Discover Yarriambiack Shire
The Shire stretches from the Wimmera River just north of the Grampians in the south, to the centre of the Mallee in the north.
The Shire is the heartland of grain production and handling in the Wimmera/Mallee. The dry-land farming area produces one quarter of Victoria's total production of wheat and barley and is noted for the production of lambs and wool. Legume and oilseed crops are very important and alternative livestock enterprises are also well established
Estimated resident population: 7,300
Land area: 7,200 km2
Find a Home
From small rural living allotments to acreages and town blocks, most are available close to, or in most Yarriambiack townships.
Almost half the workforce is employed in agriculture. Many other residents depend indirectly on farming, as they are employed in services used by the farming population.
New businesses of all sizes are encouraged and supported.
Facilities located across the shire cater for children from kindergarten and Preschool to Year 12.
Younger or mature age students can also access; home schooling, distance education, Adult Education, TAFE and University Programs in the Wimmera region.