Engaging Mitchell

Welcome to Engaging Mitchell - Mitchell Shire Council’s online community engagement hub. A one-stop-shop for the people who live and work in Mitchell Shire to provide input on a broad range of plans, policies and projects.

We know that time is precious. This site offers you the opportunity to participate at a time and place that suits you, making it easier for you to have your views heard.

Register to become an Engaging Mitchell member to receive regular updates and have your say on issues affecting Mitchell Shire’s future.

We look forward to engaging with you!

Welcome to Engaging Mitchell - Mitchell Shire Council’s online community engagement hub. A one-stop-shop for the people who live and work in Mitchell Shire to provide input on a broad range of plans, policies and projects.

We know that time is precious. This site offers you the opportunity to participate at a time and place that suits you, making it easier for you to have your views heard.

Register to become an Engaging Mitchell member to receive regular updates and have your say on issues affecting Mitchell Shire’s future.

We look forward to engaging with you!

  • Beveridge 3753 - submissions and feedback closing soon

    1 day ago
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    The Beveridge Township Development Plan will provide a planning framework for future development of the township.

    Beveridge Township is now situated within Melbourne's Northern Growth Corridor. A Development Plan is required to respond appropriately to Melbourne's future growth.

    Council is currently seeking submissions and feedback from residents, land owners and community groups who live in Beveridge Township to inform the Development Plan.


    The Beveridge Township Development Plan will provide a planning framework for future development of the township.

    Beveridge Township is now situated within Melbourne's Northern Growth Corridor. A Development Plan is required to respond appropriately to Melbourne's future growth.

    Council is currently seeking submissions and feedback from residents, land owners and community groups who live in Beveridge Township to inform the Development Plan.


  • Draft Council Plan, Budget and Strategic Resource Plan next steps

    6 months ago
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    We're holding a Special Hearings Committee meeting from 7pm on Monday 5 June to hear submissions regarding the draft Council Plan, Budget and Strategic Resource Plan.

    The meeting will be held at the Broadford Civic Centre, 113 High Street, Broadford.

    Council will then consider any amendments and adopting these important strategic documents at the June Council Meeting.

    Find out more?

    Draft Council Plan

    Draft Budget

    Draft Strategic Resource Plan

    We're holding a Special Hearings Committee meeting from 7pm on Monday 5 June to hear submissions regarding the draft Council Plan, Budget and Strategic Resource Plan.

    The meeting will be held at the Broadford Civic Centre, 113 High Street, Broadford.

    Council will then consider any amendments and adopting these important strategic documents at the June Council Meeting.

    Find out more?

    Draft Council Plan

    Draft Budget

    Draft Strategic Resource Plan

  • Road Management Plan review next steps

    6 months ago
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    Thank you to everyone who provided submissions on the Road Management Plan review.

    Submissions will be considered at a Hearings Committee meeting of Council to be held on Monday 5 June 2017 at 7pm in the Council Chamber, Mitchell Shire Council, 113 High Street Broadford.

    Council will then consider the plan for adoption (including any amendments) at the Ordinary Council Meeting on 19 June 2017 to be held at 7pm at the Broadford Civic Centre. All welcome.

    Thank you to everyone who provided submissions on the Road Management Plan review.

    Submissions will be considered at a Hearings Committee meeting of Council to be held on Monday 5 June 2017 at 7pm in the Council Chamber, Mitchell Shire Council, 113 High Street Broadford.

    Council will then consider the plan for adoption (including any amendments) at the Ordinary Council Meeting on 19 June 2017 to be held at 7pm at the Broadford Civic Centre. All welcome.

  • Mayor and Councillor allowances adopted

    6 months ago
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    Thank you to everyone who provided a submission to our review of Mayor and Councillor allowances.

    Submissions will be heard at a Hearings Committee meeting from 7pm on Tuesday 13 June.

    The allowances were adopted at the June Council Meeting.

    Thank you to everyone who provided a submission to our review of Mayor and Councillor allowances.

    Submissions will be heard at a Hearings Committee meeting from 7pm on Tuesday 13 June.

    The allowances were adopted at the June Council Meeting.

  • Seymour 3660 Project - Stage 2 Consultation Closed

    over 2 years ago
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    The Seymour 3660 project has concluded Stage 2 Consultation of the Emerging Ideas Paper.

    We thank everyone who made a submission, and also all those who attended the consultation events across Seymour.

    The Seymour 3660 project team are currently reviewing all of the feedback received. This feedback will influence the strategies and actions to be developed in the next stage as part of the Draft Structure Plan.

    A Stage 2 Consultation Summary Report is also being prepared and will be available online in August 2016.

    The Emerging Ideas Paper can still be viewed.

    The Seymour 3660 project has concluded Stage 2 Consultation of the Emerging Ideas Paper.

    We thank everyone who made a submission, and also all those who attended the consultation events across Seymour.

    The Seymour 3660 project team are currently reviewing all of the feedback received. This feedback will influence the strategies and actions to be developed in the next stage as part of the Draft Structure Plan.

    A Stage 2 Consultation Summary Report is also being prepared and will be available online in August 2016.

    The Emerging Ideas Paper can still be viewed.

  • Possible Wallan to Heathcote Rail Trail

    10 months ago
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    Submissions on the possible Wallan to Heathcote Rail Trail have closed. We are now analysing the results.


    Submissions on the possible Wallan to Heathcote Rail Trail have closed. We are now analysing the results.


  • Register now to join the Community Voice Panel

    over 2 years ago
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    The Mitchell Community Voice Panel is a group of people with an interest in Council activities and the future of the Shire. They will provide Council with insights into community views and provide feedback on existing or proposed policies, programs and services.

    The Mitchell Community Voice Panel is a group of people with an interest in Council activities and the future of the Shire. They will provide Council with insights into community views and provide feedback on existing or proposed policies, programs and services.

  • New Govett Street playground

    9 months ago
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    Plans for an upgrade to the playground at Govett Street Reserve in Broadford are underway and Mitchell Shire Council wants your input.

    The $82,000 project will be funded by Mitchell Shire Council, with the design to make use of existing trees and add a range of accessible playground elements targeting a range of ages and abilities.

    Possible features earmarked for the playground include:

    • Play panels such as Tic Tac Toe, a music panel, shop counter and driving panel
    • A nature trail with monkey bars, balancing logs and steppers
    • Swings with a toddler seat and sling seat
    • A basket swing, slide and telescope

    Council will hold a drop-in session at the reserve on Wednesday 15 March from 3.45pm to 4.15pm, where people can give their feedback on the playground’s proposed features.

    Flyers with information on the project will be dropped in the letterboxes of nearby residents, while people can also email and call the Council with their thoughts.

    Works on the playground are expected to begin in May and be finished by mid-2017.

    Feedback will be accepted until Monday 20 March.


    Plans for an upgrade to the playground at Govett Street Reserve in Broadford are underway and Mitchell Shire Council wants your input.

    The $82,000 project will be funded by Mitchell Shire Council, with the design to make use of existing trees and add a range of accessible playground elements targeting a range of ages and abilities.

    Possible features earmarked for the playground include:

    • Play panels such as Tic Tac Toe, a music panel, shop counter and driving panel
    • A nature trail with monkey bars, balancing logs and steppers
    • Swings with a toddler seat and sling seat
    • A basket swing, slide and telescope

    Council will hold a drop-in session at the reserve on Wednesday 15 March from 3.45pm to 4.15pm, where people can give their feedback on the playground’s proposed features.

    Flyers with information on the project will be dropped in the letterboxes of nearby residents, while people can also email and call the Council with their thoughts.

    Works on the playground are expected to begin in May and be finished by mid-2017.

    Feedback will be accepted until Monday 20 March.


  • Mitchell Youth Survey 2017

    10 months ago
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    Mitchell Youth Services is conducting a survey to find out what young people really think about living in our Shire. We are inviting youth aged 10 to 24 to complete this survey. Your answers will be treated confidentially and will only take approximately 5 minutes to complete.

    The primary purpose of Youth Services is to actively promote, develop and encourage the physical, social, mental and spiritual wellbeing of young people through providing, facilitating, planning, funding and advocating for the needs and issues of young people, their families and the community.


    Mitchell Youth Services is conducting a survey to find out what young people really think about living in our Shire. We are inviting youth aged 10 to 24 to complete this survey. Your answers will be treated confidentially and will only take approximately 5 minutes to complete.

    The primary purpose of Youth Services is to actively promote, develop and encourage the physical, social, mental and spiritual wellbeing of young people through providing, facilitating, planning, funding and advocating for the needs and issues of young people, their families and the community.