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Head east to this naturally magic corner of Victoria

A large triangle of some 21,000 square kilometres, East Gippsland Shire is Victoria’s eastern-most region, and one of its most spectacular.

 
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Andy loves coming home to his young family and their new lifestyle on the picturesque Gippsland Lakes.

Home to the towns of Bairnsdale, Lakes Entrance, Orbost, Omeo, Mallacoota, Metung and Paynesville, East Gippsland Shire boasts nine national parks and two significant marine parks. Its credentials as a natural playground are compelling, with a temperate climate, Australia’s largest navigable inland lake system, and extensive coastline of stunning beauty.

The strong local economy is driven by food manufacturing, agriculture, fishing, healthcare, construction and tourism, while schools and health care facilities provide excellent choice and service throughout the region.

Ideal for a tree-change, perfect for a sea-change, East Gippsland Shire invites you to become a part of its unique and inspiring community.

If you'd like to find out more, get in touch with the East Gippsland Shire Council.
1800 637 060
Email​ (external link)
liveeastgippsland.com.au​ (external link)

Discover more in East Gippsland

East Gippsland's real advantage is the diversity of job opportunities for both trade qualified and professionals in the region. Home to some of Victoria's most innovative & market leading manufacturers including Patties Foods, Vegco / One Harvest and Kennedy Trailers, the region has opportunities to make a real difference in the industry of your choice.
East Gippsland has a range of local real estate agents who can help you on your regional living journey. Our most prominent local agent is award winning King & Heath First National | Bairnsdale median house price: $244,000 | Lakes Entrance median house price: $280,000 | Orbost median house price: $157,500 | Mallacoota median house price: $322,500* | Paynesville median house price: $300,000 |       *Avg skewed by low sales & property size
You may not be aware that regional Victoria is home to some of the best schools in the state. True, you won’t find the concentration of options that you have in Melbourne, but you’ll still find plenty of quality choice across all levels of schooling.
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