Seasons Greetings from Northern Grampians Shire Council!Please note that our St Arnaud and Stawell Customer Service offices will be closed during the holidays. Both offices will close 12pm Friday 22 December 2023, reopening normal business hours Tuesday 2 January 2024. For urgent matters, call 03 5358 8700.
Holiday Closure Information 2023
Our building and planning teams have implemented a new and simple permit application process called Greenlight. The Greenlight Online Permit Manager will allow you to submit and pay for your applications online, receive correspondence by email and monitor the status of your applications from start to finish. To access, please visit our planning or building permit pages or click on the link:
Northern Grampians Shire Greenlight Planning and Building Permits
Have your Say is an online engagement platform where you can share your ideas and provide feedback on council projects that matter to you.
Your feedback will help inform the decisions that the council make and guide the future of the Northern Grampians region.
Join the conversation with the Northern Grampians Shire Council - we want to hear from you.
The NGSC Sport and Active Recreation Strategy 2023-33 is all about the who and how different spaces are used for sport and active recreation and what is needed over the next ten years to support their use. The strategy informs the plan of how the council will need to develop these spaces over the next ten years to meet the community's needs for sport and active recreation.
The NGSC Open Space Strategy and Active Transport Plan 2023-33 is about the where and how different open spaces are and how the community get to them, and what is needed over the next ten years to support the size, number and ways to get to these open spaces.
The St Arnaud FOGO trial has started! All residents should have now received a 240L green lidded FOGO bin, a 7L kitchen caddy, collection calendar and an information flyer.
We have an initiated an independent review into our community care services. We are keen to hear from community care service users, families, carers and other interested parties.
The Stawell Flood Study aims to identify the impacts of flood events within Stawell and its immediate surrounds.
The NGSC is developing a Multicultural Action Plan (MAP) that wants to provide a positive place for people of all cultures, backgrounds, and faiths and it aligns with the Multicultural Victoria Act 2011 which recognises and values multiculturalism.
The aim of this project is to develop a Northern Grampians Tourism Signage Strategy to guide the development of consistent and relevant signage across the region that leverages key visitor economy strengths, captures the high traffic flow from major arterial roads and encourages visitor dispersal across the region.
Northern Grampians Shire Council has partnered with the Great Western Future Committee to prepare a landscape master plan for Memorial Park.
Council is proposing to name an unnamed road off Horsham Road and Grampians Road, Stawell as Maddocks Road. The naming of this road is needed due to requirements for council to maintain this road.