About Northern Grampians
The Northern Grampians Shire is rich with lifestyle opportunities and facilities. It offers a secure, rural setting, an enviable climate and excellent health and community services. Whether you choose country acres, a period home or a modern townhouse, realistic real estate prices mean you can genuinely afford to enjoy your choice of lifestyle.
More than 11,500 people call this district home. Together they are a welcoming, united community, drawn from diverse backgrounds. Families are the community building blocks and people are the richest resource, creating a highly skilled, committed and multi-disciplinary workforce.
Outstanding sporting, recreational and leisure services make for a spirited, energetic population endowed with an exceptional natural environment. Among the myriad of activities on offer are bush walking, rock climbing, boating, fishing, swimming, racquetball, squash, cricket, basketball, badminton, netball, football, shooting sports and hockey. Managed facilities include bowling greens, golf courses, tennis courts, racecourses, indoor stadiums, sports ovals, libraries, entertainment centres and service clubs. If the arts are more your taste, you'll be inspired by galleries, museums and a lively network of like-minded enthusiasts.
Transport, communication, utilities and services infrastructure are well developed. The shire's two first-class hospitals, medical centres, helicopter and radio ambulance services provide the very best in medical care and are complemented by extensive patient services including pathology, radiology, physiotherapy, visiting surgeons and specialists, youth services and community-based health education and support services. Residents with disabilities are well catered for through a network focused on community integration.