Discover Northern Grampians Shire
In the beautiful Grampians region of central west Victoria, the Shire is a great place to live, work and invest. Within the Northern Grampians Shire are the major towns and villages of Stawell, St Arnaud, Great Western, Halls Gap, Navarre, Glenorchy, Marnoo and Stuart Mill.
The Northern Grampians offers a healthy, supportive and safe community that provides a sustainable, quality lifestyle for all its residents.
Estimated resident population 12,300
Land area: 5,700 km2
Find A Home In Northern Grampians Shire
New resident information packs are available to people who have relocated to the Stawell and St. Arnaud areas. The packs contain maps, information about housing and local services, including waste management and health, volunteering opportunities and much more.
Careers In Northern Grampians Shire
Living and working in Northern Grampians Shire is very appealing. There is no such thing as rush hour. Enjoy a quality of life that includes affordable housing, stress-free travel, and relaxed and friendly working environments.
Northern Grampians Shire Council is a pro-development local business leader.
Education In Northern Grampians Shire
Quality education is available for everyone in the Northern Grampians Shire.
If you're looking for the right primary school or secondary or thinking of continuing your own education through tertiary training, we have many schools to choose from.
Northern Grampians Shire Local Community
People who live in the Northern Grampians Shire are part of communities that are involved in ensuring the progress of their future, while retaining the unique friendly culture that country people are renowned for.
One of the best things about living in a regional community is getting to know a wide range of people. Beyond the school community and workplace, there are plenty of ways to meet new people through sport, service clubs, social groups and special interest clubs and churches.
For example, the Shire is abundant with arts and culture, inspired by the amazing landscape right outside the door.
The landscape of the Grampians has inspired people since the earliest Aboriginal inhabitants. Local Aboriginal communities Djab Wurrung and Jardwadjali have documented their culture and stories of the land in the largest collection of rock art in Victoria. The landscape continues to nurture and inspire in all sorts of ways, from the art on show in regional galleries to the 30-plus wineries of the Pyrenees, Grampians and Henty wine regions. A calendar of festivals offer an ever changing menu of music, arts, food, wine, racing and cultural events throughout the year.