Discover Mount Alexander Shire
Ideally situated just 120km north-west of Melbourne and less than an hour from Melbourne Airport via the Calder Freeway, Mount Alexander Shire is an accessible, well-serviced, and future-focussed location. Fast, economical train services and major ongoing highway developments (including the Calder Bypass) make it quicker to arrive in this distinctive and idyllic location.
Mt Alexander prospective residents kit
Estimated population: 17,000
Land area: 1,530 km2
Find A Home
Mount Alexander Shire is home to a wide range of property styles and prices. From historical miners cottages to contemporary and stylish new properties, easy care urban blocks to rural or bush blocks; single bedroom flats to extensive family homes.
Agriculture, manufacturing, health and community services, education, retail, construction and personal and other services are the key sectors underpinning the Shire’s economy. Industry and manufacturing are also important contributors.
Education facilities across Mount Alexander are many and varied, with exemplary schools for all ages together with a TAFE institute, continuing education and the university of the third age (U3A). LaTrobe University is nearby in Bendigo.
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