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Archives for May 2020

41 new jobs for ‘Dindi

The Victorian Government has agreed to fund 41 positions within the Murrindindi municipality for a period of six months, in a total investment of $1.51 million. Shire CEO Craig Lloyd said this is a welcome boost for local people and the local economy. “We were thrilled by the prospect of partnering with the Victorian Government

Mt Evelyn man missing

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing Mount Evelyn man James Parker. The 34-year-old was last seen in Mount Evelyn about 10.30am on Friday (May 8). Investigators believed James may be travelling in his Subaru Impreza with registration TML-278. Police and family hold concerns for James’s welfare as his disappearance is out

Dindi budget open for comment

Murrindindi Council endorsed the draft 2020/21 Budget for public exhibition at its Special Meeting on Wednesday last week (May 6). The meeting was held online and live-streamed via Council’s Facebook page, following the passage of new legislation allowing online council meetings to occur during COVID-19 restrictions. Murrindindi Shire Council Mayor Cr Leigh Dunscombe said the

Free immunisations

Murrindindi Shire Council’s Maternal and Child Health Service is providing free immunisations for children,five years and under, and has implemented a number of changes to the service during COVID-19 restrictions to help keep children and families safe and healthy. Council’s Early Learning Portfolio Councillor Sandice McAulay said that although it’s a busy and challenging time

Memories of McLeans Rd Kindergarten

Families and educators past and present of McLeans Road Kindergarten are invited to share their memories before the start of construction of a new bigger facility later this year. Whittlesea Council will soon start building a two-room (66 place) kindergarten on the Bundoora site, replacing the single room, 40-year-old facility. Built in 1977, the launching

‘Dindi Live’ launched

Murrindindi Shire Council is launching a series of online events which feature local artists and performers as well as guest performances from talent outside the region. Council’s Tourism and Events Portfolio Councillor Jackie Ashe said Council’s new initiative, Dindi Live, will see Council work together with community groups and performers to create engaging online content,

Council by video

Murrindindi Shire Council conducted a meeting by video last Wednesday (May 6). In attendance were Crs Leigh Dunscombe (Chair), Margaret Rae, Jackie Ashe, Charlie Bisset, Eric Lording and Sandice McAulay. Cr Bec Bowles apologised for not being able to attend. Joining the Councillors were Shire officers: Craig Lloyd, Chief Executive Officer; Michael Ches-worth, Director Corporate

Dindi Sessions on Saturday

Home-grown local talent can be heard in ‘The Dindi Sessions’ this Saturday (May 16) when local band Satis Intent perform their premiere track Cherry River. This can be viewed on the Murrindindi Shire Youth Facebook page. There are releases of original music from talented young artists across the Murrindindi Shire. ‘The Dindi Sessions’ is an

Eildon survey to close on Friday

Murrindindi Shire is asking for responses to its online survey for the Eildon Reserve Precinct including Walter Moore and Thomas C. Marr Reserves, and the Council needs input. To view the concept plans and provide feedback, go to https://bit.ly/2KfonY4 or phone on 5772 0333. The survey is open until Friday (May 15).

Surprise $123,970 grant for Yea Showgrounds

The Yea Showgrounds are to get a $123,970 upgrade under a special Regional Agricultural Show Development Grant from the Federal Government announced this morning (Fri.). The funds will be used to upgrade Yea Showgroundsa power facilities including power to three cattle sheds, and major repairs to the heritage grandstand comprising underpinning of two side walls

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