Friday 2 July 2021

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Community Vision feedback

Recently we asked our community to share feedback as part of our Shaping Central Goldfields project. Thank you to the 100 plus residents who took the time to tell us how we could make our community even better.

Congratulations to the five winners of the $150 prize packs.

Some of the main themes of the feedback were:

What do you love about the Central Goldfields?

- Sense of community

- Location

- Space

In 2031 I would like Central Goldfields to be…

- Vibrant and thriving

- More employment opportunities and services

- Inclusive

What are the biggest challenges facing our community in the next 10 years?

- Our ageing community

- Access to health and wellbeing services

- Activating our next generation of volunteers

The feedback received will be used to develop a 10-year Community Vision.

Community members will be invited to review the Draft Community Vision in August/September before being considered by Council for adoption in October.

For more information visit www.engage.cgoldshire.vic.gov.au/communityvision

Expression of Interest invited - Central Goldfields Climate Action Collaboration

The Maryborough Climate Action Group, Goldfields Sustainability Group, Maryborough Education Centre and Council are forming a Core Team to support a collaborative approach to climate action in the Central Goldfields. We are calling for Expressions of Interest to join our Design Team or be a Critical Friend of the project.

Expressions of Interest close 5pm, Friday 16 July 2021.

To find out more and to access the Expression of Interest form, visit www.engage.cgoldshire.vic.gov.au/climateactioncollaboration or contact Council’s Sustainability Officer, Julia Walsh on 0428 895 491.

Centralised Kindergarten Registration

The first round of the Central Goldfields Shire Centralised Registration Kindergarten Program is now closed with letters of offer sent to families.

The program’s second round opens from Tuesday 13 July until Tuesday 10 August, 2021.

The Centralised Registration Kindergarten Program covers all seven kindergartens in our Shire.

For more information visit www.centralgoldfields.vic.gov.au/centralenrolment

Special Council Meeting outcomes

A Special Council Meeting was held on Tuesday 29 June at 3pm at the Community Hub to consider the following items:

  • Adoption of Revenue and Rating Plan 2021-2025
  • Adoption of Mayor and Councillors Allowance
  • Appointment of members to the Shaping Central Goldfields Advisory Group

For more information visit www.engage.cgoldshire.vic.gov.au

Positions vacant

To see our current vacancies, see our positions vacant advertisement in today's edition of The Maryborough District Advertiser or visit www.centralgoldfields.vic.gov.au/currentvacancies

Join us for a conversation in Carisbrook

Did you know that $6 million will be invested in infrastructure projects in the Carisbrook and district community in the coming 12 months?

Council will host a series of conversations to share information, and answer questions, about local projects including – the Recreation Reserve upgrade, Carisbrook Levee (Stage 4) and Tullaroop Creek.

We’ll also be inviting your feedback on the Carisbrook Community Plan. In 2019, many of you participated in its development, however due to pandemic, the outcomes of the plan weren’t delivered.

This will be a chance for the community to review the plan and further contribute to key priorities for Carisbrook.

Carisbrook Community Conversation One

Please join Tullaroop Ward Councillor Anna De Villiers and Council’s Manager Community Engagement Kylie Long on:

  • Wednesday 21 July from 6.30 to 8.30pm
  • Carisbrook Senior Citizens Centre, Urquhart Street, Carisbrook
  • A light dinner will be provided

Registrations are essential by Friday 16 July for catering and COVIDSafe purposes. Contact Council's Communications Officer Lachlan Steed on 0409 478 074 or visit www.engage.cgoldshire.vic.gov.au/communityconversations

We look forward to leading together, one conversation at a time, to create an even better Carisbrook and district community.

Winter Warmer Walks

We’re encouraging residents to get out in the air and connect with their township and community.

Each 90 minute walk will start and finish at the local Neighbourhood Centres and Community Houses.

For more information visit www.centralgoldfields.vic.gov.au/winterwarmerwalks

You’re invited to the Maryborough Community Dinner

Maryborough and district residents are invited to a Community Dinner to discuss future strategic priorities.

We’ll also be inviting your feedback on the 10-year Community Plan for Maryborough and District – which many of you took the time to contribute to in 2019.

You would have talked about things like what you love about Maryborough, the challenges you face and what you would like to see change or happen in the town.

Due to the pandemic, the outcomes of the plans weren’t delivered, and so we are inviting you to this dinner to reconnect you to the project.

We’d also like to discuss why the plan is important, and double check that you are happy with it, and that the priorities in the plan are still relevant post COVID.

Please join Maryborough Ward Councillors and Council’s Manager Community Engagement Kylie Long on:

  • Wednesday 14 July from 6.30 to 8.30pm
  • Maryborough Community Hub, 48 Burns Street, Maryborough

A light dinner will be provided for those who register.

Registrations are essential by Friday 9 July for catering and COVIDSafe purposes. Contact Council’s Communications Officer Lachlan Steed on 0409 478 074 or visit www.engage.cgoldshire.vic.gov.au/communityplans

Have Your Say

Community feedback is currently invited on the following item:

  • Draft Volunteer Strategy and Action Plan – closes 5pm, Thursday 8 July

To read the above document and provide input www.engage.cgoldshire.vic.gov.au/draftvolunteerstrategy

Tenders

Tenders currently available through Central Goldfields Shire Council are listed below. Tender documents can be downloaded from e-Procure, accessible via Council's website www.centralgoldfields.vic.gov.au/tenders

Tender No. Description Closes
G1484-21Q Domestic Wastewater Management Plan

12noon

07/07/2021