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Events and Activities

Temporary pet parks

Two temporary off-leash dog exercise areas have been set up. as part of Council's return to a new normal road map. These walk-up areas give easier access for owners and their furry friends to get a workout while adhering to social distancing requirements.

The trial locations are:
Maurice Park in Bakewell.
Temple Terrace in Gray (an open space section)

Park rules

  • Bitches in season are not permitted.
  • Pick up after yourself and your pet (pet poo bags are available from the dispenser on site).
  • Keep the gate to the car park shut at all times to avoid accidents
  • Give consideration to other park users, do not allow your dog to interfere or cause a nuisance to others.

Colouring-in competition

During May, the City of Palmerston Ranger team ran a colouring-in competition, with four 4 age group categories: under 5, 5-10, 11-18 and 18 plus. 

There was one winner in each age category. 

Prizes include: City of Palmerston lead, poo bags and 1 x $50.00 voucher of the winner’s choice from either Petbarn Palmerston or Aussie Pooch Yarrawonga.

Winners were notified by phone by Wednesday 3 June 2020 and are announced here on our website. 

5-9 years: S. Jones, Durack
10 years: S.Rea, Gunn 
11-18 years: A. Flanagan, Rosebery
18 plus: A.Ripp, Gunn 

No entries were provided for the under 5 category. 

Terms and conditions of entry
  • To enter the competition, you must be a resident of Palmerston to be eligible.
  • The competition runs from Tuesday 5 May to Friday 29 May 2020.
  • City of Palmerston employees and their immediate families are ineligible to enter.
  • The City of Palmerston’s decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into in this regard. 
  • Prize winners/guardians of winner will be contacted via nominated phone number. 
  • Prize winners have the option of selecting 1 x $50.00 voucher of their choice for to either Petbarn Palmerston or Aussie Pooch Yarrawonga only. 
  • Prizes are not redeemable for cash and are non-transferable. If for any reason a winner does not collect their prize within 90 days, the prize will be forfeited.
  • It is a condition of entry into the competition that entrants agree for their personal information (name and suburb) to be used in any promotion relating to the competition.