Discover Moira Shire
Moira Shire is strategically located about three hours drive north of Melbourne and is close to the regional centres of Shepparton, Albury/Wodonga and Echuca/Moama.
The river systems of the Goulburn-Broken, Murray and Ovens catchments provide a foundation for the Shire's historical, cultural, economic and physical identity.
Estimated resident population: 27,000
Land area: 4,000 km2
Find A Home In Moira Shire
Moira Shire is a predominantly rural area, but has significant residential areas in the main townships of Yarrawonga, Cobram, Numurkah and Nathalia and several smaller townships. A wide range of properties are available for purchase or rental.
Careers In Moira Shire
The Shire boasts key agriculture, dairy, horticulture and viticulture industries as well as a strong tourism sector and a growing manufacturing sector. Many people choose to live in Moira Shire and commute to regional centres.
Education In Moira Shire
If you're looking for the right primary school or secondary college to send your child to, or thinking of continuing your own education through tertiary training, we have many schools to choose from. Our school communities are also very active in the local community.
Moira Shire Local Community
The municipal region comprises the major centres of Cobram, Nathalia, Numurkah and Yarrawonga as well as 18 smaller towns and communities. These towns are supported by a diverse agricultural base and provide a relaxed and friendly rural atmosphere.
Moira Shire enjoys a temperate climate, fertile soils and a generous annual rainfall. These factors combine to create a rich agricultural centre and offer a range of lifestyle choices for the community.
In our Shire you’ll find the best of country living, with all the advantages of relatively low housing costs, quality education and health services, extensive sport and recreation facilities, access to many community activities and an excellent climate. The region’s attractive country lifestyle with all its advantages is ensuring ongoing residential and commercial growth.