Community Profile

From the rolling green pastures that support the dairy industry to the stunning coastline beaten by waves for thousands of years, Moyne Shire is a diverse and exciting region. Moyne (map) is an area where you can feel at home in a spectacular natural landscape, with a strong community spirit and vibrant lifestyle to match.

Moyne Shire is located in south west Victoria and stretches from along the Shipwreck Coast in the south to the pastoral areas in the north. Spanning an area of 5,478 km2, Moyne’s communities include Caramut, Ellerslie, Framlingham, Garvoc, Hawkesdale, Hexham, Kirkstall, Koroit, Macarthur, Mortlake, Nullawarre, Orford, Panmure, Peterborough, Port Fairy, Purnim, Winslow, Woolsthorpe, Woorndoo and Yambuk.

Moyne has a total population of around 17,000 residents, with much of the growth within the Shire having occured to the south in the coastal areas. With a steadily increasing population, the State Government anticipates continued population growth up to 0.5% through to 2031.

This website presents demographic insights for Moyne Shire. For more information about Moyne's diverse community, please contact Moyne Shire Council, telephone: +61 3 5568 0555.

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