Project Description

2011 population

13,300

2031 population

17,000, increase of 26.68%

Main industries

Agriculture, horticulture, viticulture; aquaculture; tourism; hospitality; timber; education

Gross Regional Product

$445 million

The Murrindindi Shire is located 90 minutes north east of Melbourne. Murrindindi is well suited to the lifestyle ‘tree change’ that many desire.

Within its 3,889 square kilometres, Murrindindi Shire boasts beautiful National Parks and State Forests, fertile farming land, the pristine Goulburn River and Lake Eildon.

The major industries of Murrindindi Shire include primary production, forestry, tourism, light manufacturing and engineering.  Other industries include a range of service provision organisations including education and health sectors.

The region is particularly well suited for residents and visitors with many natural attractions offering opportunities for outdoor leisure and soft adventure pursuits. These activities include cycle touring, mountain biking, nordic skiing, water skiing, bush walking, boating, trout fishing, camping and touring.