Management of the Central Highlands Forests

In May 2017, Murrindindi Shire Council adopted a Statement detailing its views about the future management of the Central Highlands Forests in the Shire. Murrindindi Shire Council Mayor Charlie Bisset said Council was aware of the importance to our communities of...

New Bushfire Management Overlay to Affect More Properties

Over 5,000 additional properties in Murrindindi Shire now fall under the amended Bushfire Management Overlay (BMO) which came into effect on 3 October 2017. The Victorian Government recently reviewed the mapping for the BMO and, as a result, the Shire’s planning...

Dog Attacks on Livestock Spike with Warmer Weather

Murrindindi Shire Council is calling on all residents to ensure their dogs are securely confined to their properties, day and night. This follows an increasing number of reports of dog attacks on livestock over the past few weeks across the Shire. In particular, there...

Consider your neighbours and control weeds on your property

We’re now in our first week of spring and at this time of year, it’s crucial to ensure we try to reduce the spread of any weeds on our property. Murrindindi Shire Council’s Portfolio Councillor for Natural Environment and Climate Change, Rebecca Bowles, said weeds...

Council Calls for Comment on Emergency Management Plan

Murrindindi Shire Council is calling for community feedback on its revised Council and Lake Mountain Alpine Resort Municipal Emergency Management Plan (MEMP). Murrindindi Shire Council Mayor Charlie Bisset said the draft MEMP details arrangements for preventing,...

RSPCA Victoria Seizes 21 Cats in Murrindindi Shire

Inspectors from RSPCA Victoria recently executed a warrant at a property in the state’s north east, seizing 21 cats. Inspectorate Team Leader, Eastern Region, Guy Gorman said the warrant was obtained following an earlier inspection of the Murrindindi property....