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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: Jan 18, 2022

Briefing of Decisions | 17 January 2022 Council Meeting

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

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Posted: Jan 17, 2022

Dorset Australia Day Awards Ceremony

You are invited to the Dorset Australia Day Awards Ceremony

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Posted: Jan 01, 2022

Entry Guidelines | January 2022

With the Council Office due to reopen from 8.30am on Tuesday 4 January, we would like to take this opportunity to remind customers of the following guidelines to be observed when visiting the office:

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Posted: Dec 08, 2021

Community Grants - Round 2 | NOW OPEN

Dorset Council offers three grants to community groups under the Community Grants Program. Depending on the type of project and the funds required, community groups can apply for one of three grants, however there are limited funds available from the original Pool after Round 1. Applications must be submitted by close of business, Friday 11 February 2022.

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Posted: Dec 08, 2021

Dorset Council E-Newsletter | December 2021

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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