Council's Emergency and After Hours Number is (03) 5358 8700.
Shire offices are open from Monday to Friday (except Public Holidays) between 8.30a.m. and 4.45p.m.
Please address all correspondence to:
Chief Executive Officer.
P.O. Box 580, Stawell, VIC 3380.
Municipal Emergency Management Plan(PDF, 1MB)
Municipal Emergency Animal Welfare Plan(PDF, 428KB)
Information and support regarding council's response to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Information on fire preparedness, permits to burn, fire hazard inspections, and the Fire Danger Period.
Information about floods and landslides.
Council has developed a Heatwave Mitigation Plan to minimise the harmful effects of extreme heat on the health and wellbeing of residents.
The Halls Gap Community Safety Committee developed the ‘Halls Gap Landslide Interim Guidelines’ to provide information for emergency agencies and the community on landslides in Halls Gap.
Information on Neighbourhood Safer Places- Places of last resort during a bushfire.
To provide advice about how to get an unnamed road named or to get a rural property address allocated.
Under the Emergency Management Act 1986 & 2013, municipal councils must establish a Municipal Emergency Management Planning Committee (MEMPC). The MEMPC is responsible for preparing, reviewing, and maintaining a Municipal Emergency Management Plan (MEMP).