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Council News – 24 January 2023

A group of people picnic in a park.

Read the latest in Council news including the band lineup for our community event on Australia Day – Survival Day.

Join us for Australia Day – Survival Day

Celebrate and acknowledge Australia Day – Survival Day at a free, family-friendly community event on Thursday 26 January from 10.00am in Castlemaine’s Victory Park.

The day will include a Welcome to Country, citizenship and awards ceremony, and a Survival Day Concert programmed by Dja Dja Wurrung Elder Uncle Rick Nelson.

Performers will include Bart Willoughby, Selwyn Burns and Tjimba Possum Burns; D’Arcy Spiller; The Rattlers; Jason Kerr and Young Jason Kerr; The Yung Warriors; and the Nalderun Women’s Cleansing Ceremony. There’ll also be free food thanks to Murnong Mammas, the Rotary Club, Lions Club and SES; and Icecream Republic.

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Employment opportunities

Planning Compliance Officer – part time
Works Supervisor – Maintenance – full time
Road Worker – Line Marking and General Maintenance – full time
Applications close at 9.00am on Monday 30 January

Coordinator Castlemaine Visitor Information Centre – part time
Asset Protection Officer – full time
Applications close at 9.00am on Monday 6 February

School Crossing Supervisors – part time and casuals
Applications accepted at all times

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Upcoming Council meeting

The next Council meeting is at 6.30pm on Tuesday 21 February.

To raise a question, write to Council’s Governance Team, PO Box 185, Castlemaine 3450 or email before 12.00pm on the day of the meeting.

Watch the livestream on YouTube – search Mount Alexander Shire Council.

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