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Public notice - 6 March 2018

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Last chance to swim

Pool patrons have until 6.00pm on Monday 12 March to enjoy outdoor pools at Castlemaine, Harcourt, Newstead and Maldon before they close for the season. If you'd like to share your feedback about the pool pick up a survey from pool kiosks or complete online at the Have Your Say section of Council’s website.

Butts Reserve update

Council has handed over the management of facilities at Butts Reserve in Maldon to Parks Victoria as the responsible land manager. As a reminder Parks Victoria has a ‘carry in, carry out policy’ regarding rubbish. This means bins will be removed and visitors to the reserve must take their rubbish home or to a nearby transfer station for disposal or recycling. This policy helps protect the environment by reducing the amount of rubbish left in parks and reserves.

How do you want to hear from us?

Have a say on how you would like to hear from Council. Your feedback and ideas will help to shape a plan to improve communication and community engagement. Complete our survey by midnight Sunday 11 March to go into the draw to win one of five $100 vouchers from a local butcher or grocer. Find the survey online at the Have Your Say section of Council’s website or pick up a printed copy from community hubs around the shire including the Civic Centre, Castlemaine Library and Visitor Information Centres.

Show your work at the Phee

If you’re an artist, maker, curator or creative don’t forget to submit your expression of interest to exhibit your work at the Phee Broadway Theatre foyer by 5.00pm Thursday 15 March. Find details at www.mountalexander.vic.gov.au/Supporting_our_arts or contact Vicki Anderson, Cultural Development Officer, on 5471 1877.

Fun free events

The Regional Centre for Culture (RCC) 2018 has some great free events coming up across the shire and everyone is invited to head along. Punctum’s Public Cooling House offers the chance to cool off and enjoy performances from Friday 10 to Sunday 12 March at the Botanical Gardens, Castlemaine. Bookings required. Check out Arts Open – Artists’ studios from Friday 10 to Sunday 12, Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 March. See the full program of events at www.rcc2018.com.

Peer support group launch

The ELM Network (Every Life Matters) Peer Support Group along invites everyone along to the launch of the support group from 1.00pm to 4.00pm on Saturday 17 March at Victory Park, Castlemaine. The group provides support for those bereaved by suicide. Head along and join the free community gathering with a barbecue and family friendly activities. For more information visit www.facebook.com/theELMnetwork.

Animal shelter day of fun

Members, volunteers and supporters are welcome to come and enjoy a community open day at the Mt Alexander Animal Welfare Shelter. Enjoy lunch and family friendly entertainment. Bring your pooch along for dog competitions. Head along from 12noon to 3.00pm on Saturday 10 March at 24 Langslow Street, Castlemaine.

Employment opportunities

Business Support Officer – Rostering, full time
Applications close at 4.00pm, Friday 9 March.

Events Officer, part time
Applications close at 4.00pm on Friday 16 March.

Planning Compliance Officer, part time
Applications close at 4.00pm on Friday 23 March.

People of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged to apply. Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more details or to apply visit the Current Vacancies section of our website.

Council meetings

• 6.30pm, Tuesday 20 March
• 6.30pm, Tuesday 17 April.

Meetings are held at the Civic Centre. Everyone is invited to attend.

The Council Column is published in The Midland Express each Tuesday.

Public notice - 6 March 2018.


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