Friday 9 July 2021

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NAIDOC Week

To mark NAIDOC Week, celebrations will be held on Wednesday 14 July at Ripples on the Res, Maryborough-Ballarat Road, from 10am to 2pm.

This year’s theme is Heal Country.

Activities will include a walk around the Goldfields Reservoir (starting in the main carpark) followed by Cleansing, Welcome and Smoking Ceremony.

Other activities also include crafts, barbecue, stalls, displays and giveaways.

Community Vaccination Hub now open

We have partnered with Maryborough District Health Service to open a Community Vaccination Hub at the Community Hub at 48 Burns Street, Maryborough.

Residents can book in to get their COVID-19 vaccination by calling 5461 0300 between 8.30am and 12noon, Monday to Friday.

For more information, visit www.mdhs.vic.gov.au/covid-clinic/

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 collaborative approach to climate action in the Central Goldfields.

The partnership is 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

Notice of an application for planning permit

The land affected by the application is located at: 16 McKinnon Road, Dunolly

The application is for a permit to: Use and development of a fitness training centre

The applicant for the permit is: Peter Jackson

The application reference number is: 007/21

You may look at the application and any documents that support the application via council’s website or a request can be made to

the planning department to view documents: www.centralgoldfields.vic.gov.au/advertisedapplications

Any person who may be affected by the granting of the permit may object or make other submissions to the Responsible Authority.

An objection must: be sent to the Responsible Authority in writing; include the reasons for the objection; and state how the objector would be affected.

The Responsible Authority must make a copy of every objection available at its office for any person to inspect during office hours free of charge until the end of the period during which an application may be made for review of a decision on the application.

If you object, the Responsible Authority will advise of its decision.

The Responsible Authority will not decide on the application before: 22/07/2021

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, providing feedback on the outcomes was stalled, 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

Positions vacant

To see our current vacancies, visit www.centralgoldfields.vic.gov.au/currentvacancies