Project Description

2011 population

19,000

2031 population

28,600, increase of 50.91%

Main industries

Agriculture, forestry & fishing; construction; education & training; retail; manufacturing

Gross Regional Product

$369 million

Golden Plains is a vibrant and progressive municipality situated between Geelong, Ballarat and Melbourne, offering residents and businesses access to the city services while enjoying a country lifestyle.

Visitors are encouraged to leaves the stresses of the city behind and discover the unique, untouched beauty of Golden Plains Shire.

Rolling green hills, golden fields of canola and wheat, rugged bush landscapes and rocky plains span the Shire from its historic gold mining towns in the north and east, to the river valleys in its south.