Heat kills more people in Australia than any natural disaster

Heat kills more people in Australia than any natural disaster

Extreme heat is a killer. Extreme heat causes more deaths than any other natural disaster in Australia. As Victoria braces for soaring temperatures in the coming day / week/s ahead, it was important to take a moment to think about how you and your family, friends, and...
Cr Lesley Hewitt and Cr Brian Hood, Elected Mayor and Deputy Mayor

Cr Lesley Hewitt and Cr Brian Hood, Elected Mayor and Deputy Mayor

At the statutory meeting held last night, Council elected Cr Lesley Hewitt (Birch Ward) and Cr Brian Hood (Coliban Ward) as Mayor and Deputy Mayor. Mayor, Cr Lesley Hewitt said, “I’m honoured by the trust and responsibility shown by my fellow Councillors and look...
International Day of People with Disability

International Day of People with Disability

Often when we think of someone living with a disability, we think of those with ‘visible’ physical disabilities like those requiring wheelchairs or a guide dog. But there are also lots of other disabilities, invisible disabilities, that aren’t so easy to identify....
Go Local First video campaign launches

Go Local First video campaign launches

Hepburn Shire Council is putting local businesses front and centre producing a series of online videos, to promote the Go Local First initiative. Hepburn Shire Council CEO Evan King said the new videos feature businesses and townships across Hepburn Shire, showcasing...
COVID-safe plans for Shire footpaths

COVID-safe plans for Shire footpaths

Council has been talking to local businesses and agencies such as Victoria Police, DHHS, Daylesford Macedon Tourism and Central Highlands Rural Health about plans for when the ‘ring of steel’ comes down. This will occur at midnight, 8 November, and Hepburn Shire will...
COVID-safe plans for Shire footpaths

Travel Exemption Form – No longer required

Are you in Melbourne and have a property in our Shire you wish to visit to undertake works for the summer season? Due to the proposed easing of travel restrictions from midnight 8 November (which means you can travel up to our Shire whenever you want from next Monday...
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