Natural wonders of Gippsland
Stretching from outer Melbourne to the eastern-most point of Victoria, Gippsland boasts mile upon mile of unspoilt beaches, vast pristine rainforests, vibrant communities and seemingly endless rolling green pastures.
Gippsland is also home to Victoria’s natural resources and commodities economy. The region powers Victoria’s electricity industry and key industry sectors such as agriculture, forestry, dairy, fishing, tourism, engineering, finance, health care and education are flourishing.
The Victorian Government is ensuring Gippsland communities continue to be great places to live, work and invest, by delivering a range of improvements to public transport, country roads, tourism infrastructure and health facilities, and through initiatives such as Free TAFE for priority courses.
The 2019-20 Budget provides further tax relief for rural and regional businesses, with the regional payroll tax rate to be reduced to 25 per cent of the metropolitan rate by 2022-23.
Locals will also benefit from planned upgrades for the Latrobe Regional Hospital, upgrades to Bairnsdale Secondary College and free public wifi in Latrobe Valley communities. The Government is also investing in a new coastal park for the Bass Coast and planning for a new plan a Sea to Summit hiking trail and associated park infrastructure upgrades in East Gippsland.
Learn more about why Gippsland’s shires, towns and cities are great places to live, work and invest below.
The Shire’s unique combination of unspoiled coastline and picturesque rural hinterland is a drawcard for visitors and new residents alike.
It’s less than an hour from Melbourne, but once you’ve arrived in Baw Baw Shire you’ll feel you’re in a whole new world.
A large triangle of some 21,000 square kilometres, East Gippsland Shire is Victoria’s eastern-most region, and one of its most spectacular.
For some, big city life can wear you down. If so, Latrobe City might be just the place to provide the boost in energy you need.
Home to the southern-most tip of the Australian mainland, South Gippsland Shire is an inspiring and geographically unique destination.