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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Council News

13 videos to promote Murrindindi region

New videos are promoting Murrindindi Shire. Tourism, Events and Communications Portfolio Councillor, Jackie Ash,e said the video series promotes Murrindindi Shire’s nature-based tourism attractions and many of the wonderful things to see, do and experience around our Shire. “Filmed in early-2019, the suite of 13 videos are part of Council’s ‘Discover Dindi’ work in promoting

3000 attend Boating, Fishing Show at Eildon

There were more than 50 exhibitors and 3000 attendees dat the Lake Eildon Boating and Fishing Show – the Boating Industry Association of Victoria’s first regional event – held on October 11-13. Murrindindi Shire Council’s Eildon Ward Councillor, Jackie Ashe, said Council was thrilled to support the Lake Eildon Boating and Fishing Show and would

Meeting tonight (Wed.) on 46-room hotel at ‘Dindi

A 264-page document forms the planning permit application for a 46-room residential hotel and restaurant on farming land at Murrindindi. Alta Architecture Pty Ltd has made the application to Murrindindi Shire Council, with the advertising period closing in two weeks’ time on Wednesday, October 30. Alta Architecture gives its address at 587 Whitehorse Rd, Surrey

Worms on Wheels

When organic waste – like food scraps – decomposes in landfill, it emits methane, which is one of the most harmful greenhouse gases and a significant contributor to our changing climate. Murrindindi Shire Council Environment Portfolio Councillor, Bec Bowles said managing organic waste at home is a great way to do your bit for our

Pram strolls across Dindi

Murrindindi Children’s Network is inviting local parents and kids to join in the ‘pram strolls’ scheduled to happen around the Shire during Children’s Week, from Saturday October 19 to Sunday October 27. Mayor Cr Sandice McAulay said the theme for Children’s Week this year is ‘children have the right to be healthy, safe and happy’.

Council proud of carers

Murrindindi Shire Council was proud when two of its Family Day Care Educators won Family Day Care Australia Regional Educator of the Year awards. Nominated by the families of the children they look after, Educators Jane Thomas and Tamara Ruffin were recognised for the exceptional care and commitment to quality education they provide. Mayor Sandice

Weed control program starts

Conditions are ripe for weeds to grow and spread, says Murrindindi Shire Council. The Council will be kicking off its weed control program in the coming weeks, with contractors set to spray many roadsides for Chilean Needle Grass, Blackberry, Broom, St John’s Wort, Gorse, Paterson’s Curse and Sweet Briar. Environment Portfolio Councillor, Bec Bowles, said

Music at Seniors’ Festival

Murrindindi Shire Council’s Seniors’ Festival celebration, held on Wednesday (Oct. 8), saw community members enjoy Devonshire tea and music by ‘Bev and Leigh’ in the Alexandra Shire Hall. Deputy Mayor Cr Leigh Dunscombe opened the event and welcomed guests. “It was a great privilege to be able to welcome this group to the event and

Council bans Jack Russell … again

Murrindindi Shire Council has banned Jack Russell, of Yea, from its meetings for three months. The ban, notified in a letter delivered by hand to Mr Russell last Friday (Oct. 4), follows his exclusion during the September 25 Council meeting at Yea. Mr Russell had been previously banned from Council meetings after an incident at

7 parking tickets issued at Yea

Murrindindi Council’s ‘Fair Parking’ campaign has seen seven infringment notices issued in Yea. Council officers have been patrolling towns around the Shire to educate people about their parking safety and access responsibilities, and where necessary, issue warning and infringement notices. The ‘Fair Parking’ campaign is beginning to show results with a reduction in the number

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