of art created by local artists.
Baw Baw Shire Council 04 Oct 2019
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Council Meeting Snapshot - 25 September 2019

To keep our community up to date with key Council decisions, outcomes and plans; here is a snapshot summary from Council’s Wednesday 25 September 2019 ordinary meeting.
Baw Baw Shire Council 03 Oct 2019
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Not too late to register

The Coveted Closets Wardrobe Sale at Brighton Town...
Bayside City Council 08 Oct 2019
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Final Nursery Gala Day for 2019

Final Nursery Gala Day for 2019

The Bayside Community Nursery 2019 sale season is finishing at the end of October and our final Nursery Gala Day...
Bayside City Council 07 Oct 2019
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Independent living service is Bayside’s best business

Independent living service is Bayside’s best business

A company that supports people to live independently in their homes for longer has taken out the Best Business in...
Bayside City Council 04 Oct 2019
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Australia Day Award nominations open

Australia Day Award nominations open

Nominations are open for the 2020 Benalla Rural City Australia Day awards for Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Community Event of the Year and Community Group of the Year.District achiever categories will also be awarded.
Benalla Rural City 03 Oct 2019
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Public Notice - Special Meeting of Council

Public Notice - Special Meeting of Council

A Special Meeting of the Council will be held 6pm Wednesday 25 September 2019 at the Civic Centre (Council Meeting Room), 13 Mair Street, Benalla.
Benalla Rural City 18 Sep 2019
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Elm leaf beetle treatment and herbicide spraying to commence

Elm leaf beetle treatment and herbicide spraying to commence

Spring has arrived and it's time to protect Benalla's elm trees from damage caused by the elm leaf beetle. Herbicide spraying will also commence to help prepare for the coming fire season.
Benalla Rural City 13 Sep 2019
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Recycling and reusing in action

Using recycled materials in our playgrounds and roads is part of our commitment to improve our City’s environmental sustainability.
City of Boroondara 09 Oct 2019
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Walk to School 2019

Walk, ride or scoot to and from school this October.
City of Boroondara 07 Oct 2019
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Sunshine Movie Group for Carers

The 2019 Carers Victoria Western Programs Calendar is full of great activities and events for carers to attend. Enjoy a movie with the Sunshine Movie Group. The group meet monthly.
City of Brimbank 08 Oct 2019
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Walk to School

Walk to School

Every October, Walk to School encourages Victorian primary school kids to walk, ride or scoot to school. It is a great way to help students increase their learning abilities through physical health and develop healthy habits.
City of Brimbank 07 Oct 2019
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Brimbank Seniors Festival - Seniors MyGov, Financi...

Brimbank Seniors Festival - Seniors MyGov, Financi...

Come along the Seniors MyGov, Financial & Portability Information Sessions as part of the Brimbank Seniors Festival.
City of Brimbank 07 Oct 2019
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Funding needed to continue primary care partnership's work

Media release - Campaspe Shire Council, as part of the Campaspe Primary Care Partnership, is calling on the Victorian Government to support the continuation of funding past 2019 for primary care partnerships across Victoria.
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Residents urged to input into Kyabram Flood Study

Media release - The community is invited to contribute local knowledge and experience to feed into a flood study for Kyabram
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PS Pevensey unable to be slipped

Media release - Council has received an independent engineering report detailing works required on the Moama Slipway
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Seniors Festival – Cardinia Shire - Ageing Well

More than 300 guests celebrated Seniors Festival with Cardinia Shire Mayor Cr Graeme Moore and fellow Councillors at the Cardinia Cultural Centre on Wednesday 16 October.
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Be prepared this summer: Community Emergency Preparedness Workshop

Council is inviting residents to attend a Community Emergency Preparedness Workshop to prepare for the upcoming summer season.
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Read all about it – Pakenham Library upgrades

If you haven’t visited Pakenham Library lately, head down there to check out the recent improvements.
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Excitement revs up for Cranbourne GP Run

Excitement revs up for Cranbourne GP Run
Casey City Council 18 Oct 2018
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Council welcomes $169 million Hall Road upgrade

Council welcomes $169 million Hall Road upgrade
Casey City Council 18 Oct 2018
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Bunjil Place first year highlights shine in 2017-18 Annual Report

Bunjil Place first year highlights shine in 2017-18 Annual Report
Casey City Council 17 Oct 2018
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Council supports local families to walk, ride and school

Council supports local families to walk, ride and school

Colac Otway Shire Council will join VicHealth in its mission to get kids walking, riding and scooting to school as part of the health promotion foundation’s annual Walk to School program.
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Apollo Bay boat ramp car park sealing complete

Apollo Bay boat ramp car park sealing complete

A major upgrade of the Apollo Bay Harbour Boat Trailer car park is mostly complete with only minor works required to finish the project.
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Parenting forum links child diet and mental health

Parenting forum links child diet and mental health

Corangamite Shire and Regional Parenting Service are hosting a parent forum ‘Food and Mood’ on Monday 14 October, 7 pm at Killara Centre in Camperdown.
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Upgrades to take Mount Noorat walking track to new heights

Upgrades to take Mount Noorat walking track to new heights

The Mount Noorat walking track will be closed to users next week as improvements are made to the surface.
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Green waste bins to be collected weekly until new year

Green waste bins to be collected weekly until new year

Kerbside collection customers in Corangamite Shire will have their green waste collected weekly until the new year.
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Metung Back Beach facelift imminent

Metung Back Beach facelift imminent

Metung’s Lake King Back Beach is set for a $240,000 upgrade, with work to start on October 28. 19/10/2019Find out more ...
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Cross Border Commissioners visit

East Gippsland Shire Council welcomed Cross Border Commissioners Luke Wilson (Victoria) and James McTavish (New South Wales) to East Gippsland on Tuesday, October 15.17/10/2019Find out more ...
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Council seeks support package for fishing community

Council will write to the Victorian Government seeking a stimulus and support package for the Gippsland Lakes commercial fishing sector following a buyout of licences.15/10/2019Find out more ...
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Victorian Seniors Festival celebrations underway

Victorian Seniors Festival celebrations underway

Celebrations marking the Victorian Seniors Festival are underway, with a number of events to occur throughout the Gannawarra between now and the end of October.
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Bowling with Babies

Bowling with Babies

Parents with babies and young children will be able to experience the fun of lawn bowls during a special event later this month.
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Have you say on the Cohuna Skate Park

Have you say on the Cohuna Skate Park

Users of the Cohuna Skate Park are encouraged to have their say on the future design of the popular facility.
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Kinch Fine Food has been named Council’s Shop of the Year.
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Whether you’re a band, soloist, vocalist or acoustic performer, Sounds of Glen Eira is an opportunity to take your first step towards making it big in your musical career. There is still time for young performers to submit their demos before the 4pm deadline on Friday 31 May.
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Grounded in Truth: Walk Together with Courage is the theme for National Reconciliation Week (NRW) 2019.
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Call out for members to join new creative industries advisory committee

Call out for community members to join new creative industries advisory committee
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Over 30 local schools to participate in Walk to School this October

Students from over 30 local primary schools will walk, ride and scoot to school this month as part of VicHealth Walk to School initiative.
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City to introduce new Intercultural Ambassadors 2019/2020

The City of Greater Bendigo’s new Intercultural Ambassadors 2019/2020 will be formally introduced when the program is launched by Greater Bendigo’s Deputy Mayor Cr Rod Fyffe at the Capital on Thursday September 26.
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Public Notice - Notice of Approval of an Amendment C205

The Minister for Planning has approved Amendment C205 to the Greater Dandenong Planning Scheme. The Amendment came into operation on Friday 4 October 2019, the date this notice was published in the Government Gazette...
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Greater Dandenong Sustainability Advisory Committee

Greater Dandenong Sustainability Advisory Committee

Under the current Terms of Reference of the Greater Dandenong Sustainability Advisory Committee, three positions on the Sustainability Advisory Committee will become vacated on Wednesday 6 November 2019, and the City of Greater Dandenong is now seeking expressions of interest membership on the Committee to fill these vacancies...
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Road Works Update on Chapel Road, Keysborough

Road Works Update on Chapel Road, Keysborough

Please note that Chapel Road in Keysborough will be closed to traffic between 9am-5pm from Monday 23 September to Thursday 26 September...
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Engineering survey and design of Osbornes Flat Road

Engineering survey and design of Osbornes Flat Road20/09/2018Find out more ...
Indigo Shire Council 20 Sep 2018
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Indigo Weekly Update 14 September 2018

Check out what's been happening at Indigo Shire this week.14/09/2018Find out more ...
Indigo Shire Council 14 Sep 2018
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A trail to a great future

The start of one of the biggest infrastructure developments in Indigo Shire was officially launched today by Jaclyn Symes, MLC Northern Victoria.13/09/2018Find out more ...
Indigo Shire Council 13 Sep 2018
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Community feedback to help shape improved dog off-lead areas in Kingston’s South ward

Kingston Council is looking to improve dog off-lead areas in Kingston’s south ward and is seeking community input on the plans.
Kingston City Council 03 May 2019
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Council purchase to improve pedestrian access to Moorabbin Reserve

Access to the state-of-the-art Moorabbin Reserve sporting precinct will be even easier, following Council’s purchase of 2 Horscroft Place, Moorabbin.
Kingston City Council 18 Apr 2019
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Call for Federal candidates to support local projects in Kingston

Kingston Council is calling on federal parties to invest in key local projects including sporting infrastructure, public transport and support for industry in the lead-up to the Federal election on 18 May.
Kingston City Council 14 Apr 2019
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Kindergarten information sessions for 2020 children

Find out all you need to know about starting kindergarten at our parent information evenings for parents/guardians.
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Drop off your glass in new public recycling bins

The first glass-only public place bins have been installed in the shire to assist residents in removing glass from recycling bins.
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Accessible toilet closure during Kyneton Library upgrade

The accessible toilet beside Kyneton Library will be temporarily closed for two weeks as works continue on upgrading and revamping the library and surrounding area.
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Tim Costello key speaker at Maroondah’s Gambling Harm Forum: free event

Tim Costello key speaker at Maroondah’s Gambling Harm Forum: free event

Leading voice on the harms caused by gambling, Rev Tim Costello, will be guest speaker at a Gambling Harm Forum to be held in Maroondah on 23 October at Karralyka.
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Join Claire Patti for one-night only show at Wyreena Music Café

Join the Claire Patti trio at the Wyreena Music Café on Friday 18 October 2019.
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Maroondah to make three key submissions to Municipal Association of Victoria

Council will submit three motions to the Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) State Council Meeting, to be held on Friday 19 October 2019.
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The City of Melbourne is seeking community input on the use and purpose of Market Square – a new 1.5 hectare public open space in the Queen Victoria Market precinct.
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An ambitious 10-year transport plan to respond to Melbourne’s significant population growth by delivering more space for pedestrians, public transport users and cyclists, will return to City of Melbourne councillors for final consideration on Tuesday.
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Melbourne’s corporate and property sectors, philanthropists, charities and local governments are coming together to build more accommodation for the more than 300 people that sleep rough on the streets each night.
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Join our Walk Against Family Violence

Join our Walk Against Family Violence

Council has reiterated its commitment to stop family violence in our region by rebranding the annual White Ribbon Walk in a bid to ensure the event continues.
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Join the Aussie Backyard Bird Count

Join the Aussie Backyard Bird Count

Council is encouraging Sunraysia bird-lovers to join tens of thousands of like-minded people across the country in this month’s Aussie Backyard Bird Count.
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Take in Australia’s iconic movie moments at Starstruck: On Location

Sunraysia residents will be able to celebrate a century of Australian film-making’s biggest and most iconic moments when Starstruck: On Location opens at Mildura Arts Centre this Friday.
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Heat health alert - 14, 15, 16 and 17 January

A heat health alert has been issued for Monday 14, Tuesday 15, Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 January. Activate your heat health plan and take extra steps to survive the heat. Council Outdoor Pool operation hours will be extended and you can also cool off at one of our air-conditioned libraries during open hours. Visit our heat health webpage for more information or www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/heat
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Heat health alert - 14, 15 and 16 January

A heat health alert has been issued for Monday 14, Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 16 January. Activate your heat health plan and take extra steps to survive the heat. Council Outdoor Pool operation hours will be extended and you can also cool off at one of our air-conditioned libraries during open hours. Visit our heat health webpage for more information or www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/heat
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Heat health alert - 14 and 15 January

A heat health alert has been issued for Monday 14 and Tuesday 15 January. Activate your heat health plan and take extra steps to survive the heat. Council Outdoor Pool operation hours will be extended and you can also cool off at one of our air-conditioned libraries during open hours. Visit our heat health webpage for more information or www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/heat
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Are you ready for the @GarageSaleTrail this weekend? Visit the Community Garage Sale Trail in Port M…

Are you ready for the @GarageSaleTrail this weekend? Visit the Community Garage Sale Trail in Port M…

Are you ready for the @GarageSaleTrail this weekend? Visit the Community Garage Sale Trail in Port Melbourne on Sunday and find out where you can shop the trail all weekend: https://www.garagesaletrail.com.au/sales (Feed generated with FetchRSS)
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Morning of mourning plan to open Australia Day https://t.co/NoNe9iMQkY #CoPPNews

Morning of mourning plan to open Australia Day https://t.co/NoNe9iMQkY #CoPPNews

Morning of mourning plan to open Australia Day http://www.portphillip.vic.gov.au/october-2019_8583.htm #CoPPNews (Feed generated with FetchRSS)
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Council meeting tonight at 6.30 pm at #StKilda Town Hall. Come along, tune in via Facebook Live or l…

Council meeting tonight at 6.30 pm at #StKilda Town Hall. Come along, tune in via Facebook Live or live stream: http://ow.ly/5UUG50wxFzP Agenda: http://ow.ly/YL8Q50wxFEK (Feed generated with FetchRSS)
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Kids keeping active as part of Walk to School month

The Borough of Queenscliffe assisted in the organisation and promotion of this VicHealth event, and Queenscliffe Mayor Cr Bob Merriman was in attendance at Princess Park to walk alongside Queenscliff Primary School students and share in the fun. “It’s extremely pleasing to see so many young people getting involved with this great initiative.” Council provided a healthy breakfast on the morning to promote the importance of nutrition and positive lifestyle choices. Participants are also encouraged to make walking to school a year-round habit, and each school will go in the running to win prizes including holding a footy clinic hosted by an AFL or AFLW player.
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Borough announces innovative budget collaboration with residents

“This innovation is just one way that Council is looking to engage even more closely with the community.” Everyone from permanent residents to seasonal visitors is encouraged to take part, as the Borough ramps up its community consultation. “We want to hear from all our residents, no matter their age, so we’re hoping for as many detailed responses as possible,” said Queenscliffe CEO Martin Gill. “Allowing the public greater visibility on how we put a budget together is also a very worthwhile take-away from this process.” Survey participants will be given the opportunity to suggest increases or decreases to certain areas of the budget, while being asked what existing or future projects they are most interested in.
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Don't forget your reusable bag

Don't forget your reusable bag

Point Lonsdale IGA was well ahead of the curve when it stopped offering lightweight single-use plastic bags way back in 2011, and the local community quickly developed sustainable habits. From 1 November 2019, all lightweight shopping bags with a thickness below 36 microns – including degradable, biodegradable and compostable bags – will be banned throughout retailers in Victoria. This applies to supermarkets, corner stores, community markets, small businesses, and any other retailer you can think of.
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Two trees proposed for removal at Caravan Park

Two trees proposed for removal at Caravan Park

To allow for the reduction in the number of trees to be removed, a new site layout will be required for the Euroa Caravan Park which includes the realignment and replacement of the existing power heads and water supply points. Council will continue to work closely with the Caravan Park Manager, arborists and the Euroa Arboretum to undertake a replanting program associated with the proposed tree removals and planned future landscape planting. Should you wish to discuss this proposal further, please contact John Canny, Manager Operations at Council Offices on 1800 065 993.
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Have your say on Draft Arts and Culture Strategy

Have your say on Draft Arts and Culture Strategy

Friday, 18 October, 2019 Strathbogie Shire Council has released its draft Arts and Culture Strategy which aims to increase opportunities for creative stimulation and connectedness, increase arts and cultural experiences, preserve heritage and foster diverse cultural sustainability in the shire. “Council recognised the need for a greater focus on supporting and developing arts and culture within our communities, which was highlighted by our community at the beginning of our Council’s term and features in our Council Plan,” Cr McClaren explained. “We had great conversations with our community during the development of the strategy and what we heard was that people wanted more opportunities to tell their stories and celebrate local identities, more opportunities for entertainment and community events and better access to arts and cultural experiences,” Cr McClaren said.
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Nagambie Deep Water Boat Ramp Opening

Nagambie Deep Water Boat Ramp Opening

The $494,795 project included a $100,000 contribution from Council, a $100,000 donation of the cost of the land from the Ryan family and a contribution of $294,795 from Department of Transport.
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Morning author talk with Shane Tindal

Enjoy a morning discussion with former local and author, Shane Tindal following the release of her latest novel Just Like a Son at the Port of Sale. 
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It’s on again! Free entry to ag shows for Wellington farmers

Following the success of last year, Council is pleased to again announce free entry to the 2019 Maffra, Sale and Yarram agricultural shows for farmers, their families and employees.
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Work begins to redevelop Maffra’s Cameron stadium

The Maffra community is celebrating the beginning of construction works for the $8.49 million Cameron Sporting Complex Stadium Redevelopment Project. 
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New legislation around swimming pools and spas

Legislation was recently passed in Victoria to make the registration of swimming pools and spas mandatory. A new compliance regime will be introduced to improve swimming pool and spa...
City of Wodonga 08 Oct 2019
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The Bells’ and Whistle

The Bells’ and Whistle

In the silence between Mother and Father rests a splinter, slowly needling distortion and doubt, in the aftermath of their missing child being returned. As the second last production of the...
City of Wodonga 07 Oct 2019
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Actress and '70s pop queen to launch Senior Celebrations

Actress and '70s pop queen to launch Senior Celebrations

Popular singer Colleen Hewett, who was named Queen of Pop two years running, will launch Wodonga Council’s Senior Celebrations this morning. Wodonga Council is kicking off its festival from...
City of Wodonga 07 Oct 2019
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Keep children safe outside the school gates

With students returning to school this week, motorists are being urged to follow road rules to keep kids safe.
Wyndham City 08 Oct 2019
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Creating a greener Wyndham with our 2020 tree-planting program

Wyndham City plans to plant 7,500 trees across the municipality next year for the 2020 Street Tree Planting Program.
Wyndham City 03 Oct 2019
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Get to know your neighbours with neighbourhood parties this summer

Roll out the streamers, prepare a plate and enjoy a street party with your neighbours!
Wyndham City 03 Oct 2019
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Say goodbye to single-use plastic bags

The state-wide ban on lightweight plastic shopping bags before it takes effect from 1 November 2019.  Read more
Yarra City Council 08 Oct 2019
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Gambling Harm Awareness Week: 7 - 13 October

When we share our stories, we can start to reduce gambling harm in our community. Read more
Yarra City Council 07 Oct 2019
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The Yarra Youth Services Artist in Residence Program

The Yarra Youth Services Artist in Residence (AIR) program presents annual opportunities to early career artists aged 20 – 25 years to develop their studio practice, build workshop facilitation experience, collaborate and continue creative conversations with peers and mentors. Read more
Yarra City Council 01 Oct 2019
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Urgent action needed to address homelessness in Yarra Ranges

Urgent action needed to address homelessness in Yarra Ranges

Earlier this year, following on advice from the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) Council confirmed that organisations offering temporary or permanent accommodation for homeless people would be required to obtain relevant occupancy permits to ensure buildings are safe for that use.
Yarra Ranges Council 23 Aug 2019
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Planning application for a school at 56 Edebohls Road, Narre Warren East

Planning application for a school at 56 Edebohls Road, Narre Warren East

Residents in the Narre Warren East area may have received a letter regarding an application for an education facility at 56 Edebohls Road, Narre Warren East (Green Wedge zone) which is now part of a VCAT proceeding.
Yarra Ranges Council 16 Aug 2019
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Monbulk Community Sports Pavilion official opening

Monbulk Community Sports Pavilion official opening

Construction of the two-level Monbulk Community Sports Pavilion is complete, with an official opening to be held on Saturday 17 August.
Yarra Ranges Council 12 Aug 2019
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