Have Your Say Moorabool

Welcome to Have Your Say Moorabool!

Working together to determine and shape our community's goals and priorities is one of the most important contributions you can make to your community!

'Have Your Say Moorabool!'is like a big public meeting which everyone can attend and have their say.  It gives you the chance to access information, follow and join in the conversation and add your ideas and feedback when and where it suits you – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

You can have your say at home, on the train, in a cafe or at your local library. If you have online access and an email address, then you can have your say!

  • Simply click on the "register" button on the right hand side of the screen, give yourself a screenname and password, and add your email address, gender and age range.
  • Once you have registered, you can sign in and join any of the online engagements to discuss and share your ideas and provide feedback.

Go ahead....... Have Your Say Moorabool!

Welcome to Have Your Say Moorabool!

Working together to determine and shape our community's goals and priorities is one of the most important contributions you can make to your community!

'Have Your Say Moorabool!'is like a big public meeting which everyone can attend and have their say.  It gives you the chance to access information, follow and join in the conversation and add your ideas and feedback when and where it suits you – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

You can have your say at home, on the train, in a cafe or at your local library. If you have online access and an email address, then you can have your say!

  • Simply click on the "register" button on the right hand side of the screen, give yourself a screenname and password, and add your email address, gender and age range.
  • Once you have registered, you can sign in and join any of the online engagements to discuss and share your ideas and provide feedback.

Go ahead....... Have Your Say Moorabool!

News

  • Moorabool 2041 Draft Small Towns and Settlements Strategy

    about 1 month ago

    Have your say about the Draft Small Towns and Settlements Strategy now.

    Moorabool Shire Council has prepared a Draft Small Towns and Settlements Strategy (STS) as part of the Moorabool 2041 project. It was developed through detailed assessments of each settlement and extensive community consultation.

    The Draft Strategy provides an over-arching vision to guide the future, and to maintain and enhance the sustainability, of the Shire’s small towns and settlements until 2041. It complements the strategic work already, or being, undertaken for the towns of Bacchus Marsh, Ballan and Gordon.

    The Draft Strategy contains recommendations for Balliang, Balliang East,... Continue reading

    Have your say about the Draft Small Towns and Settlements Strategy now.

    Moorabool Shire Council has prepared a Draft Small Towns and Settlements Strategy (STS) as part of the Moorabool 2041 project. It was developed through detailed assessments of each settlement and extensive community consultation.

    The Draft Strategy provides an over-arching vision to guide the future, and to maintain and enhance the sustainability, of the Shire’s small towns and settlements until 2041. It complements the strategic work already, or being, undertaken for the towns of Bacchus Marsh, Ballan and Gordon.

    The Draft Strategy contains recommendations for Balliang, Balliang East, Barkstead, Blackwood, Bungaree, Clarendon, Dales Creek, Dunnstown, Elaine, Greendale, Korweinguboora / Spargo Creek, Lal Lal, Mount Egerton, Myrniong, Wallace and Yendon.

    We want to hear your feedback on the Draft Small Towns and Settlement Strategy. Click Here to have your say now.

    Engagement closes on Tuesday, 23 August, 2016.

    For more information you can contact Strategic and Sustainable Development on 5366 7100.

  • Draft Youth Space/s Feasibility Study

    about 1 month ago

    We want to hear what you think about the Draft Youth Space/s Feasibility Study!

    At the Ordinary Meeting of Council held on the 6th of July 2016 Council endorsed the Draft Youth Space/s Feasibility Study for the purpose of community feedback.

    The Draft Youth Space/s Feasibility Study is on exhibition from Wednesday 14th July until Wednesday 10th August.

    You can view the documents and provide you feedback here or alternatively, visit Council’s Customer Service Office’s at the following locations:

    • 15 Stead Street, Ballan
    • 182 Hallett’s Way, Darley
    • Lerderderg Library, Bacchus Marsh
    • Ballan Library

    You... Continue reading

    We want to hear what you think about the Draft Youth Space/s Feasibility Study!

    At the Ordinary Meeting of Council held on the 6th of July 2016 Council endorsed the Draft Youth Space/s Feasibility Study for the purpose of community feedback.

    The Draft Youth Space/s Feasibility Study is on exhibition from Wednesday 14th July until Wednesday 10th August.

    You can view the documents and provide you feedback here or alternatively, visit Council’s Customer Service Office’s at the following locations:

    • 15 Stead Street, Ballan
    • 182 Hallett’s Way, Darley
    • Lerderderg Library, Bacchus Marsh
    • Ballan Library

    You can also contact the Youth Services Unit for further information by phoning 53667100.

    Have your say now by clicking here

  • West Moorabool Heritage Study - Stage 2A

    3 months ago

    With the assistance of funding from Heritage Victoria, Council engaged heritage consultants in March 2014, to prepare the West Moorabool Heritage Study Stage 2A – February 2016 (referred to hereafter as the ‘Heritage Study’).

    The Heritage Study (draft), which has recently been completed, lists a number of individual properties and precincts as proposed heritage places. It also recommends that the proposed heritage places be included in a Heritage Overlay in the Moorabool Planning Scheme.

    The Heritage Study is on exhibition until Wednesday 31 August 2016. Please take the time to review the documents in the document library. There are... Continue reading

    With the assistance of funding from Heritage Victoria, Council engaged heritage consultants in March 2014, to prepare the West Moorabool Heritage Study Stage 2A – February 2016 (referred to hereafter as the ‘Heritage Study’).

    The Heritage Study (draft), which has recently been completed, lists a number of individual properties and precincts as proposed heritage places. It also recommends that the proposed heritage places be included in a Heritage Overlay in the Moorabool Planning Scheme.

    The Heritage Study is on exhibition until Wednesday 31 August 2016. Please take the time to review the documents in the document library. There are five separate documents available to review.

    Click here to view the documents and have your say.


  • Housing Bacchus Marsh to 2041

    3 months ago

    Moorabool Shire Council has prepared a draft housing strategy to address how it will manage growth pressures and preserve important neighbourhood character into the future.

    Bacchus Marsh has been specifically identified in Plan Melbourne and the Central Highlands Regional Growth Plan as a suitable location to accommodate growth due to its regional service centre role, its relative accessibility to Melbourne, Geelong and Ballarat, its well established town centre and the availability of greenfield and infill development opportunities.

    The draft Bacchus Marsh housing strategy, Housing Bacchus Marsh to 2041, has recently been prepared as one of six key projects that... Continue reading

    Moorabool Shire Council has prepared a draft housing strategy to address how it will manage growth pressures and preserve important neighbourhood character into the future.

    Bacchus Marsh has been specifically identified in Plan Melbourne and the Central Highlands Regional Growth Plan as a suitable location to accommodate growth due to its regional service centre role, its relative accessibility to Melbourne, Geelong and Ballarat, its well established town centre and the availability of greenfield and infill development opportunities.

    The draft Bacchus Marsh housing strategy, Housing Bacchus Marsh to 2041, has recently been prepared as one of six key projects that will be inputs into the preparation of Moorabool 2041. Moorabool 2041 is a wide ranging strategic initiative that will guide the future growth and development of Moorabool Shire as a whole.

    The draft housing strategy Housing Bacchus Marsh to 2041, together with background information, is on exhibition until Friday 1 July 2016.

    Click here to view the documents and have your say.

  • Proposed 2016/17 Annual Budget

    4 months ago

    The Proposed 2016/17 Annual Budget is now available for all residents to review and provide written feedback to Council for consideration in accordance with Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989. A Fact Sheet is also available to provide more information.

    Council will consider written submissions received by Tuesday 7 June 2016 5.00pm at a Special Meeting of Council to be held on Wednesday 22 June 2016 (time to be confirmed) in the James Young Room, Lerderderg Library, Bacchus Marsh.

    Please click here to provide your feedback on the Proposed 2016/17 Annual Budget.

    Please contact Customer Service on... Continue reading

    The Proposed 2016/17 Annual Budget is now available for all residents to review and provide written feedback to Council for consideration in accordance with Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989. A Fact Sheet is also available to provide more information.

    Council will consider written submissions received by Tuesday 7 June 2016 5.00pm at a Special Meeting of Council to be held on Wednesday 22 June 2016 (time to be confirmed) in the James Young Room, Lerderderg Library, Bacchus Marsh.

    Please click here to provide your feedback on the Proposed 2016/17 Annual Budget.

    Please contact Customer Service on 5366 7100 should you have any queries in relation to the Proposed 2016/17 Annual Budget.


  • Draft Council Plan 2013-2017 (Revised 2016)

    4 months ago

    The Draft 2013-2017 Council Plan (Revised 2016) is now available for all residents to review and provide written feedback to Council for consideration in accordance with Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989 (the Act).

    Council will consider submissions on Wednesday 22 June 2016 at a Special Meeting of Council to be held in the James Young Room, Lerderderg Library, 215 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh at a time to be confirmed.

    Written submissions on the Draft Council Plan (Revised 2016) are welcome until 5.00pm on Tuesday 7 June 2016.

    The Draft 2013-2017 Council Plan (Revised 2016) is now available for all residents to review and provide written feedback to Council for consideration in accordance with Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989 (the Act).

    Council will consider submissions on Wednesday 22 June 2016 at a Special Meeting of Council to be held in the James Young Room, Lerderderg Library, 215 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh at a time to be confirmed.

    Written submissions on the Draft Council Plan (Revised 2016) are welcome until 5.00pm on Tuesday 7 June 2016.

  • Proposed Meeting Procedure Local Law No.9

    4 months ago

    Notice is hereby given that pursuant to section 119(2) of the Local Government Act 1989, Moorabool Shire Council, at its Ordinary Meeting of 4 May 2016, resolved to advertise its intent to make a new Meeting Procedure Local Law (proposed Local Law).

    The purpose and general purport of the proposed Local Law is to regulate proceedings and provide for orderly and fair conduct at all Council Meetings, Special Committee Meetings and Advisory Committee Meetings. The proposed Local Law will also regulate the proceedings for the election of the Mayor/Deputy Mayor and Chairperson/Deputy Chairperson of the committees in addition to... Continue reading

    Notice is hereby given that pursuant to section 119(2) of the Local Government Act 1989, Moorabool Shire Council, at its Ordinary Meeting of 4 May 2016, resolved to advertise its intent to make a new Meeting Procedure Local Law (proposed Local Law).

    The purpose and general purport of the proposed Local Law is to regulate proceedings and provide for orderly and fair conduct at all Council Meetings, Special Committee Meetings and Advisory Committee Meetings. The proposed Local Law will also regulate the proceedings for the election of the Mayor/Deputy Mayor and Chairperson/Deputy Chairperson of the committees in addition to regulating the use of the common seal or any device resembling the common seal.

    A Community Impact Statement has been prepared to inform the community about the proposed Local Law and to assist any member of the public who may wish to make a submission to Council.

    Written submissions on the proposed Local Law No.9 are welcome until 5.00pm on Tuesday 7 June 2016.


  • Moorabool Recreation Reserve Management Framework

    5 months ago

    The Recreation and Leisure Strategy 2015-2021 recommends the development of a Reserve Management Framework to ensure a coordinated, integrated, consistent approach for Council and the community for the management and operation of recreation reserves and facilities across Moorabool Shire. Council has now endorsed the Draft Recreation Reserve Management Framework and associated policies for the purpose of public exhibition.

    Council acknowledges the contribution of volunteers including user groups and Reserve Committees of Management in the provision of recreation facilities and seeks to continue those partnerships through the facilitation of the new Reserve Management Framework.

    The Draft Framework and associated policies is... Continue reading

    The Recreation and Leisure Strategy 2015-2021 recommends the development of a Reserve Management Framework to ensure a coordinated, integrated, consistent approach for Council and the community for the management and operation of recreation reserves and facilities across Moorabool Shire. Council has now endorsed the Draft Recreation Reserve Management Framework and associated policies for the purpose of public exhibition.

    Council acknowledges the contribution of volunteers including user groups and Reserve Committees of Management in the provision of recreation facilities and seeks to continue those partnerships through the facilitation of the new Reserve Management Framework.

    The Draft Framework and associated policies is on exhibition until Wednesday 8th June and encourages the community to HAVE YOUR SAY on the framework and/or its associated policies.


  • Bacchus Marsh Housing Strategy Community Consultation

    6 months ago

    Moorabool Shire Council has commenced work on developing a Housing Strategy for Bacchus Marsh. The Housing Strategy will guide future housing density, identify potential infill and new housing areas and assist with building upon the character of the Bacchus Marsh area.

    The Housing Strategy will be developed over the coming months with a range of opportunities for community comments and feedback. Click Here to have your say now!

    Moorabool Shire Council has commenced work on developing a Housing Strategy for Bacchus Marsh. The Housing Strategy will guide future housing density, identify potential infill and new housing areas and assist with building upon the character of the Bacchus Marsh area.

    The Housing Strategy will be developed over the coming months with a range of opportunities for community comments and feedback. Click Here to have your say now!

  • Draft Service Review Planning Policy and Framework

    6 months ago

    The Draft Service Review Planning Policy and Framework has been developed to outline Council’s commitment to ongoing service reviews and planning to ensure that each service is aligned to Council’s strategic direction, valued by its communities, and delivered in the most responsible and sustainable manner.

    Council invites you to read the Draft Policy and Framework and provide your comments in the space provided. Click here to have your say now!

    The Draft Service Review Planning Policy and Framework has been developed to outline Council’s commitment to ongoing service reviews and planning to ensure that each service is aligned to Council’s strategic direction, valued by its communities, and delivered in the most responsible and sustainable manner.

    Council invites you to read the Draft Policy and Framework and provide your comments in the space provided. Click here to have your say now!