Council recognises the value of the natural environment. For this reason, Council has established a number of programs to protect the environment, save water and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Environmental management programs are implemented with appreciation for the environmental, social and economic values recognised in the Shire, and with recognition of relevant legislation and the Regional Catchment Strategy.
The Central Goldfields Shire Environmental Sustainability Community Action Plan 2012-2020 provides aframework for sustainability planning, decision-making and action, to achieve improved environmentalsustainability for Council and community.
If you own or are thinking about a buying a small rural property in Central Victoria the Department of Primary Industries has information available to help new landholders settle into their role of small property managers.