Central Goldfields Shire Council
About This Shire
The Central Goldfields Shire is located in the central part of Victoria and has a population of over 37,000. The shire includes the towns of Bealiba, Carisbrook, Dunolly, Maryborough and Talbot
Only two and half hours drive from Melbourne and one hour away from the rural city of Bendigo, the Central Goldfields Shire has plenty to offer. Take the opportunity to experience rare, cultural treasures in the villages of the central goldfields and escape urban life on the walking paths and cycling tracks that wind their way through the box ironbark forest linking small, delightful townships.
Stop in at thefamous Maryborough Railway Station complete with café/restaurant, bar and art gallery, frolic in the sun with Redbank Alpacas and learn about the region's goldrush history on The Golden Triangle Tour.