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Public notice - 22 January 2019

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Australia Day community event

Join Australia Day activities at Victory Park in Castlemaine from 10.30am to 1.30pm on Saturday 26 January. Meet Australia Day Award recipients and welcome our newest Australian citizens.

Enjoy a free barbecue lunch and family friendly entertainment including live music, a bouncy castle and face painting for kids. The community event is supported by the Upper Loddon Indigenous group Nalderun.

Sale of unclaimed livestock

Impounded - Council Officers impounded seven mixed breed sheep, found in Faraday. If the sheep are not claimed and expenses paid by Tuesday 29 January 2019, Council intends to sell the impounded sheep by public auction at the Bendigo Livestock Exchange at 10am on Monday 4 February 2019. For more information call the Local Laws team on 5471 1700.

Plan Harcourt submissions close soon

There’s still time to have your say on the town planning project for Harcourt. Let us know your feedback by responding to the discussion paper, completing a survey or sharing your big idea on the interactive map. Submissions close on Wednesday 30
January. For more information visit www.mountalexander.vic.gov.au/PlanHarcourt.

Apply for a community grant

Applications for Council’s Community Grants Program will open soon. Council has revised the program in response to community feedback. Changes include two rounds of funding each year, a simplified application process, and the option of small grants
(up to $3000) and partnership grants (up to $10,000 over three years).

Applications for 2019 projects open on Tuesday 29 January and close on Friday 18 February. For more information about the grants, guidelines and upcoming information sessions visit www.mountalexander.vic.gov.au/CommunityGrants. For more information contact the Community Partnerships Team on 5471 1700 or email grants@mountalexander.vic.gov.au.

Botanical gardens walking tour

Join a free walking tour of the Castlemaine Botanical Gardens on Wednesday 30 January. Boost your health while you learn about the history and flora in the 19th century gardens.

The hour-long walk starts at 10.00am. Meet at the Botanical Gardens Former Tea Rooms, off Downes Street. The walk is organised by Castlemaine District Community Health (CDCH) in partnership with Council. It will be cancelled in the event of heavy rain
or a Code Red day. For more information contact Liza Shaw at CDCH on 5479 1000.

Employment opportunities

Project Engineer
Full time, fixed term (2 years), 2 positions

Applications close 4.00pm, Friday 25 January 2019

Executive Manager Business Performance
Full time, fixed term contract (5 years)

Senior Statutory Planner
Full time, ongoing

Statutory Planner
Part time, ongoing

Access and Inclusion Officer
Part time, fixed term until June 2019

Applications close 4.00pm, Friday 1 February 2019.

People of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged to apply. Council
is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information or to apply visit the current vacancies section of our website or phone 5471 1700.

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

Public notice - 22 January 2019

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