Know Your Council – Macedon Ranges Shire Council

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Macedon Ranges Shire is a semi-rural municipality, located within an hours' drive of Melbourne's central business district to the south and Bendigo to the north.

The shire's most important industry is tourism.

This region is popular with both domestic and international visitors, due to its natural attractions, wineries, and its proximity and accessibility to the Melbourne metropolitan area.


Ashbourne, Baynton, Baynton East, Benloch, Bolinda, Bullengarook, Bylands, Carlsruhe, Cherokee, Chintin, Clarkefield, Cobaw, Darraweit Guim, Denver, Drummond, Drummond North, Edgecombe, Fern Hill, Gisborne, Gisborne South, Glenhope, Goldie, Greenhill, Hanging Rock, Hesket, Kerrie, Kyneton, Kyneton South, Lancefield, Lauriston, Macedon, Malmsbury, Monegeetta, Mount Macedon, New Gisborne, Newham, Pastoria, Pastoria East, Pipers Creek, Riddells Creek, Rochford, Romsey, Sidonia, Spring Hill, Springfield, Tantaraboo, Taradale, Toolern Vale, Trentham East, Tylden, Woodend and Woodend North.

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Further information


Community satisfaction

Annual report

Annual budget

Australian Bureau of Statistics demographics

Aboriginal Community profile

Victorian Local Government Grants Commission