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VEMI Conference Centre

Victorian Emergency Management Institute (VEMI) is surrounded by 6.8 hectares of manicured gardens, with accessible walking tracks and an abundance of flora and fauna. The gardens are home to echidnas, kangaroos, koalas and an amazing array of birdlife, a perfect way to unwind at the end of the day.

Also available to guests are:

  • onsite gym comprising treadmills, bikes, free weights and a multi-function station
  • fire pit
  • al fresco areas
  • adjacent 18 hole Golf Course
  • pool table
  • guest laundry
  • licensed bar serving local wine from Hesket Estate and beer from the famous Holgate Brewery in nearby Woodend.

The Macedon Ranges

The Macedon Ranges are surrounded by nature, great food, historic charm and a creative flair. Whether it be bush walking, bird watching, wine tasting or picking up local fresh produce from one of many farmer’s markets, the region has something for everyone.

Just a short drive, walk or cycle from VEMI you’ll find:

  • The Memorial Cross
  • Camel’s Hump
  • Sanitorium Lake
  • Hanging Rock
  • Craft and farmer’s markets
  • Wineries
  • Gin Distilleries
  • Breweries
  • Open gardens and nurseries

Reviewed 27 March 2023

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