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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 on Council reception on 03 6352 6500


Posted: Jun 18, 2019

Domestic Kerbside Waste Collection

If you haven’t received your Council stamped bins and information pack by Friday 28 June, please contact Council’s friendly customer service team on 03 6352 6500.

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Posted: Jun 01, 2019

Responsible Pet Ownership Program

Bookings Essential - Call 03 6352 2996

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Posted: May 22, 2019

Crown Land Transfer | Bridport

At Monday’s Council Meeting Council resolved to formally request the transfer of Crown Land within Bridport from Crown Land Services to Dorset Council. The purpose of this resolution is to remove an unnecessary layer of bureaucracy so that these public lands can be maintained by Council in accordance with wishes of the broader community. It also needs to be clearly understood that Council will NEVER…

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Posted: May 21, 2019

Briefing of Decisions | 20 May 2019 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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