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Nov
18
2015
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2016 Bulky Waste Collections

Council will be holding Bulky Waste Collections throughout the Municipality in May and December 2017. Please click on the link below for details on the next collection. May Bulky Waste Collection Dates

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Nov
5
2015
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Central Highlands Interim Planning Scheme 2015

Central Highlands Interim Planning Scheme 2015 Public Exhibition The Central Highlands Interim Planning Scheme 2015 was declared by the Minister for Planning on 28 October 2015 under section 30F of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 and came into operation on 28 October 2015. It relates to all of the Central Highlands local […]

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Sep
18
2015
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Dog Management Plan

REVIEW OF DOG MANAGEMENT POLICY A review of the Dog Management Policy is currently being undertaken by Council. Under the Dog Control Act 2000 it states that in reviewing the Dog Management Policy Council is to:- (a) invite public submissions relating to a proposed dog management policy; and (b) consult with any appropriate body or […]

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Aug
26
2015
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Garage Sale Trail

AUSTRALIA’S BIG DAY OF GOOD STUFF GARAGE SALE TRAIL SATURDAY 22 OCTOBER 2016 Registration is now open to households, schools, community groups and anyone who is up for a day of fun. The Central Highlands Council is again involved in bringing this national initiative to the residents of the Central Highlands. Garage Sale Trail helps […]

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Aug
11
2015
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Council Road Closures

Due to the recent snowfall the following Council roads are closed – 4WD vehicles only (use extreme caution) Fourteen Mile Road, Tarraleah Updated Wednesday 12th August 2015 at 4.00pm

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Jul
24
2015
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Better mobile coverage for Central Highlands

Central Highlands is receiving a $21.41 million in mobile black spot funding in a joint state and federal government initiative. The program will improve mobile coverage along important transport routes, in small communities and in locations which may experience natural disaster such as bushfires. Mayor Flint said the extra coverage would be a major boost […]

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Jul
24
2015
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Another Successful Year at Agfest

Council’s Information marquee at Agfest was a great success. This was the third year we have had a site at this event. We had many ratepayers who called in to just say hello, and others who had minor queries connected to their residences, particularly those who have holiday homes in our area. We have around […]

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Jul
24
2015
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New Visitor Amenities at Derwent Bridge

A new Visitor Amenities area is currently being constructed at Derwent Bridge encompassing toilet facilities, information bay, parking, picnic tables and a barbeque. The information bay will provide tourism information encouraging visitors to spend more time in Lake St Clair and the greater Western Region. The project is being funded by a State Government Grant […]

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Feb
18
2015
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Ratho Farm opens its doors

Ratho Farm home to Australia’s oldest golf course will be soft opening some if its accommodation & homestead hospitality over the coming weeks. Ratho Farm is looking forward to working with the local community & service providers to deliver a world class hospitality & heritage experience in the scenic setting of the Central Highlands. The […]

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Feb
18
2015
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Highland Lakes Road sealing to continue

The Liberal Government has committed a further $4 million to continue sealing of the Highland Lakes Road over the next four years. The project funding, which Mr Rene Hidding MP was pleased to confirm in a meeting with Central Highlands Mayor Deirdre Flint OAM last week, will ensure the progressive upgrade of the road between […]

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