Due to the Council Election, Central Goldfields Shire will be in the caretaker period from 22 September to 24 October. In accordance with the Local Government Act, Council will conduct its business as per the Election Period Policy. This means this website will only be updated with essential information.
For COVID-19 community information - including changes to restrictions, services and support available - visit
Residents will soon receive their 2020/21 rate notice. For more information on rates, how to pay and our COVID-19 Financial Hardship Policy visit
A step by step guide to host an event in the Central Goldfields Shire.
A list of all the essential documentation for hosting an event in the Central Goldfields Shire.
A guide to make sure you have considered all the important details before hosting your event.
If you are planning to hold an event, on either public or private land, you may require a permit from Council’s Building Department for a Place of Public Entertainment (PoPE) or Temporary Structure.
Central Goldfields Shire Council
Customer Service Centre, 22 Nolan Street, Maryborough,
Victoria, 3465, Australia
Phone: 03 5461 0610
For refunds please contact our offices on 03 5461 0610
Central Goldfields Shire Council acknowledges the ancestors and descendants of the Dja Dja Wurrung. We acknowledge that their forebears are the Traditional Owners of the area we are on and have been for many thousands of years. The Djaara have performed age old ceremonies of celebration, initiation and renewal. We acknowledge their living culture and their unique role in the life of this region.