Living in Dorset

Dorset Council provides community services based on the principles of quality, equity, value and responsiveness.

Visiting Dorset

Dorset has a unique blend of wilderness, wildlife, stunning scenery, mining heritage, secluded beaches and world class golf courses.

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  • Phone (03) 6352 6500
  • Fax (03) 6352 6509
  • After hrs 1300 858 824

Business community in Dorset

Dorset Council is focused on providing support to potential investors to facilitate sustainable developments large and small.

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Latest News

Please find the latest news and notices from Dorset Council below. If you have any queries regarding any articles listed, please contact the officer listed or Council reception on 03 6352 6500

Posted: Dec 10, 2019

Virtual Fencing | Jarvis Link

Have you been driving along Jarvis Link and noticed green posts along the sides of the road? Or have you been driving along at night and seen flashes of light or heard a loud alarm?

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Posted: Dec 04, 2019

Roadworks | Hardwicke's Bridge, Waterhouse Road - 10 December

If you have any queries regarding these works, please contact Shaw Contracting on 03 6397 0222.

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Posted: Nov 29, 2019

Office Christmas Closure Information 2019 | 2020

The Dorset Council Offices will be closed from 12 noon - Tuesday 24 December 2019 until 8.30 am - Monday 6 January 2020. During this period, to report any emergencies, please contact our after-hours number on 1300 858 824.

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Posted: Nov 18, 2019

Briefing of Decisions | 18 November Annual General Meeting and Ordinary Council Meeting

For further information on any of these items, please contact the Mayor, Cr Greg Howard (0409 546 247) or the General Manager, Mr Tim Watson (03 6352 6500).

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Posted: Sep 19, 2019

Dorset Council E-Newsletter | September 2019

To catch up on all the news and happenings around Dorset, grab a copy of our latest Dorset Council E-Newsletter here.


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