Due to the Council Election, Central Goldfields Shire will be in the caretaker period from 22 September to 24 October. In accordance with the Local Government Act, Council will conduct its business as per the Election Period Policy. This means this website will only be updated with essential information.
For COVID-19 community information - including changes to restrictions, services and support available - visit
Residents will soon receive their 2020/21 rate notice. For more information on rates, how to pay and our COVID-19 Financial Hardship Policy visit
Learn more about Council's administrators and access their contact details.
The Councillor Code of Conduct sets out how Councillors will carry out their duties with integrity, and impartially exercise their responsibilities in the interests of the local community.
Information about our Executive Management Team and staff structure
Council advocates on behalf of the community to state and federal governments.
Information about Council's vision, purpose and values as well as history and demographics.
Find out about Council community engagement opportunities and activities
Ordinary Council Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month and the community is welcome to attend.
Information on Council's Election Policy and Campaign Donation return information
Central Goldfields Shire Council
Customer Service Centre, 22 Nolan Street, Maryborough,
Victoria, 3465, Australia
Phone: 03 5461 0610
For refunds please contact our offices on 03 5461 0610
Central Goldfields Shire Council acknowledges the ancestors and descendants of the Dja Dja Wurrung. We acknowledge that their forebears are the Traditional Owners of the area we are on and have been for many thousands of years. The Djaara have performed age old ceremonies of celebration, initiation and renewal. We acknowledge their living culture and their unique role in the life of this region.