Rural Transaction Centre (RTC)

The RTC is a community service organisation, located at 45 Lyons Street, Newstead.  This was the former Newstead Shire Office building,and has been made available to our community (by Mount Alexander Shire Council) on a "peppercorn", long-term lease.

From this site, the following services/facilities are available, in a user-friendly environment:

  • a Community Library
  • a Bendigo Bank Agency (with full banking services)
  • Family Day Care
  • a Playgroup
  • An internet cafe
  • Wireless internet hotspot
  • a laundromat
  • a Centrelink Access Point (send all your forms and make phone calls)
  • a Medicare EasyClaim facility
  • an art gallery
  • photocopying, printing and laminating
  • an Op Shop
  • meeting rooms
  • booking services for Newstead Community Centre and the Racecourse
  • an ironing service

Contact Details

Contact Duty Officer
Phone 5476 2360


An initiative of Newstead 2021