Tag: Mount Alexander Shire Council

Council slams ward restructuring

Mount Alexander Shire Council has slammed a decision by the state government to create a single-member ward structure for the shire ahead of the local government elections in October.

Castlemaine Pride wants you!

Ever wanted to help organise a Pride Festival? Well now is the perfect time to get involved as Castlemaine Pride is seeking committee members for its 2024 event.

Advocates renew calls for exclusion

Concerned local residents and wildlife advocates have renewed calls for an end to commercial kangaroo shooting in the Mount Alexander and Macedon Ranges Shires and beyond.

Calls for creative housing solutions

Creative housing solutions were high on the agenda at last week's meeting of Mount Alexander Council with residents raising the issue at...

Meet the friendly faces at council

Mount Alexander Shire Council is opening its doors so the community can meet the friendly faces at council.

For the next generation

Connecting Country is co-hosting a National Tree Day community planting with Mount Alexander Shire Council and Post Office Hill Action Group on...

Porcupine Village project advances

The team behind the redevelopment of Maldon tourist attraction Porcupine Village has submitted an amended planning permit for consideration by Mount Alexander...

Ward structures under review

Mount Alexander Shire Council and Hepburn Shire Council are among 39 Victorian local councils undergoing electoral structure reviews throughout 2023-24.

Housing crisis deepens

We all ask ourselves what’s going on when we see tarps erected in public places, or people sleeping in their cars.

Exhibition claims national honour

The good news continues for the newly installed Boorp Boorp Boondyil exhibition at the historic Castlemaine Market Building, with the announcement that...

Working towards net zero

The Mt Alexander Net Zero Working Group has been busy behind the scenes highlighting the efforts of local businesses in working towards...

Community to gather and reflect

Mount Alexander Shire Council will be recognising Sorry Day and National Reconciliation Week with a number of events open to the community.