The boom continues
Victoria's Goldfields region first prospered during the 1850s gold rush. Today the legacy is evident in the grand homes and buildings that create charming streetscapes and tourist attractions.
The two main cities of Ballarat and Bendigo have comprehensive amenities, excellent services and shopping and wide choice of dining and entertainment options.
The region's many parks and gardens are complemented by a thriving arts scene and a full calendar of sports, festivals and events that celebrate local wine, food, history, art and music.
The region has thriving sectors in:
- defence manufacturing
- community services
- information technology
- professional services.
The growing tourism and hospitality industry attracts thousands of visitors every year and provides a wide range of employment opportunities.
|Central Goldfields Shire||www.centralgoldfields.com.au||03 5461 0610|
|City of Greater Bendigo||www.bendigo.vic.gov.au||03 5434 6000|
|City of Ballarat||www.ballarat.vic.gov.au||03 5320 5500|
|Mount Alexander Shire||www.mountalexander.vic.gov.au||03 5471 1700|
|Hepburn Shire||www.hepburn.vic.gov.au||03 5348 1633|
|Macedon Ranges Shire||www.mrsc.vic.gov.au||03 5422 0333|
|Moorabool Shire||www.moorabool.com.au||03 5366 7100|
|Average Temp||12.1–26.7 °c||3.5–14.2 °c|