Major Projects

Wills Square Fountain Refurbishment

The Wills Square Fountain, an historic Daylesford landmark located on the corner of Raglan and Camp Streets, will receive some much needed attention during May and June of this year to restore it to its former glory. The project will involve the repainting of the fountain and surrounding fence along with the rejuvenation of the […]

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New Pathway to Connect Calembeen Park and Hammon Park Creswick

The construction of new path is underway in Creswick which will connect Calembeen Park to Hammon Park. The path will provide connectivity between the Creswick Trails trailhead at Hammon Park and the centre of Creswick and through to the Calembeen Park caravan park and will be a great benefit to the Creswick community and visitors […]

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Clunes Dog Park Upgrade

Upgrades to the existing basic dog off leash area at Scenic Drive Clunes commenced in May and are proposed to be completed by June 2020. The upgrades will provide an improved, safer enclosed off lead area for Clunes dog owners to exercise their dogs.  The project has been funded by Hepburn Shire Council.  The upgrades include […]

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Trentham Early Learning

Trentham Early Learning – FAQ’s   How long will construction take? Approximately 6 months (starting late May 2020)   Why do trees need to be removed? The new part of the building requires a Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) rating, and the recommendations from the expert report was to remove a small number of trees near […]

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Daylesford to Hanging Rock Rail Trail

Building on the region’s wellness brand the trail passes through beautiful landscapes and offers a variety of visitor experiences only an hour from Melbourne International Airport. Visitors will be able to enjoy a variety of local produce outlets, mineral springs, cafes and wineries at Woodend, Daylesford and a number of interesting villages and points of […]

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Hub for Premium Produce

The Hub for Premium Produce is a new $720,000 (over 3 years) localised program focused on connecting and actively working with the premium produce enterprises (PPE) in the Hepburn Shire and surrounding region to navigate processes, unlock opportunities, and build the ongoing capacity and skills of the sector to collectively grow and thrive. This program […]

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Trentham Hub Project Update – September 2018

At its August 2018 meeting Council confirmed that it will design and deliver the Trentham Community Hub at 66 High Street Trentham in line with the majority result of the postal survey. In addition Council resolved to: Proceed to develop Concept Designs with a quantity surveyed cost estimate through a public request for tender for […]

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Crossing Borders Tracks and Trails – Daylesford to Macedon Ranges Rail Trail

Building on the region’s wellness brand the trail passes through beautiful landscapes and offers a variety of visitor experiences only an hour from Melbourne International Airport. Visitors will be able to enjoy a variety of local produce outlets, mineral springs, cafes and wineries at Woodend, Daylesford and a number of interesting villages and points of […]

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Hepburn Hub At The Rex

Construction is underway on the Hepburn Hub at The Rex in Daylesford.  This exciting project will deliver new community spaces, including a library, community theatre/cinema and social enterprise café, making it a true community hub.  The provision of public toilets is also a priority as part of this project. The new library will be a […]

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Creswick Trails – Hammon Park Masterplan Complete

From community feedback received on the first draft Hammon Park Masterplan, Common Ground and Council have revised the concept to greatly improve how the space will work for both visitors and local residents. Despite some challenging design restraints related to drainage and services, we are now able to confirm the location of the pump track […]

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Cricket Pitch Cover Renewal (Stage 2) 2016/2017

Project Title:  Cricket Pitch Cover Renewal (Stage 2) 201617 Project Location:  Trentham , Newlyn, Daylesford, Creswick and Hepburn recreation reserves Project Status: Completed Project Cost:  $35,000 Works outlined: Trentham Sports Recreation Reserve, Newlyn Recreation Reserve, Daylesford Recreation Reserve, Creswick Recreation Reserve, and Hepburn Recreation Reserve, new synthetic cricket pitch covers. Project Partners: Hepburn Shire Council […]

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Daylesford Community Playground BBQ

Project Title:  Daylesford Community Park Shelter, Seating and BBQ Facility Project Location:  Daylesford Community Park, Stanbridge Street, Daylesford Project Status:  In progress Project Cost:    $50,000 Works outlined: Construction of a BBQ shelter approx. 7mx 6m; with an electric bbq, 2 x picnic tables, will include a balustrade at the south and east walls due to […]

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