Discover Moyne Shire
Part of Victoria’s spectacular Shipwreck Coast region, the Moyne Shire offers a range of lifestyle opportunities for people of all ages.
From Peterborough, neighbour of the 12 Apostles, to the distinctly Irish Koroit (home to the famous Mickey Bourke’s pub) and Victoria’s most popular tourist destination – Port Fairy – Moyne is as diverse as it is appealing, picturesque, warm and inviting.
Estimated resident population: 16,200
Land area: 5,500 km2
Find A Home In Moyne Shire
Whether you choose to live in a coastal environment or in a rural setting, the diverse nature of the Moyne Shire makes it a wonderful place to live, work and raise a family. Live by the sea, in town or on a farm – the choice is yours.
Careers In Moyne Shire
Approximately 1,000 businesses operate in Moyne Shire Council, in industries including; dairy, beef cattle, sheep, vegetable production, manufacturing (quarrying, food products, pharmaceuticals, seafood) and tourism.
Education In Moyne Shire
For the families there are a large number of first class primary and secondary schools, Catholic schools and training and adult education facilities. The Warrnambool campus of Deakin University is within easy reach.
Moyne Shire Local Community
Set in a rich volcanic region and part of the Kanawinka Geopark, the shire’s towns surround the Great South Coast’s regional centre of Warrnambool, famous for its whale nursery and the southern right whales that visit each year.
Moyne is an area where you can feel at home in a spectacular natural landscape, with a strong community spirit and vibrant lifestyle to match.
The region’s many and varied natural attractions are supported by high profile events and festivals, from the internationally renowned Port Fairy Folk Festival to the Koroit Irish Festival and Mortlake Music Festival. In addition to these events, numerous others occur throughout the year
Moyne indeed lives up to its vision statement – a safe, vibrant and prosperous community.