Friday 10 May 2019

On Display Indefinitely

Council items going to auction

Council is auctioning items through GraysOnline between Thursday 16 May and Wednesday 22 May, 2019.

Items for sale are from several different councils so please check the location of each item before purchasing.

Council items for sale include metal shelving, engine crane, computer components and compactus units.

To bid for an item, visit and search the sale number - 3015564.


Council Meeting

This month’s Ordinary Council Meeting is on Tuesday 28 May, 2019 from 6pm at the Community Hub, Burns Street, Maryborough.

The Agenda will be available on Friday 24 May at  


Fire Danger Period finished

The Fire Danger Period has now finished in the Central Goldfields Shire. Residents are encouraged to recycle any waste on their properties before burning rubbish. To apply for an Open Air Burning Permit, visit


Central Goldfields Art Gallery news

Deborah Halpern at the Art Gallery this month

The Central Goldfields Art Gallery is hosting a Family Day in conjunction with the Deborah Halpern exhibition later this month.

The Gallery is hosting a series of activities for all ages on Saturday 18 May 2019.

Activities include:

1pm – 2pm: Printmaking with Deborah Halpern (bookings essential)

2pm: Deborah Halpern exhibition opening

2.15pm: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Storytelling with the Mad Hatter (no bookings required)

2.30pm – 3.30pm: Printmaking with Deborah Halpern (bookings essential)

To book an activity, contact the Art Gallery on 5460 4588.

Regional Arts Victoria coming to town

Regional Arts Victoria, along with Australia Council for the Arts, Creative Victoria and Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal, are hosting a free grants information session at the Central Goldfields Art Gallery on Thursday 23 May, 2019 from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.

Representatives from all four organisations are available to talk with guests about funding opportunities for individual artists and organisations, and answer any questions.

To RSVP, visit 

One-on-one on sessions are also available. If you would like to book a one-on-one session, email or call 9644 1805.


New residents wanted for promotional film

Have you moved to the Central Goldfields Shire in the last two years and want to feature in an upcoming promotional film? If yes, then we’d love to hear from you!

The Rural Promotion Program is visiting our Shire on Tuesday 28 May, 2019 to make a promotional film about our Shire and what makes it unique.

If you are a new resident, have an interesting story to share or you want to share why you moved to Central Goldfields Shire, contact our Communications Department on 5461 0689 or


2019-2020 Proposed Budget

The Proposed 2019-2020 Budget was endorsed at Tuesday’s Ordinary Meeting of Council.

The Proposed Budget is underpinned by the Council Plan, which sets the strategic direction for Council.

It reflects our vision to be a vibrant, thriving and inclusive community.

Community members are invited to view and respond to the Proposed 2019-2020 Budget via written submission or in person.

Written submissions regarding the Proposed Budget are invited and should be submitted to Council by close of business at 5pm on Wednesday 29 May 2019, with the opportunity for submissions to be heard at a special hearing at 5.30pm on Tuesday 11 June 2019 at the Community Hub, Burns Street, Maryborough.

The Proposed Budget has a surplus and includes a $10.29 million investment into key infrastructure projects and $120,000 for community planning for eight townships.

For more information about the 2019-2020 Proposed Budget or the submission hearing, contact Council's Customer Service Centre on 5461 0610 or visit 


Tenders available through Central Goldfields Shire Council are listed below. Tender documents can be downloaded from TenderSearch, accessible via Council’s website

Tender No. Description Closes
 G1307-19 Recreation and Open Space Strategy Plan



 G1323-19 Energy Breakthrough Portable Toilets and Shower Hire



 G1324-19  Energy Breakthrough Electrical Wi-Fi Services



 G1325-19 Energy Breakthrough Marquee Hire and Equipment





G1325-19                    Energy breakthrough Marquee and Hire   12noon

                                    Equipment                                                     29/05/2019