Local Government

Council Approves Plan for St Andrew’s Church Site

Council has granted a planning permit for the development of the St Andrew’s Presbyterian church site at 19A Camp Street as group accommodation. The proposal includes renovation of the existing church (two units) and construction of two new buildings to its rear (10 units).

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Mayor’s Message – Cr Brian Hood

The recognition of Daylesford as the fourth most welcoming community in the world will make the township and other parts of the Shire a destination of choice and is welcome news. Even so, the long term financial sustainability of the Shire will be a challenge for Council to address in the year ahead.

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Community Grants Support Local Projects

More than $17,000 was awarded in Hepburn Shire Council’s latest round of Community Grants to support sustainability initiatives, protect heritage, encourage sport and recreation, boost children’s programs, support local agriculture and enhance events.

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Kerbside Food and Garden Organics Collection to Start in April

Kerbside bin collection is set to change in townships in Hepburn Shire with the introduction of a weekly food and garden organics service (FOGO) from Monday 8 April 2024. General rubbish collection will move to a fortnightly schedule. There will be no change to the fortnightly co-mingled recycling schedule.

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Council to Improve Visitor Services

Hepburn Shire Council will be working in partnership with Daylesford Macedon Tourism and Macedon Ranges Shire Council to investigate and make improvements to visitor services after receiving a grant from the Victorian Government Visitor Servicing Fund.

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