Murrindindi Shire is situated on Melbourne's peri-urban fringe. The Shire spans 3879 square kilometres and encompasses the charming rural townships of Alexandra, Eildon, Kinglake, Marysville and Yea. The Shire benefits from great natural beauty and tourist attractions such as Lake Eildon, picturesque national parks, the Great Victorian Rail Trail and access to Victoria's snowfields.
The majority of the land in the Shire is classified as agricultural and agribusiness, encompassing beef production, forestry, fishing and horticulture form key industries, as does tourism. The Shire is located within close proximity to Melbourne, a lovely 60 to 90 minute drive from Melbourne, depending on your route.
Murrindindi Shire is country to both the Taungurung and Wurundjeri People. The vast majority of our Shire is located on Taungurung Country. For more information about the Taungurung clans, country or culture, go to taungurung.net.au
Murrindindi Shire encompasses the following locations: Acheron, Alexandra, Buxton, Cathkin, Castella, Caveat, Devils River, Dropmore, Eildon, Fawcett, Flowerdale, Ghin Ghin, Glenburn, Gobur, Granton, Highlands, Homewood, Kanumbra, Kerrisdale, Killingworth, Kinglake, Kinglake Central, Kinglake West, Koriella, Limestone, Maintongoon, Marysville, Molesworth, Murrindindi, Narbethong, Pheasant Creek, Rubicon, Strath Creek, Taggerty, Taylor Bay, Terip Terip, Thornton, Toolangi, Whanregarwen, Yarck, Yea.
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