Friday 12 April 2019

On Display Indefinitely

Public holiday closures

Council’s Customer Service Centre at 22 Nolan Street, Maryborough will close for the Good Friday public holiday on Friday 19 April and the Easter Monday public holiday on Monday 22 April.

These closures include the Maryborough Regional Library (also closed on Saturday 20 April), Central Goldfields Art Gallery, Goldfields Family Centre and Depot/Pound.

The Central Goldfields Shire after hours service will operate as normal. Urgent after hours issues that relate to Council infrastructure can be reported on 0419 005 577.

Those who would have their green waste picked up on Friday 19 April will have their green waste picked up on Friday 26 April, due to Good Friday.

After hours issues in regards to urgent animal control can be reported on 0400 690 794.

The only transfer station affected is Carisbrook, which will be closed on Good Friday on 19 April.

All Central Goldfields Shire locations will re-open on Tuesday 23 April at 8.30am.

Anzac Day services

There are several Anzac Day services occurring throughout the Shire. Ceremonies and marches are being held in the following locations:


March start time: 11am (assemble from 10:30am)

March starting point: Corner Cochrane & Main streets

Ceremony location: Bealiba Town Hall


Ceremony Start time: 11am

Ceremony location: Pyrenees Highway, Carisbrook


Dawn service

Location:                          Dunolly Post Office, Broadway

Ceremony start time:    6am

Mid-morning service

March start time:           11am (assemble from 10:30am)

March starting point:    Post Office, Broadway

Ceremony location:       RSL Hall, Barkly Street


Ceremony start time: 9:45am

Location: Majorca War Memorial


Dawn service

Ceremony Start time:    6am

Ceremony Location:      Maryborough Post Office

Mid-morning service

March start time:           10:30am (assemble from 10am)

March starting point:    Maryborough RSL Hall

Ceremony location:      Maryborough Post Office


March start time:           9am (assemble from 8:45am)

March starting point:    Camp Street and Scandinavian Crescent

Ceremony location:       RSL Park, Heales Street, Talbot

Liberty Swing shade structure

Works are well underway to install a shade structure at the Liberty Swing at the Adventure Playground near Lake Victoria.

The shade structure is expected to be complete in the coming weeks.

Position vacant

Free From Violence Project Officer

For more information visit

Impounded sheep

Shire Rangers impounded a three-year-old cross breed ewe on Talbot-Lexton Road, Talbot, on 5 April, 2019.

If the ewe is not claimed by 16 April 2019, it may be sold or disposed of in accordance with the Impounding Livestock Act 1994.

The sheep will be sold at auction at Council’s livestock facility in Brick Kiln Road, Flagstaff, on Tuesday 16 April 2019 at 10am.

For more information, contact the Shire Rangers on 0407 508 448.

School holiday programs

Maryborough Regional Library, Engage! Youth and the Central Goldfields Art Gallery have a range of fun activities these school holidays! Here’s a list of what’s on:


A free Easter Craft session is being held on Tuesday 16 April from 2.30 to 3.15pm at the Maryborough Library. All welcome and no bookings are necessary.


Teen program (11 to 18 year olds)

Tuesday 16 April, 11am to 4pm

The Girls Day Project

Wednesday 17 April, 11am to 4pm

Easter Craft Day

Thursday 18 April, 11am to 4pm

Easter Brunch Special

All activities are held at the Engage! Youth Space at 22 Nolan Street unless otherwise specified.

Note to parents: Holiday Program participation forms are required to be filled out. Snacks and drinks are provided but it is recommended participants bring their own lunch.

Central Goldfields Art Gallery

Explore the current exhibition Darkness and Light: Landscapes of Central Victoria with Helen and then roll up your sleeves and explore watercolour painting inspired by the beauty of autumn leaves.

All materials and art smocks are provided. After our workshop, you can take your creations home with you.

Four workshops are being held:

Friday 12 April

10.30 to 11.30am (5 to 8 year olds) and 1.30 to 2.30pm (9 to 12 year olds)

Thursday 18 April

10.30 to 11.30am (5 to 8 year olds) and 1.30 to 2.30pm (9 to 12 year olds)

Bookings are essential: 5460 4588. Admission is a gold coin.

The Central Goldfields Art Gallery is located in Neill Street, Maryborough.

Possible water disruptions for Bealiba and Dunolly

Coliban Water customers in Bealiba and Dunolly may experience an interruption to water supply services for approximately half a day during a water mains cleaning program which runs Monday 1 April to Thursday 18 April, 2019.

The air scouring work on the Laanecoorie water supply system will help remove any sediment and maintain disinfection levels.

Affected customers have been mailed information with interruption times and dates, and are welcome to contact Coliban Water on 1300 363 200 for any questions.

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Supply and Delivery of Excavator

And Skid Steer Loader




 Supply and Delivery of a

Compact Suction Sweeper



 G1320-19  Geotechnical and Materials Testing Services



 G1321-19  Avoca Road Amherst Stabilisation works