Contact Council

Our friendly Customer Service staff can assist you with all Council related issues and with general enquiries and information about Ararat.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 8:00am-5:15pm

Ararat Rural City Council
Municipal Offices
Cnr Vincent and High Streets,
Ararat, Vic 3377

General enquiries:

Media enquiries:

Contact us via post, telephone or fax

PO Box 246
Ararat, Vic 3377

General: 03 5355 0200
Emergency number: 03 5355 0200

03 5352 1695

After Hours

At 5:15pm Council's telephone system is switched over to automated attendant operation.

The caller may ring the normal Council everyday number 03 5355 0200 where they will receive recorded instructions as to the particular inquiry and to:

  • Press (2) for Depot staff - oil spills, trees over roads etc
  • Press (3) for Animal Control - dog attacks, stock on roads
  • Press (4) to leave a message for a non-emergency that will be attended to on the next working day