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It’s a spectacular life

Murrindindi Shire is located in the northeast of Victoria just over an hour from Melbourne. It encompasses five key settlements: Marysville and surrounds, Yea, Alexandra, Eildon, and the Kinglake Ranges as well as a string of charming smaller townships and rural localities.

Murrindindi Shire is an optimal investment locality with its proximity to key markets, competitively priced and available industrial and commercial land and easy access to key regional transport routes. Home to major industries such as primary production, agriculture, aquaculture, horticulture, viticulture, forestry, tourism, education, light manufacturing and engineering.

All the services and amenities you would expect in a community are readily available – schools, sporting facilities, childcare, health practitioners, shopping – with the bonus of a backyard brimming with breathtaking scenery and natural wonders.

Murrindindi is famous for its stunning natural beauty, from the Goulburn River flats to the rugged peaks of the Cathedral Range, rolling hills, lush forests, majestic rivers and lakes and rural plains – it’s a popular lifestyle and holiday destination.

If you enjoy fern walks and majestic waterfalls, watersports or fishing, discovering local history or a relaxing camping holiday, we have it all. Visit The Great Victorian Rail Trail, spanning 134 km of rolling pastures with stunning views. Or experience our unique events and festivals - our calendar of events is always changing and growing, so be sure to keep up to date by visiting www.murrindindi.vic.gov.au/Our-Community/Calendar-of-Events

This is also a food lover’s paradise, boasting some of the best wines and access to the freshest local produce available.

With so much to do, it’s not surprising that Murrindindi Shire hosts an estimated one million visitors annually, generating $128 million per annum and making tourism and hospitality major contributors to the local economy.

Murrindindi Shire’s towns offer affordable livability supported by thriving commercial, retail and community hubs and a committed and responsive local government. The advantages and prosperity of this lifestyle will be enhanced with continuing investment in the area. Murrindindi Shire invites you and your family to rediscover life among the spectacle of nature, and explore the appealing and diverse range on offer.

If you'd like to find out more, get in touch with the Murrindindi Shire Council.
03 5772 0333
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