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Have Your Say

 

Moorabool Shire Council's digital engagement platform

 

Welcome to Have Your Say, Moorabool Shire Council's new community engagement portal.

Moorabool Shire Council is committed to meaningful conversations with our community and encourages you to register to be kept up to date, and to have your say on current projects and opportunities in our Shire.

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Current Projects

AusNet Services (AusNet) is planning a 190 km overhead high voltage transmission line from Sydenham to Bulgana known as Western Renewables Link, formerly named the Western Victoria Transmission Network Project. Moorabool Shire is earmarked for 60 km of the 500kV line from the eastern boundary to the west. Council is active in the planning process for the project, advocating for good community outcomes. This includes investigating options for the line to be put underground, the Green andUnseen ca...
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As a potential Moorabool Shire community partner, we invite you to share your ideas, opportunities, experiences, challenges and plans for growing your future with us.
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Projects Under Review

Council is reviewing its Community Grants Program and updating our policy and guidelines. Have Your Say on Council's Community Grants Program. Feedback closes midnight Thursday 24th August 2023.
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Have your say and contribute to the development of Council's new Sustainable Environment Strategy. In committing to our Community Vision 2030, Council recognises a need to review and update our Su...
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Proposed 2024/25 Annual Budget Current Status : Submission Period

The Proposed 2024/25 Annual Budget is now available for all residents to review and provide written feedback to Council for consideration in accordance with the Local Government Act 2020. Written subm...
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Council Plan 2021-25 – Proposed 2024 Update Current Status : Draft Council Plan 2021-25 (2024 update) released for community consultation

The 2024 update of the Moorabool Shire Council Plan is now available to view. We update the plan each year during our annual planning process to ensure it delivers on the Community Vision. Written sub...
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Bacchus Marsh Town Centre Structure Plan Current Status : Draft Structure Plan

The Bacchus Marsh Town Centre Structure Plan project commenced in 2023. The Structure Plan will set a strategic vision and seek to strengthen the role of the town centre as the primary civic, employme...
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The 2024-2034 Recreation and Leisure Strategy will: Consider and incorporate new and emerging sports and leisure activities Understand the impact that these may have on shared use of current sports f...
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We asked for your inputs on the management of the Shire’s heritage and the new Heritage Strategy the results are in!
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Customer Experience Strategy Review Current Status : Customer and Community Engagement

Moorabool Shire Council is reviewing our Customer Experience Strategy. Council is committed to listening and adapting to our evolving and growing communities. As part of this process we want to work w...
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Council has received a petition from the community of Elaine to rename the Elaine Recreation Reserve to the Ron Read Recreation Reserve, in commemoration of the late Mr Ron Read. As part of this proce...
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For the first time, Council has combined the Municipal Early Years Plan and Youth Strategy to develop a fully integrated Young Communities strategy for the 0–25-year age group. This important pl...
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Following a previous round of community engagement, Moorabool Shire Council invites the community to contribute their insights towards shaping the Detail Design Plan for the enhancement of White Avenu...
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Help Moorabool Shire Council provide an improved retail offering for the community, by submitting your ideas and feedback on the draft strategy.
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Draft Heritage Strategy 2024-2028 Current Status : Community Consultation on the draft Heritage Strategy

Council has prepared a draft Heritage Strategy.   The draft Strategy outlines Council’s Heritage Vision Statement and an action plan for managing and celebrating Moorabool Shire’s herita...
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Dales Creek Reserve Current Status :

Council is gathering community feedback about what the residents would like to see at the reserve in Acacia Avenue, Dales Creek, to enhance this local green space. This consultation will inform Counci...
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Closed Projects

Moorabool’s Health and Wellbeing Plan 2021-2025 draft is now ready for public viewing and feedback prior to being presented to Council for their considered adoption.
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Have your say on the Aqualink Cycling and Walking Corridor. What are your ideas to connect our two rivers and community in a new way?
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Have Your Say on Council's Draft Asset Management Strategy & Asset Management Plans. Feedback closes 07/04/2022.
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The Proposed 2023/24 Annual Budget is now available for all residents to review and provide written feedback to Council for consideration in accordance with the Local Government Act 2020. Council will...
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We want you to tell us what you’d like life in Moorabool Shire to be like in 10 years' time. What you tell us will inform our Community Vision for Moorabool in 2030.
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Step into the Central Highlands It has been almost 20 years since our current visual identity was adopted. Moorabool Shire has changed a lot over that time and will change even more over the next 20 y...
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Have Your Say on Moorabool Shire's Draft Long Term Financial Plan.
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Have Your Say on the draft master plan (stages 2 and 3) for the Bacchus Marsh Racecourse Recreation Reserve.
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Have your say on planning for a new library in Ballan.
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Following community consultation earlier this year, Council has developed its Draft Nature Strip Policy and Guideline. Feedback on both of these documents is now open.
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Have Your Say on the proposal to rename the northern section of Duncan Street, Ballan to Shamrock Court to meet the needs of Australia Post and Emergency Services Victoria.
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Hine Court Reserve, located in Darley, serves as a neighbourhood park for the local community. The current facilities are showing signs of wear and need upgrades to better meet the community's nee...
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Moorabool Shire Council are getting prepared to upgrade Selby Court Reserve (Hopetoun Park) and are seeking community feedback to help with this process. Have Your Say until 5 May 2022.
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Having considered previous community feedback in response to the potential introduction of a cat curfew, Council has resolved to seek further public feedback on a proposal to implement a cat curfew be...
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How can we best connect with you about decisions which impact Moorabool Shire? How do you want to be engaged? Where do you want to be engaged? When do you want to be engaged? What do you want to be en...
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Have Your Say and help shape the future of waste and recycling in Moorabool.
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Moorabool Shire Council is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the allocation of sports centre facility bookings from community sporting groups, clubs, and associations for the newly constructed...
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Maddingley Park is one of Bacchus Marsh’s most important sporting and recreational assets, having served the community for over 100 years. As community needs change, as well as the climate, it i...
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Provide your feedback on Council's draft 'Our Community Vision for 2030'
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Draft Fair Access Policy Current Status : Community Feedback Review and Draft Plan Created

To comply with Victoria’s Gender Equality Act (2020), Councils are developing and adopting a Fair Access Policy to advance gender equitable access and use of community sports infrastructure by 1...
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Have your say on the Female Friendly Sport and Recreation Participation and Infrastructure Strategy. Moorabool Shire wants to understand how more girls and women can be motivated and encouraged to sta...
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Provide your feedback on Council's proposed Council Plan 2021 - 2025.
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Moorabool Shire Council is seeking your feedback on the development of a CCTV Policy for the use of closed-circuit camera systems across the Shire. Your feedback will help guide Council’s direct...
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The Proposed 2021/22 Annual Budget is now available for all residents to review and provide written feedback to Council for consideration in accordance with the Local Government Act 2020. Council will...
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At the September Ordinary Meeting of Council, Council resolved to publicly exhibit the draft Mason’s Lane Recreation Reserve Master Plan for a period of 4 weeks. Community feedback on the draft...
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Council have prepared the attached draft Flag Flying Policy. We welcome your feedback and comments. Feedback closes 27 September 2022.
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Moorabool Shire Council is currently writing a new Disability Access and Inclusion Plan and would appreciate your input and feedback. 'Access and Inclusion' is about making all services, build...
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Council has commenced work on a Structure Plan for Bungaree and Wallace.
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The Draft Revenue and Rating Plan is now available for all residents to review and provide feedback to Council for consideration as part of the Draft Budget 2020/21. Council will consider written subm...
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Council would like to hear your feedback on the draft concept design for Mason's Lane Reserve, which includes the following elements : Relocated and enhanced playspace Off-leash fenced dog park ...
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Moorabool Shire Council is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from clubs, associations, schools and community groups for use of the sports grounds and courts (netball/tennis) at the new Active Spor...
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Rogers Reserve Renewal Current Status :

Moorabool Shire Council is seeking community input to inform the Concept Design Plan for the upgrading of Rogers Reserve in Darley. This consultation aims to gather residents' preferences and need...
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Help us shape future town entries by providing your thoughts about the unique character of Moorabool Shire’s towns. Feedback closes 10/06/2021.
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Construction for the Ballan Library and Community Hub is expected to begin mid 2023 with completion due in mid-to-late 2024.
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Moorabool Shire is seeking your feedback on the draft Moorabool Shire Landscape Design Manual (LDM). The LDM documents minimum acceptable standards for the design and construction of landscape element...
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To improve access, ease congestion and provide for safer movement of people along the Griffith Street corridor, we are planning to widen the road to 4 lanes (two lanes each way with a central concrete...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on society and local communities. Sport and Recreation plays a significant role in the Moorabool community, encouraging positive health outcomes and ...
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Have your say on the future of our parks, playgrounds and open spaces! Moorabool Shire Council has engaged @leisure Planners to prepare an Open Space Strategy. This strategy will provide clear directi...
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Have Your Say on the proposal to realign the locality boundaries between Bacchus Marsh and Pentland Hills to meet the needs of Australia Post and Emergency Services Victoria.
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Council is seeking community feedback on the draft Moorabool Shire Gateways Strategy. Feedback is sought on the strategic direction of the strategy, the key elements that form a gateway, the signage ...
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Council is commencing consultation to create the new Economic Development Strategy and a new Visitor Economy Strategy.
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Council's is seeking feedback on the draft Economic Development and Visitor Economy Strategies.
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Have your Say on the Age Well Live Well Strategy (2022-2025). We want your ideas on how to make Moorabool a great place to positively age in.
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The 2022 update of the Moorabool Shire Council Plan is now available to view. We update the plan each year during our annual planning process to ensure it delivers on the Community Vision. Written su...
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The Proposed 2020/21 Annual Budget is now available for all residents to review and provide written feedback to Council for consideration in accordance with Section 223 of the Local Government Act 198...
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Feedback on Council's draft Darley Park Master Plan is open. Have your say now.
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Have your say on the upcoming Masons Lane Reserve Master Plan! Moorabool Shire is inviting the community to provide input to help set the future direction for Masons Lane Reserve (Mason’s Lane, ...
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McLean reserve, situated on Inglis Street in Ballan, plays a significant role as a central civic space for the local community. However, the existing amenities are showing signs of wear and require up...
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Lal Lal Township has been identified for inclusion in Moorabool Shire Council’s Capital Works Small Township Enhancement Program (STEP). This program provides an opportunity to enhance township ...
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On Wednesday 20 May 2020, in accordance with section 125 of theLocal Government Act 1989 (the Act), the Council resolved to place the draft Council Plan 2017-2021 (2020 Review) on public exhibition in...
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Have Your Say on Council's Pop Up Parklet Trial in Bacchus Marsh and Ballan.
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Moorabool Shire Council is actively seeking community input on the Concept Sketch Plan for McLean Reserve. McLean reserve, situated on Inglis Street in Ballan, plays a significant role as a central ...
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Have your say about the master plan that is currently being developed for Gordon Recreation Reserve. The Gordon Recreation Reserve Committee of Management, in partnership with the Moorabool Shire Coun...
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Moorabool Shire Council is undertaking a Local Area Traffic Management (LATM) study within a precinct of Darley, to improve traffic management and road safety within the area. Having captured your th...
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Place Naming Policy Current Status :

Council invites members of the community to review and provide comment on the proposed Place Naming Policy which has been updated in accordance with Victoria’s Place Naming Rules 2022. Feedback ...
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Council invites members of the community to review and provide comment on the proposed Governance Rules as part of the annual update for 2023. Feedback will be open from 7 September to 5 October 2023.
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Have Your Say on Blackwood's draft Township Improvement Plan.
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PUBLIC NOTICE MOORABOOL SHIRE COUNCIL NOTICE OF INTENTION TO DISCONTINUE ROAD
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Myrniong Township has been identified for inclusion in Moorabool Shire Council’s Capital Works Small Township Enhancement Program (STEP). This program provides an opportunity to identify specifi...
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Have your say on the master plan being developed for the Rotary Park precinct, including the provision for a Youth Space.
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PUBLIC NOTICE MOORABOOL SHIRE COUNCIL NOTICE OF INTENTION TO DISCONTINUE ROAD
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Have Your Say on the draft plan for the Jonathan Drive Playspace Upgrade. Provide your feedback here
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Council is undertaking a Local Area Traffic Management (LATM) study within a precinct of Darley in order to improve traffic management and road safety within the area. Recently, residents were asked ...
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Have Your Say on the draft plan for the Harry Vallence Drive Playspace Upgrade. Provide your feedback here
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Have Your Say on the draft Female Friendly Sport and Recreation Participation and Infrastructure Strategy.
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Have Your Say on the inclusion of outdoor fitness equipment at the new Darley Park Playground.
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The Domestic Animal Management Plan guides Council in how it will manage Cats and Dogs over the next 4 years. This is your opportunity to provide input into how we manage cats and dogs within Moorabo...
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Have Your Say on the Draft Moorabool Shire Arts and Culture Strategy. Help shape Moorabool’s creative future. Council is currently developing Moorabool’s first ever Arts and Culture Strat...
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What is the project about? Council has identified that the Moorabool Planning Scheme is in need of a comprehensive review. The last substantial review was undertaken in 2006, while a further adminis...
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Have Your Say on the draft skate park design for the Gordon Public Park. Complete the Survey here!
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Have your say on the Draft Enforcement Policy. This policy will guide Council's future enforcement actions.
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What should Christmas look like in Moorabool? Have your say on future Christmas decorations in the shire.
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Have Your Say on the draft skate park design for Ballan's Mill Park. Complete the Survey here!
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The Moorabool Health and Wellbeing Plan 2021-2025 is being developed and we want to hear from you. Have your say Moorabool!
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Moorabool Shire Council is seeking community input to inform the Concept Design Plan for the upgrading of White Avenue Reserve in Bacchus Marsh. This consultation aims to gather residents' preferences and needs to help shape the park's future design, ensuring an improved and revitalised space for park users.
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Moorabool Shire Council is seeking your feedback on the draft Domestic wastewater Management Plan (DWMP). This is Council’s third DWMP. The development of this DWMP has involved considerable con...
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Following previous community consultation, the Draft Maddingley Park Master Plan is now available for review. Please let us know what you like or don’t like about the draft master plan for the p...
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The Moorabool Car Parking Study looked at all aspects of car parking across the shire. Consultation was undertaken in April and May 2021. The consultation report summarising the community feedback is ...
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Council has drafted an updated Terms of Reference for MESAC and welcomes community feedback on the draft.
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Consultation has now been completed on the Strategy and Policy
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Council is seeking community input into the Telford Park All-Abilities Sculpture Trail. Feedback closes 17 February 2022.
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Moorabool Shire Council is currently developing a Rural Land Use Strategy to provide strategic vision and direction for the extensive rural areas throughout Moorabool Shire. Moorabool Shire is charact...
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Moorabool Shire Council is undertaking a Local Area Traffic Management (LATM) study within a precinct of Darley, to improve traffic management and road safety within the area. Tell us about your exp...
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Moorabool Shire Council have commenced the preparation of the Bacchus Marsh Irrigation District (BMID) Planning Study. The objectives of the BMID Planning Study are to; review the current and ongoi...
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Carberry Drive Reserve has been identified for inclusion in Moorabool Shire Council’s Capital Works Open Space Enhancement program as a local level park. Local level parks are reserves that cate...
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Have Your Say on the streetscaping inclusions for Stage 4 of Council's Bacchus Marsh Main Street upgrades. The purpose of this consultation is to seek feedback on the concept plans for the future ...
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Moorabool Shire Council is seeking input from the community relating to the upgrade of the Clarke/Grantleigh Drive Reserve. Please provide your feedback for our consideration by 5 May 2022.
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Moorabool Shire is undertaking a review of its rating structure to ensure that it provides a fair and equitable distribution of general rates and any municipal charges across all ratepayers in the Shi...
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Federation Park Reserve Renewal Current Status : Second round of community engagement

Have Your Say on Federation Park in Darley. Moorabool Shire Council are currently seeking community feedback on the draft Federation Park Concept plan. This feedback will be then be analysed by the Fe...
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To improve safety and security, Council is installing pathway lighting between Grey Street and Holts Lane as part of the Jonathan Drive Public Lighting Project. We are seeking your feedback on the pro...
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Moorabool’s DRAFT Age Well Live Well Strategy 2022-2025 is now ready for public viewing and feedback.
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Share your feedback on the lighting upgrades along Holts Lane, Jonathan Drive and Grey Street by taking the survey.
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Moorabool Shire Council is developing Township Improvement Plans for small towns across the shire. Council is holding community consultation to explore opportunities for township improvements within t...
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Moorabool Shire Council is developing Township Improvement Plans for small towns across the shire. Council is holding community consultation to explore opportunities for township improvements within ...
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Following community consultation in early 2020, civil and landscaping upgrade works will be undertaken at Dunnstown Township as part of Moorabool Shire Council’s (MSC) 2021-2022 Capital Works Pr...
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Have Your Say on Moorabool Shire's Draft Road Management Plan 2021-25.
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The Maddingley Planning Study (Dec 2021) provides the strategic foundation for changes to the Moorabool Planning Scheme that will guide future land use and development within the study area and within...
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Council has prepared Amendment C91 to the Moorabool Planning Scheme, at the request of Melbourne Water as the relevant floodplain management authority. Amendment C91 seeks to apply the Land Subject to...
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Moorabool Shire Council plays an important role in providing a safe travel environment for residents and visitors. A key part of this role includes the implementation of activities directed at reducin...
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In March 2020, the new Local Government Act 2020 (the Act) received Royal Assent, with the implementation to be achieved in four stages of proclamation. The first Stage saw the enactment of overarchin...
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Moorabool Shire Council is undertaking reconstruction of the existing Lerderderg Track via funding from Regional Development Victoria. The project will see the construction of over 1000 steps and look...
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The 2023 update of the Moorabool Shire Council Plan is now available to view. We update the plan each year during our annual planning process to ensure it delivers on the Community Vision. Written su...
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Council is proposing to upgrade Beresford Crescent Reserve and we would like to know your ideas. Quality open space is a priority for our community and this park upgrade will create a better space for...
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Maddingley Planning Study Project Overview Council has commenced the preparation of the Maddingley Planning Study. The aim of the Maddingley Planning Study is to investigate options for non‑sensitiv...
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Moorabool Shire Council plays an important role in providing a safe travel environment for residents and visitors. A key part of this role includes the implementation of activities directed at reducin...
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Update to the Moorabool Community Infrastructure Planning Process At its meeting on the 7th August 2019 Council endorsed an update to the Community Infrastructure Planning Process. This document provi...
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Council is seeking feedback on your Section 86 Council Delegated Committee of Management's reporting experiences regarding Council's operational funding contributions.
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As a key action identified in the Integrated Transport Strategy and following the adoption of the Stage 1 and 2 Plans, Moorabool Shire Council is now commencing a Local Area Traffic Management (LATM) ...
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Moorabool Shire Council is seeking your feedback on your hire experiences of council managed buildings. To complete the survey, please click on the link below. The survey should take no more than 5 mi...
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The Bacchus Marsh and Ballan Open Space Framework has been developed to guide future planning for open space needs of these communities now and in the future. The Framework focuses on these two locati...
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Have Your Say - Moorabool Shire Cat Management (Potential Cat Curfew) - closes 31 May 2019 The Moorabool Council Domestic Animal Management Plan (DAMP) specifically identifies the potential issues cau...
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